Archives by Tag 'Kodak'

Kodak announces two new NexPress products for drupa 2016

Last updated: Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Kodak is announcing two new products for the NexPress line at drupa.  The first is a refresh of the current SX model to the ZX. The second is a whole new NexPress platform, which is expected to be available in mid 2017.

Great Options for Larger Sheet Size Color Digital Presses

Last updated: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Image quality is always the first criterion when Printers are selecting a new digital press, because if you can’t sell the output it’s not a viable option.  But not far behind are factors including substrate flexibility, sheet size, productivity, reliability, service and costs (both capital and operating). Sheet size continues to be key factor in [...]

100+ PPM Digital Toner Presses on Display at Graph Expo 2015

Last updated: Thursday, November 5, 2015

In the market for a digital color press?  Looking for something fast, say 100 ppm or faster?  While there is a lot of buzz around inkjet the color digital presses that are selling today for high quality graphics applications are primarily toner-based. (I’m including Indigo’s ElectroInk in this group as well.)  The inkjet cutsheet presses [...]

Inkjet with Great Image Quality on Uncoated Offset Stock on Display at Graph Expo 2015

Last updated: Thursday, October 22, 2015

Color inkjet printing has made tremendous progress over the last several years.  Page volumes grew by 38% in 2014 and pages from high speed continuous form inkjet presses accounted for 45% of the total color production digital pages in North America. This growth has been in the areas of transactional statements, books, and direct mail. [...]

How You VDP and Workflow in 2015

Last updated: Wednesday, June 24, 2015

by Greg Cholmondeley, Workflow Practice Director, PODi and Caslon & Company A couple of weeks ago I asked people in the industry to share the VDP languages, workflow solutions and MIS solutions they use. It is always good to take a quick pulse of the industry and the results confirm much of what I already [...]

Kodak introduces the next generation of the Prosper inkjet press.

Last updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014

With 40 billion pages already produced on the Prosper platform (presses and inkjet heads), Will Mansfield, Director Worldwide Marketing for Inkjet Printing Solutions for Kodak announced the Prosper 6000 as the next generation in the Prosper line.  The Prosper 6000 is a “clean sheet” design and offers a number of improvements including faster speeds, new [...]

A Fresh Start for Kodak

Last updated: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Kodak’s new CEO, Jeff Clarke held a press conference in which he provided some of his thinking about Kodak going forward. In a way, he views Kodak as a start-up because it has a new CEO, a new board, and new investors. OK, they also have $2 billion in revenue and 8,800 employees so it’s [...]

Notable Workflow Management Seen at PRINT13

Last updated: Tuesday, October 1, 2013

There were far too many workflow solutions shown at PRINT to fit into a blog, so I’m going to break it apart into a couple of articles. In this first one, I’ll run through a few of the major workflow management products shown. These products can range from the very simple to the very complex [...]

What’s Kodak Up To? What I learned at GUA

Last updated: Thursday, May 2, 2013

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a few days of Kodak’s Graphic Users’ Association (GUA) conference in Atlanta. I had never been to one before and I arrived with three questions in the back of my mind: What is the GUA conference all about? What is Kodak’s strategy regarding the print industry as [...]

Tucker Castleberry Shares Workflow Automation Success

Last updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

PODi just published its first online workflow case study. In it, Seth Brown of Tucker Castleberry Printing in Atlanta discusses and demonstrates how they’ve altered and automated their workflows as they’ve blended digital production alongside their offset work. Anyone who watched March Madness is familiar with their work – they produced all the NCAA signage.