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MGI and Xerox Reach Agreement to Market UVarnish Coater in Europe

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Press release from the issuing company

IVRY/SEINE, France (Dec. 3, 2007) -- MGI Digital Graphic Technology, the multi-substrate (paper and plastic) digital press manufacturer, announced today that they have reached a marketing agreement with Xerox Corporation (Europe). Under the terms of this agreement, MGI will provide the UVarnish* off-line infrared and UV coater as a complement to Xerox's finishing product portfolio.
MGI, based in Paris, has 25 years of experience in designing, manufacturing, marketing and supporting the worldwide digital market segment.
Launched in 2007, the popular and successful UVarnish is the first and only "push-button" UV coater available in the digital graphics market. Easy to use and with the smallest footprint in the industry, the UVarnish is designed to complement both digital and offset printed paper or plastic substrates (paper coated and sealed plastic surfaces such as PVC or PET), accommodating up to 2400 sheets per hour and sizes up to 36 x 52 cm (14 x 20 inches).
Other unique features of the UVarnish include an ultrasonic sensor to detect and prevent double feeding, designed to protect personalized VDP sheets. The UVarnish is also environmentally friendly, utilizing an ozone-free UV curing technology. Depending on the type of substrate and intended application, various varnish finishes are available, including matte, glossy and pre-lamination varnish for plastic hot platen lamination. Optional  accessories for the UVarnish include a high capacity feeder and a high capacity stacker.
This agreement is valid immediately in Europe and will allow the Xerox sales force to offer the UVarnish in synergy with Xerox's state of the art color printers.




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