When IWCO Direct of Chanhassen, Minn., flipped the switch in late June on the country’s first Océ VarioPrint i300 installation, it not only marked a win for Canon Solutions America, but for a dozen of its customers whose input over the last five years helped improve the system’s design.

The Océ VarioPrint i300 is Canon Solutions America’s first sheet-fed inkjet press for production printing. With a capacity of 294 letter images per minute and up to 3,800 duplexed B3 sheets per hour, the unit can crank out 1-to-10 million letter images a month. InfoTrends says the press is poised to displace many legacy offset and toner-based systems that are ill-suited to the growing demand for just-in-time, variable printing; just as continuous feed inkjet printers have in higher volume transactional, direct mail, and book printing markets.

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