Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) sets new industry standard by launching first six-color print engine, with metallic gold and silver dry inks
Iridesse™ Production Press: Inspiring magical moment kaleidoscopically
Hong Kong - December 1, 2017- Devoted to supporting enterprises as the most reliable ICT partner, Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) provides leading document management and communication services, as well as dry color ink printing systems, which takes customer and industry forward with top-tiers brand new technologies. Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) also obtained a 20 consecutive years in market number one position color copier-based laser multi-function product market*1. As an extension of printing market excellence, company announces the launch of its new production printer, Iridesse™*2 Production Press today. This industry-first single-pass, six-color print engine unveils new digital printing definition, and sets for a new standard to market.
Incorporated the theme of Kaleidoscopes, today’s product launch activity introduced Iridesse™ as a platform of metallic color creation innovator, by applying gold and silver dry ink simultaneously in the printing process. Two on-site body painting models performed a meticulous hierarchy of color as Kaleidoscopes do, which brought our guest immersed in a colorful, and extraordinary world of metallic.
Gold, silver, clear and white in one go. Iridesse™ brings new seamless six-color standard
Iridesse™ Production Press brings brand new printing experience. The industry first xerographic six-color printing process comes with around 1,000 items of patented technologies. The first-ever development of dry metallic lnk, which allows customers to choose two prioritized special colors (from gold, silver, clear and while*3) within one CMYK printing process. By a simple one-click, rich color printing effect is just a step away. The Production Press engine supports Pantone Metallic and metallic color which solely provided by FujiXerox, and provides simultaneous metallic colors output in a single printing process. Standard color library equipped in Iridesse™ contains Pantone+Metallic and Pantone+Premium Metallic, the operator can reproduce colors similar to Pantone metallic colors on printing materials by simply designating the color codes.
The debut of dry white ink enables higher toner coverage on paper and provides base-layer for CMYK dry link overlap and stamping, which is an industry breakthrough. Clear color technology enhances special colors’ overlap, empowers simple output process of foil stamping and metallic. This is a significate step to simplify finishing, as well as time-saving. Customer also beneficiate from lower production cost in gold, silver and metallic color output.
The new nanotechnology enabled Iridesse™ HD dry ink is one of the world’s smallest particle size toners, that provides a crisply-detailed color base, and metallic reflection effect. The new professional dry color ink printing system realizes even transferring of six-layer of dry inks. Fine/smooth images are realized with 2,400 dpi (dots per inch) fine resolution. Iridesse™ Production Press has a high productivity of printing on 400 gsm (grams per square meter) thick paper at a high speed of 120 pages per minute, in which set a good position to meet the increasing printing demand.
Iridesse™ extends special printing material support, which enables rich color effect on flute corrugated paper, transparency, fancy paper, label sticker and deep-color paper. Also, Finisher D6 with Booklet Maker, Crease/Two-sided Trimmer D2, and SquareFold Trimmer D1 can be connected to Iridesse™ Production Press to automatically produce professional booklets and folded leaflets. These finishing options expand the possible printing applications by enabling to produce complex folded leaflets including accordion-fold and gate-fold. From double-sided poster, booklet, package, business printing, label, photo album and greeting card, the new system provides excellent production quality.
“We believe that Iridesse™, the Six-Color gold and silver metallic technology, sets a new market standard. It provides wide platform for enterprise creativity, as well as customer business enhancement,” said Jon Chung, Director of Marketing, Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong). “As the industry leader, we continue to enhance its product line up with pioneer innovation, contribute to the growth of customers’ businesses.”
Note 1: IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, 2016 Q4
Note 2: Iridesse™ is derived from iridescence which means colors which gradually change (e.g., rainbow colors) depending on changes in the angle of view or the angle of illumination (ex. sea shells, butterfly and dragonfly wings).
Note 3: Dry white ink will be launch in March 2018
Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) announces the launch of its new production printer, Iridesse™ Production Press, a high-end, professional-use. For the first time in the industry utilizing xerography, this new production printer with a six-color print engine is able to print different specialty colors including metallic with a single pass.
The product launch activity introduced Iridesse™ incorporated the theme of Kaleidoscopes. Two on-site body painting models performed meticulous hierarchy of color, which brought our guest immersed in a colorful, and extraordinary world of metallic. (From the left) Alan Chan, Director, Global Services Business of Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) Ltd, Alan Wong, Senior Director, Client Consulting Business of Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) Ltd, Herbert Hui, Managing Director of Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) Ltd, Jon Chung, Director of Marketing of Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) Ltd and Chow WM, Director of Solution Services and Support of Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) Ltd expect the new product will set out a new standard to the industry.
About Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) Limited
Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) Limited is your trusted information and communications technology (ICT) partner in providing leading Document Services and Communication, and obtained a 20 consecutive years in market number one position in local A3 multifunction color printer market. Established in 1964 and known formerly as Rank Xerox (Hong Kong) Limited, Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) became part of Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd. in December 2000. It now has around 1,000 employees. The company provides leading-edge ICT specializing in document management consultancy to every industry through a full range of solutions and services from multifunction devices; production printing systems; document management and workflow software; to enterprise print services, document supply chain management and business process services. For more information about Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong), please call the customer support center on (852) 2513 2513 or visit the website: https://www.fujixerox.com.hk/.