AGFA – Innovations by Agfa that Lower Print Production Costs
Nov. 03 • 11:00 AM ESTPRESENTERS
IRIS BOGUNOVIC, Product Manager Plate & CTP Systems, Agfa
ANDRE AMORIM, Account Manager, Agfa
ALAIN CORMOND, Business Development Manager, Agfa
ERIK PEETERS, Market Manager, Commercial, Agfa
SUMMARYAgfa will discuss their latest market driven innovations which focus on the ECO3 framework: ecology, economy and extra convenience. Agfa’s ECO3 approach of sustainable innovation makes prepress and printing operations cleaner (ECOlogy), more cost-efficient (ECOnomy) and easier to operate (extra Convenient). ECO3 extends from the prepress environment into the press room with unparalleled ink savings and press standardization software packages that reduce make ready-time and paper waste.
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