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Océ Celebrates Shipment of 2000th Flatbed Printer

<p>Venlo, The Netherlands, 9 September 2010 - Océ, an international leader in digital document management, recently celebrated shipping unit number 2000 of its Océ Arizona® Series of UV flatbed printers. The Océ Arizona Series is the world’s number one selling flatbed family, outselling all competitors combined.This is the second Canon production product that Océ has offered since joining the global Canon group in March 2010. The newly combined company, which aims to create the world’s largest printing company, combines a 133-year Océ heritage of leadership in small and wide format printing with the vast technical resources of Canon.</p> <p>“The popularity of the Océ Arizona Series in the market is proof of the value it provides to our customers,” said Gido van Praag, CEO of Océ Display Graphics Systems. “Customers are initially attracted to the Océ Arizona Series because of the superior image quality and the variety of applications that can be produced. But they are convinced to purchase one because of the outstanding value it provides to their business.”</p> <p>The first system in this series – the Océ Arizona 250 GT printer – was launched in September 2006. It won the Vision Award, which is given to an exhibiting manufacturer whose new product has the best chance of positively impacting the digital imaging industry. The decision was based on the product’s relevance to the market, potential industry influence and prospective value to the product’s end users. The Océ Arizona 250 GT printer also won the Viscom Innovation Award where it was designated a ‘truly innovative product’ at the Viscom 2007 International Trade Fair.</p>

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VISOgraphic Expands On-demand Publishing Capabilities with Océ VarioPrint 6160 Ultra System

<p>September 8, 2010 – Trumbull, CT – Océ, an international leader in digital document management and delivery, announced that VISOgraphic Inc. has added an Océ VarioPrint<sup>®</sup> 6160 Ultra digital press as part of a strategic expansion into on-demand publishing. </p> <p>Since 1946, VISOgraphic has provided quality graphic design, stochastic, litho and digital printing to Chicago businesses of all kinds. These clients depend on VISOgraphic for brochures, direct mail, product sheets, catalogs, magazines, and other printed applications, plus digital and online communication solutions. To expand their customized, on-demand publishing capabilities, VISOgraphic turned to award-winning Océ VarioPrint 6000 Ultra line of cutsheet printers. As a result, VISOgraphic can now help clients control inventory and waste, while still maintaining the look of offset-quality output. VISOgraphic expects to run tens of thousands of documents and millions of pages on the new Océ VarioPrint 6000 Ultra digital press, including applications like short run books, and static, variable and on-demand collateral. </p> <p>&quot;With the Océ VarioPrint 6160 Ultra system, we can now bring our customers the highest quality for all types of applications, along with the productivity and rapid turnaround times that are critical to our business success,&quot; said VISOgraphic President Robert V. Dahlke. &quot;We have set the highest standards for digital printing service and satisfaction. The new Océ VarioPrint 6160 Ultra system will enable us to expand our customized on-demand system to provide customers with professional documents that reflect their own high standards.&quot; </p>

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Océ Introduces Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8000 Series

<p>Venlo, The Netherlands, 7 September 2010 - Océ, an international leader in digital document management, today announced that it will add the innovative Canon imageRUNNER® ADVANCE 8000 series of all-in-one black &amp; white production printers to its expanding cutsheet portfolio.</p> <p>This is the second Canon production product that Océ has offered since joining the global Canon group in March 2010. The newly combined company, which aims to create the world’s largest printing company, combines a 133-year Océ heritage of leadership in small and wide format printing with the vast technical resources of Canon.</p> <p><strong>Enabling customers to respond to changing conditions</strong> <br />As print providers in corporate printrooms, print-for-pay and commercial printing environments seek technology solutions to help them quickly respond to changing business conditions and meet a wide range of customer requirements, the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8000 series offers the perfect balance of quality, productivity, versatility and Océ world-class service. Océ stands behind the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8000 series with highly skilled direct sales and service professionals focused on optimizing the system for each printshop’s unique needs.</p> <p><strong>Sustainability top of mind</strong> <br />The imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8000 series combines innovative technology with eco-friendly construction that includes bio-plastic components and recycled materials. The system is offered in three models - the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8085, 8095 and 8105 models, which print, copy and scan up to 85, 95 and 105 images per minute respectively.</p>

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Océ Home of Color Technology Forum showcases innovations at work

<p>Venlo, The Netherlands, 6 September 2010 – Océ, an international leader in digital document management and delivery, today announced the 4th Océ Home of Color event will take place from 21–24 September 2010 at the Océ Technology Hub in Poing, Germany. Now in its second year, the market-driven, invitation-only VIP event brings together production color experts, trend-setting customers, opinion leaders and market innovators for educational sessions, technology demonstrations and high-end networking. </p> <p><strong>Océ Home of Color Technology Forum – a hub for dialog <br /></strong>“Océ ink and toner technologies are helping accelerate the transition from offset to digital printing, providing significant business and profit potential for digital print operations,” said Sebastian Landesberger, Executive Vice President, Océ Production Printing. “Our guests will be inspired by technological printing innovation covering the entire business and process value chain in the high-volume production color arena. They will also benefit from the latest workflow developments in fast growing business segments such as premium direct mail, TransPromo, digital book production and individualized newspaper printing. Being the No. 1 in continuous feed production color, Océ will showcase new ways of taking the printing industry profitably into the future.”</p> <p>In the focused workshops, market experts explain how to implement long-term printing solutions. Attendees benefit from in-depth sessions on choosing the right technology, whether it's toner or inkjet, including offset transition, the important role of substrates, color management in high speed variable data environments, and the ROI potential of process optimization from order entry to delivery.</p> <p><strong>Color workflow tailored to business needs</strong> <br />Océ is known for its unique, integrated approach to production color solutions that put professional color printing in a new light. Océ color workflows can be tailored to specific business needs, and as a result, they open the door to a multitude of profitable, sustainable ways to grow. At Océ Home of Color IV, participants will discuss with technology and business experts, leading finishing specialists and the many other business stakeholders driving the digital printing industry forward.</p>

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Document Services at Rolls-Royce

Capture2 Rolls-Royce Aerospace operates in a complex and dynamic environment. With sophisticated technology and political uncertainties in many markets, they need a flexible structure to adapt to the various external influences. To achieve this, Rolls-Royce chose to outsource many functions that were non-core. Initially They outsourced support functions. This was extended to include the management of document services. Accurate, timely provision of documents is critical to the operation of a multinational organisation. Moreover, the legal implications associated with the provision of documents to the aviation authorities are of paramount importance. Rolls-Royce chose Océ Business Services as their document services partner.

After a comprehensive tender review process, Océ Business Services were appointed and awarded a seven year contract.

Choosing Océ: service delivered After the transfer process was complete, Océ Business Services set about implementing a document strategy that included:

  • centralised document production
  • wide format document management,
  • lithographic print procurement,
  • language translations and
  • technical libraries.

Océ introduced standardised operational approaches to each of the locations, ensuring that best practices were applied across the sites. ‘It’s about taking a holistic approach to document services’, says Andy Norman, Rolls-Royce Regional Project Manager.

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