“Strengthen Your Core” in web printing will be the theme for manroland web systems at GRAPH EXPO in October. Some of the latest innovations that will be shown will include the Rotoman DirectDrive press for the 16-page market; the 32-page Lithoman press; and the Colorman e:line from manroland's newspaper press line.
As of Sept. 15, 2012, Eckhard Hörner- Maraß (52) is going to take over the position of the spokesman of the management board at manroland web systems GmbH. Uwe Lüders, chairman of the executive board of L. Possehl & Co. mbH, will remain managing director of manroland web systems GmbH, yet he will withdraw from the operative business.
Worzalla has begun taking delivery of its second web press in as many months. The manroland Rotoman N five-color web press is expected to be operational later this fall. “Our customers are beginning to bring book production back to the United States, if we can turn the work quickly,” noted Jim Fetherston CEO of the company.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ July 2012 edition, featuring DiscPro Graphics and Marrs Printing & Packaging.
Diversification has served UniGraphic Inc. well during arguably the most difficult economic period in the printing industry since the Great Depression. It is bullish on the future of all things large following the acquisition of two big-bodied inkjet printers.
There was a great deal of anticipation about Benny Landa and the debut of his Nanographic Printing process among the trade press and industry pundits leading up to drupa 2012. Throughout the show, Landa starred in five daily presentations within Landa Corp.’s 300-seat theater.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ June 2012 edition, featuring J.S. McCarthy Printers and Precision Graphics of Oregon.
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ June 2012 edition.
Digital technologies captured many of the headlines during drupa 2012, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t a host of newsworthy lithographic press introductions, technology demonstrations and productivity enhancements shown within the stands of traditional press manufacturers.
It’s good to be back home and try to put all drupa 2012 had to offer into some kind of perspective. I’ll start where my drupa did, with the press conference of the ebullient and irrepressible showman Benny Landa and the rollout of Nanography.