IMPIKA at drupa 2012

Press release from the issuing company

IMPIKA’s industrial approach has to do with conviction, innovation, reactivity, solid market knowledge and focus on customer. As a pioneer in the world of industrial inkjet printing, IMPIKA is one of today’s global industry leaders. In its 450 sq. meter stand at Drupa 2012 (Hall 5 C24), IMPIKA pushes again the limits of inkjet with the launch of 5 new solutions and concepts for its customers to print their difference.

IMPIKA expands its line of iPrint continuous feed printers with the introduction on the market of three new models :

iPrint Compact: Small and Powerfull
With a footprint below 10m², a weight under 3.5 tons and a length below 10 meters (including unwinder and rewinder), the iPrint Compact incorporates the best of inkjet technology. It prints in 2 UP duplex mode, from 40 to 127 m/min, with three possible resolutions (1200, 600 and 360 dpi) monochrome or color volumes between 2 to 10 million A4. This printer meets the needs of transactional, transpromo, direct marketing and book publishing and is available at a highly competitive price.

iPrint eVolution: combines the concept of scalability with durability
Unique solution on the market, the iPrint eVolution features IMPIKA’s flexible technologies, combining scalability with durability for almost personalized answer to customers’ needs. This printer accompanies each client as their needs evolve, with regards to configuration, speed (from 40m/min up to 254 m/min) and printing quality (from 360 to 1200 dpi), as well as offering a brand new 4-level 600x600 dpi printing mode. With a highly competitive cost per page, this printer is suitable for direct marketing, transpromo, transactional, newspaper and book publishing.

iPrint eXtreme: takes digital printing to another level
With its 711 mm print width, its 375 m/min color printing speed (even higher in monochrome) and its printing resolution up to 1200 dpi, the iPrint eXtreme combines the highest performances in inkjet with IMPIKA’s flexibility signature. This new solution will bridge the gap between traditional and digital printing. In addition to printing, a number of compatible finishing functions are available such as cutting, folding… The iPrint eXtreme addresses numerous applications such as newspaper, commercial printing (B2 format for example), book and graphic arts.  

Data management for the three new iPrint models is provided by IMPIKA’s exclusive multiformat iController, which is compatible with most servers on the market and can be resized according to needs.

iEngine 1000 L: an ingenious and versatile print engine
Two years after its noticeable launch at Ipex 2010, IMPIKA unveils iEngine 1000L, a new version of the print engine which doubles the print width. The iEngine 1000L prints on a width of 220 mm (8.66 inches) at speeds up to 150 m/min in color and 800 m/min in monochrome. The iEngine 1000L is autonomous and can be integrated into existing print or press equipment as well as in new equipments looking for a highly effective and reliable inkjet solution. The iEngine 1000L addresses the needs of a wide and diverse array of applications with high speed variable data such as envelope printing, overprinting, hybrid print and security documents printing with special inks.

Genesis: an intermediate concept between color production copiers and continuous feed industrial printer
IMPIKA will disclose the Genesis proof of concept at Drupa and collect valuable feedback from potential users on his stand. This new web to sheet printing concept produces A4 and US letter formats, in duplex color up to 160 ppm, with a very high quality (equivalent to more than 1000 dpi). IMPIKA’s Genesis solution constitutes a different market approach which foretells the arrival of a new range of printing solutions answering the new trend in trade for the mutualization of transactional and direct mail markets among others.

With the launch of these 5 innovations, combining flexibility and performance, IMPIKA offers to its customers today the access to the print of tomorrow.


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