Xanté Corporation and Straight Shooter Equipment Company Enter Exclusive Distribution Agreement


Xanté Corporation and Straight Shooter Equipment Company Enter Exclusive Distribution Agreement

Xanté to Distribute Jointly Developed TL-30 Digital Envelope Press Feeder

Mobile, AL and Columbia, IL – April 19, 2011  – Xanté is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Straight Shooter Equipment Company, wherein Xanté will have exclusive worldwide distribution rights to the Xanté TL-30 Digital Envelope-Press Feeder, jointly developed by the two companies. The TL-30 easily integrates with Xanté’s popular Ilumina line of production-quality digital presses, and can also be used to feed substrates for UV coaters, folders, and cutters.

Together, Xanté and Straight Shooter have worked to improve productivity and reliability of the system, based on a popular Straight Shooter product called the LF-12.

“We are pleased to be in agreement with a company offering such superior and sought after equipment as Straight Shooter,” says Xanté CEO and founder, Robert Ross. “We look forward to welcoming new, and existing, dealers and users to the family to enjoy all of the benefits the TL-30 has to offer.”

Xanté TL-30 Top Load Feeder

The high volume TL-30 Top Load Feeder – presented for the first time to an international crowd at the Graphics of the Americas exposition in Orlando, Florida – was designed to make users’ digital printers or finishing devices more productive and running continuously without delay. It holds up to 500 envelopes and features a top-load design that eliminates delays when reloading envelopes, sheets, postcards and more.

The TL-30 boasts no wiring, mechanical latching or tray removal necessary; so customers can simply roll the TL-30 into place, add media and run. Major features also include an adjustable stand, buckle separation, re-positional feed belts, and a unique floating acceleration table for simple integration.

In addition to easily integrating with Xanté’s popular Ilumina line of production-quality digital presses, the TL-30 works with other laser printers, digital presses, folders, and UV coaters.


Xanté TL-30 product specifications are as follows:

Dimensions: 36.374″ (92.4cm) L x 15″ (38.1cm) W x 51.75″ (131cm) H

Stand: Adjustable from 22″ (55.88cm) up to 38″ (96.52cm)


Media handling:

Width: From 3″ (76.2mm) up to 12.5″ (317.5mm)

Length: From 3.5″ (8.89mm) up to 18″ (457.2mm)

Thickness: Single sheet up to 3/8″ thick

Speeds: Up to 10,000 envelopes per hour

Power: 110v or 240v (auto-switching)

Capacity: Up to 500 commercial #10 envelopes or Sheets 80 lb text (120 gsm)

Jim Kaiping, Straight Shooter President, states, “With Xanté’s extensive support network and its marketing and distribution capabilities, we have a great deal of confidence that the TL-30 will gain larger market awareness and increased interest in the digital press market. This agreement will also allow Straight Shooter to continue to offer new and innovative products to the mailing, printing and packaging industries.”

For more information, please visit: www.xante.com or call: +1 251-473-6502.

For more information about Straight Shooter, please visit: www.feedstraight.com or call: (607) 334-6811.

About Straight Shooter Equipment Company

Straight Shooter provides productive feeding solutions for a variety of printing, mailing and packaging applications. The solutions are based on a common sense approach from design to manufacture coupled with a vast knowledge of the industries they serve. An array of feeders are available for demand, continuous, batch counting, servo and servo tip-on applications and are available in widths from 9” up to 25” that handle a variety media sizes from the smallest of credit or business card sizes up to large catalogs.

Straight Shooter is headquartered in Columbia, Illinois with its manufacturing facilities located in Fenton MO, (St. Louis). Straight Shooter products are distributed worldwide through a network of authorized distributors, VAR’s and OEM’s.  For more information, please visit www.feedstraight.com.

About Xanté

Xanté is a major provider of professional digital solutions, meeting the demands of print professionals who are looking for state-of-the-art technology at practical price points. The extensive product line includes: chemical-free, process-free PlateMaker5 Polyester CTP Systems; complete PlateMaker 6 CTP Systems; the ILUMINA High Production Digital Color Series; large format VM (Violet Metal) CTP Systems; SpeedSetter (Polyester) CTP Systems; the Degrava Digital Narrow Web Color Press; SpeedSetter 300 and SpeedSetter 400 CTF Systems; ScreenWriter 4 Laser Printers; iQueue Print Management System for the ILUMINA Series; award-winning Symphony Prepress Workflows; turnkey Symphony Flexo Workflows; and FilmMaker 4, the first desktop film system specifically designed for computer-to-film printing.

Xanté Corporation headquarters is located in Mobile, Alabama, USA, with offices in Sacramento, CA, USA; Duiven, The Netherlands; and Zhengzhou, China. Xanté products are distributed through a world- wide network of reseller and distribution partners. For more information, please visit www.xante.com.

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Media Contacts:

Xante USA Xanté Europe HSPR
Arthur Verwey Melissa van Gelderen Helene Smith
+1 251.473.6502 tel +31 (0) 26-319.32.10 tel +1 407.786.0040 tel
+1 800.926.8839 tel +31 (0) 26-319.32.11 fax +1 321.388.6511 cell
press@www.xante.com mvangelderen@www.xante.com smith@helenesmith.com