Kodak Announces First European Sale of New KODAK NEXPRESS SE3600 Press to The Anton Group Ltd.

Anton has purchased the NEXPRESS SE3600 Press with the new KODAK NEXPRESS Intelligent Calibration System (ICS). This automates the process of checking and maintaining print uniformity. The system uses a KODAK i1220 ICS Scanner to capture and analyze color output and feed critical data back to the system for closed-loop color calibration. In addition, KODAK NEXPRESS Enhanced Dry Ink and KODAK NEXPRESS Developer represent a new formulation of ink and developer that improves image quality by delivering offset class smooth flat tints, and print consistency across jobs and over time.

The press is driven by the KODAK NEXPRESS System Software version 11, the first front end in the market with ADOBE PDF print engine 2.0 for higher productivity and seamless workflow integration. From compatibility with the latest PDF standards to seamless integration when implementing variable data printing (VDP) capabilities, the NEXPRESS System Software version 11 improves file processing significantly.

The NEXPRESS SE Digital Production Color Platform also offers the award-winning KODAK NEXPRESS Fifth Imaging Unit Solutions, allowing users to add a variety of unique features inline during the printing process. For the SE3600 Press, Kodak’s Fifth Imaging Unit Solutions offer clear coating, watermarking, glossing, protection coating, and color gamut expansion.

“The NEXPRESS SE3600 Press represents the latest in Kodak innovation for commercial, photo and in-plant printers. It is a game-changing digital color press that outpaces the competition and delivers superior offset class output,” said Kevin Joyce, Worldwide Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Digital Printing Solutions, Kodak. “The NEXPRESS SE Digital Production Color Platform enables print service providers to maximize productivity, expand revenue opportunities with higher value applications, and increase return on marketing investment.”

Anton is committed to the future of digital technology both in terms of the applications and production potential. David Rosebery, Chairman of Anton concluded: “Kodak has become a very important partner in our future and the NEXPRESS SE3600 is an excellent example of how high-quality research, development and engineering can contribute to the achievement of our strategies and the ambitions of our clients.”

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