Supplier News - October 2012
A&V Distributor for DigiFlex, Lüscher
BRYAN, OHIO—Anderson & Vreeland (A&V) has been appointed as a distributor for both DigiFlex prepress solutions in North America, and for Lüscher CtP systems for photoengraving sold throughout the U.S. and Canada.
DigiFlex equipment includes the FlexoJet 1725, a new inkjet system developed for narrow-web applications that applies an opaque mask on top of the analog plate, eliminating the need for negatives or costly laser platemaking systems. "We're excited to offer a very affordable digital solution for narrow-web plate processing that improves plate quality and productivity while reducing costs," said Darin Lyon, VP and general manager of A&V. "DigiFlex places us in the unique position to offer our customers alternative products and technologies for digital plate production."
Hezy Rotman, CEO of DigiFlex, comments, "We are delighted to have A&V as our partner for North America, and are certain that it will enhance our market presence."
Lüscher offers a combination of drum and flat-bed CtP systems and has experience gained from more than 2,000 worldwide installations. "Lüscher systems complement our innovative line-up of best-in-class computer-to-plate systems so we can serve a broader range of applications and markets," noted Lyon. "As we look to the future, A&V will continue to introduce technical innovation and forward-thinking solutions."
Mark Andy Launches Digital Label Printer
ST. LOUIS, MO.—Mark Andy has expanded its press offerings to address ever shorter runs, launching the Mark Andy SRL 4.0. This digital label printer is specifically positioned for converters that need an economical, responsive option for short-run, high-quality labels.
The Mark Andy SRL 4.0 is a roll-fed, full-color (CMYK) toner-based printing machine that accommodates 8.5˝ to 12.6˝ web widths and can print on a variety of qualified materials with no pre-coated substrate requirements. It delivers 600 x 1,200 dpi images with variable data and high-definition output, and comes equipped with a server and software system for a complete turnkey solution.