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Heidelberg To Offer New Digimaster 9110Cp Print System To Commercial Print Market

Press release from the issuing company

NEW YORK, April 7, 2003 - Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) announced today that will soon offer the new Digimaster 9110cp monochrome press, which is designed to help commercial printers build a productive, profitable digital business. Available to U.S. customers in May 2003, the newest member of Heidelberg's family of Digimaster products is intended to address the specific requirements of commercial printers in handling demanding digital, high-volume black-and-white print jobs. The Digimaster 9110cp press offers specific enhancements for the commercial print market. Enhanced paper handling. The press can print a wider range of substrate and paper sizes including up to 14" x 18" sheets. This extended range of paper sizes is also available in the Digimaster 9110cp Inserter and paper supply module. Improved workflow. The new Digimaster 9110cp press easily integrates with Heidelberg Prinect MetaDimensionTM software, enabling commercial printers to use one workflow for both offset and digital print workflows. Greater productivity. Heidelberg's enhanced maintenance service option is available with Digimaster 9110cp press, enabling on-site personnel to perform some maintenance and to replace some parts, increasing machine uptime. Enhanced image quality. Users have greater control to lighten and darken halftone images. "For more than 150 years, Heidelberg has met the demands of the commercial print market," said Wolfgang Pfizenmaier, president of Heidelberg's Digital Print Solution Center. "With the introduction of the new Digimaster 9110cp system, we are giving commercial printers a machine that can not only help boost their productivity in monochrome digital printing, but more importantly, can help them build a successful digital business as a result." Like the Digimaster 9110 system, the Digimaster 9110cp monochrome press delivers a resolution of 600x600 dpi and employs small-particle developer and enhanced technology to deliver high-quality documents with sharper text, crisper halftones and richer graphics. It can also be configured with a range of input and finishing devices, including Imagedirect 665 Production Scanner, ImageSmart software, roll feeders, post-process inserter, booklet maker, perfect binder, hole puncher and stacker. The Digimaster 9110cp press comes pre-loaded with the Digimaster 9110 system software, along with a customized commercial print application package offering additional productivity.