New Océ Arizona 300 GT flatbed printer delivers exceptional image quality for light production environments
Upgrade path enables growth while protecting initial investment
May 14, 2009 Trumbull, CT Océ, an international leader in digital document management, today announced the Océ Arizona® 300 GT printer, a new UV curable flatbed printer that delivers the same exceptional image quality as the Océ Arizona 350 GT printer but is configured for light production environments. This configuration makes it accessible to print shops and sign makers with lower volume demands. The Océ Arizona 300 GT printer produces exceptional image quality and can print onto both rigid substrates and roll-based, flexible media.
Quality printing and productivity with a clear upgrade path
Like the award-winning Océ Arizona 350 GT printer, the Océ Arizona 300 GT printer uses Océ VariaDot imaging technology and four-color (CMYK) UV curable inks. The system can produce near-photographic image quality at a true production print speed (sellable prints) of 133 square feet per hour. The availability of this new, more affordable Océ Arizona model enables smaller companies to adopt proven Océ printing technology.
This new model offers investment protection with an upgrade path to accommodate customers’ business needs as they grow. As production volumes increase, customers can field-upgrade their Océ Arizona 300 GT printer to an Océ Arizona 350 GT model and realize production print speeds of up to 239 square feet per hour. Upgrading to the Océ Arizona 350 GT model also gives customers the ability to add the White Ink Option for under-printing on non-white media or objects, over-printing for backlit applications on transparent media and printing white as a spot color.
With its accommodating upgrade path, the new Océ Arizona 300 GT printer demonstrates Océ’s commitment to protecting the capital investment its customers make in display graphics products.
Media flexibility for a range of applications
The Océ Arizona 300 GT printer combines a true flatbed architecture with a separate, dedicated roll-to-roll media handling system. It can print onto rigid media up to 49.2" wide x 98.4" long x 1.89" thick. By adding the Roll Media Option, users can print onto flexible media up to 86.6" wide in an automated and unattended manner, such as for overnight operation.
Océ Arizona Series: a complete range
The Océ Arizona 300 GT printer joins the popular Océ Arizona Series of UV curable, flatbed printers that also include the Océ Arizona 350 XT extra-large flatbed printer with White Ink Option and the Océ Arizona 350 GT production printer with White Ink Option. All three models share the same robust architecture and deliberate design that offer the Océ values of quality, reliability, productivity and user-friendliness.
The Océ Arizona Series of UV curable, flatbed printers has been honored throughout the world since the introduction of the original Océ Arizona 250 GT printer in September 2006. The numerous accolades including DPI Product of the Year and BERTL® 4.5 Star Outstanding awards validate the quality and innovation built into every Océ Arizona Series model, now the most popular printer series in its class.
The Océ Arizona 300 GT printer is expected to be available for U.S. deliveries in the second quarter of 2009.
Océ Display Graphics Systems
Océ Display Graphics Systems is a leading provider of professional, large format solutions for indoor and outdoor color display graphics applications. Océ solutions are specifically designed to enhance the revenue and profit opportunities for service providers by combining hardware with workflow software and the expertise to help companies expand into digital large format color. From extremely high-quality UV curable flatbed printers to outdoor-durable roll-based systems, Océ offers a total solution including hardware, software, imaging supplies, finishing systems, service & support, and financing. Customers benefit in working with a full-service partner they can count on to help their businesses grow.
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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