May 23, 2007 -- alfaCTP has recently been awarded a FUJI violet plate dealership agreement for the Latin America market. NewsTech of Florida is handling all sales out of its Florida office. This bundling also offers Presteligence work flow, which combined provides the premier package for newspapers. ‘The quality of Fuji plates is the most esteemed by customers,” says Edward Ponzi, global manager.
alfaCTP is also expanding operations in India ahead of IFRA in Chennai. VisualDynamics has also concluded a dealer office with the same product portfolio.
‘You simply cannot beat the aggressive pricing and speed, and in India you are dealing with a cut throat market” said Joy Manchandra of Visual. “Here newspapers cannot afford solutions that are not tried and tested to high performance”. His largest client is Ajanta of Dehli, the largest export publisher now opting for CTP. Monotech is also a dealer of alfaCTP in Chennai, now reviewing a dozen newspapers who are upgrading to CTP. “In India there is no room for cross vendors, newspapers demand very high through put at very low cost. This solution offers it all” says TP Jain, whose largest client is Surya of STR Publications in Hydrabad. Several newspapers are also upgrading their editorial system and are looking at the alfaMedia software.
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