Heidelberg Announces the Winner of Printers Advantage Saphira Consumables Sweepstakes
KENNESAW, GA—March 26, 2009—Glynn Hanes, owner of New Hanover Printing in Wilmington, NC, is the lucky Printers Advantage member who won the Heidelberg Saphira Consumables Sweepstakes, and with it up to $10,000 in free Saphira consumables for up to one year.
Launched in 2006, Printers Advantage (www.printersadvantage.com) reflects Heidelberg’s commitment to deliver the best available technologies and business solutions to the small business printer. As a resource, Printers Advantage is uniquely positioned to provide news, information and expert advice expressly tailored to promote small business success in the offset printing market. Membership in Printers Advantage is free, and printers need not own Heidelberg equipment to register. More than 250 new members will have an opportunity to experience the benefits of membership in Printers Advantage as a result of the Saphira Consumables Sweepstakes promotion.
With five employees and two 20” presses, New Hanover Printing is a typical Printers Advantage member. The company provides Wilmington and the surrounding area with commercial printing solutions from business cards and business forms to mailing and design services.
“While I am pleased and proud to have won the Heidelberg Saphira Consumables Sweepstakes, I feel that being a Printers Advantage member makes me doubly a winner,” Hanes said. “Having had an opportunity to look over the Printers Advantage website, it’s clear to me that Heidelberg has developed a tremendous free resource for small business printers like myself. I expect to be a frequent visitor.”
Saphira consumables are specifically designed to maximize the performance of the equipment on which the success of a small business print enterprise depends. The Saphira family includes an extensive range of custom-blended chemistry, a full portfolio of blankets, conventional and DI plates, matte and gloss aqueous coatings, proofing papers, and process and Pantone inks. All Saphira consumables are formulated to meet real-world pressroom challenges and guaranteed to work as promised. “The anticipation of utilizing these top-of-the-line products to provide our clients with even higher quality is exciting,” Hanes said.
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.
Heidelberg is most active within the major OECD industrial regions and is expanding its involvement within growing markets such as Asia and Eastern Europe. With development and production sites in six countries and some 250 sales offices worldwide, the Company offers services to more than 200,000 customers around the globe. Heidelberg generates 85 percent of global sales through company-owned sales offices and above 85 percent outside of Germany. In fiscal year 2007/2008, Heidelberg achieved sales of Euro 3.670 billion referring to the divisions Press, Postpress and Financial Services as well as a net profit of Euro 142 million. As of March 31, 2008, the Group employed 19,596 staff worldwide.