Presstek (Booth 2600) is demonstrating its mid-range CTP offering, the Dimension Pro 400. The base unit is semi-automated, and it also available with an optional automated plate loading system. Like the Compass it supports Presstek’s chemistry-free Aurora Pro and Anthem Pro as well as Aeon and other 830 nm plates and is available in four-and eight-page configurations.
Dimension Pro 400
From Presstek, Inc.
- Product From The Printers Shopper
The Printers Shopper is helping introduce a first of its kind plate production system that brings real Computer-to-Plate affordability to small and mid-size print shops. The polyester-based plates can be imaged with an Epson Inkjet printer that many shop owners may already have, making the moving to this chemical-free
- Product From Glunz & Jensen Inc.
Glunz & Jensen will introduce the fastest plate processor on the market for the fastest and most compact CTP lines for newspapers ever…the HDX NewsSpeed.
Glunz & Jensen has developed a fully integrated plate processing solution to meet the demand from the fastest newspaper CtP setters offered in the market. This makes the Glunz & Jensen HDX NewsSpeed the perfect plate processing solution for the CTP³ VMAX 400.
- Product From Screen (USA)
Screen Europe announces the launch of the PlateRite FX870IIE, a new "entry level" version of its PlateRite FX870II thermal CtP engine specifically designed for print service providers looking to enter the growing sticker and label printing markets. Combining production-level plate throughput with imaging resolutions up to 4,800dpi, the PlateRite FX870IIE addresses the industry need for high-quality flexo/letterpress print output but at a reduced cost of ownership.
- Product From Screen (USA)
The Media and Precision Technology Company (President: Katsuhiko Aoki) of Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Kyoto, Japan) is proud to announce its development of the PlateRite FX870IIE, an entry-level model based on the PlateRite FX870II thermal CtP recorder for flexo and letterpress printing. Worldwide sales of the PlateRite FX870IIE will commence in May 2013, starting in Japan.
- Product From Esko, Packaging & Commercial Print
Esko has announced a new addition to its market-leading family of CDI flexo plate imagers with the introduction of the CDI Spark 2420. This new, compact system incorporates the quality and performance for which Esko's CDI family is renowned. The CDI Spark 2420 is designed for narrow web label converters and combines a different image size with greater plate material flexibility. The new CDI Spark 2420 is thus perfectly positioned to capture business opportunities in the growing tag and label market.
- Product From Eastman Kodak Company
Kodak (Booth 1221) is offering commercial and packaging printers a new offset CTP option for their large-format printing that delivers stable and accurate imaging—the KODAK TRENDSETTER 1600 Platesetter. Available worldwide, the new TRENDSETTER 1600 Platesetter is designed to help printers reach greater productivity while reducing their overall capital investment.
- Product From Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM), Inc
Mitsubishi’s Violet DigiPlate, a chem-free polyester- and paper-based offset printing plate, employs a polymer cross-linking technology that creates the image area without any chemicals, requiring only water for rinsing. The Violet DigiPlate resembles a typical metal plate with a gray background and a clearly visible blue image area, allowing for easy plate inspection prior to mounting and while on the press. Violet DigiPlate CTP is a chem-free solution that offers the offset quality and affordability of Mitsubishi Imaging’s premium Silver DigiPlate.
- Product From Kimoto Tech, Inc.
Kimosetter 410 is a desktop CTP solution which enables to image GTO offset plates. The plates with a size up to 16" x 20" (410 x 510mm), imaged with a thermaltransfer system are toner and chemical free.
- Product From Agfa Graphics
The :Azura CX125 COU, Agfa Graphics’ newest clean-out unit now brings its industry-leading :Azura TS chemistry-free thermal plates also to high-volume users. This new system yields additional 60% reduction in gum consumption as compared to the known and worldwide adopted :Azura standard.
- Product From ECRM Imaging Systems
ECRM’s Nautilus 8 (Booth 2358) introduces the latest engineering advances in optical technology enabling commercial printers to produce the smallest and hardest dot on a plate. The result is high quality plate imaging with low operating cost and total cost of ownership. Nautilus 8 is available now through ECRM’s worldwide dealer network.