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Xeikon Launches Two New Digital Color Printing Presses

Press release from the issuing company

Today Xeikon launches two new digital colour printing presses: the Xeikon 4000 and the Xeikon 5000plus. With this, Xeikon completes its product family, following the launch of the Xeikon 6000 in September 2006 and is ready to approach the market with a fresh twist. During the launch event several customers will emphasise Xeikon’s solutions driven approach with a live demonstration of their applications. They will reveal and confirm Xeikon’s proven technology and excellent quality. The Xeikon family: mastering digital printing. The Xeikon 4000 - Embark in first class The new Xeikon 4000 system offers the most affordable opportunity to embark with Xeikon in digital color printing. With higher quality product specifications and with a very competitive market price, this digital press is exactly what professional printers need to get going. They can finally meet the increasingly demanding needs of their customers, and see their business potential enhanced in an effortless and cost-effective way. The new Xeikon 4000 allows printing on a wide array of substrates and formats of 50 cm wide. It boasts Xeikon’s unique One-Pass-Duplex technology, which minimizes total run time and produces perfect prints in a single pass. The Xeikon 4000 incorporates the X-800 DFE (Digital Front End) that combines extensive pre-press functionalities including a fast RIP with impressive variable data processing and collation capabilities. Furthermore the open, scalable and modular X-800 serves as an extra quality assurance tool. The Xeikon 4000 uses the unique Xeikon FA (form adapted) toner delivering outstanding print quality. Siegfried Trinker, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer adds: “More and more businesses want to step into digital printing, and they are right. The Xeikon 4000 is targeted exactly at those customers that are looking for a high class easy access opportunity to digital printing. The Xeikon 4000 is a top quality system and it is very affordable.” The Xeikon 5000plus - Legendary trendsetter The renowned Xeikon 5000 has been improved with numerous developments to make the Xeikon 5000plus continue to set the trend. This enhanced digital press incorporates Xeikon’s One-Pass-Duplex technology and DFE for high levels of productivity and quality. It also includes the Xeikon FA toner range for vibrant colors. The Xeikon 5000plus comes standard with a variable web input module, offering customers a unique format and substrate flexibility. The Xeikon 5000plus can be upgraded at the customer site to an unbeatable Xeikon 6000 whenever a customer feels ready to go for the best. The Xeikon 6000 - Proven outperformer Launched in September 2006, the Xeikon 6000 is at the head of the Xeikon family, outperforming competitive products in the market in every possible way. This fully featured digital press offers dazzling speeds of 160 pages per minute and a never seen level of productivity and reliability. The Xeikon 6000 duty cycle can reach up to 5 million equivalent A4/month in a 7 day per week operation. With Xeikon’s FA toner, DFE and variable web input module as standard, the Xeikon 6000 outperforms in color, quality, flexibility, variability, and productivity. The Xeikon 330 - Matchless label printing Completing the Xeikon family is the very successful Xeikon 330. It is designed for matchless label printing and special applications such as transfer printing. Together, these digital color printing presses form the Xeikon family, all designed and delivered to our customers to master digital printing. Siegfried Trinker concludes: “With the launch of the Xeikon systems family and the new Xeikon 4000 in particular, we are responding to a strong request from our customers and prospects to make the Xeikon concept available to a broader audience. From whatever perspective, this family of digital presses offers businesses with growth potential the most opportune solution. The company that enjoys a starting digital growth with a need to increase production capacity can appreciate the top quality and very affordable Xeikon 4000. The very high volume digital printer will be happy to find all the performance there is on the market compiled in the Xeikon 6000. The Xeikon 5000plus as an intermediate solution can be upgraded to a Xeikon 6000 any time at the customer’s location. This family of products has a blooming future ahead.”