CariPrint optimizes print shop management with Crispy Mountain’s Keyline
Caritas Wertarbeit’s print shop in Cologne (Germany), CariPrint, is optimizing its business and production processes with the print business management software Keyline. The application, which was developed by Crispy Mountain, covers printing companies’ entire value chain. CariPrint’s decision was based not only on Keyline’s performance and openness, but also on its simple and intuitive operati...
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Why we haven't been able to unlock the potential of computers for 35 years
It is becoming a must for the printing industry in the Nordic and Baltic countries – the Workflow Summit of the Grafkom Industry Network. It has been held since 2018, this year on 12 November in Stockholm. One of the lighthouse installations of Keyline can be found in Latvia – the book printer Livonia in Riga. It benefits from the innovative, data-driven workflow that is probably only possible ...
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With Keyline, mobile warehouse management is easier than ever
Consisting of a cloud-based web app for office and job processing tasks and an associated iPad app, Keyline’s print business management software allows work to be carried out directly at the machine, in logistics or in the warehouse. The warehouse features now have been significantly optimized and expanded.While warehouse management is often seen as a rather boring task, efficient and fail-safe...
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Ritzi Industriedruck takes giant step into modernity with Keyline
Industrial printing is a lesser-known sector of the printing industry that involves printing the operating elements of devices of all kinds, from laundry machines and smartphones to IT systems. Industrial printing jobs in automotive engineering, for instance, include printing on tachometer discs or even the heating tracks of rear windows with electrically conductive silver. Ritzi Industriedruck...
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"The streets are paved with print jobs, but you have to be able to process them efficiently."
When Bechtel Druck in Ebersbach, Germany, replaced its old MIS with the Keyline print business management software, the commercial printer propelled its processes to a whole new level of efficiency. The paper-based job folder is now a thing of the past and everything runs electronically all along the value chain. In this article, Managing Director Wolfgang Bangert reports on his experience with...
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Crispy Mountain is hiring!
We are Crispy Mountain, a team of young, motivated and ambitious software experts based in Mainz, Germany, and throughout Europe. Our key principles are: Simplicity, Focus and Efficiency.For our ambitious goals we need to expand our team! Remote or Mainz, GermanyWHAT DO WE DO?We are currently building an open software platform for the print media industry called HEI.OS. Our vision is to create ...
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You can´t conquer peaks alone
In mountaineering, the adage goes, if you want to break out of base camp and reach the summit, you need strong, reliable partners. And to attain the highest peak, you need the strongest partners. Since our goal is to reach the highest summit, logic dictates that we find the strongest partners.  Working in the printing industry for almost five years, we have radically changed the management of p...
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Breaking News: Crispy Mountain now part of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
As part of its digital transformation, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG is systematically expanding its digital business models. According to this strategy, the company has now acquired Crispy Mountain. Both companies will jointly expand the Heidelberg "HEI.OS" platform as a new platform for the printing industry. The aim is to expand Keyline, Crispy Mountain's cloud-based management platform for...
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Good user experience is good for your business
In digital marketing and e-commerce, the importance of user experience (or UX for short) was understood early on. This is no surprise: A well thought-out graphical user interface and high ease of use of an online shop are immediately reflected in the figures – in sales, in downloads of information material or whatever you may define as measurable success parameters. In the software sector, howe...
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Keyline iPad App reloaded!
When we started Keyline in 2016, it became clear that a simple, self-explanatory user interface had to be one of the cornerstones of our development philosophy. This should not only apply to the features of the software used in customer consulting, but also in production, where data is entered and the IT competence of employees varies greatly. For this purpose we chose to create an individual i...
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Keyline announces first UK installation at Colourfast Financial
Birminham / London – Keyline MIS, the new cloud based print automation solution, has announced that they have agreed terms at The Print Show to install Keyline into Colourfast Financial in Brentwood, Essex (UK).Colourfast Financial Limited, Konica Minolta’s biggest UK customer, specialises in all aspects of financial printing from complex Initial Public offerings to fast turnaround business com...
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Keyline print automation software now easily integrates with software and equipment via apps
Keyline, the next-generation printing management software, can now be integrated with other systems in just a few clicks through apps available from Keyline developer Crispy Mountain’s dedicated AppStore. Apps will soon be available to integrate prepress and finishing machinery with Keyline. With the move, Crispy Mountain takes the management of printing houses to a whole new level. In the Unit...
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MIS big hitters now support Keyline-MIS in the UK
Cloud to Print, the UK and Ireland distributor of the Keyline management information system, has signed a 5 year contract to work in partnership with Resolve Business Management to deal with sales and installation of the system across the region. Wayne Beckett and Chris Watson, owners of Resolve and formerly with Imprint-MIS, have set up their own consultancy to work with Cloud to Print to brin...
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New Generation MIS Keyline for Printing Industry now represented in UK
Crispy Mountain, developer of the print focused MIS Keyline, is now represented in the United Kingdom. The company signed an agreement with London based Cloud to Print Ltd to market the new generation management information system to the printing industry in UK and Ireland. With a sophisticated concept and an open architecture, the SaaS based system covers the entire value chain of print produc...
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Crispy Mountain member of technology initiative IPE for the entire book industry
An international industry initiative called “Integrating the Publishing Environment” was formed at the end of January to unite book publishers, IT professionals, logistics companies and printers aiming to develop an open and standardized production environment for the book industry. One of the founding members is Crispy Mountain, provider of the Keyline management information system (MIS), whic...
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