Kodak Reveals at drupa Anton Group to Build 'Digilitho' Press Based on UltraStream
DÜSSELDORF, Germany — June 9, 2016 – Kodak has announced that UK-based Anton Group has formed an innovative partnership with Kodak at drupa 2016 to develop a bespoke ‘digilitho’ press for its own use, based on UltraStream technology.
Malcolm Lane-Ley, CEO of Anton Group comments, “We have a longstanding reputation for pioneering innovation and were the first print group to build a hybrid press with Kodak’s Prosper Stream technology four years ago. The results and customer reaction exceeded all expectations. So, having taken a deep dive into UltraStream and seen what Prosper can deliver at drupa we are confident that this technology is the way forward.”
Gary Knight, manufacturing director of Anton Group, adds, “We have a long-term proven relationship with Kodak based on trust, and are confident that our customers in the direct mail and personalization markets will welcome our foresight and the outstanding benefits this collaboration will bring.”
Randy Vandagriff, VP, R&D Commercial Inkjet Business, Kodak concludes, “This announcement by Anton Group is further proof that UltraStream technology has raised the bar in inkjet and we are excited about working with Anton to deliver this project.”
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