SG360°, a Segerdahl Co., Adding Two New Six-Color Komori Lithrone G40 Presses
WHEELING, IL—Oct. 8, 2012—SG360°, a Segerdahl Co. and leading direct marketing solutions provider, announced the purchase of two new Komori Lithrone G40 presses (GL640) for its production facility here. These state-of-the art offset sheetfed presses deliver the speed and efficiency required to respond to short delivery deadlines for all types of print applications.
“We are proud to add the cutting-edge Komori GL640 presses to our production capabilities,” commented Rick Joutras, CEO of SG360°. “This has been an exciting month for SG360°. We have a new name, new identity, a redefined business and now two new Komori presses. We couldn’t be more excited about the opportunities for us to increase productivity for our clients, enabling them to connect the right messages with their customers faster and more efficiently.”
Yoshiharu Komori, chairman, president and CEO of Komori Corp., toured the printer’s facilities with Joutras and other team members on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
“It was a pleasure to share with Mr. Komori and his team, our newly redefined business. SG360º is perpetually advancing the success rates for our customer’s marketing materials, by doing so, we have evolved into a valued strategic partner,” Joutras added.
Komori America will be highlighting its new technologies designed to help printers optimize efficiency and profitability at this year’s GRAPH EXPO 2012, being held from Oct. 7-10 in Chicago. GRAPH EXPO is one of the graphic communications industry’s top trade shows and showcases what’s new in the changing world of printing, pre media and social media.
“SG360° clearly recognized the importance of analyzing every step of its business to better meet and satisfy the changing needs of today’s customers,” said Jackie Hudmon, vice president of sales for Komori America. “This initiative is an excellent example of what every company in the industry needs to do to ensure success going forward. Print continues to remain a strong component of that requirement, which is why SG360° had the vision to invest in new Komori presses. It’s also a testimony to the strong partnership our two companies have enjoyed for more than 20 years.”
The company now offers the full arc of direct marketing solutions through its new organizational structure. It is built on three pillars: BRANDIRECTions, where cutting-edge research process lays the groundwork for success; IMPRESSions, where the strategic vision is transformed into a tangible reality; and EXPRESSions, where an impression is shaped, crafted and placed in the hands of the consumer.
The organization’s campus of three buildings totaling more than half-million square feet in Wheeling, IL enables tight control and consistency over every phase of the process, leading to exceptionally efficient, accountable and cost-effective results. MPRESSions’ prowess of advanced productivity includes nine in-line web presses, including the world’s largest in-line twin web press, the Sunday 4000, Komori sheetfed offset presses and the latest variable-data printing (VDP) technology platforms including HP Indigo and Canon digital presses.
SG360°, a Segerdahl company, provides empirical direct marketing solutions to many of the world’s largest and savviest retail, financial, healthcare and automotive marketers. The company’s innovative tools and expert guidance turn what could be just a service into a solution. It is based in Wheeling, IL.
Tokyo-based Komori Corp., a premier manufacturer of printing presses, provides excellent technology especially suited for today’s highly competitive printing marketplace. Delivering a high level in print quality coupled with impressively fast makeready and open systems architecture, Komori presses help printers achieve the higher productivity and efficiency levels essential for increased margins and business growth. Komori America headquarters are in Rolling Meadows, IL with sales and service organizations throughout North America.