GRAPH EXPO Product Preview
Agfa Graphics' :Apogee 7 will debut. The newest version of Agfa's workflow management suite includes :Apogee Impose and APPE 2.5, Adobe's PDF renderer. Print buyers can create new jobs in the prepress stage with Web- Approval. Printing companies with digital inkjet printing can manage file distribution to different printers with their own application.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions will showcase its bizhub PRESS C8000 color digital press. It combines stable, high-quality, full-color output with an extensive array of in-line finishing options at production speeds up to 4,800 impressions/hr. The bizhub PRESS C8000 offers an alternative to full-color offset systems.
KBA North America will introduce its new Rapida 75 E 23x29˝ press, which cuts down makeready times by more than 30 percent. It is available with an optional output of 16,000 sph and can handle stock up to 30-pt. thick.
New Goss Sunday Vpak packaging presses will be highlighted by Goss International. Available in widths up to 75˝, Vpak presses feature gapless blankets and quick-change sleeve technology for variable repeat capabilities. Folding carton and label producers can exploit productivity, print quality, process automation and short-run agility.
GMC Software Technology will demonstrate new software solutions to create, manage and produce multi-channel customer communications, all from a single source. These include high-impact, personalized communications campaigns.
technotrans america will display its centralized water-cooling system that can handle higher heat and power loads. It allows placement of one remote condenser on the roof, and requires no refrigeration.
Several products will be featured by Muller Martini, including its SigmaLine, a scalable digital book manufacturing solution; ASIR3 signature image recognition; Orbit three-knife trimmer for reducing makeready times; VSOP print tower designed for flexible packaging and label markets; new strapper technology that alleviates jams; MM Services' service program; and the latest in saddlestitching technology.