Hunkeler Workflow Manager

Hunkeler Workflow Manager – HWM

Our software system for production planning and process optimization
With the Hunkeler Workflow Manger HWM, lines and locations are networked so that jobs can be produced optimally. The selected apps support the fast and easy creation of productions through a visual display of the print formats including register marks and 2D codes. Faster job and line set-up increases efficiency and flexible job assignment leads to greater product diversity.
The product-oriented job definition and simple operation through the graphical editor offer unlimited possibilities without job restrictions. Our job definition workflow becomes simple and the job data is automatically generated.
The jobs can be created directly on the line or conveniently in the office, for example in print preparation and sent to the corresponding lines. This significantly reduces setup work and speeds up the production of print jobs.
Hunkeler is constantly working on further apps that offer the customer added value and can be installed on the HWM at any time.

Functions for your needs with the HWM Apps

The Hunkeler Workflow Manager (HWM) integrates line control, job tracking, quality monitoring and the editor software for the Dynamic Perforator DP8. The HWM also provides a direct connection to the Hunkeler service center in Switzerland. It ensures fast access to the spare parts catalogue with the parts that are relevant for the specific user and his technology. By recording all operating data during production, meaningful logs can be created which can be analyzed over any period of time, errors can be localized and processes optimized.


  • Automatic generated job data through definition of end products
  • Graphic editor for job definition in production
  • Expert-mode for JDF-compliant layouts


  • Selection of the line and paths of modules to be produced
  • Tool assignment and sample validation (producibility)
  • Uploading the production to the line

Production Light

Allows the definition of a production without having to define a job first. (A limited number of job data is entered directly).


Provides a view of the line with the selected production path. It visualizes information about the status of each module. In addition, the app offers the functionality to retrieve operating data from a production line and forward it via the open interface.


Definition of perforation and punching patterns.

  • Unlimited possibilities without job limitations
  • Less errors thanks to product-focused job definition
  • Simple and intuitive operation through graphical editor


Display of various service functions. For example, it can be used to start the remote system or display images from the production line matrix readers.

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Basic Integrity Control

  • Document sequence control within the job
  • Document completeness control

Production Logging

  • Simple logging of results from Basic Integrity Control
  • Share logging with external system (File based)


  • Duplicates and missing documents detection
  • Full production tracking, production reporting


Measure, Analyze, Improve

Productivity is crucial to revenue, profit, and ROI. Measurement and analysis of pressroom activities can lead to identifying obstacles that limit productivity, and provide valuable information for critical decision-making.

The App collects production data and prepares it so that it can be integrated into other systems by third partys providers via the open interface.


The App for Impositioning is unfortunately not yet available.

Job Workflow

The Pattern app is used to set up the required perforation patterns. These can be used when creating the job in the Job app. The two apps work completely independant from a production line and can therefore be used without connection to the production network. In the Production app, the desired line, path and tools are assigned to the job. The job can be transferred directly to the connected lines, where the operators can start them and produce the final product.

Installation possibilites

  • Standard: Workflow Manager with comfortable touchsreen at each single line
  • Option I: Multiple lines connected to ONE central Workflow Manager (at one line)
  • Option II: Prepress/office version with or without network connection to production line

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