manroland TelePresence system users get their equipment back into production 93 percent of the time solely with remote service. When a service technician is required, repairs requested through the TelePresence system are completed as much as 80 percent faster.
Since manroland introduced the DirectDrive press at drupa in 2008, there has been growing interest from printers wanting to get a look at and learn more about this extraordinary 40-inch press. That was the case on June 24 at the company’s Print Technology Center in suburban Chicago when printers had the opportunity to see a live demonstration of the Roland 700 DirectDrive.
Printing Industries of America (PIA) and manroland Inc. are moving to a next level in their partnership that will include collaborative research and training activities, the two organizations announced today.
Carlson Print Group (CPG) is letting everyone know what it thinks of its new Roland 706 Hi-Print UV press with In-line Foiler Prindor. The digital and offset printer, a division of American Spirit Graphics Corp. (ASGC), was quick to pick up business soon after promoting its new addition on its web site. Installed in December 2008, the 40-inch, 6-color press presents an extra shot of competitive marketplace thinking to CPG’s overall strategy.
WESTMONT, IL—With customers delaying purchasing decisions due to the weak economy, manroland made a strategic decision to eliminate some redundant manufacturing processes in Germany. The press manufacturer's supervisory board agreed to trim 515 jobs in indirect functions in the Sheetfed Press Business sector in Offenbach, Germany, and 110 jobs in indirect functions in the Web Press Business sector in Augsburg, Germany, for 2009 and 2010.
As the Supervisory Board of parent company manroland AG in Germany announced its plan to implement a package of measures to safeguard the future with specific reductions in workforce and strategic facility planning for 2009 and 2010, manroland Inc. CEO Vince Lapinski, issued a strong statement for the company’s North American operations.