Océ North America, Production Printing Systems

New Models Expand Range of Breakthrough Océ JetStream Color Ink-jet Family
May 29, 2008

TRUMBULL, CT/DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY—May 29, 2008—Océ, an international leader in digital document management and delivery, announced the introduction of three new models in the groundbreaking high-speed Océ JetStream full-color inkjet line. The Océ JetStream family now offers high quality full-color output speeds ranging from 675 to 2,700 A4 ipm, with easy upgradability throughout the family. The Océ JetStream series redefined productivity and quality standards for ultra-high-volume, full-color production printing when it was introduced in 2007. The newly expanded Océ JetStream portfolio is positioned to meet customer requirements in terms of color quality, speed and duty cycles. The latest models expand the entry points for

PODi Expands PPML Certification, and Announces Companies that have Achieved It
May 19, 2008

ROCHESTER, NY—May 19, 2008—PODi, the Digital Printing Initiative, today announced PPML Consumer Certification Programs and the first group of certified products for users of PPML (the Personalized Print Markup Language). PPML is the leading open-standard VDP (Variable Data Publishing) language for production digital printing. PPML facilitates creating personalized high-volume print campaigns by service providers, enabling meaningful one-to-one “conversations” for their customers. The addition of PPML Consumer Testing and Certification to the previously announced Producer Certification now provides independent verification that compliant products from different companies will correctly process PPML for the print service provider. Certification is traceable to a single PPML/GA test suite and

Océ Extends Industry Leadership with Over 60 Percent of U.S. Continuous Feed Printer Market Share
April 30, 2008

TRUMBULL, CT—April 30, 2008—Océ, an international leader in digital document management and delivery, announced today that Océ continues its leadership in the continuous feed market for the sixth year in a row, according to recently released InfoTrends data. Statistics in the new InfoTrends report, “U.S. Production Copying & Printing Placements: 2007,” place Océ in the dominant market position in the continuous feed category with over 60 percent of roll-fed printer placements in the United States. Océ has held the top spot in the continuous feed segment since 2003, the first year InfoTrends started tracking market share for this category. The InfoTrends report covers a

PrintCity: Connection of Competence
March 13, 2008

TEGERNSEE, GERMANY—More than 50 worldwide journalists and 10 major manufacturers, all representing the graphic arts industry, teamed up to attend the PrintCity Alliance 2008 pre-Drupa Media Event held February 13-14. PrintCity members—MAN Roland, Océ Printing Systems, Sun Chemical, Sappi, UPM-Kymmene Corp., Procemex, MEGTEC Systems, M-real Corp., MacDermid Printing Solutions and Leonhard Kurz—announced the alliance’s “Connection of Competence” theme for Drupa, which will be held May 29 to June 11 in Düsseldorf, Germany. It was also announced that seven new Competence Centers will be featured in the PrintCity exhibition, located in Hall 6, where visitors can see the latest technologies explained and get comprehensive information

New PODi Report Confirms PPML Interoperability by Leading Digital Print Vendors
January 28, 2008

ROCHESTER, NY—January 28, 2008—PODi, the Digital Printing Initiative, today announced the release of the second PPML Interoperability Report. PPML (the Personalized Print Markup Language) facilitates creating personalized high-volume print campaigns by service providers, enabling meaningful one-to-one “conversations” for their customers. This new report provides detailed results of interoperability testing across the products of ten leading printing device vendors using PODi’s PPML Consumer Test Suite. The report provides the marketplace with a valuable resource for developing and implementing PPML-based workflows that will perform reliably across multiple brands of printing devices. Test results demonstrate the high level of interest and cooperation among vendors in pursuit

Digital Printing Observations — The Technology Race Is On
January 1, 2008

THE PRINTING industry is bulging with new and improved process technology, but implementation of what is available proceeds at a faltering snail’s pace. With Drupa 2008—the global printing big box superstore—opening its showroom in late May, the technology bulge is about to turn into a confusing avalanche of competing technologies and products. Suppliers have started to hold their pre-Drupa show briefings for analysts and the trade press. Clearly, the technology race is on. While the announcements of new print software to the introduction of heavy pressroom iron and automated, fault tolerant postpress equipment accelerates, what leads the differentiating innovation pack with the promise of

DIGITAL digest
January 1, 2008

Océ Speaks Volumes, Adds Ink-Jet Line BOCA RATON, FL—Gone, its seems, are the days when equipment vendors waited for a major trade show to launch new products. Océ staged its own event just before the holidays to debut two additions to its line of continuous-feed, high-volume printing systems, including an ink-jet system. The company already has more than a 50 percent market share in that printer segment, noted Joseph Skrzypczak, president and CEO of Océ North America. “We expect that to grow…as we expand our market and geographic coverage and drive brand awareness.” The new Océ JetStream platform is based on piezo-electric ink-jet (drop-on-demand)

Océ Introduces Ink-jet and EP Continuous Feed Digital Press Lines
December 4, 2007

TRUMBULL, CT/BOCA RATON, FL—December 4, 2007—Océ, a global leader in digital document management and delivery, has reinforced its leadership with recent additions to its continuous feed product lines. Over the last two years, Océ has renewed its entire continuous feed line-up to help customers capture more business opportunities with additional efficiency, speed and quality. Along with the Océ VarioStream 9000 and Océ ColorStream 10000 systems, Océ now addresses the ultra-high-volume continuous feed market with the announcement of its new Océ JetStream ink-jet system and Océ VarioStream 8000 solutions. According to InfoTrends research, Océ has been the market leader since 2003, consistently increasing its market

Océ Digital Book Publishing Helps Students Become Published Authors
October 23, 2007

BOCA RATON, FL—October 23, 2007—Drew Bryan, a freshman at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, uses writing as an escape and plans to be a fiction writer. Uzuri Collier, a senior at Glades Central High School, wants to be a nonfiction writer. These young women, along with 37 other students from the School District of Palm Beach County, realized their dreams to become self-published authors when they participated in the second annual Océ Future Authors Project summer writing workshop. The book publishing program leverages the output quality and printing efficiency made possible by Océ digital book manufacturing solutions. To help inspire young writers, Océ