Canon India strengthens momentum in Telangana, installs first 80ppm imagePRESS C8000VP in the state
India, December 26, 2018: Keeping up with the pace of fast moving printing industry & to match the evolving needs of the customer, Canon India, one of the leading imaging players, today announced the installation of its flagship imagePRESS C8000VP at iCards Printers, a first for Telangana. The machine was inaugurated in the distinguished presence of Mr. Puneet Datta, Director of Professional Printing Products (PPP), Canon India.
The imagePRESS C8000VP series has yielded more than 75 installations since the launch, attracting the attention of the industry across the country. The machine combines exceptional quality, productivity and versatility to deliver truly outstanding results across a vast variety of applications, taking digital colour printing to the next level. Along with the installation of C8000VP, iCards is also a proud user of Canon imagePRESS C700VP.
Expressing his views on the increasing market demand for the machine, Mr. Puneet Datta, Director, Professional Printing Products (PPP), Canon India said, “At Canon, we are committed to lead by innovation and adapt newer technology at par with the ever changing requirements of our customers. Our flagship model, imagePRESS C8000VP echoes our efforts at revolutionizing the professional printing space and empowering small businesses in the country. Taking digital colour printing to the next level, we are happy to see the iPR C8000VP get its first footprint in Telangana, through iCards Printers. Our second association with iCards, is a testimony to the trust that has been instilled by our customers, which always drives us to do better. We are positive that the installation will prove to be an important milestone in their growth journey.”
He further added, “With this installation, this space has become like a Canon hub, with a Canon Image Square, our retail store and our flagship Professional Printing product DreamLabo 5000, both available at a walking distance. This is a tangible proof of our commitment to this geography, including Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, we have 2 of our DreamLabo’s installed here. Through our continued stance at innovation and customer delight, we will continue our commitment. We aim to expand to nearly 125 cities in a span of three years with the support of our channel partners with a long term goal of occupying 30% market share in the professional printing space by 2020.”
iCards is a well-known establishment in Telangana and a one-stop destination servicing customers across the state of Hyderabad. Having established a firm foothold in the industry, they are known for its premium services catering to varied requirements of customers.
Speaking on the occasion of the installation, Mr. Mani Varghese, Managing Director, iCards said, “Canon is a reputed brand in the country, known for its stride in innovation in the professional printing space. With imagePRESS C700, we were able to win the trust of our customers and grow our business exponentially. Being associated with the brand for over 4 years now, we are proud to add imagePRESS C8000VP to our Canon portfolio today. The machine is designed to meet the evolving requirements of customers, enabling higher production volumes without compromising on quality. The installation is in line with our vision to expand our services and cater to a larger client base, strengthening our foothold in the region.”
Equipped with a speed of 80ppm, the machine offers an optimum productivity across an extensive media range up to 350gsm. With a Dual Fixing unit with enhanced cooling capability, the machine delivers better mixed media handling, while an external heat belt ensures stable fixing performance at high speed.
iPR C8000VP is equipped with innovative technologies, which will ensure state-of-the-art quality from first to last print without compromising on productivity. The machine uses Canon’s newly developed innovative consistently vivid (CV) toner which improves transfer efficiency for enhanced colour consistency and accuracy across a wide variety of media. The printer comes with 2400 x 2400 dpi resolution enabling even higher precision in the printing of text and images. An in-line spectroscopic sensor and new Multi-Density Adjustment Technology (Multi D.A.T) will also deliver real time colour calibration to ensure consistent quality day after day – with minimal operator intervention.
The imagePRESS C8000VP offers an extensive range of digital front ends and in-line finishing capabilities that enable the creation of extensive and innovative applications across a wide range of media. The machine aims to take digital color printing to next level and supports a range of additional formats including SRA3, A3, A4R and A5 with inline creasing also available for the first time by support.