Manugraph DGM Announces First Sale of 430 MAX to Colombian Newspaper Group
ELIZABETHVILLE, PA--Manugraph DGM (MDGM) announces the sale of DGM press equipment to Vanguardia Liberal in Bucaramanga, Colombia. The order for the first sale of the new 430 MAX was placed at Düsseldorf, Germany at the Drupa show and will ship this November.
The 16 unit 430MAX press (arranged as four 4/4 towers with one DGM 1035 folder will be manufactured at the Manugraph DGM facility in Elizabethville, PA and shipped via container to Colombia.
Founded by the Galvis Ramirez family, Vanguardia Liberal is one of the oldest family-owned newspapers in Colombia and is the leading publication in Bucaramanga, Colombia. It continues to grow in circulation.
The Galvis Ramirez Co. has multiple publications and plants throughout Colombia, the new 430 MAX will be installed beside their Goss Urbanite® line in their headquarters site at Bucaramanga. The new 430 MAX will be utilized to print new tabloid publications Qhubo and Lente Deportivo, along with three regional editions of Vanguardia Liberal.
The Galvis Ramirez Company also partners with six other traditional provincial newspapers in six state capitals across Colombia.
Located in Elizabethville, PA, Manugraph DGM, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Manugraph India Ltd., employing 205 persons within a 125,000 square foot manufacturing facility. Manugraph DGM manufactures a complete line of single width offset presses including the DGM 430, 430 MAX, DGM Advantage, DGM Advantage II (also a slip in replacement press for the DGM 850 or UrbaniteTM) DGM 440, DGM 440S, DGM 850, and the DGM 870, as well being the manufacturer of the Americolor tower, a 50" double width tower extension to the installed base. Manugraph DGM also manufactures a full line of complementing folders in the DGM 1035, DGM 1240, DGM 1050, DGM 1255, and the DGM 1270 jaw folder.