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Trumbull Printing Shaves Off Time and Costs with KODAK SONORA X-N Process Free Plates and GENERATION NEWS Platesetters
At Trumbull Printing in Connecticut, the end of the day is when things start to ramp up at the company’s 60,000 square foot state-of-the-art printing facility. That’s when Trumbull’s customers, who range from community and college newspapers to large business periodical publishers, having just finalized fresh news copy, start sending over their print-ready files. The clock begins ticking, and Trumbull's plant, which is set up to run around the clock, six days a week, kicks into high gear. Given the challenges of the publishing and printing industries, any edge the company can build into its operations to streamline costs while improving the print operation’s efficiency and output quality is a significant advantage. It’s an area Trumbull has focused on, especially in the past few years. Most recently, in 2018, the company installed a Quad Tech Register Guidance System with Multicam, which includes a series of cameras and motors installed throughout its large pres
KODAK SONORA X Process Free Plates Reap Immediate Benefits for Inserts East
Inserts East, located in New Jersey, is a family-owned and operated commercial printing company specializing in printing newspaper and direct mail advertising inserts. The company works with some of the largest retail corporations, both regionally and nationally, that serve the grocery and food industry, furniture and bedding markets, sporting goods, drug stores, arts and crafts, auto, consumer electronics, and more. One of its largest customers, a regional grocery store chain out of the Northeast, requires high volumes that can run up to six million impressions for its weekly flyers with multiple versions on tight deadlines. Besides accommodating the need for both short and long run lengths, Inserts East provides customers with a range of paper stocks, from the lightest newsprint to heavy coated sheets, while providing around-the-clock production coverage powered by nine heatset press lines, which print copy ranging from 9” to a 50” web size. For many y
It's not goodbye, only au revoir!
Sometimes even the most profitable relationships come to an end. We design our Kodak manufactured Computer to Plate (CTP) equipment to perform for the long run – often longer than the business need of its original owner. Perhaps the Kodak CTP device you bought accelerated your business and can no longer provide the capacity you now need. Perhaps you gained or lost a substantial account that drastically changed your capacity needs. The printing industry is highly dynamic and sometimes the needs of a business evolve enough that capital equipment needs to be divested – whether to be replaced with an upgrade or as part of overall capacity reduction. There are many reasons why you might judge the time is right to replace or sell your current Kodak CTP device. We're here to help you continue to maximise the value of the investment you've already made, no matter where your business is headed. Kodak demonstrates the confidence it has in its equipment and offers genero