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Integrated hybrid digital
Hybrid printing is a hot topic in the printing and printed packaging industries, but its definition tends to change slightly depending on who you are talking to. Some printshops profess to offer hybrid printing since they have both digital and analog technologies under one roof. The technologies are not integrated but are leveraged independently or sequentially through the print workflow. Other printshops leverage hybrid presses which are designed as standalone solutions with no integration of existing analog equipment. However, there is a third option that is proving more and more popular with printers and converters adopting hybrid printing: integrating a digital solution that can match quality and printing speeds onto existing conventional equipment. This allows for a customized hybrid solution that are 100 percent tailored to the printing operation’s needs and breathes new life into their equipment without having to make a major financial investment. Integrating
PROSPER S5 System helps drive growth in direct mail business
Production powerhouse continues to expand Founded in 1980, Kyoritsu Printing is a general printing company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. With eight production sites, the company caters to high volume orders and a variety of printing needs from clients across Japan, from web and sheet-fed printing to direct mail processing and bookmaking. Kyoritsu Printing boasts the largest scale in Japan for web printing with a total of 34 web presses, and is capable of handling orders for millions of pieces. Its overwhelming capacity has established Kyoritsu Printing as a production powerhouse, and has greatly contributed to its growth. Five lines of printers are equipped with a total of nine PROSPER S5 units In 2017, the company’s new Information Logistics Output Center came on-line. This high-security factory is dedicated to producing direct mail, and features production lines integrated with a variety of equipment that automates the pr
10,000 dong and a dream – printing lottery tickets in Vietnam with KODAK PROSPER S-Series Imprinting!
We all love the idea of winning something – whether from a raffle, a lottery ticket or while playing games. When it comes to lottery tickets, do you ever think about the printing technologies that are used to produce the tickets? Kodak inkjet printing solutions are key to producing many of the lottery tickets sold around the world. In Vietnam, where the lotteries are run by the country’s 63 provincial governments, Kodak’s dealer Techpro is helping to introduce new lottery games and a more efficient production process to the country using KODAK PROSPER S5 Imprinting Solutions. The process begins with blank sheets of tickets printed utilizing offset printing technology. The offset pre-print gets imprinted with variable content using PROSPER S5 Imprinting Solutions mounted on a custom designed sheet-fed transport capable of producing more than 80 million tickets per month over a 2-shift operation. Around 250 million lottery tickets are produced each month for the Ho Chi Minh pr