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Gannett Co., Inc. is deploying the News Hub Media ARK digital asset management (DAM) as its enterprise DAM solution


May 8th, 2019

News Hub Media (NHM), an industry leader in software solutions for design production automation and digital asset management systems, announces that Gannett Co., Inc. is deploying the ARK digital asset management https://www.arkdam.com/ (DAM) as its enterprise DAM solution.

“We have chosen to implement ARK from News Hub Media. Its feature set aligns with several of Gannett's Digital Asset Management requirements. Our initial implementation will be used by our designIQ team”, says Rick Baker, VP Revenue Solutions Gannett Technology.


The Gannett Creative Campaigns team identified critical functionalities and business requirements for the long-term success of ARK as their next-generation DAM. ARK’s key advantage was its ability to evolve with the changing requirements and diverse production challenges faced by Gannett.

“Gannett’s deployment of ARK validates our vision and design of a DAM built for creatives and production”, says Richard Laframboise, president of NHM. “We focused on solving the pain points associated with asset usage, discoverability and management within a large-scale creative workflow operation.”

ARK will initially manage digital and print advertisements, campaigns and projects across the Gannett enterprise. Gannett will create HTML ads and InDesign print ads with all content packages and associated ad components available for reuse as a complete package or per component. Ultimately, ARK provides Gannett with a DAM platform and infrastructure that will scale to support high-volume asset management for all Gannett business units and markets going forward.


About News Hub Media
News Hub Media is a leader in design production automation and management systems and now in digital asset management, with over a decade of experience meeting the needs of publishers, corporations and agencies across the globe.


About Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc. is a publicly traded American media holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, near McLean in Greater Washington D.C. It is the largest U.S. newspaper publisher as measured by total daily circulation.




Organización Editorial Mexicana has selected Claro for their print and web image-processing workflows


March 29th, 2019

News Hub Media, an industry leader and software developer for design production automation and digital asset management systems, announces Organización Editorial Mexicana, also known as OEM, has selected Claro https://www.newshubmedia.com/claro for their print and web image-processing workflows.

As the largest Mexican print media company and the largest newspaper company in Latin America, OEM needed to streamline its image processing without sacrificing quality. By using Claro, OEM was able to improve its workflow efficiency while achieving a dramatic increase in image quality for both its newspapers and websites.

Ebodio Sanchez, national director of technology at OEM, said “automated, high-quality image processing is very important to OEM, so we extensively tested many potential solutions. In the end, the combination of News Hub Media’s deployment methodology and Claro’s technology were the clear winners.”

Richard Laframboise, News Hub Media’s founder and president, reflects on being chosen after such a rigorous selection process, “our team works very hard to build powerful, intuitive tools that can scale to meet the needs of publishers of all sizes. We are honored to have OEM as a customer.”

Claro delivers automatic image enhancement and correction for image assets in high volume while achieving improved image quality and cost and labor efficiencies. Claro analyzes a range of specific parameters in each individual image -- including those inside PDFs -- and then enhances each image for highest-quality results. Images look the way they should, automatically conforming to publications' resolution, color profile, and overall, unique “look and feel.”


About Organización Editorial Mexicana
OEM is the largest print media company in Mexico and the largest newspaper company in Latin America. The company owns a large newswire service, 70 Mexican daily newspapers, 24 radio stations and 44 websites. The daily circulation of the print edition of La Prensa, OEM's largest circulation newspaper, is more than 450,000 readers.


About News Hub Media
NHM creates and delivers affordable, innovative systems to establish and enhance automation and efficiency in publishing and media with operations in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia. From the largest newspaper group in the USA to hyper local, weekly newspapers and for magazine publishers, web printers and digital press operations, NHM provides comprehensive personalized services to their customers across the globe.




Community Impact Newspaper Company partners with News Hub Media for their editorial and output production needs


November 9th, 2018

News Hub Media, an industry leader and software developer, announces Community Impact will use NHM Suite https://www.newshubmedia.com/suite for their print and web CMS editorial publishing needs. Community Impact’s multiple locations will take advantage of the centralized web based interface for creating and editing their stories for multi-channel publishing. Using a configurable status driven workflow, stories will be automatically positioned into templates for the page designers to save valuable time and permitting them to enhance the look and feel of the publication in confidence of meeting the needs of their time sensitive publishing. Without missing a step, they will be able to publish their content to their newsletters, websites and print publication in any order desired.

