manroland web systems Booked Numerous Web Offset Press Orders

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY—May 16, 2012—“Our autoprint innovations for commercial and newspaper printing, the revolutionary operating concept, and the pressupdate portfolio have very obviously impressed customers all over the world. Our wide range of established and new products has also played a significant role,” is how Peter Kuisle, member of the executive board at manroland web systems, summarized the company’s success at drupa 2012.

Kuisle added, “Our expectations have been met in full, the response of customers and their trust in manroland web systems is extremely high. For this we thank all our staff and services providers who have worked hard for our success at drupa 2012.”

Numerous large customers signed contracts, among them Axel Springer, Kraft-Schlötels, and the Times of India, thus endorsing their further cooperation with manroland web systems. And so the company proved conclusively at drupa that it will remain the high-performance business partner for the printing and media industry. The Augsburg printing systems specialists have a long project list for the coming months, since the order volume from drupa amounts to around €70 million.

Large orders for newspaper and commercial web presses placed at drupa
The high performance of the products and high level of project expertise offered by manroland web systems was rewarded by numerous press sales, including the world’s largest commercial web offset printing system, a two web, 80-page Lithoman for Kraft-Schlötels. Further orders for commercial web presses prove the attractiveness of high volume printing such as an 80-page Lithoman sold to a customer in Europe.

Most visitors were impressed by the concepts precisely configured to meet the customers’ needs. The Indian newspaper market remains one of the most dynamic in the world. Besides a comprehensive pressupdate for the Hindustan Times, manroland web systems booked the largest newspaper press order placed at drupa. The Times of India ordered seven Regioman printing towers and three folders.

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