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The Portland Oregonian chooses NELA for their plate automation project

The Portland Oregonian chooses NELA for their plate automation project

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River Falls, WI, March 30, 2011 – NELA is proud to announce that it has been selected as the prepress and plate automation punch and bending partner of The Oregonian. The Portland, Oregon based newspaper has installed two (2) NELA Evolution Vision Register Punch/Bender combinations for inline connection with Krause LS-Jet CtP devices and Bluefin processors.

Each NELA Evolution Vision Register Punch/Bender punches and bends three hundred (300+) single wide plates per hour. The system includes NELA Page Tracking Software which tracks the date & time the plate was processed via a barcode that is imaged on the bend tabs.  The information is saved in a log book on the computer for easy access and production evaluation. 

About NELA:
NELA forms the largest register control and plate automation company in the printing industry.  As a full service register provider, NELA’s Register & Vision Systems include automated punch and bending, press locks ups and controls for On Press Register, Cut-Off, Color Register and Color Density.  NELA can be your ‘one stop shop’ for all your offset presses!   With more than 1,300 Vision and Register systems installed worldwide, NELA should be your partner too.



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Michael Spinner-Just


2011-03-30 08:44

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