Well, I've put another "drupa notch" on my belt, and it was quite an experience. The weather in Düsseldorf was good, and the crowds were there. For those who have never been, the sheer size of the show, and the enormous investment by the hundreds of firms exhibiting are truly mind-boggling. Deals were done, and many were for multiple high-priced systems, putting lots of smiles on vendor salespeople and management.
Henry Wurst has coupled its new Goss Sunday 2000 press with a complete and automated postpress solution from Rima-System.
A four-unit, 64-page Lithoman offset printing press has been sold to Freeport Press. The press has a web width of 75 inches and two folders. It will be the platform for Freeport Press' new publications plant located in New Philadelphia, Ohio. "This Lithoman will be the most automated and most efficient high-performance 64-page press in North America when the installation is completed," stated Roland Ortbach, vice president of sales at manroland web systems. "This press will be a game-changer for the North American offset magazine and catalog printing industry."
This year, the largest heatset press of the world—consisting of two 80p manroland Lithoman IV presses—is going into production at Kraft-Schlötels in Wassenberg, Germany. The press will be equipped with postpress machinery from Rima-System and Müller Martini.
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ December 2011 edition.
Rima-System and Muller Martini have entered into a cooperative agreement that will enable the finishing specialists to capitalize on their synergies to offer customers customized press delivery systems. Details of the agreement will be available at the end of July.
Binding and finishing news from Printing Impressions’ February 2011 edition, featuring items on Prestige Printing, Brown Printing, Freeport Press and Thomson-Shore.
The combination of the RS 610 horizontal log stacker with the RS 650 log palletizer and a full RS 34 compensating stacking backup system allows seamless, uninterrupted product delivery from the fastest makeready heatset web press in the market—Komori System 38S.
Binding and finishing company news from Printing Impressions' March 2010 edition, including items on Trend Offset, Walmart, Data-Mail and BindTech.
Binding and finishing company news, including items on Family Folder, Crown Embossing and VITS Technology.