Corporation’s (NYSE: XRX) new
800/1000 Presses have made a great first impression as printers
around the world install the devices to produce vivid images on a wide
range of paper stocks.
The systems, printing 80 and 100 pages per minute respectively, are
ideal for print service providers looking to expand their digital
businesses to produce sophisticated, full-color applications including
“This is the first time that the ability to add a special effect, such
as this clear coating, has been made available through a fifth imaging
station in a Xerox production color product,” said Jim Hamilton, group
director, InfoTrends’ Production Hardware Consulting Services. “I am
sure customers will be able to use it to great advantage as they create
and sell value-added content that goes beyond the four process colors.”
Recent installations of the
Color 800/1000 Presses include:
James River Press, together with
Mailing Services Inc.,
will use the Xerox Color 800 Press to offer high-end variable-data
print jobs to a broad spectrum of clients and prospects. The two
companies, located in Richmond, Va., are producing a 5,000 piece
three-part mailer with seven different versions and personalized
imaging on both sides.
“All of this will be done in one pass on the Xerox Color 800,” said
Easley Johnson, vice president, Sales and Marketing, James River Press.
“There will be tremendous savings in time and costs running a job like
this on the 800 versus offset.”
The official printer of the Denver Broncos,
purchased the Xerox Color 1000 Press to broaden its digital printing
capabilities. The full-service print company will use the press and
its clear dry ink feature to enhance short-run color applications,
variable-data print jobs and proofing web press applications.
“This new technology will amp up our digital capabilities and we expect
an increase in business,” said Kerri Rosenberg-Hallet, director, Sales
and Marketing, Publication Printers. “As the print-on-demand market
grows, we need to constantly improve our arsenal of equipment and
offerings to stay ahead of the pack.”
Serbin Printing selected the Xerox Color 1000 Press after
serving as a customer test site. “We had the opportunity to ‘kick the
tires’ of the Xerox 1000 Press before it launched and we were
impressed with what we saw; we knew the press could help drive our
growing book business,” said Mark Serbin, president, Serbin Printing.
The Sarasota, Fla.-based full-service commercial print shop utilizes
FreeFlow® Web Services
and XMPie’s UDirect
to enable more applications and new revenue streams. They have also
ProfitAccelerator® Business Development Tools
in attracting new customers.
Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing Services located in eastern
Tampa, is the first Sir Speedy franchise to purchase the Xerox Color
800 Press. Serving the business-to-business market, Sir Speedy will
use the device to print booklets, postcards, door hangers, fliers and
business cards. Personalized print jobs will be supported with XMPie’s
“We have a diverse customer base, and the applications coming off the
Xerox Color 800 Press – particularly with its color quality and clear
dry ink –will appeal to all of them,” said Steve Albritton, vice
president, Sales and Marketing, Sir Speedy.
Herts Display, a Xerox Premier Partner located in the U.K. and
also a customer test site for the press, purchased the first two Xerox
Color 1000 Presses in Europe. The printing and stationery company will
use the machines to produce a wide range of applications including
fliers, newsletters, brochures and variable-data documents.
“We expect the Xerox Color 1000 Press to have a massive impact on the
digital printing world, giving users like Herts Display both a
competitive edge and a superior product,” said Pete Watkins, director,