Tensor Group, Inc., a premier U.S. manufacturer of single-width web offset printing press equipment, announced today that its Chairman, Martin Hozjan, is assuming the responsibilities of President of Tensor following the departure of Don Gustafson, Tensor's former President.
by chris bauer According to heatset web press manufacturers, an intense war is raging—and they aren't talking about Iraq. The war they speak of is a pricing war—and it is being fought among commercial printers. This economic conflict is necessitating higher productivity and press availability to increase efficiency and, in turn, generate profits. "This calls for higher production speeds with higher circulations and a reduction in makeready times and waste due to a higher degree of automation," says Erik Rehmann of Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA). "Additional paper savings are achieved by reducing the size of the cylinder circumference—with mini-gap technology and the use