Quad Express Purchases VUTEk GS3250 from Heidelberg®
Here is the latest news from the world of printers. Quad Express Printing in Hayward, CA, has become the first U.S. customer to purchase an EFI VUTEk GS3250 grand-format inkjet printer from Heidelberg USA. EFI VUTEk GS3250 is a digital super wide printer that delivers high-definition print quality with exceptional production level speeds. This purchase will be of great benefits for the company due to the printer’s greater profitability, increased capacity, make-ready costs, and reduced labor and waste.
Quad Express Printing was operating on a Speedmaster SM 52 5-color press, a pair of Printmaster GTO 52s, and a Heidelberg cylinder letterpress. The purchase of VUTEk printer marks the company’s foray into the digital realm. With this advanced digital printer, the company expects to achieve up to 20 per cent savings with better quality control. This is going to be Quad Express’ biggest step to expand into the grand-format display market from its current core offset printing business.
EFI VUTEk GS3250 printer has a lot of differentiating features, such as the ability to print with white ink, a superwide 10’ format with color management via Heidelberg’s Prinect Color Toolbox, etc. This toolbox will give precise match colors on their customer-supplied files with accurate color saturation. “We are hopeful that the new VUTEk machine will bring in additional offset work by promoting enhanced quality, rapid turnaround, and tighter alignment with our valued customers, who will be thrilled with the wider variety of services in our print production pipeline. The acquisition of the EFI VUTEk GS3250 diversifies our offset and digital wide-format print capabilities, opening up a wealth of possibilities,” said J.B. Garcia, vice president, Quad Express.
The company has lots of plans with the new EFI VUTEk printer. They plan to produce promotional marketing kits to inform their existing and potential clients about the benefits of using EFI VUTEk GS3250. They will use this printer as a medium to produce press releases, flyers, mailers, samples, and many more. It also has a lot of attractive prospects to explore the advantages of Heidelberg services on the new EFI VUTEk machine.
This is a stepping stone for Quad Express to enter into the digital realm of printing. The powerful and efficient EFI VUTEk printer will definitely be a great advantage for the company with its increased capacity, greater profitability, and its reduction in labor and waste.