KODAK ASCEND Digital Press. One Pass. One Press. Infinite Possibilities.
November 15, 2021 at 10:53 am

The first electrophotographic (EP) press that enables you to print and embellish on heavyweight stocks – all in one super-reliable, cost-effective, easy-to-use machine. KODAK ASCEND Digital Press has been designed for customers who are looking to create short-run packaging, displays and signage – without the long run requirements of litho, or the cost and complexity of large format inkjets. Randy Vandagriff, Senior VP Print, Kodak, talks about Digital Printing and Embellishing in One Pass. Read the interview here.

Brand Owner Survey Reveals What Customers Want for Printed Packaging
June 24, 2021 at 10:54 am

Digital packaging is having a profound impact on the packaging industry—especially in a post-COVID world. But what does that really mean when it comes to how brand owners are making decisions? Download the full survey findings to find out what customers care about when it comes to their printed packaging.

Kodak’s Jeffrey Hayzlett Named Marketer of the Year
November 14, 2008

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Jeffrey W. Hayzlett, chief business development officer and vice president, Eastman Kodak Company, has been selected by BtoB Magazine as the Marketer of the Year for 2008. Hayzlett received the award at a ceremony in New York City. “Kodak has transformed itself in the past few years and substantially grown its b-to-b business,” said BtoB Editor Ellis Booker. “Jeff Hayzlett has spearheaded much of this change, pushing the envelope by launching a slew of sponsorship, event and online marketing initiatives.” In January, Hayzlett oversaw Kodak’s participation on NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice.” A team of celebrity contestants developed a Kodak mobile printing station to

JV Imaging Solutions Becomes Reseller for KODAK FLEXCEL NX System
September 26, 2008

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—JV Imaging Solutions, a distributor of flexographic equipment, has signed on with Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group as an authorized reseller of the integrated KODAK FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexographic System in the United States and Canada. On Oct. 1, JV Imaging will add the FLEXCEL NX System to its portfolio of Kodak packaging solutions, which includes the KODAK THERMOFLEX Platesetter line, KODAK PRINERGY POWERPACK Workflow System, KODAK INSITE Prepress Portal System Products, KODAK APPROVAL Digital Color Imaging System, and KODAK MATCHPRINT Inkjet Proofing System. The company will supply the east coast of the U.S. and Canada from its offices in Marietta, Ga., and Northborough,

Graph Expo Demonstrates JDF’s Potential
August 15, 2008

RESTON, Va.—Demonstrating to printers JDF’s potential for profit, GRAPH EXPO® 2008 will showcase a JDF workflow live on the show floor this October 26–29, 2008, in Chicago’s McCormick Place South. Involving several vendors and the CIP4 Organization, JDF Works Print Shop Live! is designed to show attendees exactly what can be accomplished with technologies that are already available today. Mirroring conditions in a real print shop, JDF Works Print Shop Live! will produce an application from design to completion, using equipment from many different vendors. A greeting area will be set up so attendees clearly see where the work starts, and a team of

KODAK Captures 2008 PIA/GATF InterTech Award
July 18, 2008

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—The 2008 PIA/GATF InterTech™ Technology Award recipients have been revealed, and Kodak is pleased to announce that the KODAK FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexographic System is one of 10 technologies to receive this prestigious annual industry award. First begun in 1978, the PIA/GATF InterTech Technology Awards recognize excellence in innovative technology for the graphic communications marketplace. “The KODAK FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexographic System represents an exciting new approach to imaging flexo plates that delivers extremely high resolution and outstanding consistency,” said Doug Edwards, General Manager Prepress Solution, Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group. “Several of our customers have already captured awards for work produced with the

Info Flow
July 1, 2008

Efficiency is the name of the game in any manufacturing environment—maximize output, minimize input. It’s a simple formula, but there’s nothing simple about implementing it. One of the more common approaches used to improve manufacturing efficiency, Lean Manufacturing, has been around for some time. It is a concept that drives companies toward efficient operations by relentlessly focusing on waste—in any form—that impacts time and materials. A key underlying requirement for implementing effective Lean Manufacturing practices is accurate and timely information. This is why there is a close association between Lean Manufacturing and business/production software systems. As one example, David Taylor, president/CEO of