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Kodak celebrates 21st anniversary of Thermal CTP and signs 21,000th customer

Press release from the issuing company

Poland's KARTON-PAK S.A. orders second CTP VLF Kodak Platesetter at drupa 2016

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY, – Today Kodak celebrated 21 years of thermal imaging technology and its 21,000th computer-to-plate (CTP) sale at drupa 2016. The company honored KARTON-PAK S.A. of Poland who chose KODAK MAGNUS VLF Q2400 Platesetter and KODAK SQUARESPOT Imaging Technology to give its customers a higher level of stability, accuracy and reliability within its operations.

"Thermal CTP is a major part of Kodak's rich history in imaging and a primary building block of our graphic communications business today," said Nathanael Eijbersen, WW Product Manager, Output Devices, Kodak. "The announcement of the 21,000th shipment at drupa, where it all began 21 years ago, speaks to the quality and popularity of one of our keystone technologies. We are truly pleased to celebrate this milestone with KARTON-PAK, a company who can use our system to grow and thrive."

KARTON-PAK S.A. is an expert in packaging production for the food industry with a highly specialized facility. The company has a laboratory for microbiological testing to meet the highest level of safety standards for food packaging. KARTON-PAK also uses ELECTRA XD Plates combined with the Kodak 400 xLo Chemistry System to significantly lower chemistry consumption, reduce operating costs and maximize productivity.

"We pride ourselves in keeping pace with the latest technology by investing in the latest and best-in-class machines," said KARTON-PAK President's Jerzy Sarama. "Working with our Kodak Channel Partner ZINART we've delivered the highest quality products in packaging for our customers with Kodak platesetters and plates."

A celebration of the KARTON-PAK expanded relationship and the anniversary of the CTP invention will be held at Kodak Quarter (Hall 5, Stand F09) at drupa 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany on June 3.


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