Expressing Digital Technology
The Liberty 7122 digital printing system provides a print width of 2.13 inches, while offering crisp character definition at high print speeds to 1,000 fpm at a resolution of 120 by 120 dpi. The Liberty 7122 is suitable for binderies, mailing and fulfillment houses, and commercial printers.
Xeikon (www.xeikon.com) displayed the DCP 320 D, a cost-effective production press featuring One-Pass Duplex technology, and IntelliStream 3.5, a new version of its workflow solution for producing digital color printing. Operating at a speed of 130 pages per minute, the DCP 320 D is suitable for print-on-demand applications. The unit comes with a large roll unwinder from Roll Systems for maximum productivity.
Xeikon offers the DCP 320 D with IntelliStream 3.5, a front-end system that includes real-time print queue management and an easy to use drag-and-drop operation that alters stages of the print job, such as priority and run lengths. The upgrade also features complete job ticket based workflow management, including previewing imposition and job status tracking.
The final entry in our snapshot, Xerox Corp. (www.xerox.com) offered the DocuColor iGen3 digital production press and unveiled a panoply of solutions and services designed to drive growth in the high-end printing business. The Xerox exhibit also featured new book publishing solutions and advanced software for its DocuTech production printers.
These offerings "help commercial printers and graphic arts service providers make more money," says Ursula Burns, president of Xerox document systems and solutions group. Xerox designed the iGen3 Digital Production Press for high-volume, short-run, full-color, on-demand and personalized printing. The iGen3 produces 6,000 impressions per hour and handles a wide array of stocks and sheet sizes at rated speeds.