Conlin’s adds Xerox Iridesse production press in North America

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Bill Conlin (left) and Bill Conlin Jr. (right) stand alongside their newly installed Xerox Iridesse Production Press.
Bill Conlin (left) and Bill Conlin Jr. (right) stand alongside their newly installed Xerox Iridesse Production Press.

Conlin’s Digital Print  is among the first graphic communications providers in North America to acquire a  Xerox Iridesse  Production Press. The digital printer plans to target new vertical markets and current customers that can benefit from Iridesse’s unique ability to deliver eye-catching spot embellishments and metallic hues with unmatched image quality.

“We’re constantly looking to upgrade to new and higher quality equipment,” said Bill Conlin Jr., account executive, Conlin’s Digital Print. “We are confident that this press will set us apart in the market. It will allow us to secure new business in a variety of key verticals.”

Wider prospects for printing segment

The Iridesse is the only digital press that can print metallic gold or silver, CMYK and clear dry ink in a single pass. It delivers stunning iridescent colors and embellishments never seen before in digitally printed pieces. Conlin’s expects the new press will help its customers stand out in their markets; fueling continued growth for the firm’s digital color printing segment.

The company will use the new press to produce a range of point-of-purchase displays, invitations, direct mail pieces, corporate marketing collateral and business cards for its customers in marketing, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, software, real estate, engineering and other industries. Conlin’s plans to market the Iridesse’s capabilities to prospects in retail, design and real estate, due to anticipated interest in the press’ expanded palette.

“We’re here for two reasons: our customers and our employees,” said Bill Conlin, president and owner, Conlin’s Digital Print. “Our relationship with Xerox, as a premier partner, has enabled us to offer our customers some of the greatest innovations in digital printing over the last 38 years and Iridesse is another great innovation.”

In addition to the 15 Xerox devices that Conlin’s has in its print arsenal, it also leverages  Xerox FreeFlow  Core  to automate and streamline production workflows and  XMPie  software  in the execution of cross-media campaigns and web storefronts. The new Iridesse was installed on 20 June at the print shop’s King of Prussia location. It has been operational since 29 June.

Furthermore, the Xerox Iridesse Production Press will be on display in Xerox Stand #1621 at  PRINT 18  in Chicago from 30 September to 2 October.