Kodak NexPress SX 3300 inaugurated at Cutting Edge, Hyderabad

Cutting Edge Photo Print, a leading photo lab in Hyderabad recently inaugurated their new print facility with a Kodak NexPress SX 3300 Photo digital production colour press. This auspicious occasion was graced by D Sridhar Babu, minister for Civil Supplies and Legislative Affairs, Government of Andhra Pradesh, in the presence of all directors of Cutting Edge; Bhalchandra Nikumb and Ramani Viswanathan of Kodak India, etc. The inauguration was followed by an Open House, attended by 500+ photographers and photo lab owners from across Hyderabad, rest of Andhra Pradesh, eastern Maharashtra and northern Karnataka.

During the open house, Cutting Edge showcased wedding albums with different options of finishing, viz. lamination, binding, UV coating etc. Also on display were amateur albums & products, marketing collateral, invitation cards, etc printed on Kodak NexPress.

Cutting Edge had evaluated the existing options in the market, and finalized on investing in the Kodak NexPress SX with award winning Fifth Imaging Unit solutions, enabling to provide unique in-line dimensional coating, gloss and spot colour, in-line watermarking, and a range of applications and options. On the occasion of inauguration, Naresh Singh, director, Cutting Edge Photo Print Pvt Ltd, conveyed, “The Kodak NexPress SX Photo will not only enable us in our endeavour to reach out to photographers and photo labs across the three states and provide them with innovative, high quality photo prints and wedding albums for their end consumers, but also help provide print solutions in the commercial space.”

“We are happy that Cutting Edge has chosen the NexPress SX digital colour press in order to support its growth and expansion plans. At Kodak, we aim to provide our customers with reliable and comprehensive digital printing solutions, which will help our customers maximize their return on investment,” said Bhalchandra Nikumb, head-sales & channel management, India Cluster, Graphic Communications Group, Kodak India Pvt Ltd.

The Kodak NexPress SX platform can help printers drive more jobs per shift and more profit per page by consistently and reliably producing market-leading image quality from job to job and day to day. It can be field-upgraded to use a long-sheet option—up to 26” — this allows customers to print six-page brochures or three-up letters, and the optional expanded feeder and in-line finishing modules helping printers’ complete jobs in fewer steps. In an independent study by SpencerLab, the NexPress SX digital production colour press achieved an overall highest rating in print quality, demonstrating the best all-round performance across the majority of attributes apart from having a print capacity of two million A-3 size prints per month.

Designed to meet a variety of printing needs, the Kodak NexPress 5-colour digital production press is suitable for high volume environment, and raises the productivity bar in terms of capabilities, performance and business growth. Besides enabling high quality photo albums, 4X6 and 5X7 prints, photo and coffee table books on a wide variety of substrates, it also supports special applications for personalization.

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