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New Océ VarioStream 9710 Digital Printer Delivers "Beyond the Ordinary" Results

Press release from the issuing company

September 10, 2007 - CHICAGO - Océ, a global leader in digital document management and delivery, announces the expansion of the Océ VarioStream 9000 digital printing platform with the introduction of a new higher speed system. Producing quality monochrome output at production speed, the Océ VarioStream 9710 runs at 1,515 images per minute (347 feet) translating to a powerful duty cycle of 43 million impressions per month, making it the fastest toner-based black and white duplex printing system. The latest member of the Océ VarioStream 9000 family boosts print productivity by up to 80 percent.
"The Océ VarioStream 9710 represents another breakthrough for our Océ VarioStream 9000 platform in image quality, reliability, speed and productivity to take our customers beyond the ordinary," said Jan Dix, Executive Vice President of Océ Digital Document Systems. "Our customers can accept no compromises when it comes to quality, and now they can deliver premium output much faster. As a result, they can be more successful and competitive in meeting their own customers' needs."
With this new high-speed system, print providers can drive even more value from their Océ VarioStream 9000 investment. Installed Océ VarioStream 9000 customers can upgrade to the high-speed Océ VarioStream 9710 version, demonstrating the Océ commitment to investment protection and meeting customer needs over the long term.
No matter what the application - from credit-card statements to the plethora of print communications in public administration - the Océ VarioStream 9710 system delivers groundbreaking speed, efficiency and reliability. Faster turnaround for digital textbooks, letters, statements and other jobs helps print for pay operations deliver better service to their customers. Commercial printers can now complete jobs faster, enabling them to take on more capacity and generate more revenue. In addition, service bureaus, print service providers and in-house print rooms gain high speed and outstanding quality for monochrome transpromo, graphic arts, direct mail, transaction statements and other applications. At GRAPH EXPO, the largest trade show featuring the latest products serving the Graphic Arts market, the Océ VarioStream 9710 system is printing a three-up 6" x 9" book and a transpromotional application for the financial services industry.
The newest model maintains the versatility of the Océ VarioStream 9000 platform through its interoperability, finishing flexibility and support for a range of applications. Incorporating the Océ Job Appropriate Color approach, the VarioStream 9000 family now offers print speeds from 852 ipm to 1,515 ipm, along with models that offer 2/2, 3/3 and full color. Customers benefit from the unique Océ Job Appropriate Color strategy through the best balance of color cost and speed for each job. The Océ VarioStream 9710 can also be field-upgraded with Océ CustomTone toner for two or three color printing.
For maximum flexibility, the Océ VarioStream 9710 system can print on almost any stock, from very light weight media to newspaper to heavy and glossy paper. Océ GraphicArts mode is available at regular speeds for increased graphic quality. Océ PRISMA? workflow software complements the Océ VarioStream 9000 platform with capabilities for pre-press, document design, interoperability, job management and more.
The Océ VarioStream 9710 system is due to begin shipping in the first half of 2008.