CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oce, a Canon Group Company and an international leader in digital document management, has teamed up with several of finishing companies to demonstrate the value of strategic alliances live on the showroom floor at Graph Expo.
Oce will be collaborating with Lasermax Roll Systems and MBO America to produce a new edition of "War and Peace" printed on lightweight paper on the Oce VarioPrint® 6320 Ultra Press in Canon booth 400. Lasermax Roll Systems will provide the SheetFeeder™ VP6000 roll feed system and MBO America is providing the folding and delivery systems.
Oce is also collaborating with Standard Finishing Systems in the Canon booth by demonstrating a saddle-stitched children's book and comic book via the Horizon StitchLiner 6000 Digital and Hunkeler CS6-II, which will all be working in-line with the Oce ColorStream® 3900 inkjet printing system. Together, the companies will demonstrate how their equipment works seamlessly together to produce a finished product in one streamlined process."It's really amazing to have so many of our finishing partners not only present at Graph Expo, but actually working with us to show attendees exactly what kind of solutions we can offer together," said Bob Johnson, product marketing manager, Oce North America, a Canon Group company. "Our presence in their booths and their presence in ours really goes a long way toward demonstrating that we provide versatile, high-quality white paper-in, finished product-out solutions." Standard Finishing Systems Standard (booth 1244) delivers the power of postpress automation with Horizon folding, saddle-stitching, perfect binding, and trimming solutions for the conventional and digital print markets. Standard Hunkeler feeding and finishing solutions address the special needs of the continuous-feed digital print market with a comprehensive range of unwinders, rewinders, cutters, stackers and dynamic perforators. Standard will also demonstrate the Horizon StitchLiner 6000 Digital in their own booth, turning pre-printed rolls from the Oce ColorStream 3000 series inkjet printing systems and Oce JetStream® inkjet series into finished, 3-knife trimmed saddle-stitched documents. The result will be two versions of the National Parks Wall Calendar. "We're honored to partner with Oce to present best-of-breed solutions that solve customer problems," said Mark Hunt, Director Strategic Alliances at Standard. Lasermax Roll Systems, a Tecnau Group CompanyA worldwide leader in automated paper handling, processing, and vision-based quality control systems for digital print production, Lasermax Roll Systems (booth 436) boasts an innovative product line consisting of unwinds, rewinds, form folders, cutters, stackers, buffering, punching, converting and quality control systems, providing solutions essential to every digital print application. Using its Stack 2220 system, Lasermax will cut and stack "Take Me Fishing" postcards, which will be pre-printed in the Canon booth on the Oce ColorStream 3900 inkjet printing system. "Partnering with industry-leading vendors such as Oce is key to offering differentiated solutions to our customers," said Jeff Kewin, president of Lasermax Roll Systems Americas. "We think the 'War and Peace' edition we're producing on lightweight paper together at Graph Expo indeed represents one of those unique solutions." MBO AmericaFounded in Germany in 1965 and established in the U.S. in 1984, MBO America (booth 2010) sells and services the most comprehensive line of paper-folding equipment available. MBO sets the standards of innovation and quality in the folding industry, as evidenced by its exclusive features and unique technology. MBO will showcase those features and technology at Graph Expo. In addition to their work in the Oce booth, MBO will be finishing direct mail pieces featuring a VIP card and personalized imaging in its own booth. Using cards pre-printed on the Canon imagePRESS C7010VP digital printing press, MBO will complete the process by folding the piece and gluing the cards into place to prepare them for mailing.