Océ Arizona 350 XT printer and Océ PlotWave 300 system receive 2009 BERTL’s Best award
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Océ Arizona 350 XT printer and Océ PlotWave 300 system receive 2009 BERTL’s Best award

Trumbull, CT — January 22, 2010 — Océ, an international leader in digital document management, has received two 2009 BERTL’s Best® designations. The Océ Arizona® 350 XT UV flatbed printer was named “Best Innovative Technology for Wide Format” and the Océ PlotWave® 300 system was named “Best Eco-Friendly Wide Format Printer” by BERTL. These awards acknowledge the worldwide success of Océ’s innovative power in product and technology development.

BERTLTM analysts review current product lines and new product introductions to identify the select group of devices and software that are superior to others. BERTL analysts look not only at how well a product performs in various real-world settings, but also what specific aspects of the device and under what circumstances make analysts stand up and take notice. BERTL’s Best award covers the entire digital imaging and document management arena.

Océ Arizona 350 XT UV flatbed printer

The Océ Arizona 350 XT printer features an extra-large flatbed table capable of producing rigid prints as large as 98.4 inches wide by 120 inches long. The extra width enables the printer to be used in a continuous imaging mode for rigid media up to 4-foot by 8-foot. Two rigid boards of this size can be mounted on separate vacuum areas of the flatbed table. While one board is being printed, the other can be changed by the operator. Since the printer never has to stop printing for a media change, users can significantly increase their net print production on boards this size. With the Roll Media Option installed, users can print onto flexible media as well.

The Océ Arizona 350 XT printer uses four-colors of ink and offers a White Ink Option to expand applications options to non-white and clear surfaces. It is part of the popular and award-winning Océ Arizona Series of UV curable, flatbed printers. All models include Océ VariaDotTM imaging technology to deliver near-photographic image quality, and all share the same robust architecture and deliberate design that deliver the Océ values of quality, reliability, productivity and user-friendliness.

Océ PlotWave 300 system

The Océ PlotWave 300 all-in-one large format monochrome print/copy/scan system is an ENERGY STAR® compliant solution with a small footprint; it is ideal for energy conscious, lower volume monochrome print users. Utilizing patented Océ Radiant Fusing technology – the most efficient way to fuse toner onto paper – the Océ PlotWave 300 system starts up instantly, uses half the energy of comparable systems, makes no noise when idling and produces virtually no ozone emissions.

The compact, eco-friendly design of the Océ PlotWave 300 system makes it suitable for businesses with limited space because it does not require extra tables, paper racks or ventilation and aids companies as they strive to meet their sustainability goals. The system is constructed of solid, hard-wearing materials designed to make it last longer than comparable systems – perfect for users looking to keep equipment costs in check.


BERTL Inc. is the source for objective, independent product evaluation reports and comparative analyses on digital imaging devices and workflow solutions. BERTL’s evaluation reports, customer satisfaction research, awards and product ratings are undertaken entirely at BERTL’s expense for the benefit of its international subscriber base. At all times, BERTL’s primary focus is the end user. Covering all major digital imaging manufacturers, BERTL publishes the world’s most extensive website of evaluation reports, comparisons data, vertical market research, news and more on copiers, printers, MFPs, production and workgroup scanners, fax machines, color and production equipment and wide format devices. BERTL reports, research and other industry informative services are available in a range of specialized subscription services. To learn more about BERTL, visit http://www.BERTL.com/.

Océ Display Graphics Systems

Océ Display Graphics Systems is a leading provider of professional, large format solutions for indoor and outdoor color display graphics applications. Océ solutions are specifically designed to enhance the revenue and profit opportunities for service providers by combining hardware with workflow software and the expertise to help companies expand into digital large format color. From extremely high-quality UV curable flatbed printers to outdoor-durable roll-based systems, Océ offers a total solution including hardware, software, imaging supplies, finishing systems, service & support, and financing. Customers benefit in working with a full-service partner they can count on to help their businesses grow.

About Océ

Océ is a leading international provider of digital document management technology and services. The company’s solutions are based on Océ’s advanced software applications that deliver documents and data over internal networks and the Internet to printing devices and archives -- locally and around the world. Supporting the workflow solutions are Océ digital printers and scanners, considered the most reliable and productive in the world. Océ also offers a wide range of display graphics, consulting and outsourcing solutions.

Océ employs around 22,000 people, with 2009 revenues of approximately $3.7 billion, operates in around 100 countries and maintains research and manufacturing centers in the Netherlands, the United States, Canada, Germany, France, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Romania and Singapore. Océ North America is headquartered in Trumbull, CT, with additional business units in Chicago, IL; New York City; Boca Raton, FL; Salt Lake City, UT and Vancouver, BC. North American revenues represent approximately half of Océ’s worldwide business, and employment is approximately 10,000. For more information about Océ, visit www.oceusa.com. Outside the U.S., consult http://global.oce.com.


Océ Arizona 350 XT
Kelli Ramirez
Director of Communications
Océ Display Graphics Systems
direct tel 530-346-2146
mobile tel 530-305-5347
E-mail: Email Contact

Oce PlotWave 300
Karen Fitt
Vice President, Advertising & Public Relations
Océ North America
direct tel 773-714-4664
E-mail: Email Contact