GSE Ink Manager screen - Quick start

GSE Ink manager: total control at your fingertips

GSE Ink manager is the best-in-class software package that gives you the control and information required to run “lean and smart” ink and printing operations. GSE Ink manager (“GIm”) is supplied as standard with GSE ink dispensing systems.

GIm takes care of formula preparation, schedules production runs, recycles return inks and tracks batch numbers. The software also includes extensive search, reporting and connectivity functions. With GIm, getting the best from your dispensing system is easier than ever before.

All system users, who subscribe to a service contract, benefit from free software updates as soon as they become available.

User interface:

  • Interactive dispensing
  • Sort and hide columns: design and save your own layout
  • Job list with search, group and editing possibilities
  • Extensive grid functions (including filter and sum rows, search box and select all functionality)


  • Component information with expiry dates and customised references
  • Macro components
  • Component conversion


  • Formula information with customised references, change history and “inactive” mark
  • Formula import / export
  • Additive / Anilox correction
  • Special formula types: bulk, direct

New colours and colour adjustments:

  • Sampling new colours with formula or component dispensing
  • One-time container correction, update formula or create new formula

Dispensing and logistics:

  • Check and display of base component availability
  • Dispensing priority
  • Split dispensing
  • Special dispense types: external, stock
  • Park container
  • Quick start container with barcode
  • Machine stock (including real-time visualisation)
  • Fill / exchange barrels

Grids and reports (with export possibilities):

  • Dispense history list
  • Event history list
  • Background events list
  • Usage and stock lists and reports
  • Performance list
  • Component changes list
  • VOC report
  • Label editor


  • Machine-Line-Station
  • Customisable “references” for many database objects
  • Multiple container and lid configurations (sizes and weights)
  • Circulation pause schedule / parallel circulation / possibility to disable circulation by hardware
  • Advanced password protection and log-out timer
  • User management with user groups
  • Database back-up with generations (max 10)
  • Simultaneous computer operation on same database

In addition to the basic functionality, GSE Ink manager can be extended with extra functionality. Extensions with additional modules after initial installation are simple to make.

The following additional software modules are available: