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Agfa Graphics Opens Inkjet Competence Center in Branchburg, New Jersey

Monday, October 15, 2007

Press release from the issuing company

Branchburg, NJ - October 4, 2007 - Agfa Graphics announced today that the company has opened a new inkjet demo center in its Branchburg facility. The Agfa Competence Center currently features the :Anapurna M and :Anapurna XL: printing systems. The two systems are also being shown at the Agfa booth (#2512) during the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) show being held in Orlando, FL, later this month.
The opening of the center kicked-off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by dealer partners, Agfa executives, industry press and local VIPs. Agfa Graphics' Tom Saggiomo, president, North America; Julian Robledo, general manager Inkjet Solutions, North America; and Jeff Aurichio, director, Branchburg Operations, all helped cut the ribbon at the ceremony.
"The Agfa Compentence Center is part of the company's C3 strategy for inkjet, in which we see tremendous opportunities for growth. The Competence Center makes it easier for customers to experience what C3 is all about," said Robledo.
The Competence Center will feature two of Agfa's newest inkjet printing systems: The :Anapurna M and :Anapurna XL. The :Anapurna XL provides a print resolution of 727 x 363 dpi and can print up to 98.5-inches wide. Its borderless printing and dual board printing capabilities save time and materials, and its automatic ink refill system notifies operators of low ink levels, ensuring that quality production is maintained. The :Anapurna M has a maximum media width of 63 inches/160 cm and, like all models in the :Anapurna range, is capable of both roll-to-roll and rigid substrate printing. It uses state-of-the art 14 picoliter printheads and Agfa-made UV-curable :Anapurna ink to make photo-quality UV technology available to graphic screen printing and sign making shops at an affordable investment cost.
Both systems can also be seen at Agfa Graphics' booth (#2512) at SGIA later this month.




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