Océ and manroland present world’s first total digital solution at digi:media 2011
(Press Release) Venlo, The Netherlands, 23 March 2011 - Océ, an international leader in digital document management and delivery, today announces that Océ and its strategic partner manroland are to exhibit together for the first time at digi:media, the innovative forum for the entire digital process chain. The exhibition will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 7 until 9 April. Both companies will be joined by manroland's subsidiary company ppi Media.
The print value adding chain is changing
Developments such as crossmedia, apps, content management, workflow and software systems are increasingly becoming part of the production process. Hybrid print products with offset and digital printing elements are opening up new marketing channels. This requires complete digital printing solutions, and Océ and manroland are the first in the market to offer these, with digital and offset printing joining forces. The services provided by the partners range from business consulting through to implementation and ongoing support of the entire production cycle. These contain a combination of print and data management, workflows, digital and offset printing, plus finishing and logistics. Customers benefit from individualized solutions along the entire value adding chain in industrial-scale printing.
World's first total digital solution for high-performance printing
With the aid of interactive and multimedia presentations, visitors to the Océ, manroland and ppi Media stand can experience digital product innovations. This will focus on the world's first total digital solution from Océ and manroland, which features the networking of digital and offset workflows plus the system components for digital printing developed and integrated by manroland (e.g. format-variable fold), along with logistics solutions. The results of this development work are products from the publications and commercial printing sectors that will make the benefits of the new digital printing dimension plain to the show visitors. The presentation will focus on the advantages and synergies of digital and offset printing and demonstrate the intelligent combination of highest quality with maximum individuality. New system solutions for trouble-free digital handling of ads as well as editorial content in print, online and mobile emphasize the groundbreaking core expertise of ppi Media. One of the highlights: Apps in newspaper production.
Océ is one of the leading providers of document management and printing for professionals. The Océ offering includes office printing and copying systems, high speed digital production printers and wide format printing systems for both technical documentation and color display graphics. Océ is also a foremost supplier of document management outsourcing. Many of the Fortune Global 500 companies and leading commercial printers are Océ customers. The company was founded in 1877. With headquarters in Venlo, The Netherlands, Océ is active in over 100 countries and employs more than 20,000 people worldwide. Total revenues in financial 2010 amounted to approximately €2.7 billion. Océ is listed on Euronext in Amsterdam. For more information visit www.oce.com.
Océ and Canon: Stronger together
In 2010 Océ joined the Canon Group of companies with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, to create the global leader in the printing industry. Canon develops, manufactures and markets a growing line-up of copying machines, printers, cameras, optical and other products that meet a diverse range of customer needs. The Canon Group comprises over 197,000 employees worldwide. Global net sales in 2010 were more than USD 45 billion. For more information visit www.canon.com.