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Kodak Recognizes Toppan Forms in Record-Breaking Achievement
Toppan Forms, an information solutions company and user of KODAK PROSPER Presses, achieved a major milestone when they returned a jetting module built with KODAK Stream Inkjet Technology for refurbishment after more than 34,000 hours of operation. This equates to printing non-stop for almost four years and printing enough A4 pages to reach the moon three times over. The KODAK inkjet head was installed in one of Toppan Forms’ KODAK PROSPER Presses in 2014. Will Mansfield, Director of Worldwide Product Marketing and Category Management for Kodak’s Enterprise Inkjet Systems, said, “Toppan Forms’ achievement speaks to their operational excellence as a print service provider of digitally produced print communication. It’s also a testament to the reliability of PROSPER Presses in the most demanding of print environments.” Toppan Forms has tripled their jetting module life over the past five years and their performance exceeds that of all other press installations wor
Kodak to Focus on Solutions for More Production Efficiency, Sustainability and Flexibility in Newspaper Printing at IFRA World Publishing Expo 2019
At the upcoming IFRA World Publishing Expo, October 8 and 9, 2019, Berlin, Germany, Kodak will underline its continued commitment to the newspaper industry. Kodak professional experts will attend Stand D.10 in Hall 21 to communicate the latest on advanced technologies for newspaper platemaking, sustainable plates and leading inkjet technology for digital newspaper production. The highlight among newspaper printing plates will be the new KODAK SONORA X-N Process Free Plate, which provides significantly longer run lengths, better stability and faster imaging speeds compared to the predecessor generation. Process free plates are growing in popularity among newspaper and coldset printers because they combine excellent newspaper print quality with environmental and cost benefits. The SONORA X-N Plate completely eliminates processing equipment and chemistry, helping newspapers save water, energy and floorspace. The Kodak team will also be answering questions about
The Technology Inside the KODAK PROSPER Press Pigment Inks
What if you could achieve wider color gamut, offer a broader range of substrates for inkjet printing, and have environmentally-friendly state-of-the art ink development, all delivered at a reasonable cost? You can with aqueous nano-particulate inks and dispersions from Kodak. A pioneer in inkjet technology, Kodak brings years of experience and market-proven expertise to the development and commercialization of these products. Kodak formulates, develops and manufactures high-performance inks and dispersions that are ideal for use across a wide range of processes and applications. The cutting-edge materials science inside the KODAK PROSPER Press Pigment Inks is just the latest example of over 100 years of researching, inventing, engineering, and manufacturing imaging materials. The company leveraged three interrelated core competencies to fine tune the world’s most advanced pigment inkjet inks for the PROSPER Presses: Micromedia milling materials