American Greetings to Install Scodix S75 Digital Enhancement Press for Added Special Effects
ROSH HA’AYIN, ISRAEL—May 22, 2014—Scodix, the leading provider of digital enhancement solutions for the graphic arts industry, today announced that American Greetings Inc., a leading greeting card company, will be installing the company’s first Scodix S75 digital enhancement press at its Osceola, AR, production facility. With installation scheduled for this summer, American Greetings will be able to digitally enhance greeting cards with raised imagery, foil and metallic special effects, and glittering. Engineered for high-quality printing operations, the Scodix press will enable American Greetings to specify professional short-run enhancements, while maintaining a digital production workflow.
“We are pleased to work with Scodix and look forward to the results we will see from the Scodix Digital Enhancement Press,” stated Zev Weiss, Co-CEO, American Greetings.
Scodix Vice President Lance Shumaker also added: “We’re honored to call American Greetings our customer. They have a proud history of serving their customer base with creativity, innovation, and professional integrity. The Scodix press is an ideal tool that dovetails perfectly with their needs. We look forward to a strong and interactive relationship that will be of benefit to both companies.”
Scodix Digital Enhancement Press
The Scodix S75 digital enhancement press offers several features that maximize the quality, speed, and wow-factor, while touching the senses with prints that stand out in a form never seen before in the world of printing. Each press adds a new high-quality look and feel to digital or printed images, instantly converting them into memorable artwork. The result is imagery that makes a lasting impression, creates instant brand differentiation, and touches audiences on multiple senses.
Scodix presses add tangible dimensions to printed graphic communications resulting in the breakthrough Scodix SENSE printing experience. The Scodix SENSE is made possible by combining the unique digital print enhancement capabilities of the Scodix S with the Rainbow Station producing:
- 99 Gloss Units (GU)—the highest gloss available for printed materials;
- Up to 250 microns in polymer height—over 20 times higher than selective varnish;
- Variable density capabilities, ranging from 1 percent to 100 percent;
- Unlimited number of colors using the Scodix Rainbow station and the Digital-Glittering process;
- Metallic coloring with Scodix Metallic
Scodix Ltd. is the leading provider of digital print enhancements for the graphic arts industry. Through our Scodix S Series, Scodix Ultra and Scodix Rainbow Station, we offer the breakthrough Scodix SENSE experience in America, Europe, Middle-East, Asia and Africa. The company’s aim is to lead print enhancement into the digital age and to be known for its passion and commitment to providing what our customers need the most—true brand differentiation for today’s highly competitive printing environment.