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It's not goodbye, only au revoir!
Sometimes even the most profitable relationships come to an end. We design our Kodak manufactured Computer to Plate (CTP) equipment to perform for the long run – often longer than the business need of its original owner. Perhaps the Kodak CTP device you bought accelerated your business and can no longer provide the capacity you now need. Perhaps you gained or lost a substantial account that drastically changed your capacity needs. The printing industry is highly dynamic and sometimes the needs of a business evolve enough that capital equipment needs to be divested – whether to be replaced with an upgrade or as part of overall capacity reduction. There are many reasons why you might judge the time is right to replace or sell your current Kodak CTP device. We're here to help you continue to maximise the value of the investment you've already made, no matter where your business is headed. Kodak demonstrates the confidence it has in its equipment and offers genero
How important is an engine?
If you are on a boat on a fast moving river, having an engine would be critical to navigate your way around obstacles. In addition, having an engine allows to you to get to your desired destination. For a CTP device, the thermal head is like the engine, keeping your plate making operation going, straight, steady and fast enough to get print jobs out the door quickly. One key development on Kodak CTPs is the launch of the new Thermal Head 7 (TH7). This is our newest head type used in W-speed MAGNUS Q800, MAGNUS VLF, TRENDSETTER Q400 and TRENDSETTER Q800 Platesetters. Having TH7 allows us to retire the older Thermal Head 3 (TH3), which are used on Z-speed MAGNUS Q800 and MAGNUS VLF Platesetters. So think of this as an engine transplant on the CTP machine: out with the old and in with the new. Now that TH7 is available, Kodak will discontinue production of TH3. For existing TH3 customers, rest assured that Kodak service has this planned out to ensure
Park Printing Chooses KODAK NEXPRESS Press to Offer Customers Expanded Range of New Applications
Park Printing, a family owned full-service multi-color printer based in Minneapolis, has selected and installed a KODAK NEXPRESS Digital Press. In choosing the NEXPRESS Platform, Park Printing will be able to offer new applications and services to its commercial customers, ranging from special effects and other high-margin applications through the KODAK Fifth Imaging Unit solutions. “Park Printing has been family owned for over 50 years. We attribute our success to the trust that our customers have placed in us because of our commitment to be the most reliable, flexible and trusted partner that delivers exceptional print quality at a cost-effective price and within their deadline,” said Jeff Gray, VP of Operations at Park Printing. “We’re extremely pleased with our decision to integrate the NEXPRESS into our operations. It’s an incredible machine that provides us with the flexibility we need. We’ve been able to move a lot of our wide format work from our o