Ryobi MHI Open House Next Week in Atlanta Spotlights Latest in Print Production
MARIETTA, GA—May 2, 2014—The complete offering of Ryobi presses and printing technology will be discussed next Wednesday, May 7, and Thursday, May 8, at the Ryobi MHI North American Demonstration Center in metro Atlanta. Print professionals are invited to the no-cost event.
The open house runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days and features a complimentary lunch.
A new five-color, eight-up Ryobi 925 press with built-in LED-UV instant curing technology and the ultra-modern Cron CTP system will be shown in continuous live demonstrations. The new Ryobi 750 series Packaging Edition presses, which accommodate up to 31-point board, will also be discussed, as will all other Ryobi MHI offerings. Detailed ROI analyses of Ryobi presses will be presented.
The Ryobi MHI North American Demonstration Center is located at Paper Handling Solutions, 2150 New Market Pkwy, Suite 108, Marietta, GA. To attend, please phone (770) 955-3770.
Paper Handling Solutions is one of six North American master distributors of Ryobi printing equipment. Other members of Graphic Systems North America are: Print & Finishing Solutions, G.E. Richards, Graphco, KBR Graphics Canada and Canadian Printing Equipment. GSNA is the only United States and Canada-wide distributor of Ryobi MHI presses and print technologies.
Printers who’ve installed the Ryobi 920 series press confirm it’s the most advanced, most cost-efficient eight-up offset press on the market today. The Ryobi 920 series is available in up to 10 colors with LED-UV instant cure, inline UV or aqueous coaters, convertible perfector and fully automatic simultaneous plate changers. Speeds top 16,200 sph.
Ryobi’s largest presses—the eight-up 920 series, the six-up 750 series and the two-up 520 series—each are available with convertible perfector and aqueous or UV coater.
All Ryobi presses deliver proven automation, extremely quick makereadies, reliability and the lowest total ownership cost. All have among the most affordable acquisition cost. In addition to the Ryobi 920 series press, GSNA markets and sells:
- Ryobi 750 series press: The six-up press available in up to 10 colors and runs at up to 16,000 sph. Its ability to handle up to 31-pt. board and synthetic stocks also makes it ideal for package printing.
- Ryobi 520 series press: The two-up press is available in up to six colors and runs at up to 15,000 sph. It’s a sought-after offset press for smaller commercial shops and in-plant printing operations.
- Ryobi LED-UV Instant Curing System: This proven instant drying technology, co-developed with Panasonic, is available on the Ryobi 920, 750 and 520 series presses. Even at top production speeds, print is completely dry immediately upon delivery and synthetic substrates do not shrink. Energy usage and cost is cut up to 80 percent vs. conventional dryers and no spray powders or special ducting is needed.
- Ryobi UV Casting and Foiling System: Used with the Ryobi 750G series, this technology enables inline production of a large variety of high-value specialty and security printing, including hologram effects and foiling.
"Ryobi MHI delivers the right mix of technologies that profit-driven printers require today," explained Don Barbour, co-founder of GSNA and owner of Paper Handling Solutions. "High-speed printing and perfecting. Fully automatic simultaneous plate changing. Instant drying. Automated digital workflows. Push-button color and registration adjustment. Compact press footprints. Important environmental advances. Lowest total print production cost. When you put it all together, Ryobi MHI delivers precisely what printers need to succeed—now and into the future."
Click below to watch a detailed video of the eight-color Ryobi 928P press with perfector:
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.
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.