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Oakmead Printing Achieves Increased Efficiency with KODAK DIRECTPRESS 5634 DI System

Press release from the issuing company

ROCHESTER, N.Y. October 12-- Oakmead Printing, Inc., also known as 2DirectPress.com, in Sunnyvale, Calif., saves time, money and space with its recently installed KODAK DIRECTPRESS 5634 DI System. The increased efficiency gives the company a competitive edge and allows the printer to pass cost savings to its customers. Tony Ngo, originally from Burma and owner of Oakmead Printing, Inc., looked at DI (Direct Imaging) technology for years without finding the level of quality he wanted--until he discovered the DIRECTPRESS 5634 DI system. "With the DIRECTPRESS 5634 DI system, I have no reservations about the quality of printing I am selling to my customers," said Ngo. "The quick set up gives us the ability to offer our customers shorter run lengths with a faster turnaround." Before installing the DIRECTPRESS 5634 DI system, Oakmead printed four-color jobs on two-color presses, causing jobs to move at a much slower pace. "Now we are a more competitive company because we can complete jobs quicker than shops with conventional presses where the set up time is much longer," said Ngo. "The DIRECTPRESS 5634 DI system saves 15 to 20 minutes off of the set up time alone. I have actually compared the DIRECTPRESS 5634 DI system with my conventional press by running the same job on both simultaneously. When the job on the DIRECTPRESS 5634 DI system is done, my conventional press is still setting up and printing." The DIRECTPRESS 5634 DI system combines industry-leading image quality with the simplicity and automation of a Direct Imaging press. Combined with all the essential workflow, service and support components necessary for successful implementation of short run color printing, the DIRECTPRESS 5634 DI system provides outstanding detail and solid coverage, while supporting 16-micron dot diameters for 300 line AM, stochastic and hybrid screening. Founded in 1985, Oakmead Printing, Inc. is a full-service printing company specializing in color offset and digital printing. Oakmead has received the prestigious ValueStar Certified awards, which acknowledge high customer satisfaction ratings results based on an independent study performed by the Public Research Institute of San Francisco State University.