ROCHESTER, N.Y., September 17 --
OEC Graphics, a multi-facility, full-service flexographic
prepress provider, recently installed a KODAK FLEXCEL NX Wide System, marking a
significant milestone for Kodak with the 300th installation since
the FLEXCEL NX System was launched just five years ago.
With a uniquely different
technology approach to digital flexo platemaking, Kodak introduced the FLEXCEL
NX System at drupa 2008—sparking a period of intense innovation in the flexo
prepress industry. The FLEXCEL NX System has driven step-change in
flexography, bringing new levels of efficiency, consistency and quality to
flexo printing, and has been recognized with multiple industry technology
“The FLEXCEL NX System has
been on our radar for a very long time,” commented Jeff Schloesser, President,
OEC Graphics. “The performance of the system across the industry has been
impressive and ultimately it was an easy decision for OEC to invest in this
next level of superior plate production. Kodak’s full portfolio and recent
transformation into a technology company with a strong focus on our industry
makes it an excellent strategic partner for OEC Graphics.”
OEC Graphics services a
wide variety of markets and will position its FLEXCEL NX Plate offering as an option for
all its clients to elevate print quality, reduce press downtime and ink
consumption, and increase press speeds. As a company well known for innovation,
OEC Graphics will use the technology to develop differentiated offerings for
both its brand and printer clients.
“As a company we are proud
of our technology, and humbled by the rapid industry adoption of FLEXCEL NX
System,” said Kuty Paperny, Marketing Director, Flexo Packaging Solutions,
Kodak. “None of this would be possible without strong customer relationships. We
are delighted to enter into this partnership with OEC Graphics as we celebrate
this important milestone.”
The FLEXCEL NX System is
the cornerstone of Kodak’s industry-leading portfolio of flexographic
solutions, designed to help customers print better and print smarter. To learn
more about the KODAK FLEXCEL NX System, please visit www.kodak.com/go/flexcelnx.
Kodak has transformed into a technology company
focused on imaging for business. Kodak serves customers with disruptive
technologies and breakthrough solutions for the product goods packaging, graphic
communications and functional printing industries. The company also offers
leading products and services in Entertainment Imaging and Commercial Films.
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