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Burrell Colour Imaging Selects KODAK NEXPRESS S2500 Digital Production Color Press to Expand Photo Services

LAS VEGAS, PMA--March 3, 2009--Founded more than half a century ago, Burrell Colour Imaging has embraced digital printing technology from Kodak in its transition from serving Chicago and northwest Indiana photographers to a national full service lab offering both traditional and digital processing and printing. CEO Don Burrell investigated many digital press printing solutions, and chose the KODAK NEXPRESS S2500 Digital Production Color Press, because of its ability to deliver the quality, durability, and longevity required by the professional photographic industry.

"The Fifth Imaging Unit Solution of the NEXPRESS Color Press gives us many unique opportunities in the photographic market," said Burrell, who started the company in 1959. "From Dimensional Printing and clear finish coating to an extended color gamut, the NEXPRESS Color Press is ready to meet the varied demands of our customers in all market segments. We need a solution that provides the most flexibility for our current and future business, and Kodak gives us that."

As the photo printing market grows with digital technology, many providers are adding digital press solutions and a full range of digital services. NEXPRESS Digital Production Color Presses enable unique printing applications for any business looking to expand into this area. From robust print quality to finishing flexibility, the devices are helping users provide the results photographers want using a more sustainable print process with no VOCs, de-inkable sheets suitable for recycling, and selected recyclable parts.

The NEXPRESS S2500 Digital Production Color Press is a modular solution that provides leading image quality from job to job and day to day. It supports more than 600 substrates and offers high capacity paper input and output for uninterrupted printing, as well as inline finishing modules to complete jobs in fewer steps. KODAK NEXPRESS Fifth Imaging Unit Solutions, with the KODAK NEXPRESS Intelligent Dimensional Coating Solution and KODAK NEXPRESS Dimensional Clear Dry Ink, enables raised printing that gives images a dimensional feel that mimics the surface of the items in the image. NEXPRESS Fifth Imaging Unit Solutions also rely on press profiling and standard inks to match up to 82 percent of the PANTONE(r) spot color gamut with no custom mixing required.

Burrell Colour Imaging offers photographic solutions of books, cards, calendars and marketing collateral for its base of professional photographer customers. With a team of highly trained lab technicians, and production and customer service departments offering photographers friendly and efficient customer service, Burrell offers a guarantee of quality with quick turnaround times. In recent years, the company has achieved many notable milestones plus numerous awards for marketing programs created to help studios increase their profits.

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