Kodak Showcases Robust Solutions for Graphic Communications at China’s Largest Printing Fair: All In Print China 2011
Kodak will highlight its latest solutions for printing, packaging, and publishing professionals at the All In Print China 2011 exhibition in Shanghai. With an expected attendance of over 100,000 visitors, All In Print is China’s largest printing fair. It takes place Nov. 14-17 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center.
As China’s printing industry moves toward sustainability and increased automation, the All In Print exhibition will focus on innovation, upgrades, integration and development in advanced printing technologies. With the theme, “It’s Time for You AND Kodak—Green, Innovative, Digital and Fast,” the Kodak booth A215 (Hall E1) will feature a variety of products and services that help businesses achieve efficiency and business growth.
“We are thrilled to be a part of this international event. We look forward to talking with customers about how we can help them improve efficiency, increase automation, and meet the needs of their unique operation,” said John Li, Managing Director of Greater China Cluster, Eastman Kodak Company.
The KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press, which uses revolutionary KODAK Stream Inkjet Technology, will be on display at the Kodak booth. This monochrome, inkjet web press solution features an automated Image Quality Management System and delivers print quality comparable to that of offset printing. With line screens approaching 175 lpi and productivity averaging monthly page volumes of 90 million, and speeds of 200 mpm (650 fpm), the PROSPER 1000 Press is ideal for printing books, direct mail, and other digital printing applications.
Printers using the KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press can also enjoy a low total cost of operation due to its compact yet robust design and extended module life. The KODAK PROSPER Press even has the ability to be field upgradable. The accompanying MBO PALAMIDES alpha 700 solution and HUNKELER roll to cutter solution will also debut at the booth. This will be the first showing of the PALAMIDES alpha 700 anywhere in Asia. To demonstrate complete book manufacturing production, Kodak will be printing and binding books on the show floor using JMD’s newest, Robot Bindery.
In addition, at the Kodak booth visitors will see package printing solutions including the KODAK FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexographic System, an award-winning digital plate system. With high line screens (175 lpi) and high print densities, the outstanding image quality delivered from the KODAK FLEXCEL NX System is both reliable and consistent. Flexible package printers are switching over existing print jobs to the FLEXCEL NX Plates for a number of cost and efficiency benefits, including reduced makeready times and extended plate life.
KODAK Unified Workflow Solutions will be featuring new versions of KODAK PRINERGY System, KODAK COLORFLOW Software,KODAK PREPS Imposition Software and the new KODAK INSITE Prepress Portal System application for iPad tablets. These products will highlight production optimization, increased automation, operational efficiencies and mobile capabilities, while enhancing business offerings to their clients.
Visitors may also stop by the booth to learn more about the KONICA MINOLTA BIZHUB Press C6000. The KONICA MINOLTA BIZHUB Press C6000 is a powerful printing system for production print. Offering affordable, high quality prints with advanced color management tools, the KONICA MINOLTA BIZHUB Press C6000 is powerful enough to fulfill existing projects but also flexible enough to accommodate changing business needs.
Kodak’s partners will also be featuring KODAK Equipment at their respective booths while at All In Print.
· The KODAK CS150 System Controller and KODAK VERSAMARK DS5300 Printing System will be on display at the DLG booth (#E5C231). Comprised of a reliable print head and the KODAK CS150 System Controller, the KODAK VERSAMARK DS5300 Printing System enables printing companies to offer secure product identification now required in the medical packaging market.KODAK VERSAMARK Imprinting Systems are ideal for a full range of monochrome or spot color imprinting applications such as barcoding, numbering and versioning used in the packaging and labeling markets.
· The KODAK PROSPER S5 Imprinting System with CMYK will be featured at the Taiyo booth (#E4B111) showcasing digital label printing solutions. The KODAK PROSPER S5 Imprinting System with CMYK features pigment-based ink with excellent permanence on a variety of commercial substrates. With high image quality and dark black ink, the S5 Imprinting System enables a wide range of inline imprinted materials. These include a variety of personalized commercial print applications historically imprinted offline in a second pass using electrophotographic printing. This helps customer produce jobs more quickly and more profitably. It is fully field upgradeable and enables customers to increase their capabilities as their business grows.
· The KODAK NEXPRESS SX3300 Digital Production Color Platform for commercial printing and photo book applications will be displayed at the Wilson Booth (#E1A115/E1A212). Like all NEXPRESS Presses, the KODAK NEXPRESS SX3300 Platform comes equipped with Print Genius, a suite of productivity and quality control tools, which enables printers to maintain peak quality throughout production runs. The NEXPRESS SX Platform prints on more than 700 standard offset substrates. In an independent study by SpencerLab, the KODAK NEXPRESS SX Digital Production Color Press achieved an overall highest rating in print quality, demonstrating the best all-round performance across the majority of attributes achieved. The Fifth Imaging Unit Solution enables watermarking, protection coating, glossing, MICR printing, gamut expansion, dimensional printing, and red fluorescing ink for security and workflow applications. At 26″/660 mm, the long sheet option delivers 27 percent more printable area. The benefits of this longer sheet include reduced waste and increased productivity, and enable new applications such as six-page brochures, posters, larger dust jackets for books, and a variety of labels.
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