Heidelberg’s Prinect Business Manager (PBM) is an MIS solution that supports all steps from estimating through job handling to invoicing and follow-up job costing, enabling companies to structure their administration and sales more efficiently and to optimize their processes. PBM requests production specific details and guides the user through the costing process. It covers all areas, from prepress to press to postpress, and offers networked communication between all areas, forming the basis for a standardized database.
The HP Indigo 7600 Digital Press is a sheet-fed press that prints up to 160 ppm in Enhanced Productivity Mode. It offers high-value print effects, including raised print, textured embossing or debossing, and digital watermarking. The wide color gamut offered by light black, cyan, and magenta inks enhance the quality for professional photographic printing and white ink permits printing on media such as transparencies, dark, and metallic substrates. New automation features reduce operator intervention and increase uptime.
The Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106 operates at speeds of up to 18,000 sheets per hour in both straight and perfecting modes. It processes substrates up to 1.0 mm (0.039 inch) thick (in perfecting mode, up to 0.8 mm/0.031 inch thick). The 75x106 cm (29.53x41.73-inch) sheet format provides a maximum print format of 74 x 105 cm (29.13x41.34 inches). The press features ink presettings, simultaneous plate changing with AutoPlate XL, and Prinect Inpress Control. It can also be fitted with an integrated inkjet device from Inkdustry.
The Océ JetStream 5500 full-color inkjet press is the ideal solution for book, newspaper, and transaction printing. For example, trade books in the 6x9-inch format can be printed 4-up, reducing the cost per book. The system produces 5,140 A4 ipm on a 30-inch-wide web. Using the Océ DigiDot inkjet drop-on-demand and multilevel technology, an image quality of 600x480 dpi is produced at 254 meters per minute (m/min). Moreover, the premium 1200 dpi perceived image quality is produced at 200 m/min.
Roland DGA’s Soljet Pro 4 XR-640 combines integrated print/cut technology with a new print head design, accelerated print speeds, and reformulated Eco-Sol MAX 2 inks in nine colors, including white, metallic silver, and light black. The 64-inch Pro 4 is purpose built for production printing with a dual inline and mirrored print head configuration that yields a maximum print speed of 528 sq.ft./hr. Features include an automated ink circulation system, a three-stage heater, optional dryer unit, and a built-in take-up system that handles media rolls up to 88 pounds.
Rhin-O-Tuff’s Onyx Series includes high quality paper punching and book binding equipment with outstanding qualities for reliability and durability. Onyx Series punch and bind modules are available for comb, coil, wire, and spiral binding. Rhin-O-Tuff’s new Quietized Die technology reduces noise levels by over 25 percent. Dedicated to being green, more than 98 percent of the company’s equipment is recyclable and energy and power efficient. All Rhin-O-Tuff solutions are manufactured in the USA in Boise, ID.