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Oce Launches VarioPrint 5000 Cut-Sheet Digital Print Family

Press release from the issuing company

BOCA RATON, FL—June 26, 2003— Oce, a leading provider of production-class printing solutions, today announced the official market launch and general availability of the new Océ VarioPrint 5000 family, the first cut-sheet digital printing and publishing solutions that deliver production-class advantages to corporate and commercial work centers. As more companies are turning to seamless workflow in these environments for greater efficiency and faster turnaround, the new Océ VarioPrint cut-sheet digital print solutions are engineered to be an integral part of a true end-to-end document solution. As part of a complete solution, including Océ hardware, software, and professional services, the Océ VarioPrint 5000 family delivers the application versatility and cost-effective operation that define production-class performance. The solutions’ long-term durability, greater ease of use, and Océ’s best-in-class service result in rock-solid reliability that reduces the risk of downtime and keeps business running more smoothly. “With our new family of Océ VarioPrint 5000 cut-sheet solutions, customers in both corporate and commercial print work centers are strategically positioned to achieve greater performance and productivity across a wider range of jobs,” stated Carl Joachim, vice president of marketing for Océ Printing Systems USA, Inc. “With Océ’s PRISMA software solutions, Océ VarioPrint supports the full variety of workflows and applications that keep customers on the fast track. These benefits are underscored by an ongoing dividend over time—the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership.” Océ PRISMA is an architected family of workflow management software solutions that help multi-vendor print environments streamline document management to improve cost-effectiveness and shorten time to revenue. Océ PRISMA software automatically handles all of the data streams encountered by digital print operations, enhancing the inherent flexibility of the Océ VarioPrint 5000 to handle a wider variety of applications and more work. A key factor in staying competitive in today’s market is the ability to quickly react and adapt to change. With application versatility, multiple options, speed upgrades, and output choices such as MICR and CustomTone color toner, the Océ VarioPrint 5000 production-class digital print solution provides users with the broad flexibility to ensure their investment works today and tomorrow. Like all Océ digital solutions, the Océ VarioPrint 5000 family is designed for easy customization for long-term investment protection. Users can readily expand input and output capacity with selectable drawers and enable complete solutions with extensive finishing options like high capacity stacking, and stitching, all of which allows today’s print operations to make the most of their digital assets. The versatile capabilities of the new Océ VarioPrint 5000 comprise an all-in-one investment that can be used by more people more often for more purposes. Providing the flexible production tools today’s corporate and commercial print operations require, the Océ VarioPrint 5000 solutions support a wide range of substrates and application types including labels, tabs, forms, checks, lightweight and glossy stock, and ledger-size forms with highlight color and multiple image resolutions. The solutions also support diverse page description languages and come equipped with multiple interfaces. The Océ VarioPrint 5000 product line is distinguished by high output speeds that enable faster job turnaround and uninterrupted printing, so users get more done in less time to improve customer service and streamline business processes. The initial product family is comprised of the 108 images-per-minute Océ VarioPrint 5115, and the 155 images-per-minute Océ VarioPrint 5160.