Kodak’s innovations in inkjet primed to address unique challenges of China’s book publishing market

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Friday, November 13, 2015 —

For the first time ever at this week’s event, Kodak (NYSE: KODK) will demonstrate the speed, power and quality of its KODAK Prosper 6000.

At 300 mpm, the KODAK PROSPER 6000 Presses are the industry’s fastest continuous color inkjet publishing solution. The KODAK PROSPER 6000 Presses’ innovative feature set and capabilities are unlike any other presses on market – advances in transport, drying and writing systems – combined with the Kodak Print Manager 700 DFE/Controller – deliver book publishers the highest levels of reliability, speed, flexibility, substrate range, ease of use and cost-effectiveness. With precise drop placement and inter-color drying, publishers can produce premium image quality capable of captivating audiences, while topping the competition.

Kodak will be located at stand F11 during the China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), where it will showcase its industry-leading publishing solutions and commitment to advancing China’s book publishing industry. Will Mansfield, Director of Worldwide Sales & Marketing – Inkjet Presses for Kodak’s Enterprise Inkjet Systems Division, will also be presenting at one of the CCBF professional conference sessions, alongside one of Kodak’s longstanding China-based customers, Mr. Xing Yuelong, Vice President, China Educational Publications Import & Export Co., Ltd. and General Manager, CEPOD. Together, they will jointly share the worldwide trend of digital publishing and how publishers leverage the leading technology to become more competitive.

Kodak is also sponsoring the Golden Pinwheel International Young Illustrators Competition. As an honored sponsor, Kodak will leverage its award winning KODAK PROSPER 6000 Press to print all submitted illustrations, along with a book that will be distributed to CCBF publisher exhibitors, competition winners as well as some China publishing houses.