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Training Simulators & Software for the Printing Industry
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Training Simulators & Software for the Printing Industry
The Siberian vocational training system is extending their use of simulation as a training tool for the graphic arts.
Novissibirsk installed the SHOTS sheetfed simulator two years ago and is now moving ahead with a Flexo simulator installation. This is a common pattern for training centers : (...)
As a leader in the Chinese print industry, Shenzhen Yuto believes in training employees every year to improve their skills. This includes employees from the Pre-press, Press and Post-press groups. Their commitment is shown by their recent investment in a training center including both real (...)
Fox Valley Technical College has been using print simulators (Sheetfed, Fleso, Heatset) for over a decade. They are currently upgrading all their systems, and moving their training coordination to the new cloud-based system – The Sinapse DLMS. (...)
Crisanto Povis , a supervisor at Grafica Biblos and coach for the Peruvian finalist from this country recently sent us the following comments “SHOTS is a great way to learn to trouble-shoot press problems, and helps pressmen react more quickly” (...)
Canada’s major western facility for graphic arts is expanding its’s program, doubling the number of simulators (including sheetfed, heatset and flexo, and installing the new touch console configuration. The new facilities will open in early 2015. (...)
China has a large vocational training system. Graphic Arts schools may have thousands of students enrolled. It is natural that simulation-based training be used as this permits many students to train without the physical limitations and costs of access to a real press. Many of the schools (...)
Belgian training organisation Grafoc has been a simulator user for more than a decade. They continue to develop their programs and have recently installed two more Sheetfed simulators. A key factor in the expansion of the program is the DLMS system which lets the Grafoc administrators see (...)
The Peruvian Print Association AGUDI is moving to upgrade graphic arts education in the country by installing a SHOTS simulator for use by its member printers. The simulators are installed in Lima and available to both industry and educational users. (...)
The production site of Ringier has moved ahead in their training program by installing the latest Heatset simulators from Sinapse. At the Zofingen site, these can be used directly connected to a real press console.
One the teaching tools of the Mohawk graphics program is a fully equipped simulation laborabory. This has just been updated to include the latest Sinapse technology, including access to the cloud server for training management, the Sinapse DLMS (...)
Pukyong’s graphic training program is specialized in gravure, so their first installation included both gravure and sheetfed simulators. As more of their students will be involved in offset printing, Professor Yong (department head), decided to add another sheetfed simulator . (...)
Visitors to the contest could watch the contestants’ progress on large screens above the simulators.
Sinapse simulators were shown on the SENAI stand at the Expoprint Exposition in Sao Paulo in July 2014 – with the 1st Latin American installation of the TouchConsole configuration
On July 21st (...)
The PTAC - the Print Technical Association of China – which organizes the “best young printer” skills contest on a nation-wide level has now included use of the SHOTS sheetfed simulator as part of the evaluations. Contestants will demonstrate their skills in several rounds of competition each (...)
The Alogas site in Brazil (province of Minas Gerais) is the latest SENAI site to install a SHOTS simulator. The SENAI is the national vocational training system in Brazil, and uses simulators for offset, flexo and gravure in schools around the (...)
First introduced at All In Print (Shanghai 2013), there are now touch console installations on four continents.
More information at : http://www.sinapseprint.com/TouchConsoles-for-Sinapse-Print
The Carroll County Career Center has recently added a SHOTS simulator to its training program. This will make it easier for them to train and retrain printers on a modern 6-color press. Their personnel will be trained by the PIA center in Pittsburgh.
More information on the center at : (...)
The secondary education center Jacques Rousseau has added both Sheeted (SHOTS) and Flexo simulators to their teaching environment. The simulators will help students learn about presses, process control and trouble-shooting without the costs and dangers of working on a real press. The schools (...)
Shaanxi is installing their first Sheetfed (SHOTS) simulator to begin integrating simulators into their existing education programs for graphic ards.
As with many educational centers, the first simulator is used for training, and when the instructors have understood how best to integrated simulators into their teaching, they order more simulators.
The SENA, the Colombian national vocational training system will be working with Sinapse to develop the graphic arts training technology currently installed in 4 sites around the country : Bogota, Cali, Médelin and Baranquilla. The cloud-based DLMS will be used to track, evaluate and compare (...)
After several years of use in 40+ plants in the USA, the country’s largest printer is now rolling out their “cloud-based” use of print simulators to include plants in China, Canada and Chile. Each country will use the simulators in its own language and the central trainers in the US can view the (...)
Over the course of the last 5 years, this Shanghai-based training center has gone from 5 to 9 to 18 simulators. The more they use the simulators, they find that they are natural adjuncts to their teaching programs and valuable learning tools – they “lower the cost of (...)
The Cloud-based learning management –DLMS –has been recognized by the Intertech awards committee as a significant innovation for print training.
More details at : http://www.sinapseprint.com/Cloud-Based-Distributed-Learning
The first Asian installation of the multi-operator version of the heatset simulator has now been running for almost a year. Sinapse and Times Printers worked together to create training material especially adapted to the multi-operator environment. In this version, several operator (trainees) (...)
Brazil has now included use of the SHOTS sheetfed simulator as part of the evaluations in the nationwide print skills contest (held in Minas Gerais in late 2014) . The simulator let contestants demonstrate their problem solving knowledge. It also allowed the contest organizers to present (...)
Yemen is developing its vocational training system and part of this is the establishment of a graphic arts training center. The curriculum will be overseen by Heidelberg North East Africa (itself a simulator user) and several Sheetfed simulators will make it possible for the students to use a (...)
