ProLab and WorkStream Now fully Integrated with DP2


Carpinteria , CA, USA –ZBE Inc.’s WorkStream software, which powers the award-winning Chromira roll-to-roll printers and ZBE’s Chromira ProLab printer/processor, now offers full integration with Kodak Professional DP2 software to give DP2 users enhanced order productivity and efficiency.

Chromira printers are already available to labs with WorkStream, ZBE’s digital print production and workflow software designed to integrate the work of digital studio / photographer customers with their imaging lab’s operations. Now, imagers utilizing Chromira and other digital printers with Kodak Professional’s DP2 software will enjoy enhanced integration with all Chromira printers and unprecedented new productivity with ZBE’s XY-cutting and sorting Chromira ProLab. Chromira ProLab’s software will XY cut and sort all DP2 orders, as well as backprint all information exactly as it is received from DP2. This integration of softwares will make it very easy and efficient for labs to manage their print production.

KODAK PROFESSIONAL Digital Print Production Software / DP2 is a complete production solution. Its database architecture integrates and manages your entire digital production system. For further information on this product, go to

WorkStream is a digital print production and workflow solution that integrates the work of digital studio / photographer customers with their imaging lab’s operations. WorkStream includes exciting templates, designs and design features. It also complements ZBE’s Chromira and Chromira 5x RA4 digital photographic printers, while also providing an automated interface to just about any printer in the industry. WorkStream will increase your profitability and decrease the demands on your time. Plus, WorkStream’s lab-studio integration characteristics will help labs print images just the way their customers want – the first time.

For further information about WorkStream or ZBE Chromira printers, please visit ZBE’s web site or ZBE’s PMA booth B181.

Chromira5x ProLab is a fully integrated large-format digital RA-4 printer/processor lab system, designed to deliver continuous high resolution digital print production and order management for professional photo labs. Its speed, productivity, and flexibility support the needs of today’s digital imaging market. And with its affordable pricing, its printing range of 4” x 5” (10 x 13 cm) to 30” x 160 feet (76 cm x 48.7 m), and its capacity to produce cut and collated print orders, the Chromira ProLab can meet both large and small imagers’ needs.

Additional Chromira5x ProLab benefits and features include: daylight loading and operation, fully integrated printer/processor, high production Chromira5x imaging engine, cut print sizes from 4” x 5” (10 x 13 cm) to 30” x 160 feet (76 cm x 48.7 m), 300 PPI standard imaging resolution, auto-nesting, auto sorting and collation of nested package orders, back printing of image and order information, distributed front-end network image submission, and exclusive
on-the-fly image processing workflow. The Chromira ProLab system is compatible with all Chromira and ZBE WorkStream software applications.

For further information about this product, please visit ZBE’s web site


Tim Sexton, VP Marketing
ZBE Incorporated, 1035 Cindy Lane, Carpinteria, CA 93013 USA
Phone: (805) 576-1600; fax: (805) 576-1601