Domino K630i book block solution wins Book Printing Solution category award

Domino wins at EDP Awards for the second year running

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Lee Metters (Group Business Development Director, Domino Printing Sciences) receives the EDP Award for Book Printing Solution from Michael Seidl (Publisher, Print & Publishing Austria)

Domino Digital Printing Solutions’ Domino K630i book block solution has won the Book Printing Solution category award at the EDP Awards ceremony, which took place on 10 May during FESPA 2017. This is the second year running when Domino has won an award at the annual EDP Awards. 

The EDP Association represents 20 member magazines across Europe covering 26 countries and reaching more than half a million readers in Europe. The awards recognize innovation and quality in digital print, honoring the best new developments in print production tools, software developments, substrates, inks, materials and finishing systems.

Bryan Palphreyman, product manager for Domino K630i, said, “We already know how cost effective and highly productive this monochrome digital book printing solution is, and we are delighted that this has now been publicly and independently recognized with this industry award, so soon after the launch of this solution.” 

Domino K630i was officially launched at Hunkeler Innovationdays in February 2017. The modular solution was demonstrated converting paper rolls into high-quality book blocks utilizing Domino’s high-speed, compact, single engine duplex K630i ink jet printing press integrated with Hunkeler web processing equipment.

“Within the book printing sector, there is a demand for flexible technology that not only facilitates high production output and is geared for rapid job change, but also minimizes manning requirements and material waste. The compact size and small footprint of the Domino K630i press gives it the required flexibility and modularity to be easily integrated into existing web processing and finishing equipment, whilst its variable production speeds of up to 150 meters per minute meets the high productivity required for printing in the book sector,” Palphreyman added.

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