Agfa Graphics and Canon join forces in UK digital press distribution deal

Agfa Graphics UK will market the Canon presses alongside its own inkjet solutions, prepress systems and Apogee Suite workflow software. The alliance covers the wide range of the Canon imagePress family including the Canon imagePress C6000VP, the Canon imagePress C7000VP and the newly launched Canon imagePress C1+.

Agfa Graphics’ Apogee Prepress has been enhanced to also drive the Canon imagePress within a hybrid workflow. Irrespective of whether it is a print job, a re-run or a pre-series for approval, :Apogee Prepress will manage the data to create the proofs, the plates and the digital print. It sets parameters for media selection and the various finishing features using the CIP4 digital print standard JDF/JMF.