Swift has added an Oce Arizona 550 XT large-format inkjet press and a Colex digital flatbed cutter. “We know it’s important to offer our clients the right tools to enhance their image and stand out from the crowd,” says Bryan Swift, president.
Océ North America, Production Printing Systems
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ December 2011 edition, featuring items on McCoy Printing and Veritas Document Solutions.
Bookmasters is now able to give customers affordable color in short runs of books by installing an Océ JetStream 1000 inkjet printer. It no longer has to print an entire book in color just to accommodate a few full-color pages.
Océ, a Canon Group company and an international leader in digital document management, today announced that Mal Baboyian, President of Océ North America Production Printing Systems, will participate in a select panel of industry leaders at the NPES 2011 Annual Conference, Oct. 17-19, 2011. The “Member Panel: Pioneering New Partnerships” offers a glimpse of how highly innovative former competitors—Océ/Canon and KBA/Donnelly—are cooperatively paving the way to new models of success.
Bookmasters’ Océ JetStream 1000 inkjet press raises the crossover point of digital vs. offset printing to the 2,000 to 4,000 unit range, a very attractive alternative for book publishers. “We no longer have to print an entire book in color just to accommodate a few full-color pages,” says Ray Sevin, president, Bookmasters Manufacturing Services.
Océ, a Canon Group company and an international leader in digital document management, announced that on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, the lives of about 40 Palm Beach middle and high school students will be changed forever. The students will become real published authors, as their book “Blood, Sweat & Words” will be unveiled for the first time at an official book signing.
Wide- and grand-format printers really stood out around the show floor, with the size of some devices giving them the impression of being the new “heavy iron” in the industry. Even the new crop of inkjet presses for high-volume page production was overshadowed a bit by their wider brethren, as fewer vendors elected to bring machines to Chicago.
Offset press output still comprises 90 percent of the printing done, by some accounts, but you wouldn’t know it based on all the attention given to digital inkjet- and toner-based devices at Graph Expo. Lithographic press manufacturers aren’t standing still, however.
SAN ANTONIO—Financial payments specialist Harland Clarke has installed a pair of Océ JetStream 2200 continuous-feed inkjet printing systems and Océ PRISMA workflow software to further automate print production in its payment solutions and marketing services business units.
Harland Clarke has installed two Océ JetStream 2200 continuous-feed inkjet printing systems to print checks and other applications in full color at high speed in a single-pass operation. This simplified process starts with white paper, adds full-color variable data with embedded security features and ends with in-line finishing.