The industry’s widest range of products and solutions.
Latest Blogs and Press Releases
Announcing the Winners of the 2019 SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award
Kodak, a global leader in developing sustainable printing solutions, awarded 52 printers from around the world, a record number, the 2019 SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award. The program, now in its seventh year, celebrates printers who are leaders in adopting sustainable practices that benefit the environment, their business and their customers. Since the launch of the SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award program in 2013, the number of award applications has grown alongside the industry’s embrace of sustainable solutions. Kodak is pleased to announce that the 2019 SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award program now recognizes more than one winner per region, reflecting increased geographic diversity in the applications. In addition to integrating KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates into their operations, each of the 52 companies demonstrated an ongoing commitment to investing in sustainable business practices. The winners were judged on a range of criteria by Kodak’s Health Sa
Eckenfelder goes digital with a KODAK NEXFINITY Press
When the end of the year is fast approaching and millions of new calendars are purchased, given as a gift and hung on the wall, be it by businesses or private individuals, the critical production phase has already been over at Eckenfelder GmbH & Co. KG for several weeks. This family owned firm in Hörselberg-Hainich – in the geographical center of Germany – employs 52 people dedicated to the development and end-to-end production of wall and desk calendars and notebooks. From photography, design and layout through printing to finishing, all essential steps take place under one roof. The Eckenfelder portfolio comprises around 170 different calendar products in numerous shapes and sizes as well as about 100 types of notebooks with a very wide choice of colors, cover materials and enhancement options. These products are sold through promotional item and stationery wholesalers to customers in industry, commerce and the service sector. Digital transformation in calendar p
KODAK SONORA X Process Free Plates Reap Immediate Benefits for Inserts East
Inserts East, located in New Jersey, is a family-owned and operated commercial printing company specializing in printing newspaper and direct mail advertising inserts. The company works with some of the largest retail corporations, both regionally and nationally, that serve the grocery and food industry, furniture and bedding markets, sporting goods, drug stores, arts and crafts, auto, consumer electronics, and more. One of its largest customers, a regional grocery store chain out of the Northeast, requires high volumes that can run up to six million impressions for its weekly flyers with multiple versions on tight deadlines. Besides accommodating the need for both short and long run lengths, Inserts East provides customers with a range of paper stocks, from the lightest newsprint to heavy coated sheets, while providing around-the-clock production coverage powered by nine heatset press lines, which print copy ranging from 9” to a 50” web size. For many y