Xerox launches printer with gold and silver ink

Xerox, a global business services, technology and document management company launched its’ marquee digital press – Color Press 1000i at the seventh edition of Print Expo held in Chennai from 12th – 14th June, 2015. Apart from launching Color Press 1000i, Xerox also launched the Xerox C60 with FFPS DFE based on the industry-renowned Microsoft Windows platform and showcased a fleet of state of the art digital printing equipment’s like Xerox Versant 80, Xerox C70 with the latest Fiery FS150 and Xerox Phaser 7800.

Now offered in true Pantone metallic gold or silver specialty dry inks, the Color 1000i Press gives print companies a creative, competitive advantage. With increased automation, the device keeps print environments at peak performance levels. The 1000i device includes an optional Specialty Dry Ink Station that enhances documents with metallic gold or silver dry inks or applies spot or flood creative effects with clear dry ink. The 1000i can migrate lucrative foil stamping applications, such as invitations, certificates and business cards, to short-run, high-value digital production. Multi-pass printing with clear ink adds an extra textural/dimensional feel and the “pop” of the silver and gold inks.

Commenting on the launch, Balaji Rajagopalan, Executive Director, Technology, Channels & International Distributor Operations, Xerox India said, “Xerox is the first in the industry to offer Metallic Gold or silver dry ink at rated speed. With this new device and our existing portfolio of digital presses we will storm the digital printing market and further consolidate our market share. Today, Xerox has a portfolio of devices ranging from thousands to crores and is present in every category one can think of and with this new device we can offer our customers a range of options with color. Additionally, the newly launched Color 1000i Press is packed with impeccable features and will help our customer expand their digital businesses by producing full-color applications with vivid images on a wide range of paper stocks.”

Commenting on the Print Expo, Maruthi Badam, Regional Business Head, South & West, Xerox India said, “Print Expo is a great platform which has always excited us as a brand and inspired us to deliver beyond expectations. It gives us the opportunity to network with like- minded professional and showcase our fleet of devices, which resonates the technology innovation that Xerox is known for. It also brings us back to the southern market and helps understand how the digital printing market is constantly evolving. The southern market has witnessed growth in new segments like photo-printing, publishing etc. and this has further prompted us to continuously innovate and bring forth new technologies. This region has always been significant to the overall Xerox business and continues to contribute almost 50 per cent of Xerox production business.”

PrintExpo 2015, now in its' 7th Edition, is one of India's largest and most successful print exhibition since 2009. The seventh edition of PrintExpo saw huge attendance and helped major printing players showcase their latest technologies.