How can commercial printers and in-plant shops fuel new levels of
automation and business growth? Higher image quality, greater media
latitude and advanced inline finishing capabilities - the calling cards
of the new Xerox
Versant® 180, Versant
180 Performance Package and Versant
"The Versant's productivity, automation and inline finishing modules
have already established the presses as workhorse fixtures in thousands
of print-for-pay shops and in-plant settings globally," said Ragni
Mehta, vice president and general manager, Cut Sheet Business, Xerox.
"The new Versant family adds enhanced automation features to maximize
uptime, reduce waste, deliver faster turnaround times and expand
The Versant line gives printers greater capacity, output and inline
automation tools such as a spectrophotometer, full-bleed booklet maker,
punch, square fold trimmer and other advanced finishing tools for just
about any application needed. The presses handle everything from trimmed
and finished marketing collaterals, direct mail, signage, reports or
full-bleed magazines on a range of media types and sizes from envelopes
to 26-inch banner prints.
Business booklets with a competitive edge
Fairport, NY-based printer Printegra produces a wide-variety of
high-quality business documents and custom-printed products for print
brokers and resellers. For the past several months, Printegra has tested
a Versant 180 Press with Production Ready Finishing options.
"It's the Swiss army knife of cut-sheet presses," said Tim Sellers,
general manager, Printegra. "Being able to offer full-bleeds and square
folds inline is a great advantage. Jobs that had previously touched
multiple departments can now be done in one pass."
For Printegra, the Versant expanded their product offerings to dealers
and in turn grew revenue. The Versant's Ultra HD resolution was also a
key factor for Printegra, delivering consistent color from the beginning
to the end of each run.
Automation and productivity features in-plant shops need
According to InfoTrends, reducing production costs and improving
efficiency are top priorities for 84 percent of in-plant shops1.
Expanding into new print services and focusing on growing existing
offerings follow close behind.
"In-plant printers need speed with robust duty cycles and technology to
manage alignment and calibration. The new Xerox Versant presses provide
the benefits of advanced automation and productivity to meet those
needs," said Pat McGrew, director, Keypoint Intelligence "The presses'
Simple Image Quality Adjustment feature requires an internal target to
be printed and scanned back, ensuring that adjustments are fast and
straightforward, which embodies the best practice we recommend. This
process provides an extremely accurate registration that printers will
The new Versant family of presses offer:
The Versant 180, Versant 180 Performance Package and Versant 3100 are
available immediately for order taking in most markets, with some
variance in certain countries. For specific region inquiries, please
contact a Xerox sales executive.
Xerox Corporation is an $11 billion technology leader that innovates the
way the world communicates, connects and works. Our expertise is more
important than ever as customers of all sizes look to improve
productivity, maximize profitability and increase satisfaction. We do
this for small
and mid-size businesses, large
enterprises, governments, graphic communications providers, and for
our partners who serve them.
We understand what's at the heart of work - and all of the forms it can
take. We embrace the increasingly complex world of paper and digital. Office
and mobile. Personal and social. Every day across the globe - in more
than 160 countries - our technology,
software and people successfully navigate those intersections. We
automate, personalize, package, analyze and secure information to keep
our customers moving at an accelerated pace. For more information visit www.xerox.com.
1 U.S. Production Software Investment Survey 2015, InfoTrends
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