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Nipson Introduces New Technology And Expands Global Reach In China

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(Beijing, China) May 11, 2005 – Nipson is further expanding into the Chinese market with new technologies and a partnership announcement at China Print ’05, held from May 11-15th, Hall 8, stand 8A018 in Beijing, China. For the first time in China, Nipson is featuring the latest generation VaryPress 200 and its compact label, proofing and short production runs printer, the Nipson 1865. Attendees can see operational demonstrations of Nipson’s technology and the flexibility, high speed, and print quality it brings to a wide range of applications in transactional, direct mail, forms and labels, and book on demand printing markets. Nipson is also announcing a partnership with Syntax as its distributor for the China marketplace. The agreement expands Syntax’s product portfolio to offer Nipson’s high-speed, black and white digital printing systems from its headquarters in Beijing. Syntax is currently the largest distributor in China for HP Indigo products and has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, and Hong Kong. With over 100 employees and a highly experienced sales force, the distributor will provide full geographic coverage and service and maintenance assistance. Says Arie Levi, General Manager of the Asia Pacific for Nipson, “Our technology is ideal for the Chinese market which demands high volumes, flexibility, and cost effective operation. We are pleased to be displaying the very latest technology Nipson has to offer the market at China Print ’05. This new technology, combined with our new partnership agreement with Syntax, offers printers unique benefits in a wide range of applications.” Nipson’s Technology Advantages Nipson products feature the unique technology combination of magnetographic imaging and cold flash fusing, which combined produce razor-sharp output at full rated speeds on a wide range of stocks. These stocks include papers from light to heavy weights, synthetics, foils, labels, and carbonless materials. Initially introduced at Drupa in 2004, the Nipson VaryPress 200 produces over 500 sharp 600-dpi images per minute in 2-up simplex mode and operates at speeds of up to 70 m/min. The Nipson VaryPress 200 incorporates a new generation of magnetographic imaging technology, including newly designed write heads, an enhanced performance print drum, and a new toner formulation. The Nipson 1865 is ideal for proofing and short production runs. With its Variable Printing Resolution technology, the 1865 offers a wide range of dpi levels, which can be adjusted to the specific task at hand. A laser imaging system known for its reliability and low cost of operation, the Nipson 1865 provides variable data printing on paper, tag, and label substrates with a print width up to 43 cm. Adjustable heat settings further ensure the substrate is not affected and limit downtime.