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May 5, 2012

Xerox Validates C.P. Bourg JDF-Enabled Finishers for Use With Xerox Color 800/1000 Presses Print E-mail Linked In Tweet Share

C.P. Bourg BDFEx Finisher and BCMEx Bleed Crease Module are the first JDF-enabled production finishing products validated by Xerox to operate in-line with the popular Color 800/1000.

Xerox Validates C.P. Bourg JDF-Enabled Finishers for Use With Xerox Color 800/1000 Presses

Both JDF-enabled Bourg "E-series" finishers are being shown operating with the Xerox Color 800/1000 here at drupa on the Xerox stand in Hall 8b.

Drupa; Messe Dusseldorf Germany; 5 May, 2012 -- C.P. Bourg the world's leading developer and supplier of on-demand document binding and finishing equipment and a leading Xerox Corporation Business Partner, today announced that two of its advanced, JDF-enabled "E-series" document finishing products have been validated by Xerox for use in-line with Xerox Color 800/1000 Presses.

Xerox validation of these Bourg "E-series" products delivers on the promise of touchless print finishing, to provide the user of any Xerox Color 800/1000 Press with exceptional finishing efficiency, flexibility and productivity.

Fast and Flexible Booklet-Making

C.P. Bourg products validated for use with Xerox Color 800/1000 Presses are the JFD-enabled Bourg BDFEx Document Finisher and Bourg BCMEx Bleed Crease Module, as well as the Bourg SQE Square Edge option.

The Bourg BDFEx Document Finisher gives Xerox Color 800/1000 users automatic, on-demand stitch-fold-trim finishing of booklets and other documents at rates up to 4,200 sets per hour from printed sheets in sizes from 203.2 x 120 mm (8 x 4.72 in) to 520 x 356 mm (20.47 x 14.01 in).

The optional Bourg BCMEx Bleed Crease Module contributes full-bleed top-and bottom trimming and superior-quality single-pass knife creasing matched to the speeds of Xerox Color 800/1000 Presses, helping to give finished booklets a crisp, three-sided trim. The optional Bourg SQE gives saddle-stitched booklets a squared edge similar in appearance to perfect bound books, to make them lay flat, easy to stack and to allow for printed content on the spine.

Due to its fully integrated and proven automated paper handling, stitching and trimming features, the Bourg BDF series is widely regarded as among the most efficient and reliable document finishers ever built. They are also one of the most successful, with thousands of the compact stitch-fold-trim units installed at user locations around the world.

Automatic In-Line Finishing
"The ability of the Bourg BDFEx to operate seamlessly as part of a JDF-enabled workflow and produce the highest quality print finishing is testimony to overall Bourg BDF product design and to C.P. Bourg dedication to quality, innovation and efficiency. These traits have made Bourg BDF Document Finishers popular products with print finishing professionals for a broad range of applications in diverse markets," said James Tressler, Director of Marketing and Branch Operations, C.P. Bourg, Inc.

"Now, Xerox validation of these proven and highly productive Bourg 'E-series' finishers gives Xerox Color 800/1000 users access to all the benefits of fully automatic, touchless production as part of the new Xerox IntegratedPLUS Finishing Solution for Booklets," says Mr. Tressler.

As an integral part of the Xerox IntegratedPLUS workflow, the Bourg document finishers are guided by job tickets written in Job Definition Format (JDF), the XML-based file format standard for information exchange in the graphic arts. The JDF job tickets are used to set up all finishing function changeovers automatically for each job, including bleed and trim dimensions, folding crease placement, stitch position, paper dimensions and paper weight.

"In this way, the Bourg BDFEx and BCMEx finishers operate seamlessly in-line with the Color 800/1000 Press as a tightly integrated unit, synchronizing production instructions, preventing production of 'impossible jobs' and enabling automatic document size changeovers to accommodate with peak efficiency any type of job the production system is capable of handling," Mr. Tressler explained

Here at drupa 2012, the Bourg BCMEx Bleed Crease Module and Bourg BDFEx Document Finisher are being shown operating with a Xerox Color 800/1000 Press on the Xerox stand at Hall 8b.

The C.P. Bourg JDF-enabled E-series finishers validated for use with Xerox Color 800/1000 Presses are available from Xerox Corporation sales offices worldwide.

C.P. Bourg -- Your Partner in Print Finishing

For more than 50 years, C.P. Bourg has designed and delivered innovative binding and finishing solutions to meet the needs of the global printing and finishing industry. C.P. Bourg's reputation -- as the world's leading technology developer and supplier of in-line and near-line document feeding, binding and finishing equipment for the broad spectrum of traditional and digital printing environments -- is built on a history of Mr. Christian Pierre Bourg's achievement and continuous commitment to quality, innovation and efficiency. This commitment has led to privileged relationships with numerous digital print suppliers, and with tens of thousands of customers worldwide who rely on C.P. Bourg equipment to turn print on paper into quality finished products.

An award-winning supplier and Xerox Business Innovation Partner since 1989, C.P. Bourg in November 2011 was named the Xerox Overall Finishing Business Innovation Partner of the Year for the seventh consecutive year. For more information visit

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