Quebecor World Purchases Three Lithoman S Presses
WESTMONT, IL—Quebecor World Inc. purchases three new state-of-the-art short cut-off, wide web high speed offset presses to further enhance its industry leading retail insert platform. The presses will be strategically positioned in the U.S. and Canada.
“This investment is another clear demonstration of our commitment to provide our customers with the most flexible and efficient platform available in the retail market today,” said Jacques Mallette, President and CEO of Quebecor World. The first of the new presses is expected to be operational in the third quarter of 2009.
“At manroland, we offer the industry’s most productive printing presses with the industry’s most effective support systems keeping print production in our customers’ plants at peak performance levels. We can’t overstate the importance of recognizing outstanding relationships like we have with Quebecor World. We are, of course, very pleased with Quebecor World’s continued confidence in manroland and with the many projects we have shared over the past few years,” said Vince Lapinski, CEO of manroland, Inc.
The Lithoman series of presses are proven performers in many printing plants throughout the world, and are designed and built to handle the most demanding applications. Whether high volume or short run, book, publications or commercial printing, manroland presses incorporate both the most proven and latest technology available today. This technology, combined with manroland’s exclusive global servicing network, enables printers to stay ahead of the ever-increasing demands of their customers. Quebecor World’s customers will receive a higher level of flexibility, uncompromising print and fold quality, and will also benefit from all of the many advantages provided by manroland’s PECOM press control solutions, a part of the printnet® family of networking solutions.
Quebecor World Inc. is a world leader in providing high-value, complete marketing and advertising solutions to leading retailers, cataloguers, branded-goods companies as well as complete, full-service print solutions for publishers, including advertising inserts and circulars, catalogs, direct mail products, magazines, books, directories, digital pre-media, logistics, mail list technologies and other value-added services. Quebecor World has approximately 23,000 employees working in approximately 100 printing and related facilities in the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, India, Mexico and Peru.