DUSSELDORF, GERMANY, – Pareto-Print today became Kodak's biggest SONORA XP plate user worldwide by converting to the company's process free plates. Using 300,000m2 plates annually to produce high quality books and magazines, Pareto-Print, decided to opt for KODAK SONORA XP plates to ensure it stays at the forefront of technology while maximizing cost savings and print consistency.
"Pareto-Print prides itself on being one of the most high-tech and environmentally friendly Russian Print Service Providers, and Kodak Plates, CtP, Workflow and Service offering has enabled us to stay ahead of the competition," comments Pavel Arseniev, Pareto-Print CEO. "When NCL, Kodak's Distributor in Russia, introduced us to the various benefits of KODAK SONORA process free plates, we were immediately impressed – not only by the exceptional consistency it delivers, but also the improved productivity and cost savings it offers. With the amount of plates we use annually, these savings are huge!".
Ekaterina Makeicheva, General Manager of NCL Prepress Solutions in Russia, adds: "The close relationship we have enjoyed with Pareto-Print since 2009 has enabled us to ensure they get the most out of Kodak technology. The switch to KODAK SONORA XP plates will enable them to see even more economic and environmental benefits going forward.
Rich Rindo, Vice President and General Manager of Kodak Print Systems Division, concludes: "The continued adoption of SONORA Plates worldwide underscores our belief that process free plates are becoming the defacto industry standard. Kodak is leading the way with this, and we are predicting that 30% of our plate volumes will be process free by drupa 2019."