Offset Paperback Manufacturers Adding Kodak Prosper Press

Designed to efficiently handle book printing runs up to 7,000 copies, the Prosper 1000 Press offers improved operational and supply chain efficiencies. This is important as the expectations for paperbacks, reference books, textbooks, and other products change and consumers expect the latest versions on demand.

The Prosper 1000 Press is a monochrome press delivering speeds up to 650 feet per minute, offset class image quality, and a monthly duty cycle of 120 million A4 pages per month. It supports coated, lightweight coated, uncoated and glossy substrates from 45-175 gsm.

This sale of a Prosper 1000 Press—with a planned upgrade to the Prosper 5000XL Press—closely follows the news of Consolidated Graphics’ purchase of a Kodak Prosper 5000XL Press last month.

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Kodak Products are backed by Kodak Service and Support. Kodak Service and Support is made up of more than 3,000 professionals reaching more than 120 countries. It is a leading multi-vendor integrated services provider, delivering consulting, installation, maintenance and support services for the commercial printing, graphic communications, document imaging and data storage industries. Kodak Service and Support professionals are uniquely qualified to provide services that control costs, maximize productivity, and minimize business risk.

About Muller Martini
Muller Martini is the world’s largest producer of print finishing solutions for commercial and book printers, trade binderies, newspapers, and digital book manufacturers. They are also the world’s leading manufacturer of variable size web offset presses. Muller’s innovative workflow solutions optimize processing efficiencies, while helping to build new revenue streams. With U.S. headquarters in Hauppauge, New York, Muller’s sales and support team provides training and responsive service to printers and binderies nationwide. Their state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities are located in Newport News, Virginia, and in Allentown, Pennsylvania, home to Muller Martini Mailroom Systems, Inc.

About Kodak Prosper Solutions
Based on innovative Kodak Stream Inkjet Technology, Kodak Prosper Solutions deliver digital without compromise, enabling print service providers to produce offset class output in terms of quality, productivity, and cost for their clients.

The Kodak Prosper Platform includes the Kodak Prosper S10 Imprinting System, for direct mail, catalogs, magazines, newspapers, inserts, and transactional documents; Kodak Prosper 1000 Press for books; and Kodak Prosper 5000XL Press for books, direct mail and catalogs/inserts.

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