Intelligencer to Double Sheetfed Printing Capacity with New Manroland HiPrint 700
LANCASTER, Pa. — April 25, 2016 — Intelligencer, part of Steinman Communications, is a commercial printing company that produces heatset web, sheetfed and digital printing, as well as complete finishing, mailing, marketing, and fulfillment services. The firm recently installed a new Manroland HiPrint 700 sheetfed offset press at its facility based here.
Commenting on the new installation, Robert Mason, president and CEO of Intelligencer, says, "Intelligencer makes technological investments which best suit the needs of our clients, they are the lifeblood of our business and equipping our valued staff with the tools to deliver results beyond the client’s expectations is more than a goal, it’s a necessity. With the speed of this press, it will more than double our current sheetfed print capacity at unprecedented quality levels. We look forward to serving existing clients faster and working with new customers in 2016."
The new Manroland HiPrint 700 press with simultaneous plate loading (SPL), perfecting capability, and InlineColorPilot Plus system maintains color quality controls to Process Standards ISO 12647-2, a very demanding and highly selective color standard. It will hang eight plates in four minutes, come up to color in 156 sheets and run at 16,000 sheets an hour.
"Intelligencer will experience an upsurge in production efficiency like never before," states Michael Mugavero, managing director and CEO of Manroland Sheetfed U.S. & Canada. "This press, the first SPL HiPrint press in North America, is equipped with the latest makeready and quality control features which are unmatched in capability and speed." Intelligencer opted to include features such as InlineRegister, ok-Balance process analysis software, a full scope of QuickChange features, Manroland Sheetfed’s exclusive TripleFlow Ink distribution system, and the coveted grail of color quality control, the InlineColorPilot Plus system.
Intelligencer’s VP of operations, Joseph Schott explains further, "When you get right down to it, printing is like any manufacturing process — efficiency comes when you operate quickly, reduce waste, transition from one job to another easily and move fast. That’s what we get with this new press. Our clients will enjoy faster turn-around times, less waiting between press approvals and better color control."
Founded in 1794, Intelligencer, part of Steinman Communications, produces award winning heat set web, sheetfed and digital printing, as well as complete finishing, mailing, marketing, and fulfillment services. Intelligencer serves many industries including building products, high-quality product match, continuing education/seminars, travel, private college/university, and any projects that require complicated distribution of documents, credit card offers or time sensitive materials.