ECRM Imaging Systems of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, today announced the sale and installation of their 1000th violet CTP platesetter in the newspaper marketplace. The MAKO NEWSmatic platesetters were sold via ECRM’s distribution partner, Southern Lithoplate (SLP), and was part of a 7-system purchase and installation agreement by SLP and Rust Communications of Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
In accordance with the purchase agreement, SLP has installed these platesetters at Rust production sites throughout the Midwest. Each system is generating high-quality pages using SLP Replica HSV Violet plates. Replica HSV Violet CTP plates combine wide-exposure latitude with consistent, durable printing that can yield 250,000 impressions (over 1,000,000 with post baking). Users benefit from less waste, and greater value is achieved in the make-ready stage due to outstanding ink and water balance on press.
“We are a proud member of the SLP CtP Alliance program,” notes Rick Black, ECRM President and CEO, “Since 1969, ECRM has been serving their clients with superior and cost-efficient printing solutions, yet I credit our successful longevity to our network of partners who continue to excel. Our partnership with SLP, an important and trusted newspaper supplier, has supported North America newspapers with quality, efficient, and easy-to-use publishing solutions for more than 20 years. They have successfully generated new momentum in innovative and cost efficient newspaper CtP installations. We are pleased to be a part of that”.
Mr. Black also reported that, “Globally, ECRM has installed more than 2000 violet CTP platesetters in both newspaper and commercial printing operations via their extensive worldwide distribution network”.
(For more information about ECRM, go to www.ecrm.com.)