Ricoh USA, Inc. at present introduced the RICOH Pro VC70000 has acquired the Printing Industries of America’s (PIA) InterTech Know-how award. The PIA has introduced the InterTech Awards, a prestigious honor introduced to builders of revolutionary graphic communications applied sciences, for greater than 40 years. Judges famous that the Professional VC70000 “was seen as a particular innovation for inkjet manufacturing presses,” particularly calling out its capacity to print on commodity papers, together with coated, with no pre-treatment vital. Ricoh will obtain the award on the 2019 Premier Print Awards Reception on October 2 in Chicago.
“The judges have been notably impressed by the RICOH Professional VC70000’s picture high quality and no-pre-treatment-necessary substrate versatility,” stated Jim Workman, vp of PIA’s Middle for Know-how and Analysis. “This marks an essential development within the efficiency and functionality of high-speed inkjet presses for business print work.”
The Professional VC70000 helps customers speed up the switch of offset print volumes to digital – or work seamlessly with present offset know-how. The press is able to delivering high quality functions historically anticipated from offset, equivalent to high-end catalogs and magazines, with inkjet’s signature affordability, pace and adaptability. The place it really shines, although, is in its substrate versatility. Leveraging the business’s hottest and superior piezo drop-on-demand printheads, the Professional VC70000 prints at as much as 1200 x 1200 dpi decision (2400 x 2400 dpi perceived) on uncoated, offset-coated, inkjet handled or inkjet-coated papers with out sacrificing pace, in addition to the flexibility to deal with media as thick as 260 gsm and as skinny as 40 gsm.
“Ricoh has been an excellent companion to us, and their know-how developments are serving to us attain new clients, with higher print options,” stated Tom Boyle, Vice President, Gross sales and Advertising, Heeter. “We will confidently use offset coated shares on this inkjet press – one thing that had been an enormous problem for the business beforehand – and are more than happy with our Professional VC70000, and our full lineup of Ricoh applied sciences.”
The Professional VC70000 prints at speeds as much as 492 ft/min, producing practically 130,000 A4/letter impressions per hour. The platform brings with it a brand new set of Ricoh-developed inks and Ricoh-patented dryer know-how to additional drive financial savings, high quality and quick turns. The revolutionary know-how creates drying capability inside the press itself, serving to to reduce total footprint with out impacting print high quality.
From early on within the design and improvement course of, we knew the RICOH Professional VC70000 can be a recreation changer,” stated Mike Herold, Director, International Advertising, Inkjet Options, Business Printing Enterprise Group, Ricoh. “This press delivers on the promise of inkjet, and it empowers our customers to take that progress and leverage it on offset shares, together with coated media, to allow them to produce in-demand specialty functions, equivalent to retail circulars and shiny catalogs, with inkjet flip instances and personalization. It gives all of this without having for particular pretreatment, driving effectivity in addition to main price financial savings. It’s a brand new period of versatility, and we’re excited to be alongside our clients on the vanguard.”
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