Ryerson has a sheetfed press, but also teaches heatset, they have sheetfed and flexo simulators, and already had one heatset simulator. As there was no real heatset press for students to use, a second heatset simulator was installed – with a TouchConsole GOSS Omnicon interface – to give student (...)
SVDTC in Shanghai has been using simulators for over ten years. They are expanding their program by adding another 8 sheetfed and heatset simulators and are also installing 4 touch consoles : two for Sheetfed and two for heatset. The new facilities will be open for industry training.This will (...)
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Sinapse Print’s staff is a mix of engineers in artificial intelligence, printing technical specialists, programmers, and project managers. This team has developed methods to successfully model complex printing processes and to allow operator interaction with them. The result : the world’s highest quality printing press simulators.
A key to their success is that each simulator has been developed with a core of industry specialists who work together to develop, validate, and perfect each (...)
References & Installations
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There are over 2,000 Sinapse simulators installed around the world
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[Heatset WebSim-Heatset Abril, BR
Banta, US *
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Bolloré Tehcnologies, FR
Brodard Graphique, FR
Brown Printing, US
Danel Ferry, FR
Dar Al Yaum, SA
DAY International, FR, US
De Vlijt, BE
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PIA presentation of Sinapse SHOTS simulator/Heidelberg Interface Part 2 Solving an Exercise
PIA presentation of Sinapse SHOTS simulator/ Heidelberg interface Part 1-Presentation
Sinapse SHOTS 演習問題 紹介
Sinapse SHOTS 基本操作 紹介
Why simulators are a good solution
DEMO: The new Educational Server module
The New Educational Server simplifies Training Management.
This new browser-based module centralizes all the training information and lets the trainer analyze and compare the training sessions of individuals and groups of trainees. It is now included in the latest version 5.0 of the sheetfed, heatset and newspaper simulators.
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You will find below demos for each simulator. There are two packaged tours for each simulator to choose (...)
International Circle-GCEA - Sheetfed Print Contest
Print Skills Contest for IC & GCEA members
Sheetfed Training Simulators free of use
A Chance to Learn & Test Print Skills with the Simulators Sponsored by In coordination with
Dates to remember : 1. Entry period : December 2014- January 2015 2. Competition period : March-June 2015 3. Finals : Shown Live at IC Conference at California Polytechnic State University, Ca, USA, 5-10 July 2015
There is no charge for any of this – we are all doing this to have fun and learn ! (...)
PARTNERSHIP WITH PRINT PROCESS CHAMPIONS
Sinapse partners with Print Process Champions Group
As you will see below we have common interests in improving skills ! The Print Process CHAMPIONS is an international platform to collect, structure, share and promote generic best practices for all printing processes, materials and print products. Best practices are central to optimising quality, reliability, economic and environmental performance. This non-profit organisation is funded by Sponsor Company Members working with Industry (...)
SHOTS Copa Latina 2014
For the first time, a Sheetfed Productivity Contest is being organized for Latin America (Mexico, Central and South America).
What the press is saying
43es Olympiades des Métiers will be held in Strasbourg, France, Parc des Expositions , January 29-31, 2015
The print offset section of the competition includes the Sinapse SHOTS simulator
ExpoPrint Latin America
July 16-22, 2014 Transamerica Expo Center
SENAI stand, Hall G, stand 92G
SHOTS Copa Latina
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FAQ: Implementation in Graphic Arts Schools
Over 1700 printing Sinapse simulators are installed worldwide by education and industry users
Over 220 (around 40%) of world’s print schools use simulators in their training programs
Some schools have a single simulator, while others use 30+
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Note on Monitors
If there are two screens hooked
up simultaneously, the user sees the press console and
print units on one monitor, and the print copy on the
If only one screen is hooked up,
the user must click on the stack to see the print copy.
The display of the print copy then occupies the screen (...)
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FAQ : Implemention in Industry
Many companies want information on how the simulators are used on site for training. Current simulator users have provided a lot of solutions to these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
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What's new ?
Belgium : Grafoc adds several new simulators
Brazil : Latest installations at SENAI : Alagoas & Bauru
SHOTS COPA LATINA contest : WINNER Fernando Caparroz, SENAI Sao Paulo, Congratulations !
Brazil : Shots will be used in 2014 Skills Contest
China : SHOTS will be used in National Print Skills Contest
China : Now over 300 licences installed in 50 training centres
Colombia : Government further extends use of simulators in training
DLMS receives Intertech™ Technology Award
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Company Overview - 公司简介
Präsentation im Internet
Die Mitarbeiter von Sinapse sind ein Mix aus Ingenieuren für künstliche Intelligenz, Druckspezialisten, Programmierern und Projektmanagern. Das Team entwickelte Methoden zum erfolgreichen Modellieren komplexer Druckprozesse und zur Interaktion von Bedienern mit diesen. Das Resultat: die Drucksimulatoren von höchster Qualität auf der Welt.
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Aperçu de l'entreprise
L'équipe de Sinapse est composée d'ingénieurs en intelligence artificielle, de spécialistes en techniques d'impression, de programmateurs et de coordinateurs de projet. Nous avons ensemble mis au point des méthodes permettant de modéliser des techniques d'impression complexes avec lesquelles l'opérateur peut interagir. C'est ainsi qu'ont été créés les simulateurs d'impression les plus performants.
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Descripción de la empresa
El equipo de impresión SINAPSE es una mezcla de ingenieros en inteligencia artificial, técnicos especialistas en impresión, programadores y gerentes de proyecto. Este equipo ha desarrollado métodos para modelar los complicados procesos de impresión y permitir al operario el interactuar con ellos. El resultado es: Los simuladores de impresión de más alta calidad en el mundo.