Standard Press Adds Third Komori Lithrone with H-UV for Creating Special Effects
ROLLING MEADOWS, IL—March 23, 2015—Komori America, a premier manufacturer of printing solutions, today announced that family-owned Standard Press, located in Atlanta since 1932, has recently installed a six-color, 40" Komori Lithrone press with coater (GL640C) equipped with Komori’s proprietary H-UV system.
Standard Press services a variety of clients that include Fortune 500 companies, universities and advertising agencies. The full-service commercial printer has built a strong reputation on providing both high-quality work, as well as customer service. The addition of the new Komori press underscores Standard Press’ commitment to answer customer requirements for dramatic special effects, as well as cross-platform compatibility with H-UV and conventional inks and coatings.
"We have been a fan of Komori since we installed our first Komori press in 2001," said Andy Shulman, president of Standard Press. "We have had so much success with the first two presses, purchasing the GL640 was an easy decision. We are one hundred percent sold on the benefits of H-UV. We know it is going to bring unparalleled efficiencies to our production process, as well as allow us to produce an even higher quality product for our customers."
Komori’s H-UV system is an innovative curing system designed to improve overall pressroom efficiency with a drying process so fast, sheets can be sent to the finishing department direct from the press delivery, significantly speeding time to market. With just one lamp mounted in the delivery, the system offers high print quality and reliability, as well as excellent economics and eco-friendly performance. Other key features of the new press include fully automated makeready and plate changing to support the company’s goal to achieve a higher level of efficiency through faster makeready time and less waste.
"Standard Press is a valued member of the Komori family and we are very happy they have invested in not only a new press to meet that will add to their capabilities, but also one with H-UV that will support the ability to print beautiful high -quality specialty work while the delivering the productivity the company is requiring," noted Jacki Hudmon, senior vice president of sales and marketing of Komori America.
About Komori America
Tokyo-based Komori Corp., a premier manufacturer of printing solutions, 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 Corporation headquarters are in Rolling Meadows, IL, with sales and service organizations throughout North America.
Source: Komori America.