Community Impact’s growth in the micro-niche newspaper publishing industry demonstrates their keen focus on choice of efficient and flexible systems to rely upon. Having recently won the best non-daily newspaper website in the industry from E & P, they will benefit from NHM Suite to further grow upon this impressive achievement.

Community Impact has also expanded on their NHM production tools with the addition of NHM Automator Ad Preprocessing for automated advertisement preflight and fixing. Automator Ad Preprocessing will also parse their ad bookings and transmit them to NHM Suite for auto placement of the ads after they have been properly preflighted and corrected for common prepress issues.

NHM WebImposer, used with our standard Automator, and ColorSaver (NHM ink savings software) have been in use since June, 2016 by Community Impact commencing with the launch of their state of the art print facility in Pflugerville, Texas.


About News Hub Media
NHM creates and delivers affordable, innovative systems to establish and enhance automation and efficiency in publishing and media with operations in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia. From the largest newspaper group in the USA to hyper local, weekly newspapers and from magazine publishers, web printers and digital press operations, NHM provides comprehensive personalized services to their customers across the globe.



NHM notches new sales !


September 6th, 2018

PRESS RELEASE

PLYMOUTH, MI - News Hub Media notches new sales for WebImposer with the Dominion Post in WV, and Linco Printing in NY. Our best in class Page Pairing engine, that incorporates the functionalities that other competing systems require separate software vendors to achieve the same. WebImposer handles preflight checking, prepress fixing, page resizing, web growth, softproofing, approval, page pairing, output management and third party deliveries in one unified system.

It is our goal to always keep up engineering and innovation in all our products, including our legacy software line. We are proud that customers continue to see value in the continuous improvement we invest into our long standing newspaper output management suite of products: WebImposer, Automator and ColorSaver.


About News Hub Media
NHM creates and delivers affordable, innovative systems to establish and enhance automation and efficiency in publishing and media with operations in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia. From the largest newspaper group in the USA to hyper-local, weekly newspapers and from magazine publishers and printers to one of the largest automated digital print production facilities in North America.


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NHM releases new products !


Plymouth MI - August 30th, 2018

Release announcement:

News Hub Media is proud to announce the release of over 2 years of research and development for the start of our new line of Cloud based tools and software:

  • GoMediaHub: A complete Pre-media services management system. The only system that optimizes connectivity between your customers, your sales, their media files and your production systems.
    • www.gomediahub.com
    • Unique features:
      • Self updating and cloud distributed, desktop clients, mobile clients, and Adobe plugins.
      • 100% cloud based
      • Highly scalable and disaster proof architecture.
      • Custom Job Submission Forms creator for customer specific needs.
      • Branded customer portals.
      • Activity tracking and time clock systems integration.
      • Can automate any tool, and optimize any employee or contractor.
      • Realtime metrics dashboard and reports.
      • Works with identity management systems such as Okta.
      • Works with all digital and print media formats (images, logos, ads, videos, etc.).
      • No limitations on number of users or files.


  • Ark: A Digital Asset Management (DAM) system made for publishers.
    • www.newshubmedia.com/ark
    • Unique features not found elsewhere for publishers:
      • Ability to catalog and index native Adobe InDesign packages (including links, native files, and fonts) as a single asset.
      • Ability to catalog and index generic HTML digital ads, and native Adobe Edge / Animate, HTML packages, as a single asset.
      • Cloud Storage
      • Native mobile clients
      • and many more features


About News Hub Media
NHM creates and delivers affordable, innovative systems to establish and enhance automation and efficiency in publishing and media with operations in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia. From the largest newspaper group in the USA to hyper-local, weekly newspapers and from magazine publishers and printers to one of the largest automated digital print production facilities in North America.


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Wan-Ifra India 2017:
News Hub Media to promote cloud solutions

Wan-Ifra India 2017 Conference


By Rahul Kumar — September 06, 2017 — At the show, News Hub Media will showcase the new cloud solution versions of its editorial system suite and or digital asset management system ARK.

