Bang Printing, Kodak Showcase Inkjet Solution
BRAINERD, MN—Kodak and Bang Printing used a customer event this week to demonstrate the first North American installation of the Kodak Stream inkjet technology with a Timson T-Press digital inkjet web press. Kodak and Bang Printing, a book manufacturer, illustrated for customers how this combination enables greater efficiency in book production as part of their 13th annual plant tour and workshop.
The customer event took place Aug. 27-28 at the manufacturing facility and fulfillment center of Bang Printing’s headquarters here. Beyond the digital inkjet web press demonstration, attendees were offered tours and demonstrations in a variety of departments: accounting; prepress, proofing and plating; digital printing; sheetfed, web presses and laminating; folding and cutting; stitcher and mechanical binding; case-makers; and shipping and receiving.
"Pairing Kodak Stream inkjet technology with the Timson T-Press and Kolbus book binder has allowed us to offer the widest book press and highest-output inkjet system in North America," said Chris Kurtzman, president and CEO of Bang Printing. "We’ve been able to be more innovative with our book manufacturing process with full-run, short-run, perfect- or hard-cover publishing solutions because of digital inkjet web press technology. This wouldn’t have been possible without exceptional imaging technology from Kodak."