took home honors during the Green Printing in China 2011 Green Awards
held on Sept. 2 at the China Science and Technology Hall in Beijing. At the
ceremony, the KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press Platform received a “Green Equipment
Award” for its impressive environmental attributes including water-based ink,
long-lasting printhead, and print on-demand option.
Sponsored by the largest printing
technology research institute in China, the China Academy of Printing
Technology, and the media group Keyin.cn,the Green Printing in China 2011
Green Awards are given to companies at the discretion of a panel of
Printing in China 2011 Green Awards featured eight major categories
including, “Green Elite,” “Green Supplies,” “Green Printing,” “Green Equipment,”
“Green Company,” “Special Recommendation,” “Most Popular in Internet,” and
“Green Promotion.” Kodak was one of ten companies that received an award in the
“Green Equipment” category, demonstrating the company’s continued commitment to
improving sustainability in the printing industry.
PROSPER 1000 Press Platform was selected for the “Green Equipment Award”
based on the following criteria:
KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press delivers high quality results using water-based ink.
In fact, KODAK PROSPER Press Solutions use proprietary micro-milled pigment
inks that provide outstanding permanence. With Kodak’s revolutionary Stream
Inkjet Technology, the KODAK PROSPER Press Platform also recycles up to 95
percent of this ink in a continuous loop.
KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press reduces a printer’s need for maintenance by using a
long-lasting printhead that can be refurbished rather than replaced.
The KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press printhead is very durable and can be used up to 1,000
hours. While most printheads need to be replaced, Kodak printheads can be
refurbished and offer a re-use rate as high as 95 percent.
KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press provides a sustainable business model based on print
on-demand features. With the ability to print on-demand,
publishers can reduce both waste and inventory levels associated with printing
quantities that are too large.
The award-winning KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press Platform can print a variety
of applications and offers a low total cost of ownership for run lengths up to
monthly page volumes of 90 million, the KODAK PROSPER 1000 PRESS is ideal for
the book publishing industry and helps publishers enhance both supply chain
efficiency as well as profitability.
“Printers are always looking for ways to
lessen their environmental impact and fortunately, the KODAK PROSPER Inkjet
Printing System serves as a great example of Kodak’s commitment to developing
products with more sustainable solutions. The KODAK PROSPER Press Platform
delivers offset class productivity and increased efficiency to help meet the
needs of printers. Kodak is a company focused on improving the
environmental attributes of its entire portfolio and we are
honored to be among the recipients recognized for the Green Awards,” said Lois
Lebegue, Vice-President of Commercial &
Consumer Sales, Asia Pacific, Eastman Kodak Company.
part of the activities associated with the Green Development Forum, the Green Printing in China 2011 Green Awards
ceremony was organized in response to China’s growing movement toward greener
To view a series of videos on the KODAK
PROSPER Platform, please visit http://bit.ly/PROSPERPress.
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