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Latest HP Indigo presses are stars of Currie stand at PrintEx07

Monday, 13 August 2007
By Print 21 Online Article

The latest digital presses from the industry leader will be the highlight of the show when they appear at the Sydney exhibition next week.

They are expected to draw a large number of visitors from throughout Asia Pacific as well as locals keen to take advantage of the first opportunity to see the new engines in action in the region.

The presses are presented with new digital front ends and other value-add products, such as new light cyan/light magenta inks and an expanded media selection, which are all designed to bring industry-leading offset-quality HP Indigo digital print technology to an even wider range of businesses.

The HP Indigo presses are targeted at key growing markets such as marketing collateral, direct mail, photo merchandise and book and manual publishing. Each of the presses feature the offset look and feel afforded by HP Indigo technology and liquid HP ElectroInk.

Expanding horizons of graphics productivity at Curries

The new HP Indigo presses will be joined by another groundbreaking piece of equipment on the Currie Group’s stand. The BQ470 Horizon Perfect Binder is making its regional debut at PrintEx 07 and is causing a growing wave of excitement. The Horizon BQ-470 is a fully-automated four-clamp perfect binder, the latest in an expanding line of products that draw on Horizon’s core competence of providing affordable automation in print finishing.

Standard features include an intelligent 10.4" touch-screen control console, newly-developed adhesive application and side-gluing system, automatic air-suction cover feeding with in-line creasing, job programming, and same-location loading and unloading for easier single-person operation. The BQ-470, with its state-of-the-art design, compact configuration, and full automation, is positioned to meet the demands of the short to mid-run book market.

It produces up to 1,350 superior-quality perfect bound books per hour, with four clamps that travel on a vertical elliptical track. The BQ-470 can bind books up to 65mm thick, and interchangeable glue tanks support both EVA and PUR adhesives to meet varying customer requirements.

End-to-end workflow links web to press

Visitors to the Currie Group’s stand will be able to explore a complete workflow linking the full production cycle from the Mako 4-Matic CTP, through the latest Shinohara offset and HP Indigo digital presses to the Horizon perfect binder. All will be linked together with iWay software and will incorporate such stand-out direct marketing products as Direct Smile and Yours Truly.

Contact the Currie Group to book your tour of what is sure to be one of the most exciting exhibits at the show.
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