Press Release

Scodix Enables Minnesota’s Kenning Outsource Group to “Transcend the Senses”

SAINT CLOUD, MN — August 25, 2015 — Since 1997, Kenning Outsource Group has delivered premium finishing services to a demanding customer base, and has become internationally recognized for outstanding trade-finishing and print craftsmanship. Their dedication to the highest quality starts with their vision of excellence, achieved through an investment in extraordinary technology. In other words, superior services start with superior tools, and their “latest and greatest” investment is a Scodix Digital Enhancement Press. As Corporate President Darren Kenning describes it, “Scodix turns flat printed sheets into memorable marketing that you can see AND feel.”

kenning1Darren said the Scodix products will allow his firm to offer the best enhancement options on the market, increasing options and profits for its mainstream printers and print broker clients. The company’s target market ranges from ad agencies to the industries smallest and largest printers: it includes such print industry giants as Quad Graphics, RR Donnelley, Nahan, and Merrill Corporation.

Christina Tolson, Sales Executive at Omega High-Impact Print Solutions (Egg Harbor Township, NY), is a fan of both Kenning Outsource Group and Scodix. She and several of their team members talked with Darren at GraphExpo 2014 where Darren displayed the Scodix Press products. “We had never seen anything like it before,” she said, “and were absolutely blown away by its capabilities.”

Following GraphExpo, Christina asked Darren for a price on 650 double-sided postcards and was surprised at the figure. “We anticipated at least four times the normal cost, but learned the process was very affordable compared to traditional finishing techniques. Using Scodix allowed us to stay on budget,” she adds. Darren said Christina’s project displayed beautiful artwork, “She wanted something that would stand out and get an enthusiastic response.” The process, which took advantage of Scodix 3D surfacing, required only one-pass printing. “On Christina’s piece, we ‘Scodix’d’ a pipeline, some type, and a watermark logo in the background,” he added. Darren notes that the dynamic final image and fast turnaround are what separates Scodix from everybody else.

In sharing other unique Scodix projects, Darren described a wine box his company coated for a Minneapolis printer. “We applied heavy coverage over the entire wine box, running 2-up on 20 x 29-in sheet. The final product looked amazing, very high-end, which was what the customer was aiming for. It’s sure to create a tactile sensation making it a memorable piece for the customer,” he said. Another Scodix project comprised numerous business cards that displayed delicate detail and design. Using Scodix on a business card tends to leave a lasting impression on anyone who receives one.

A Difference Maker

kenning2Darren said Scodix has allowed Kenning Outsource Group to leap beyond its competition. Even better, he said, it allows our clients to leap beyond their competition. “It’s a big deal for designers,” he said. “It’s a way to enhance print in a way that hasn’t been available before, it’s a new ‘tool’ in their toolbox. The Scodix process becomes an imaging dream come true – you immediately see and feel the difference, it’s stunning.”

More about Kenning Outsource Group

kenning logoIn addition to the Scodix processes, Kenning Outsource Group’s ( full services comprise: foiling stamping, embossing, die cutting, envelope converting, folding, saddle stitching, cutting, letterpress Imprinting(consecutive numbering, crash imprinting), integrated mailing system, inline folding, tipping, spot gluing, inkjet/mailing, plastic spiral binding, hand collating, drilling, fulfillment services, grommet/eyelet insertion, fugitive spot gluing, double face application, shrink-wrapping and padding. It has also initiated a sister company (Sweetened Reality) that offers augmented reality services that merge the printed piece with the digital world (

About Scodix

Scodix Ltd. is the established leader of digital print enhancement presses for the Graphic Arts industry, offering print service providers and converters the ability to add value to the products they provide to their customers. The company’s digital enhancement presses and Scodix SENSE™ solution offer unmatched, high-quality enhancement capabilities that make the graphic communications printed product stand out from the rest and leave a lasting impression. For more information please visit

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