With the mantra, “everything begins and ends with the customer,” Xerox has opened its newest innovation facility bringing aqueous inkjet products and services to the forefront. The Impika Inkjet Innovation Centre in Aubagne, France is a 91,000 square foot (8,454 square meters) showroom featuring Impika’s inkjet devices, adjacent to the company’s expanded R&D and production facilities.
“The center offers an interactive and engaging setting where customers and prospects can experience inkjet technology on their terms – free to explore, learn and challenge,” said Andrew Copley, president, graphic communications operations, Xerox. “It represents a significant milestone in our inkjet strategy since acquiring Impika in 2013. Our plan to provide both aqueous and waterless inkjet technology is on track and gaining momentum. Print service providers know we are serious about inkjet.”
Products on display include the Impika iPrint Compact, iPrint Reference, iPrint eVolution and iPrint eXtreme, as well as the iEngine 1000 and 1000L.
In the U.S., enhancements at the Gil Hatch Center for Customer Innovation in Webster, NY have created a more personalized experience in a collaborative and innovative environment. At 100,000 square feet, the center is the largest permanent showcase of digital products and solutions for the graphic communications and enterprise printing markets in the world.
In the heart of New York City, Xerox’s new Executive Briefing Center includes a high-impact media wall and an interactive experience illustrating the company’s innovations. Customers can also learn about Xerox services or view technology demonstrations, including the Xerox Color 1000 Digital Press and Color J75 Press.
Recently completed upgrades at the Innovation Center in Uxbridge, London make networking and learning more effective. A new Discovery Area encourages visitors to interact with experts and discuss ways to simplify how works gets done across their business.