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Mutoh America, Inc. and Caldera Announce Smart Mac Package for North America

Press release from the issuing company

Las VegasSGIA Las Vegas will be the commercial launch of a new Mutoh printer + printing software package which will include a Caldera Mutoh Special Edition RIP solution. This new package for the American and Canadian market is aimed at offering a turnkey solution for sign and graphics houses that want to use Apple devices to control their print engines. Mac Users who purchase a new Mutoh ValueJet printer can choose between a RIP only or a RIP + pre-installed MacMinis configuration.

Built for speed, reliability and flexibility, the Caldera RIP represents the cutting edge of wide format production software. Incorporating key features such as automatic nesting (both true shape and regular), advanced tiling, ICC color support and task automation, Caldera is a powerful tool for print operators looking to achieve consistent color output and save ink and media on all their prints.

Mutoh Special Edition RIP solution is based on Caldera's VisualRIP+, an industry award winning solution for Print-and-Cut Workflow. It includes one print driver, one roll-cutter driver, APPE, CostProof and EasyMedia.

"Mutoh America is excited to partner with Caldera to offer a Macintosh RIP solution for our ValueJet line of printers", says Brian Phipps vice president and general manager of Mutoh America, Inc. "The full featured RIP will allow all Mac based users to simply and effectively drive the Mutoh printers and will expand our reach to the market place for complete RIP coverage on all platforms".

"We see more and more Mac platform users looking for a productive turnkey printing solution for the graphic arts" says Ben Amor, sales and operations manager for Caldera in North America. "This outstanding printing software package offers an alternative to PC solutions".


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