New Ryobi MHI Campaign Addresses Print Company Owners, Management

ATLANTA—July 9, 2014—A new educational campaign from Graphic Systems North America spotlights the clear-cut business case for Ryobi MHI offset presses and Ryobi INSTA.COLOR technology.

The campaign targets North American commercial printers who are considering new investments in offset to expand customer offerings and enter lucrative new print markets. GSNA is a group of six U.S. and Canadian printing equipment distributors that sell and service Ryobi equipment.

A Ryobi offset press investment is about the math, GSNA says in the new campaign featured in current editions of Printing Impressions magazine, America’s most influential and widely read resource for commercial printers. A new Ryobi MHI campaign from GSNA is coming soon to U.S. and Canadian printers on

Featuring a new eight-up Ryobi 920 series press with built-in LED-UV instant curing, the campaign spotlights several key Ryobi advantages:

  • Lowest acquisition cost
  • Lowest lifetime operating cost
  • Highest productivity
  • Extreme reliability
  • INSTA.COLOR quick makeready and color-control technology

These important cost savings can help drive bigger profits for print service providers in the United States and Canada.

“Top printers today are intensely focused on expanding their service and product offerings,” said Don Barbour, co-founder of GSNA and owner of Paper Handling Solutions, Marietta, GA. “But equally important is the need to push total profitability higher.”

“The deep value and quality of Ryobi presses and print technology, together with unrivaled local service and technical support, is generating new attention from commercial, packaging, in-plant and specialty printers who are investing now for growth and bigger profits.”

In the campaign, printers are asked to call their local Ryobi MHI sales consultant for a free, no-obligation ROI analysis of new Ryobi MHI presses and technology.

About Ryobi MHI presses
Ryobi’s larger presses—the eight-up 920 series, the six-up 750 series and the two-up 520 series—each are available with LED-UV instant curing, convertible perfector and aqueous or UV coater. The 750 series comes in a special packaging edition capable of handling up to 31-point board.

Ryobi MHI’s INSTA.COLOR technology incorporated into Ryobi presses enables printers to get to sellable color in 25 sheets and drive make-readies to 6 minutes. LED-UV instant curing technology instantly dries all substrates, saving time and money in the pressroom, in post-press and significantly speeds up customer delivery.

All Ryobi presses deliver proven, state-of-the-art automation, unmatched reliability and the lowest total ownership cost in their class. All have the most affordable acquisition cost in their class and are smart, proven investments.

About Graphic Systems North America (GSNA)
GSNA delivers the full line of Ryobi MHI sheetfed offset presses and technologies together with immediate support and parts fulfillment to commercial, in-plant, packaging and other specialty printers.

Formed in 2013 with co-headquarters in four U.S. states and two Canadian provinces, the GSNA group has more than $60 million in revenue and the single largest press sales, service and parts team in North America. GSNA serves all 50 states and Canada and also oversees a network of 20 printing equipment dealer-partners.

More than 30 print industry sales consultants offer sophisticated business analytics to support capital equipment decisions. Fifty-plus factory-trained technicians and parts professionals deliver real-time support from Ryobi’s engineering and technical team in Japan. Six separate spare parts depots across three North American time zones are closely aligned to ensure printers have quick, often overnight access to parts.

The GSNA companies are Print & Finishing Solutions, G.E. Richards, Paper Handling Solutions, Graphco, KBR Graphics Canada and Canadian Printing Equipment.

Ryobi MHI Graphic Technology is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of sheetfed offset printing presses, hardware, software and peripherals. Its high-speed, advanced automation, multicolor presses are respected worldwide for unsurpassed print quality, low total cost of ownership, ease of operation and extreme reliability.

Source: GSNA.

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