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Océ Extends Digital Color Offering for Production Professionals with New Creo Print Controller

Press release from the issuing company

September 10, 2007 - CHICAGO - Océ, a global leader in digital document management and delivery, announces that powerful Creo controller technology is now available for the popular Océ CS650 Pro full-color digital printer. Well known in graphic arts and variable data printing environments, the Creo print controller delivers the highest prepress performance to maximize productivity. Users gain a complete, versatile full-color solution that seamlessly integrates into existing workflows, ready to take on daily production challenges with ease.
"The Creo name is well respected among our customers, and with this new controller, we continue to bring them the best technology and most productive solutions to support their goals," said Eric de Goeijen, Vice President of Marketing, Océ North America, Inc., Corporate Printing Division.
"As adoption of variable data printing grows, our customers in graphic arts and in-house production centers now have a powerful combination that can meet their speed, color and quality requirements," added Guy Broadhurst, Senior Vice President, Product Marketing, Océ North America , Inc., Commercial Print Division.
As more production professionals discover higher profit margins with full-color variable data printing, the Océ CS650 Pro printer and Creo controller are a perfect match to augment graphic arts and corporate print production. The resulting workflow connectivity ensures tighter data integrity, smooth integration, precise color management, and full support of the complete range of CS650 Pro inline finishing configurations.
The Creo controller increases CS650 Pro printer productivity with standard features such as allowing ready-to-print files to be color corrected, imposed, and even page shifted, all without having to re-rip the file. In Graphic Arts applications where color editing is critical, Creo's Spot Color Editor easily works with the CS650's high-definition polymerized toner to deliver exceptional image quality and color results to meet branding standards and other requirements.
The Creo print controller drives the Océ CS650 Pro in variable data workflows with extremely fast RIP speeds and support for all leading industry formats for variable data. With this CS650 Pro system, users accelerate their process time through rip-while-printing functionality and numerous workflow automation features such as impositioning templates, virtual printers and hot folders.
The Creo controller will be available in North America in the fourth quarter and will be available later in Europe.