Kodak Unveils at drupa 2012 Intelligent Imaging Solutions that Drive Digital …

LISBON, Portugal, Mar 06, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) —
Kodak is a leader in the transformation of the print industry, offering
digital print solutions that help customers drive profitability and grow
their businesses. At drupa 2012, Kodak (Hall 5, F09-1) will demonstrate
its ongoing commitment to the industry and customers by unveiling ten
new digital solutions and more than 30 industry partners that enable
printers to offer customers new applications and improve operational
efficiencies.

“The industry has undergone dramatic change since the last drupa in
2008, and we’ve listened carefully to understand our customers’
challenges. Today, Kodak is delivering digital your way, solutions
tailored to help them deliver specifically what their clients need,”
noted Chris Payne, Director and Vice President Marketing, Commercial
Business. “Kodak’s portfolio of solutions and services optimize the
delivery of higher-value images for our print customers to better serve
their clients and grow their business. Come to the Kodak stand at drupa
and see how Kodak can make your business a success by giving you digital
your way.”

Highlights of Kodak’s presence at drupa:


New 1,000 fpm KODAK PROSPER 6000XL Press, a four-color press that
delivers monthly print volumes (MPV) of up to 160 million A4 pages.
Commercial print, direct mail and publishing customers benefit from
the industry’s fastest digital throughput on a proven inkjet printing
platform.


New 3,000 fpm KODAK PROSPER S30 Imprinting System, which boasts the
highest speed in the industry for hybrid printing applications. The
device enables web offset printers to increase profit potential by
offering more digital printing applications.


KODAK Stream Inkjet Technology powers the new TIMSONS T-Press press.
Developed as part of Kodak’s Inkjet Technology Partnerships program,
the TIMSONS T-Press delivers outstanding productivity, functionality
and cost-effectiveness for fully digital book printing, improving
business models for book printers and publishers.


New Paper Rating Program and optional Image Optimizer Station, giving
printers the freedom to print inkjet on any substrate. Customers can
choose Kodak’s prequalified papers or treat any off-the-shelf paper
for more flexible application options.


New Gold, Pearlescent and Neon Pink printing effects now available
using Fifth Imaging Unit Solutions on the KODAK NEXPRESS Press, and
new enhancements to the NEXPRESS SX Platform including inline UV
coating and long-sheet delivery trays. These developments enable
service providers to expand applications and increase profit potential
with digital printing.


New KODAK FLEXCEL Direct System, which introduces innovative,
energy-efficient, high-power direct laser engraving for flexographic
sleeve production. With imager and consumables designed to work as an
optimized solution, the advancement enables more affordable production
of high-quality, in-the-round sleeves for package printing and drives
an increase in print quality, greater consistency, and faster press
setup times.


New KODAK ACHIEVE All-in-One CTP System, which makes it easy for
printers in emerging markets to affordably transition to CTP with
Kodak’s state-of-the-art thermal imaging and plate technologies.
Printers and publishers in target regions are now able to increase
efficiency and reap the benefits of a CTP system with exceptional
performance and great value.


New suite of workflow production tools, including KODAK PRINERGY 6
Software, KODAK INSITE Prepress Portal Software and App for iPad
Devices, and new versions of KODAK COLORFLOW Software and KODAK PREPS
Imposition Software. These tools help increase profitability by
automating manual production processes in customers’ digital and
hybrid printing environments.


New KODAK SONORA XP Process Free Plates provide mainstream quality and
print capability without a processor or chemistry, offering
streamlined platemaking, removal of operational costs, and a reduced
environmental footprint.


New KODAK Intelligent Prepress Manager 2.0, the next generation of
connected proactive services that enable printers to harness more
productivity and achieve peak quality and efficiency from their
prepress systems. The new mobile app gives customers the flexibility
and convenience to manage their prepress systems anytime, anywhere
from their smartphone or other mobile device.

The Kodak stand at drupa will include application stations for
commercial print, publishing and packaging, where attendees can learn
more about how they can grow their businesses with KODAK Solutions. The
popular K-Zone Theater will feature live presentations by strategic
partners, industry experts, product representatives and customers
throughout each day of the show.

In addition, the Kodak stand will highlight collaborative efforts with
more than 30 key partners, bringing together market-leading technology
and expertise to create optimum, targeted solutions across all markets.

“The drupa show is a marquee event for Kodak and for the industry. The
technology unveiled at the show will set the direction of the markets we
serve–commercial print, publishing and packaging–for years to come,”
added Payne.

For more information about Kodak at drupa, visit
www.kodak.com/go/drupa .

Kodak is a global advisor and provider of integrated services to help
companies transform and optimize their businesses. Through a network of
service professionals in more than 120 countries, Kodak provides
technical, professional, consulting and managed services to enable
customers to focus on growing their businesses, maximizing productivity,
and more effectively managing risks. All KODAK Products and Software are
backed by KODAK Service and Support. To learn more, please visit
www.graphics.kodak.com .

About Kodak

As the world’s foremost imaging innovator, Kodak helps consumers,
businesses, and creative professionals unleash the power of images,
information, and printing to enrich their lives.

(Kodak, Prosper, NexPress, Sonora, Achieve, Flexcel, Prinergy, Insite,
Preps and ColorFlow are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.)

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        Media: 
        Kodak 
        Jack Kasperski, +1 585-724-5130 
        Jack.Kasperski@kodak.com 
        or 
        Eric Mower and Associates 
        Jenny Lesczinski, +1 585-389-1825 
        KodakPR@mower.com
        


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