PRINT 09: Fast Presses, Slow Show

Despite its low turnout, PRINT 09 had a lot to offer. Here's a look at the offset and digital printing equipment on display in Chicago.

Ricoh had a portion of its booth devoted to in-plants, featuring its Pro C900 digital color printer.

Heidelberg’s press conference drew a big crowd.

Directly across the aisle from Heidelberg, Xerox demonstrated its fastest monochrome printer yet, the 1300 Continuous Feed Printer.

Baum’s Mark Pellman shows off his company’s new small-format BaumPrint 18 offset press.

Kodak showed no printing equipment, but drew visitors with its “Pipeline of Innovation” and its frequent panel interviews.

MGI Digital Graphic Technology’s Meteor DP60 Pro digital press drew quite a crowd. The company said two in-plants recently purchased its digital press.

By Monday morning the crowds had arrived. Here, visitors examine Océ’s new VarioPrint 6320 Ultra perfecting system.

The new Presstek 52DI-AC featured an integrated aqueous coater.

The InfoPrint Pro 1357EX.

For the first time in the United States xpedx showed a high-speed version of the Ryobi 750 series, the 756G, which runs at speeds to 16,000 sph and incorporates a new feeder.