Kodak’s Discusses Digital Printing Solutions At INTERQUEST 2010 Digital Book Forum

“Webcrafters continually incorporates the latest digital print solutions from Kodak including NEXPRESS—and soon the PROSPER Press—which are key to enabling us to provide our customers the highest quality and best productivity,” said Garner. “With the PROSPER Press, we’ll be able to print more books in shorter runs and help publishers better manage their inventory.”

The transformational KODAK PROSPER Press Platform allows for offset class quality, productivity and cost across a wide range of coated and uncoated commercial print applications. The KODAK PROSPER 5000XL Press for color applications is capable of print quality that rivals offset output up to 175 lpi on uncoated, coated, and glossy papers ranging from 45 to 300 grams per square meter or 30 to 200 pound text weight. With its automated Color Management and Image Quality Management System, this robust and high performance inkjet web press helps customers differentiate themselves and drive profitability by delivering quality, productivity and lower total cost of operations for short run color books up to 4,000, fully customized direct mail, versioned catalog, magazines and insert applications.

The KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press for monochrome applications is a robust and high-performance inkjet web press solution that is field upgradable to color and helps customers differentiate themselves and drive profitability. The PROSPER 1000 Press delivers quality, productivity and economics that drive operational and supply chain savings for short run books up to run-lengths of 7,000.

Ideal for cover applications, Kodak’s NEXPRESS Presses help book publishers produce consistent exceptional color quality while incorporating higher value and higher margin photo press products into their book publishing operations. Available with the KODAK Fifth Imaging Unit Solution, NEXPRESS Presses also feature Dimensional Printing. The KODAK NEXPRESS Intelligent Dimensional Coating Solution and KODAK NEXPRESS Dimensional Clear Dry Ink combine to give specified text and images a raised or 3D effect to differentiate and add value to the creative piece. The KODAK NEXPRESS Dimensional Printing System was awarded a 2009 InterTech Technology Award, the highest honor for innovation in the graphic communications industry.

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