KP-Connect Pro offers an upgraded version for process management, reduces work and labour for overall production processes by linking and coordinating printing presses, MIS, prepress and postpress equipment. KP-Connect enables access and shares detailed press operating information, and remote, real-time visibility to maximize press usage, improve productivity and increase profitability.
KP-Connect Pro, the IoT cloud service for visualization of data, continues to evolve as the printing industry changes. With a single click, KP-Connect can aggregate operating status data. Detailed breakdowns of schedules and improvements are available to increase efficiency, changeover times, registration/colour adjustment times, final printing times and idle times.
KP-Connect Pro gives printing companies the tools they need to streamline their business. It improves printing processes, productivity and optimises production output. By storing production information in a secure cloud-based environment, all your data is easily accessible, whether you’re on-site or at a client. See data in real-time, manage scheduled print jobs, track maintenance and learn more about printer operation and troubleshooting, all through a user-friendly web-based portal.
The data collection, storage, analysis and application cycle forms the basis for a Smart Factory.
Plant data is visualized and analyzed, clarifying areas that require standardization and mechanical solutions to remove bottlenecks and streamline processes plant-wide.
Before your can reduce lost time and increase productivity, you must first visualize and understand your production operation.
When production operation is visualized, areas of improvement are brought to surface.
KP-Connect Pro enables instant access to the workflow and displays accurate and real-time data on hand.
The KP-Connect portal dashboard contains a monthly summary of operations with options to look through previous and upcoming months and to switch between multiple machines. It offers a comprehensive overview, including factors such as make-ready times, printing speed and test printing.
From there, the tabs at the top enable users to track job progress, manage maintenance, view more detailed reports, receive a trends analysis and explore the knowledge centre. It puts your press information directly into your hands so you can make informed decisions.
With a world of data at your fingertips, printers can now be even more connected to their business helping them streamline their process and give customers a higher quality of service.
|Komori Solution Cloud||KP-Connect Basic||KP-Connect Pro|
|24/7 visibility into press operating status||✓||✓|
|Monitor job progress and operating status on mobile devices||✓||✓|
|Real-time notifications of error conditions||✓||✓|
|Visibility and detailed analysis of press operating conditions||✓||✓|
|Secure sharing of real-time operating information||✓||✓|
|Real-time information and workflow automation||✗||✓|
|Process management control via MIS link||✗||✓|
|Customizable data exporting||✗||✓|
|End-to-end connection for prepress, press and postpress||✗||✓|
KP-Connect is serious about security. Access restrictions and data encryption is available. User IDs and access logs can also be managed, stored and maintained in a closed and local environment, for increased security and added peace of mind.