Kodak Showcases Latest Technology Innovations at GRAPH EXPO 14
Friday, September 26, 2014
Press release from the issuing company
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Kodak will greet this year's GRAPH EXPO attendees with a rich mix of live technology demonstrations, expert sessions and inspiring customer stories to help them innovate and grow their businesses. The show, which will take place from Sept. 28– Oct. 1 in Chicago, will provide the perfect venue to showcase technology innovation and new applications for commercial print, publishing and packaging.
Hot on the heels of key strategic product releases such as KODAK PRINERGY Workflow 6.1, KODAK PROSPER 6000 Presses and the KODAK FLEXCEL NX System for Corrugated Packaging Applications, Kodak is set to deliver a strong lineup of technology and commentary from industry thought leaders.
"Today's printers are faced with complex market challenges. To survive this ever-changing landscape, they must continuously look for ways to adapt and innovate," said John O'Grady, Managing Director, United States and Canada, and Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company. "Now more than ever, Kodak is committed to bringing our customers – whether in publishing, packaging or commercial print markets –the most comprehensive portfolio of products, solutions and services that will allow them to continue to succeed and thrive in today's dynamic marketplace. This year's Graph Expo is the perfect opportunity to highlight our existing technology innovations, as well as showcase to customers where our priorities lie moving forward."
Don't Miss Out – Kodak Booth #831 Activities
At Graph Expo booth #831, Kodak will feature key product updates as well as live and virtual demonstrations of its broad portfolio of graphic communications, workflow, prepress and print solutions. Kodak booth highlights will include:
- Live demos of the KODAK ACHIEVE T800 Platesetter, which for the first time will showcase the new automation capabilities with the single cassette unit (SCU) option.
- Live imaging of KODAK SONORA XP Process Free Plates. SONORA XP Process Free Plates remove the plate processing step along with processing equipment and chemistry. In addition to the environmental and economic benefits of going process free – water, waste and electricity savings – with SONORA Plates, printers also receive the quality, productivity and print capability of mainstream processed plates, including significant improvements over KODAK THERMAL DIRECT Non Process Plates.
- Live application samples and demos of KODAK NEXPRESS Digital Production Color Press Platform improvements, including 1 meter sheet length and Dura Coat Mode feature enhancements.
- Powerful enhancements to KODAK PRINERGY Workflow 6.1. Attendees will see how PRINERGY Workflow continues to build on the software's history of prepress innovation with an improved web-based interface and easy job management tools.
- Virtual demos of the KODAK PROSPER 6000 and the KODAK PROSPER S-Series Presses, as well as the KODAK FLEXCEL NX System for Corrugated Applications, KODAK FLEXCEL Direct System and KODAK MAXTONE Screening, which includes features that drive shelf impact while maximizing production efficiency.
- Kodak will also be participating in activities with many of its industry partners including EFI, Konica Minolta, Ricoh and Manroland, as well as many more.
Kodak Guest Speakers and Industry Experts
Don't miss special Kodak guest presentations in the Kodak booth #831 on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Highlights include:
- 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Join Jim Hamilton, Group Director, InfoTrends, who will discuss his latest white paper on the innovations of the KODAK NEXPRESS Platform.
- 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Dr. Joe Webb and Richard Romano of WhatTheyThink.com will be signing their book, This Point Forward, which was printed using the KODAK PROSPER 6000C Press. Come see the capabilities of the KODAK PROSPER Press Platform.
- 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – IT Strategies' Marco Boer will discuss the latest inkjet trends and solutions on the market today.
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