Based on 2009 placement data provided by InfoTrends, Océ leads the market with a 26 percent share in the production color continuous feed market segment, including inkjet- and toner-based technologies, in the combined U.S. and Western European geographies.
The Océ JetStream family of inkjet systems has joined the toner-based Océ ColorStream line to create a full range of continuous feed color solutions. More than 20 orders for the latest product, the Océ JetStream 1000, have been received worldwide in the first quarter of 2010.
With the flexible capabilities of the systems, Océ enables the adoption of high-volume digital color printing for transaction documents, TransPromo, direct mail, books, manuals and newspapers. Since the first installations of Océ JetStream and Océ ColorStream systems in 2008, Océ has steadily built market momentum.
“Today’s business reality shows that we practice what we promised 18 months ago,” according to Sebastian Landesberger, executive vice president, Océ Production Printing. “The demand for digital color applications continues to accelerate, and Océ is committed to helping our customers gain every advantage in pursuing color business opportunities. As the success of our continuous feed systems indicates, Océ remains on target with the wide range of color solutions we are bringing to market.”
Océ ink and toner technologies are helping accelerate the transition from offset to digital printing, providing significant business and profit potential for digital print operations.