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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
Attention SONORA Plate Customers! It’s Time to Apply for the 2019 SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award
If you use KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates, then you could be the next winner of the SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award. The award recognizes printers that are environmental leaders, taking extra steps to reduce their environmental impact and make the print industry more sustainable. Important change this year! We get so many impressive submissions that we’ve decided to make a change that will allow us to recognize more winners. Instead of giving the SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award to only one company per region, we will be giving an award to every customer that scores above a certain threshold. There will also be a Worldwide Winner that achieves the highest score. So if you’ve applied before and didn’t win, but you know you have strong sustainability initiatives, please apply again this year! Are you: Recycling Using vegetable-based inks and eco-friendly paper Monit
Three Kodak Customers Recognized at Premier Print Awards for Excellence in Printing
Three of Kodak’s customers claimed 147 awards at the Printing Industries of America’s Premier Print Awards printing.org/ppa annual competition, which recognizes the highest quality printed pieces in various categories from around the world. The awards gala, held on October 2nd in Chicago, followed the judging of 2,240 entries, where these high achieving Kodak customers were recognized across several categories, including Certificate of Merit, Award of Recognition, and in the Best of Category (The Benny). The winning Kodak customers, who provide printing services in the commercial and government sectors, took home an impressive 21 Benny Awards, 43 Award of Recognition and 83 Certificates of Merit. As part of their award-winning work, these printers deployed a range of Kodak technologies, including the KODAK NEXPRESS Platform, KODAK PRINERGY Workflow and Kodak CTPs: Accu-Print – Award of Recognition for S