ASU Printing Department unveils new printer

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Anew machine was unveiled Wednesday by the Arkansas State University's PrintingService Department.

An open house was held Wednesdayafternoon, where people were allowed to see a newly installed, four colorprinter, called the Heidelberg Speedmaster.

Pradeep Mishra, director of printingservices, said as impressive as it looks the new purchase is about more thanproduction.

"There are very few machines in the UnitedStates of this kind," said Mishra. "This is a great achievement for havingthis. Not for production purposes, but for the students to learn on it."

Students in ASU's graphic communicationsprogram use the in-plant as a laboratory. Mishra says they're excited to offerstudents this type of hands on experience.

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