Heidelberg Users Look to Optimize Workflow Efficiency in 2009
All-Purpose Demo Facility
The 40,000-square-foot PMDC is Heidelberg’s largest demonstration center in North America. The state-of-the art facility is designed to showcase Heidelberg’s entire product portfolio, including its Prinect workflow solutions, computer-to-plate systems, presses, and postpress and packaging equipment in a constantly shifting lineup. In addition to a variety of Prinect workflow solutions, the facility currently houses a selection of 50-plus Heidelberg products, including a Suprasetter 105 MCL platesetter, a 10-color Speedmaster XL 75 press with perfector and coater, a 6-color Speedmaster XL 105 with coater and Prinect Inpress Control, a 10-color Speedmaster SM 102 with perfector and CutStar roll sheeter, and a Stahl TH/KH folder.
In addition to the annual Brats and Dots event, Heidelberg conducts training classes and special events at its PMDC throughout the year to connect interested printers with industry experts and to help them stay abreast of the latest technologies. Associations, peer groups, training organizations and other industry alliances enjoy year-round access to the center, which also performs custom demos and product testing. For more information about upcoming events at the Print Media Demonstration Center, visit www.us.heidelberg.com.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
With a global market share for sheetfed offset printing machines of more than 40 percent, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is the world’s leading solution provider for commercial and industrial customers in the print media industry. Headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, the Company focuses on the entire process and value chain for popular format classes in the sheetfed offset and flexographic printing sectors. Apart from printing presses, the product portfolio includes plate imaging devices and finishing equipment, as well as software components designed to integrate all print manufacturing processes. In addition, Heidelberg offers a wide range of spare parts, consumables, used equipment and services, along with extensive training programs provided by the Print Media Academy. Furthermore, the Company assists its customers’ investment plans by offering financing concepts.