Productivity Top Priority with Xerox’s New iGen 150 Press; Printers Grow …

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 03, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) —
Every business wants a speedy road to profitability. For print
providers, this means making job setup easy, production times fast and
image quality precise and repeatable. Xerox’s

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new iGen(TM)
150 Press arms them with one of the most productive digital
cut-sheet color presses.

Debuting here this week at drupa
2012, the iGen 150 is built on Xerox’s proven, award-winning iGen
platform. Since its introduction at drupa 2008, the iGen4(R)
Press has been used by more than 1,000 customers to produce millions
of profitable pages per month. The iGen4 Press has been recognized to be
the most productive system in its class, among those independently
tested by the SpencerLab Digital
Color Laboratory.(1)

Doculink — a commercial/digital print shop in Ottawa — has tested
the iGen 150 and reports the device is going to be a real win for their

“The quality is indistinguishable, so our clients can have a short-run
custom digital job produced on the iGen 150 and have it look the same as
a longer offset run of 20,000,” said Brian Wright, executive vice
president of Operations, Gilmore Doculink. “The iGen 150 provides the
color, quality and consistency we demand.”

Automation = Productivity = More Jobs

With increased print speed of up to 25 percent, the 150 pages-per-minute
press delivers 3,000 26-inch oversized sheets per hour — a productivity
boost that lets printers get more jobs through their shop.

Each page is created with patented image-on-image technology and matte
dry ink for vivid color digital prints.

The iGen 150 Press reduces the time and effort needed to achieve
consistent high-quality output with the following features:

A new 2,400 x 2,400 dpi imaging system — the most precise resolution
available on an iGen system to date. New line screen delivers refined
shape, sharp detail and text quality.

An Auto Density Control System detects and corrects streaks before
they occur.

Automated Color Maintenance replaces and eliminates manual steps by
analyzing color and notifying the operator when the press is ready for

The press can handle a range of paper stocks such as textured,
translucent and heavy cover-weight papers. Print providers can easily
create mixed paper jobs such as direct-mail
campaigns with tear-out reply postcards
or wedding albums.

Pricing and availability

The Xerox iGen 150 Press will be available for order taking in June and
installation in July worldwide. It will have a U.S. list price of
$722,000 for its base configuration.

About Xerox

With sales approaching $23 billion, Xerox

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is the world’s leading enterprise for business
process and document
management. Its technology, expertise and services
enable workplaces — from small businesses to large global enterprises —
to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively and
focus more on what matters most: their real
business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox offers business
process outsourcing and IT
outsourcing services, including data processing, healthcare
solutions, HR
benefits management, finance
support, transportation
solutions, and customer
relationship management services for commercial and government
organizations worldwide. The company also provides extensive
leading-edge document
technology, services, software
and genuine
Xerox supplies for graphic
communication and office
printing environments of any size. The 140,000 people of Xerox serve
clients in more than 160 countries. For more information, visit ,
or .
For investor information, visit .

(1) SpencerLab Digital Color Laboratory, Digital Press
Benchmarks: Availability Actual Production, October 2011.

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XEROX(R), XEROX and Design(R), iGen(TM) and
iGen4(R) are trademarks of Xerox in the United States and/or
other countries.

Prices, features, specifications, capabilities, appearance and
availability of Xerox products and services are subject to change
without notice.

Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available:


        Patti Quinn, May 3 -- 9 at drupa, +1-585-298-6193 (mobile) 
        Text 100 for Xerox 
        Alyssa Weir, May 3 -- 9 at drupa, +1-585-507-2304 (mobile)

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