EFI Chooses AVT as Strategic Partner for Integrated Inkjet Print Quality Control
HOD-HASHARON, Israel — June 3, 2016 — AVT (Advanced Vision Technology) — a leader in print automatic inspection, process control, quality assurance and color control for the packaging, label and commercial print markets — was chosen as the strategic provider of EFI’s innovative Print and Quality Control Solution. Named Jet-IQ, the AVT solution will initially be integrated into the EFI Nozomi C18000 single-pass LED inkjet corrugated board press.
In addition to enhancing print quality, the dedicated control solution will increase press productivity through innovative nozzle performance and color control. Verification of geometric parameters, such as color to color registration, image placement and printing defects detection, is also included.The solution also will monitor data integrity of static and variable content, classify possible print defects and initiate corrective actions. Ultimately, the AVT solution is designed to efficiently support printing process automation and calibration in full synergy with the press’s EFI Fiery digital front end.
Jet-IQ is the only proven closed loop solution for digital inkjet presses that works in synergy with press controllers to maintain exemplary print quality, allow digital printers to gain a competitive advantage through enhanced print quality at high speeds, reduce press down time, and offer full reporting capabilities.
Jaron Lotan, AVT's president and CEO, remarks, "We are proud to become EFI's partner for providing an integrated print quality control solution for their new leading single pass inkjet press. Together, we will be able to provide customers with a new level of press automation and quality control to secure the highest inkjet print quality in the growing market of digital printing."
Scott Schinlever, senior VP and GM, EFI Inkjet, adds, "AVT’s long and successful history in providing inspection systems for digital printing make them an ideal partner in our development in the new, high-speed production inkjet presses."
AVT is a leader and pioneer in advanced inspection and workflow solutions designed to meet the specific needs of digital printers.In addition to Jet-IQ, the company offers a selection of solutions tailored for short-run print jobs and digital workflow, including several 100% inspection and workflow systems for digital label and packaging presses, and Helios D, a 100% inspection system for digital label presses.
AVT is the global leader in print process control, quality assurance, and press control for the packaging, labels, and commercial print industries. Backed by technology and field-proven solutions, more than 7,000 AVT systems are installed at customer sites worldwide. AVT is headquartered in Hod-Hasharon, Israel, with sales, marketing and support offices in the U.S., Europe and China.