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Heidelberg offers Japanese customers a specialized Digimaster 9110

Thursday, October 03, 2002

Press release from the issuing company

ROCHESTER, N.Y. –– Japanese print providers now can use a specialized version of the Heidelberg Digimaster 9110 Network Imaging System that reliably handles Japanese paper stocks and offers an easy-to-use, native-language interface. Available immediately in the Tokyo market, the optimized Digimaster 9110 system includes a user interface and print drivers for both Macintosh and Windows operating systems displayed in Japanese (Kanji, Katakana, Hiragana characters). The Japanese version also includes an optimized paper path that is designed to handle the variety of Japanese paper stocks — including recycled papers — predominantly used by Japan printers. "This optimized Digimaster system provides a big step in productivity for our Japanese customers," said Wolfgang Pfizenmaier, president of Heidelberg’s Digital Solution Center. "Japan as a market understands the benefits of high-volume digital printing, and Digimaster system users there will be able to provide those benefits to their customers. In the end, they will see the same profitability and competitive advantages that Heidelberg customers in other parts of the world are realizing." About the Digimaster 9110 system The Heidelberg Digimaster 9110 Network Imaging System employs high-definition imaging technology to deliver documents with fine text and rich graphics at 600 x 600 dots per inch, at a rate of 110 images per minute. The Digimaster 9110 machine is offered in three standard configurations — as advanced-print, direct-print and scan-print systems. Heidelberg’s Digital Solution Center will make the specialized version of the Digimaster 9110 system available to Heidelberg market centers and current channel partners — Canon, Danka and IBM. About Heidelberg Heidelberg, the world’s largest print media solutions provider, is headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany and employs about 25,000 around the world. With over 400,000 presses installed at more than 240,000 customer sites around the world, Heidelberg offers the printing industry's largest sales and support network, supporting an installed base of print media technologies in 170 countries. Today, Heidelberg is the only company in the industry that serves as a single source for both digital and offset printing solutions for its customers. Heidelberg’s Digital Solution Center in Rochester, N.Y. designs and manufactures high-performance digital printing systems, workflow software for managing prepress and printing applications, high-quality scanners, and digital finishing systems. NexPress Solutions LLC, a Heidelberg-Kodak joint venture company, markets Digimaster family products manufactured by Heidelberg’s Digital Solution Center.




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