“Taking the already successful editorial and DAM systems in to the cloud allows full flexibility for publishers,” said Ramsay McAllan of News Hub Media, adding that cloud solutions is the future for the company’s solutions and it will present this at the show, together with its diverse solution portfolio complimenting every aspect of the publishing process.

The company will also promote Automator Version 5.5, its latest prefilght and file normalisation software while complements its other production solutions such as solutions for automated page pairing, automated image enhancement and ink saving.

While the company is targeting newspaper publishers, McAllan said magazine publishers also are of a key interest. “Our solution portfolio has offerings for both sectors. Furthermore, our solutions cater for large and small publishers meaning all visitors, including printers and agencies would benefit from viewing our solution line up,” he added.

McAllan said NHM views India as a unique market quite unlike any others. “NHM is bringing new solutions to the Indian publishing and printing industry and the trend that we are seeing is that the forward thinking publishers have a hunger for newer technology that surpasses the technology of before, and as a result, we are engaging more and more with newspaper and magazine publishers and being requested to ‘show them something new’,” he added.

The company wants to build on our existing Indian client base at the show, while at the same time having exposure to key Industry decision-makers. McAllan said the company also look to connect with new regional channel partners and develop new business relationships with industry experienced partners.

News Hub Media Moves To New North American Headquarters


Novi, Michigan — July 10, 2017 — News Hub Media (NHM), a leading global provider of content publishing software and software-enabled services, is excited to announce that it has signed a lease to move its North American headquarters to new, larger offices on August 1, 2017.

The new location in Plymouth, MI will accommodate the organization’s continued growth and evolution in software development as well as supporting the ongoing global sales and marketing operations.

Richard Laframboise, president of News Hub Media said: “We've been looking at this move for some time now. We need the additional space a larger building provides to support our advancement as a company with both the physical requirements of a growing team along with optimizing operational efficiencies. With this move, the company is appropriately celebrating its 10 year milestone.”

News Hub Media’s new address is: 14492 Sheldon Road, Suite 310, Plymouth, MI 48170

About News Hub Media
News Hub Media’s innovative software enables publishing across the globe. From the largest newspaper group in the USA to hyper-local, weekly newspapers and from magazine publishers and printers to one of the largest automated digital print production facilities in North America, NHM is focused on creating affordable, innovative systems to enhance automation and efficiency in the industry.

NHM, previously PuzzleFlow Solutions US, has been located in Novi, MI since its inception in 2007 and operates offices in Latin America, Europe and Asia and Australasia.


For additional information
News Hub Media
www.newshubmedia.com
+1 248.412.8810

Richard Laframboise, President
richard@newshubmedia.com

Mark Wasserman, Director of Sales
mwasserman@newshubmedia.com

WebPairer Renamed WebImposer


NOVI, Michigan — February 13, 2017 — News Hub Media (NHM) announced today that WebPairer has been renamed WebImposer. The name change is part of the company’s rebranding strategy and better reflects the product’s purpose. WebImposer is an intelligent production management and automation system that enables the dynamic pairing of pages without the need for numerous templates. Additionally, WebImposer provides industry standard preflighting, hard and soft-proofing and automated file distribution.

“WebImposer adopts industry terminology that is easily recognized throughout the global web offset market,” said Richard Laframboise, President, NHM. “The renaming speaks to the product’s functionality and worldwide opportunities.”.

NHM offers a full range of software products: SUITE (multi-channel editorial workflow), ARK (digital asset management), WEBIMPOSER (page pairing workflow + more), AUTOMATOR (page and ad preflighting and prefixing), CLARO (automated image enhancement), COLORSAVER (mobile friendly PDF transformation).

About News Hub Media
NHM creates and delivers affordable, innovative systems to establish and enhance automation and efficiency in publishing and media with operations in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia.


For additional information
News Hub Media
www.newshubmedia.com
+1 248.412.8810

Richard Laframboise, President
richard@newshubmedia.com

Mark Wasserman, Director of Sales
mwasserman@newshubmedia.com