CDS Publications Purchases a Xeikon 6000 Digital Color Press
MEDFORD, OR/ITASCA, IL—October 30, 2007—Xeikon, a Punch Graphix brand, announces the purchase of a Xeikon 6000 digital color press by CDS Publications. CDS Publications is a part of Consolidated Graphics, one of North America’s leading general commercial printing companies with 68 strategically located printing facilities.
CDS Publications specializes in producing bound publications, including books, catalogs, magazines, brochures and instructional literature. According to Mr. Steven A. Brown, President, CDS Publications, “We were impressed with the format flexibility of the Xeikon 6000. It can handle substrate widths up to 20” and produce variable-sized images of unlimited length. Unlike other digital color presses, the Xeikon 6000 does not have any sheet or frame size restrictions.”
“We will utilize the Xeikon 6000 to produce high quality large format digital products. It is the only digital color press capable of producing this application to our satisfaction,” adds Mr. Brown.
Apart from its format flexibility, the Xeikon 6000 also has an unparalleled speed of 170 letter size pages per minute and a duty cycle of 5 million pages per month, making it the fastest and most productive digital color press in the market. In addition, it is the only digital color press that can print on both sides of a substrate in a single pass (One- Pass-Duplex technology). The Xeikon 6000 includes a new Digital-Front-End (X-800) and Form Adapted (FA) toner that deliver outstanding quality and cutting-edge workflow management tools.
According to Mr. Carl Dunaway, National Sales Manager, Punch Graphix Americas, “CDS Publications is one of the premier providers of photobook applications. Their decision of producing the photobook wraps on the Xeikon 6000 demonstrates the competitive advantages of our technology. We are pleased to be a part of their continued success.”
About CDS Publications
Founded in 1906, CDS Publications provides marketing communications and educational materials for customers in many industries including, technology, catalog, trade publishing, healthcare, finance and other commercial markets. The company offers a comprehensive range of PrintCentric services, including heatset web and sheetfed offset printing, digital/variable data imaging and a wide range of post-press finishing options. CDS Digital Direct manages customer inventory, assembly, direct mail, distribution and reporting requirements. Additionally, CDS publications empowers its customers with web-enabled real-time tools for high-speed file transfer, digital asset management, online proofing, and order fulfillment. For more information, please visit us at www.cdspubs.com.