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Xerox Digital Printing Technology Honored With Four Must See 'Ems / Worth-A-Look Awards at Graph Expo

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CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2007 -- Xerox Corporation's continued dedication to help print professionals profit using the right business model, the right workflow and the right technology earned the company two "Must See 'ems" awards, a "Worth-a-Look" award and an "Encore Must See 'ems" award at Graph Expo, the printing industry's largest annual exhibition in North America.
The "Must See 'ems" awards, sponsored by PrintCom Consulting Group, are given to the most unique, innovative and compelling products and services at the show.  Products and services are recognized based on an independent evaluation of competitive offerings.
"Xerox's technologies continue to impress. The company consistently delivers   innovative products and services that help their customers simplify their processes and grow their business," said Bill Lamparter, president, PrintCom Consulting Group.
"Must See 'ems" awards went to two Xerox products and solutions: the Xerox DocuColor 8000AP Digital Press and a technology demonstration of the VIPP PRO Publisher software. The Xerox Nuvera 100/120/144 EA Digital Production System was awarded a "Worth-a-Look" and the Xerox Nuvera 288 Digital Perfecting System was honored with an "Encore Must See 'ems."
 The awards are selected by a panel of 16 print industry consultants and non-vendor related program participants.
"These honors offer proof of our leadership in the graphic communications market, and our relentless focus on helping our customers develop new applications, become more productive and improve their bottom line," said Quincy Allen, president, Xerox Production Systems Group. "From our color and monochrome leadership to best-in-breed workflow offerings and the industry's most robust business development collection, Xerox offers its customers an unmatched combination of technological prowess, ease-of-use and value along with the right tools and workflow to propel their businesses."
Must See 'ems:
Xerox DocuColor 8000AP Digital Press
Building on the award-winning Xerox DocuColor 8000 Digital Press platform, the DocuColor 8000AP has an "All Weights" mode that sets the press to run at 80 pages per minute, regardless of paper stock, weight or type, up to 110 lb. cover (300 gsm). A "Single Weight" mode, which varies the print speed based on the paper stock, lets print providers achieve a glossier look and feel. The DocuColor 8000AP handles a wide range of media including coated and uncoated papers, transparencies and synthetic materials. It delivers unparalleled rated speed and adapts to individual job requirements, helping customers realize additional profits while maintaining exceptional image quality and color management options on every job.
VIPP PRO Publisher software technology demonstration
The Xerox VIPP PRO Publisher is the latest addition to the Xerox FreeFlow Variable Information Suite. The new Adobe InDesign plug-in was created to satisfy the design needs of the graphic community, while also producing premium print performance output using VIPP PRO. The Xerox VIPP PRO Publisher allows print providers to use the familiar, simple, graphic-rich InDesign software as the basis for adding variable text and images to documents such as postcards, statements and invoices, brochures and other customer communications. 
The Xerox VIPP PRO Publisher allows graphic designers to work in a familiar and sophisticated design program and realize performance benefits including exceptionally fast printing of VDP documents.
Xerox Nuvera 100/120/144 EA Digital Production System
The Xerox Nuvera EA Digital Production System delivers offset-quality images and reliability beyond the industry standard set by Xerox's DocuTech systems. With the highest resolution of any digital monochrome system on the market – 1200 dpi and 156 lpi – the Xerox Nuvera EA DPS uses innovative technology such as cyclone cleaning to remove excess dust, producing sharper detail and more realistic pictures.
The Xerox Nuvera EA platform uses Xerox's patented, chemically-grown EA Toner. Extremely small particles provide a smooth, consistent offset matte finish, finer lines, sharper text and halftones, and deeper solid blacks than traditional toner. Developed in Xerox research labs, EA Toner enables longer production runs, requires less energy to manufacture and generates less waste. The Nuvera EA system also offers broad substrate flexibility, including coated stock and a sheet enhancement module to automatically ensure the sheets of paper stack perfectly flat. The platform is also designed to meet the EPA's rigorous new ENERGY STAR requirements.
Encore Must See 'ems:
Xerox Nuvera 288 Digital Perfecting System
New tandem engine architecture makes the Xerox Nuvera 288 Digital Perfecting System run two-sided prints twice as fast – 288 impressions per minute – with image quality equivalent to offset printing standards, making it ideal for high-volume transactional printing and book publishing, especially scientific, technical and medical manuals. "Pass Through Programming" technology keeps one engine running even if the second is stopped, ensuring maximum productivity and uptime.
The award-winning Xerox offerings are on display in Xerox's booth No. 1219.