Xanté to Showcase Printing and Prepress Solutions for Small- to Mid-sized Printers
MOBILE, AL/DUIVEN, THE NETHERLANDS— April 9, 2008—Visitors to drupa Hall 4, Stand F34 in Düsseldorf, Germany from May 29 to June 11, will see the newest products and the continued expansion of Xanté as a leading single source provider of a complete line of products -- including platesetters, digital color presses, all-in-one PDF workflows, plate processors, plates and chemistry -- for all printing demands.
New Versions of Award-Winning OpenRIP PDF Workflow Software
At drupa, Xanté will introduce new versions of OpenRIP® Symphony and OpenRIP® Flexo Professional, which substantially strengthen the abilities of small and mid-size traditional, digital and flexographic printers to compete for higher end business with minimal investment. The new versions will offer integrated PANTONE® color library support for the color database; high-end enhanced StripRITE Imposition that allows the mixing of page sizes and orientations on a press sheet; Freeform Ganging that provides fast, flexible output, saving time and media; linearization and dot gain enhancements; halftone processing features, and more.
Xanté CEO, Robert Ross, says, “Our OpenRIP PDF workflow features the Adobe® PDF Print Engine (APPE) and PostScript® 3™ technologies. This robust core combined with Xanté engineering gives our customers unparalleled scalability, flexibility and high end workflow automation for the least money.”
Affordable Ilumina 502 Delivers Short-Run Color Printing on Oversized, Ultra Thick Cover
Xanté will officially unveil the new Ilumina 502 to the European marketplace. The Ilumina 502 easily handles a wide range of paper weights, from text to ultra thick cover, 75 to 502 gsm, at an affordable price. Print shops can now make money producing short run four-color jobs on a wide range of substrates that have been previously unavailable for digital printing. The Ilumina 502 digital press is capable of printing fiber-enhanced papers such as textured canvas, sleek metallic, cast coated, and magnetic stocks.
New Xanté Magnetic Digital Media