Kodak and manroland web systems GmbH have signed an agreement to integrate the Kodak Prosper S20 and S30 Imprinting Systems into webpress lines. The integration will enable high-value variable print for newspaper applications. Based in Augsburg, Germany, manroland web systems is a 170-year-old web press manufacturer focused on the newspaper and publishing markets and will become the first worldwide reseller and OEM partner focused on the newspaper industry utilizing Kodak Stream Inkjet Technology.
“We appreciate the technology and engineering experience that manroland web systems brings to this partnership,” said Eric Owen, vice president of WW Sales and Business Development for Kodak’s Digital Printing and Enterprise Business. “They understand how to mount print heads, control speed and micro-movements and make appropriate adjustments, resulting in a head that is positioned at the right location for printing. This creates a true advantage for customers.”