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KPG Donates Cutting Edge Graphic Arts Equipment to RIT

Press release from the issuing company

December 13, 2004 -- Kodak Polychrome Graphics (KPG) donated its latest proofing technology system to Rochester Institute of Technology's School of Print Media, world renowned as the leader in print media education. There will be a formal dedication during a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14. The event will be held in the Frank E. Gannett Building, Rm. 1150. KPG executives displayed the Kodak Approval NX Digital Color Imaging System at Graph Expo in Chicago. The equipment, using thermal imaging technology, produces digital halftone proofs faster than the current industry standard. "With industry leading technology such as the Kodak Approval NX System, we are better able to prepare our students for their futures in the graphic arts industry," says Patricia Sorce, chair of RIT's School of Print Media. "KPG has helped make it possible for us to provide such high quality education, and we are certainly grateful for that." "The rapid evolution of technology makes it necessary for students to have access to the latest developments in graphic arts equipment," explains Rick Mazur, KPG vice president of marketing. "By donating our latest technologies to universities, we enable students to use the same equipment they will likely encounter when they begin their careers."

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