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Author(s): Richard P Santos
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Paper Abstract

IRIS Graphics, Inc., is a new start-up company chartered to develop, manufacture, and market direct digital filmless color imaging systems. IRIS is pleased to have been the recipient of the Graphic Art Technologies Foundation INTERTEC '87 Award for innovative excellence. IRIS is extremely proud to have been given this honor. IRIS was incorporated in April 1984 and received its initial funding of approximately $1 million by September 1984. The first 2044 Beta unit was installed in August 1985, and the first 2044 sales were made in December 1985 to R. R. Donnelley, the largest printer in the United States, and to G. S. Litho, the largest U.S. color separation house. In May 1986, IRIS received an additional $3 million in its second round of financing. A smaller version of the 2044, the 2024 was introduced at Lasers In Graphics in September 1986. IRIS achieved additional financing in July 1987 and completed the introduction of the new breakthrough Series 3000 again at Lasers In Graphics in September 1987 in Orlando, Florida. IRIS occupies 20,000 square feet at its new location in Bedford, Massachusetts, which located off of Route 128 in the high technology area near Boston.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 April 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1073, Electronic Imaging Applications in Graphic Arts, (17 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952558
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Richard P Santos, Iris Graphics, Inc (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1073:
Electronic Imaging Applications in Graphic Arts
Kennard S. Cloud, Editor(s)

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