Anapurna Gives Print Provider Three “C’s”—Control, Cost-Savings, and Creativity

If your child came back with three C’s on a report card, would you be upset or pleased? The annual report card for the Anapurna M2540 FB from Agfa Graphics came back for Palumbo Associates Inc. with three C grades, and they couldn’t be happier. Palumbo Associates Inc., of Whitehouse Station, NJ, was the first in North America to install the digital printing system and it’s helped give them Control, Cost-savings and Creativity.

Besides the speed, quality, white ink, and the durability of the Anapurna M2540 FB, Palumbo has reaped the benefits of bringing printing production in-house. The versatility of the Anapurna M2540 FB has given Palumbo the ability to work more closely with clients and be more creative.

“Since we can keep our work in-house and control the job, we are making the customer happier and making more money in the process,” said Gary Palumbo, owner, Palumbo Associates Inc. “The Anapurna M2540 FB is particularly great when it comes to conserving ink. It’s like comparing a Cadillac’s gas usage to that of a Prius.”

With a maximum print speed of 484 ft2/hr, the Anapurna M2540 FB can print sizes of 8.3-by-5 feet on substrates up to 1.77-inch-thick. The excellent UV ink adhesion and its fast, efficient curing means Palumbo can print on glass, ceramics and wood, opening up new markets in architectural and interior décor as well as exterior signs and displays.

“The Anapurna M2540 FB is a dedicated flatbed printer with a competitive entry level price point, making it the ideal machine for print service providers to see a fast return on their investment,” said Deborah Hutcheson, Director of Marketing, Agfa Graphics. “It is suitable for a variety of markets, as well. The Anapurna M2540 FB appeals to display producers, sign-makers and other market sectors driven by the need for high quality, durable full-color output using UV-curable ink technology. It can be used for packaging prototypes, promotional goods manufacturers, and other specialists who need fast throughput and the ability to work with a vast range of rigid substrates.”

Agfa Graphics products and services will be featured in booth #2228 at SGIA, being held October 23-25, 2013, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit



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