Creo Inc. today announced a partnership with Sichuan Juguang Printing Apparatus Co. Ltd. (Juguang), one China's plate manufacturers.
Under the terms of the agreement, Juguang will manufacture and sell the jointly developed Juguang JPT-1 Positive Thermal Plate. Creo will offer the plates as part of its complete computer-to-plate (CTP) systems in China. Juguang JPT-1 is a high resolution thermal plate suitable for long-run lengths without pre- or post-baking and is well suited for most commercial print applications. The plates will be commercially available this summer.