MELBOURNE, FL—November 12, 2008—MGI Digital Graphic Technology/MGI USA, the multi-substrate (paper and plastic) digital press and finishing solutions manufacturer, announced a strong showing at GRAPH EXPO 2008, including receiving Must See ‘em honors for the Meteor DP60 Pro® 4-color multi-substrate digital press for paper and plastics.
With recent announcements from Heidelberg that include cost-cutting measures, mention of a possible hostile takeover attempt and the restructuring of its R&D activities, Printing Impressions conducted an exclusive interview with Bernhard Schreier, CEO of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, for a status report on the manufacturer’s near- and long-term outlook. Printing Impressions: Success from Heidelberg’s EUR 1.1 billion sales performance and launch of VLF presses at Drupa was somewhat tempered by the announced cost-cutting measures. Was Drupa a measuring stick in the company’s decision-making progress? Schreier: Drupa was a great show to position our various innovations and the overall Drupa results were satisfactory, so that