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xpedx Opening New Printer Technology Center

April 1, 2009 - xpedx, International Paper's business-to-business distribution company, said that it will open a new Technology Center on April 6 in metro Cincinnati. The new tech center will offer printers the ability to test new equipment and technologies from top manufacturers.

The 11,000 square foot exhibition center, housed at the xpedx headquarters, spotlights technology covering all aspects of offset and digital printing, including creative, pre-press/workflow, press and post-press/fulfillment.

According to xpedx, printers can evaluate new products, technologies and production techniques from major print industry suppliers in a live print production environment. xpedx is a large supplier of equipment, software and consumables to North American commercial and in-plant printers.

"Commercial and corporate in-plant printers across the U.S. want to access and test new printing equipment, technology and processes from the world's leading manufacturers in one central location," said John Torrey, vice president and general manager of xpedx.

The center showcases pre-press and workflow technologies, offset and digital presses, as well as post-press/bindery equipment and technology. Equipment is from top manufacturers including Ryobi, Kodak, Epson, C.P. Bourg Inc., Morgana, Secap and others, xpedx said.

The center features two state-of-the-art Ryobi multicolor presses--a 2-up, five-color RYOBI 525 GX with coater and a 6-up, six-color RYOBI 756 with inline UV casting and foiling.

Also featured are Kodak's Prinergy Workflow; a Kodak Magnus 800 platesetter; and Epson GS6000 and Epson 9900 wide format inkjet printers. New cutters, folders, bindery and mailing equipment from national distribution partners Morgana, CP Bourg and Secap are also featured at the center. xpedx will add new equipment and technologies from these and other manufacturers to provide printers with the most up-to-date offerings in the marketplace.

The xpedx Technology Center is located at 6283 Tri-Ridge Boulevard, Loveland, Ohio. For more information, call toll free at 1-877-489-3511.

SOURCE: xpedx




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