Kodak Expands Xiamen Plate Operation with Opening of Second Manufacturing Line
“The Kodak team will build on its competitive performance, world-class quality and strong operational experience residing with the existing Xiamen production line to deliver additional capacity from the expanded operation,” said Robert Price, Greater Asia Region Printing Plates Operations Director; General Manager, Kodak Xiamen Manufacturing Plant, Eastman Kodak Company. “By combining the expanded manufacturing facility with the Center of Operations and Support, as well as the Asia Pacific Logistic Center, Kodak is making Xiamen both an operational and strategic hub for the Asia Pacific region.”
Kodak’s leading plate portfolio includes flexographic, sheetfed and web offset printing solutions for commercial, newspaper, and packaging printers. Kodak invented thermal plates in 1995 with the introduction of the Kodak Direct Image Thermal Plate, and since then has led the way in innovative CTP solutions.
Kodak’s printing plates are part of a full solution portfolio, including a broad range of proofing choices and platesetters, as well as the widely accepted Kodak Prinergy Workflow System. In proofing, Kodak offers digital halftone, inkjet, virtual and analog solutions. In platesetting, customers can select industry-leading equipment, including Kodak Trendsetter and Magnus CTP Platesetters, using Kodak Squarespot Imaging Technology to provide exceptionally high resolution images. In addition, Kodak Staccato Screening offers high-fidelity, continuous tone images that exhibit fine detail and an extended color gamut.
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