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Dec 1, 2010 12:00 AM
Book printer Webcom (www.webcomlink.com) installed Canada's first HP T300 Color Inkjet Web Press in October. The press is the centerpiece of Webcom's new multimillion-dollar BookFWD production program, which also houses an HP Indigo 7000 digital press. “Webcom's BookFWD investments leverage breakthrough inkjet technologies, streamlined workflow and unique bookbinding systems to significantly reduce the costs associated with printed books,” says Webcom president Mike Collinge. “Inventory, distribution and production costs all can be reduced.”
Rotomail Italia SpA, of Milan, has installed an HP T300 Color Inkjet Web Press to expand its capacity to meet demand for variable-data color digital printed products.
Jeppesen, a Boeing Commercial Airplanes subsidiary, is converting its remaining analog offset aviation chart printing to digital production following its purchase of five continuous-feed HP Indigo W7200 digital presses.
Fey Publishing, a WI printer known for producing paper suppliers' promotionals materials, has installed its first digital press, an HP Indigo 7000.
Courier Corp. has purchased a second T300 since its first foray into digital book production. Chairman, president and CEO James F. Conway III announced, “There's real money out there for publishers using the HP T300 because it reduces inventories, reduces obsolescence and frees up working capital.”
Pitney Bowes demonstrated the 800-fpm HP Color Print Module as part of the new 4-color process Print+ Messenger Color Inkjet system.