Effective July 1, 2012, Collage-E and Collage-L are frozen at version 3.1 and so do not include Hybrid Engraving.
Collage-E and Collage-L were limited versions of Collage-S. All features in Collage-E and Collage-L are included in Collage-S so the reasons to choose these products no longer exist. Because of this, Ohio GT will no longer develop new features for these products.
We will make our best effort to solve any problems that may occur in version 3.1 of Collage-E or Collage-L, but that support ended when Collage version 4.1 was released.
The end of support for Collage-E and Collage-L is an important issue with regards to the Jaws RIP built in to all versions of Collage. When third-party software (such as Esko or ArtPro) change how they create PDF or PostScript files, that can affect how Collage's RIP interprets those PDF or PostScript files. Note that we no longer support JawsRIP.
Upgrading to Collage-S provides all the features you are familiar with, plus additional output options, step-and-repeat of one-up images, and much more. We continue to develop new features for Collage-S, such as the exciting new Hybrid Engraving System.
Please contact us for information on upgrading your Collage-E or Collage-L to a Collage-S system.
* Note: For the purposes of this document, "Collage-S" also means Collage client-server.
Please contact us to discuss your options for the future.
OHIO Gravure Technologies in Dayton, Ohio USA designs and manufactures advanced equipment for the global gravure printing market. The Engineering, Software Development, and Manufacturing groups work to provide innovative solutions to improve quality and productivity, such as the award-winning Hybrid Engraving System. Our engineering specialty since 1980 is our sub-micron accurate cutting system (Vision engrave head). We provide installation and support for our electromechanical engravers and the prepress layout software Collage for gravure printing.
Ohio Gravure Technologies Inc
1241 Byers Road
Miamisburg Ohio USA 45342
phone +1 937.428.1700
fax +1 937.439.1592