ECRM to Highlight Success of Violet CTP for Newspaper Publishers at Ifra India 2007
Press release from the issuing company
CHENNAI, INDIA -- August 30, 2007 -- ECRM today announced their plans to exhibit at the IFRA India 2007 tradeshow in September. Exhibiting in Booth #1.825, and represented by local distribution partner Kohli Graphic Systems, the company will be demonstrating the production value and benefits of violet CTP for the region's newspaper publishers. In their exhibit, ECRM will demonstrate their MAKO NEWS platesetter. Combined with a small footprint, an easy installation process, and a simple-operation approach, the MAKO NEWS enables newspaper publishers to quickly implement and benefit from violet CTP. IFRA India 2007 is being held at the Chennai Convention Centre from September 4th-6th in Chennai, India. For more information about ECRM and their offerings, go to www.ecrm.com.
"India is the world's largest democracy and home to the world's second-largest population (1.1 billion people). The Indian economy grew by an annual average of 7% over the last several years. "In terms of circulation, 17 of the world's TOP 100 newspapers are published in India," notes Ken Tucker, ECRM Area Sales Manager. "Over the last five years, the daily circulation of Indian newspapers has risen 33%, with a total circulation of nearly 80 million copies a day. During the same period, ad revenues from Indian newspaper publishers have grown by 108%. For publishers, Violet CTP represents a means to increased productivity and reliability. Standard performance characteristics are high-quality [now considered equivalent to thermal], simplified electronics, and higher imaging speeds, while helping users to realize dramatically reduced acquisition, maintenance, operational, and most of all, service costs."
ECRM has engineered this Violet CTP platesetter to provide the high-quality color production required by small and medium-sized newspaper publishers. The MAKO NEWS provides both flexible format and fast, easy operation. It accommodates the most popular range of web widths (up to a maximum format of 635mm x 960mm or 25.0" x 37.8"). Ideal for deadline-driven publishing environments, it's capable of producing over 78 Berliner plates per hour at 1200 dpi without complex load/unload cycles. The MAKO NEWS is targeted for most single-width newspaper presses such as those from Berliner and Goss. To provide added flexibility, the optics are designed to deliver eight resolutions from 1016 to 2540 dpi and three anamorphic resolution sets (1016 x 2032 dpi, 1200 x 2400 dpi, and 1270 x 2540 dpi).
WhatTheyThink is the global printing industry's leading independent media organization with both print and digital offerings, including WhatTheyThink.com, PrintingNews.com and WhatTheyThink magazine versioned with a Printing News and Wide-Format & Signage edition. Our mission is to provide cogent news and analysis about trends, technologies, operations, and events in all the markets that comprise today’s printing and sign industries including commercial, in-plant, mailing, finishing, sign, display, textile, industrial, finishing, labels, packaging, marketing technology, software and workflow.