Kodak to Display Print’s Flexible Future at drupa 2008
A new series of S-Class branded KODAK NEXPRESS Digital Production Color Presses leads the list of innovations, productivity and feature enhancements, and workflow applications Kodak is bringing to the electrophotographic side of the digital printing market. The KODAK NEXPRESS S3000, S2500 and S2100 Digital Production Color Presses bring a new level of modularity to the digital production color market, offering flexible front end options, input and output accessories, unique security application capabilities and on site upgradeability.
Small to mid-sized print providers that want to efficiently and productively produce short run digital color work, as well as incorporate variable data and in-line finishing, can choose from new accessories for the KODAK NEXPRESS M700 Digital Color Press. Options include a feeder module, finisher, saddle stitcher, booklet trimmer, puncher unit, document inserter unit, and a high capacity delivery configuration.
An extensive line of new front-end systems for NEXPRESS Presses, new versions for the KODAK NEXPRESS V and KODAK NEXPRESS Vp Front Ends, and a new NEXPRESS Vcs Front End will also be on display. The NEXPRESS V and Vp Front Ends, using the ADOBE PDF Print Engine, and the NEXPRESS Vcs Front End, using software from Kodak’s Print On Demand Solutions (PODS) Group, fit seamlessly with the widest range of workflow applications.
The NEXPRESS S-Series Presses, namely the NEXPRESS S3000 and S2500 Presses, as well as the NEXPRESS M700 Press, will be on display. Glossing, fifth color option, and software and substrate flexibility make NEXPRESS Presses ideal for applications requiring outstanding quality, such as annual reports and photobooks. NEXPRESS Presses benefit from the KODAK Unified Workflow solutions and the unparalleled Operator Replaceable Component product architecture, which enables printers to optimize margins and productivity.
Print providers in the production cut-sheet black and white market can integrate new workflows, expand finishing services, and improve the overall reliability of their black and white operations with enhancements to the KODAK DIGIMASTER EX Digital Production Systems. New Print Production Software improves workflow efficiency by providing support for JDF capability, while expanded support for the integration of the KODAK PRINERGY Workflow System 5.0 extends connectivity to all digital production systems with a range of powerful new features designed for the specific demands of digital applications. New features include Smart Lists, a revolutionary job queue management tool designed to optimize productivity and provide operators with total bidirectional job visibility down to the KODAK NEXPRESS Digital Color Production Presses.