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Norways Agderposten Trykk Selects Agfa Computer-To-Plate System Over Others

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Mortsel, Belgium 11 May 2001 Agfa announced that the Agderposten Trykk a newspaper located in Arendal, Norway has chosen the Agfa Polaris computer-to-plate system. In addition to testing a number of competitive systems, including thermal imaging technology, Agderposten Trykk sought the experience of other newspapers such as Orkla Trykk, Stavanger Aftenblad and ¯stlendingen. "The process has been long and we are very satisfied with our choice," says Agderposten's Yngve Haukaas. "After a very thorough review and obtaining references from other newspapers, we also learned that the price picture was not that different from other vendors. That made the choice easy for us. Agderposten has been an Agfa customer for many years and we are very satisfied with Agfa's service and support." In addition to the Agfa Polaris 100 E, Agderposten's computer-to-plate system configuration includes an LP 82 online developer, LithoStar Ultra plates and Nela VCP 2002 automatic punch and bend unit with video control. The entire system will be delivered through MacPartner, an Agfa dealer in southwest Norway. For more information about Agfa's complete newspaper solutions visit www.agfa.com/graphics.

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