Xante Goes Beyond Wide Format
Published on October 19, 2011
Last month at GraphExpo Frank Romano stopped by the Xante booth and was blown away by a machine that he thinks will change the industry.
Hi this is Frank Ramono from WhatTheyThink.com. I’m here in the Xante booth, looking at a new machine that’s going to change the industry. This is a wide formatting inkjet machine that does more than wide format. It works in sheets. The sheets that this comes through in a matter of seconds. It’s one of the fastest inkjet machines on the market today. This is printing on plastic, but it can print on just about anything; thin or thick. It opens up an entirely new market. Now Xante has been a wonderful new company for supporting small and medium size printing businesses. They’ve done a lot. You can see the image on it. The quality, by the way, is fantastic. They can actually print bigger sheets than this but this is what they’re doing here in the show. And it’s amazing how fast it comes through. See the blank material goes on one end, the file gets processed and it comes out the other end.
As I was saying, Xante really has supported the small and medium size printing business and they’ve done a phenomenal job. So they’ve given those businesses the opportunity to compete with other companies because they can have technology that is within their price range. And that’s what Xante has always done. In lazar printing they were a leader and the same as they enter this new marketplace.
Their partner is Memjet, the company from Australia that has probably more patents than any other company in the world on inkjet technology. And that technology with wide format array is being used in this device. So the only thing that moves is the material as it comes through. All the heads are in one line. Now they have a technology of using Mem’s technology for their heads and that’s what gives them their advantage, price advantage, and the quality advantage.
So if you get a chance, go to the Xante website and look up the new, I think it’s called the Excelagraphix. That’s a long name. Why don’t you call it Joe Smith or something? In any case, you’ll see what it’s all about because it will be emphasized on their website. It will be formally released within a few months and I seriously, seriously think that all of you should take a look at this because it really does change the world. And this is Frank Ramono and that’s my opinion.
Starting to make a real difference in the business office and that was the beginning of today’s office automation.
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