Xerox Launches iGEN3 In India

Xerox India, a known name for digital printing industry announced the launch of its Digital Production Press, Xerox iGen3 at PAMEX 2006, an international event for the Indian printing industry.

The Xerox iGen3 Digital Production Press has been installed with Seshasai, a commercial printer in Mumbai. Xerox iGen3 is the result of a $1 billion global R&D investment and includes more than 300 patents worldwide.

At a speed of 6600 4/0 A4 full process color impressions per hour, 110 4/0 impressions per minute and 1500 A3 tabloid 4/4 sheets per hour, the Xerox iGen3 has an inbuilt 3rd generation Smart Press technology to allow flexibility, quick turn around and economics to match the output of offset print quality.

Speaking at the launch of Xerox iGen3, Andrew Horne, MD, Xerox India, said "We are delighted to launch our most advanced and flagship Digital Production Press in India. Referred to as the 'Rolls Royce’ of digital printers, its launch signifies the coming of age of the Indian digital printing industry. Added Horne, "Xerox is committed towards bringing latest technological advancements to the Indian market, and further accelerate the growth of digital printing industry that is projected to grow to $17 billion by 2010, from an estimated $11 billion in 2005."

Sharing details of iGen3 Digital Production Press, Vipin Tuteja, director, Production Systems Group, Xerox India, said, "This is a moment of pride for Xerox India. With benefits such as short run printing, on-demand printing, personalised communication and more importantly the ecological benefit of 97% of its components being recyclable, the Xerox iGen3 Digital Production Press is all set to revolutionise the way digital printing is done in India."

Added Tuteja, "Of the total installed base of Xerox iGen3, over 10% print more than 1.8 million pages per month and over 30% of them print over million pages per month, an unsurpassed market performance in the history of digital printing. It makes applications such as brochures, promotional transactional material, books, marketing collaterals and direct-mail campaigns possible at the click of a button."

Amongst the technologies present SmartPress Imaging ensures a single point transfer of image. SmartPress Paper Handling allows managing mixed stock in a single run and SmartPress Sentry allows maintaining an online repository of every stock used to ensure maximum uptime and trouble free operation.

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Updated Date: Dec 23, 2014 18:42:59 IST