Océ JetStream 1000 and Océ VarioPrint 6320 Ultra Systems Win MUST SEE EM Awards in Color and Monochrome Production Printing at Print 09
Océ wide format systems also recognized for compelling innovation in display graphics
September 12, 2009 Chicago, IL Océ, an international leader in digital document management and delivery, today announced it has received a number of honors for printing innovation at the Print 09 conference. The Océ JetStream® 1000 and Océ VarioPrint® 6320 Ultra systems were named "MUST SEE EM"® winners in Production Color and Production Black and White respectively, while the Océ Arizona® 350 XT UV curable flatbed printer was honored with a "Worth a Look"® Award. In addition, the Océ ColorWave® 600 large format color printer was named an "Encore Must See 'Em" winner.
The MUST SEE 'EM recognition program, part of the EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK® Conference, highlights Print 09's most unique, innovative and compelling products and services. Winners were announced Thursday, September 10, immediately following the EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK Conference. The MUST SEE 'EM Awards, sponsored by PrintCom Consulting Group, are presented to products and technologies that exemplify compelling innovation in the graphic communications industry. The EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK Conference precedes the Print 09 show, the most comprehensive prepress, printing, package printing, converting, mailing and fulfillment and digital equipment trade show in America.
"We are very pleased to see our market innovation recognized with four honors in very competitive categories. The digital printing marketplace demands nothing less than the highest quality and productivity, and this recognition validates our dedication to providing products that meet these rigorous standards," said Joseph D. Skrzypczak, President and CEO, Océ North America. "We are extremely honored by these awards, and we are proud of the hard work and the teams that made these outstanding products possible."
Océ JetStream 1000 System Honored as Production Color System
The compact Océ JetStream 1000 high speed inkjet system offers a unique combination of CMYK printing, integrated Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) capability and the smallest inkjet footprint in the industry. The Océ JetStream 1000 system is the first continuous feed inkjet printer in its speed class offering full width single engine perfecting press capabilities, printing both sides of the paper using one engine. The system produces up to 1,074 letter-size images per minute at 600x600 dpi, and features 20.4" print and 20.5" paper widths, and handles monthly print volumes of up to 20 million impressions. This self-contained system uses floor space more efficiently than competitive devices, with a footprint 20 to 60 percent smaller than other inkjet systems in its class. As a result, customers can enter the production color arena without any significant impact on limited floor space. The flexible full color web press handles transaction, direct mail, books and TransPromo applications equally well. Users can apply a combination of MICR or other specialty inks, along with CMYK printing to support the widest range of business opportunities. The system is based on core technologies associated with the Océ JetStream platform, including Océ DigiDot® inkjet technology and inks, and Océ SRA® MP controller architecture.
New Océ VarioPrint 6320 Ultra System Recognized for Black & White Production
The new Océ VarioPrint 6320 Ultra cutsheet printer is the world's fastest, most productive digital perfecting system. This high-speed system clocks in at 306 8.5"x11" letter-size prints per minute (ppm) (A4-size at 314 ppm), extending Océ's leadership into a new 300+ ppm segment. With its unique combination of speed, throughput, reliability and generous input/output capacity, the Océ VarioPrint 6320 Ultra blazes through heavy black & white volumes, so print professionals can complete more jobs within ever-tighter windows. These high speeds, near-perfect image registration, excellent halftones, flexible media tray pulls and online interface for multiple finishing options make the system ideal for short-run book printing. Océ VarioPrint 6320 Ultra systems can quickly switch between transaction and on-demand publishing jobs, turning print providers into versatile one-stop resources. With up to eight hours of job queuing and scheduling, up to four hours of non-stop performance, and support for monthly print volumes up to 10 million images, print operations complete more work in less time, minimizing after-hours shifts and overtime. New Océ ScreenPoint technology quality control and Océ open platform integration bring greater productivity to a variety of production environments.
"Worth a Look" Winner Excels at Display Graphics Versatility
The Océ Arizona 350 XT UV curable, oversized flatbed printer with Océ VariaDot imaging technology delivers near-photographic quality for virtually any large format display graphics application. The Océ Arizona 350 XT system is the latest model in the award-winning Océ Arizona printer family. Designed as a both a true flatbed and true roll-to-roll system, it can print on a wide variety of rigid substrates and flexible media without compromising either. Its oversized table can accommodate continuous printing on standard 4'x8' boards as well as printing on rigid media up to 98" x 120". The new printer includes support for white ink printing and high production print speeds. The White Ink Option expands the range of offerings to include under-printing on non-white media or objects, over-printing on transparent media for backlit applications and white ink as a spot color.
Encore "Must See 'Em" Winner Features Breakthrough Color Printing Technology
The Océ ColorWave 600 printer is the first large format color toner printer to utilize a fundamentally new printing technology called Océ CrystalPoint that combines the best of toner and inkjet printing in one machine. The Océ CrystalPoint process converts solid Océ TonerPearls® color toner into a gel. This "tonergel" is then jetted and crystallized onto any type of paper for waterfast, high quality images with extremely accurate dot placement. The Océ ColorWave 600 printer brings new growth opportunities to the technical color market plus accommodates short term indoor/outdoor graphics applications. Print speeds 30 seconds for a 3'x4' print are at least twice as fast as conventional inkjet systems. Prints can be handled immediately since they dry instantly. The printer produces no ozone, odor or fine powder emissions thanks to solid Océ TonerPearls color toner.
Océ is a leading international provider of digital document management technology and services. The company's solutions are based on Océ's advanced software applications that deliver documents and data over internal networks and the Internet to printing devices and archives locally and around the world. Supporting the workflow solutions are Océ digital printers and scanners, considered the most reliable and productive in the world. Océ also offers a wide range of display graphics, consulting and outsourcing solutions.
Océ employs around 23,000 people, with 2008 revenues of approximately $4.3 billion, operates in around 100 countries and maintains research and manufacturing centers in the Netherlands, the United States, Canada, Germany, France, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Romania and Singapore. Océ North America is headquartered in Trumbull, CT, with additional business units in Chicago, IL; New York City; Boca Raton, FL; Salt Lake City, UT and Vancouver, BC. North American revenues represented approximately half of Océ’s worldwide business in 2008, and employment is approximately 10,000. For more information about Océ, visit www.oceusa.com. Outside the U.S., consult http://global.oce.com.
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