Significant environmental benefits
There are a number of significant environmental benefits with the Jet Press 720S including reduction in raw materials, hazardous pressroom consumables and paper waste, along with complete elimination of the plate production process; benefits that mean the Jet Press 720S has a lower carbon footprint than an equivalent offset production system.
Reduction in raw materials and paper waste
The advantage of digital print in terms of optimising the number of printed copies produced and minimising the overruns is a key benefit of the Jet Press 720S. In addition, the number of make readies is also considerably reduced. On some short-run jobs on older traditional sheet-fed presses, the number of make ready sheets can represent a significant percentage of the total run, up to 25% in some cases. With the Jet Press 720S the make ready time is virtually zero.
Elimination of plate production, water and alcohol
Jet Press 720S is a digital press therefore eliminates plate production. No plates, platesetters, processors or associated chemistry, water and waste. Each part of a plate production system have significant carbon footprints in terms of their design, manufacture, transport, use and eventual disposal.