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“Push to Stop” the Presses: Heidelberg Demonstrates Concept of Autonomous, Navigated Printing

Imagine a press so thoroughly automated that it almost seems to be a member of its own crew. This is what Heidelberg says it has made possible with the concept it calls “Push to Stop.”

By Patrick Henry
Published: November 8, 2016


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By Gordon Pritchard on Nov 08, 2016

They're working on making a faster horse.


By Pete Basiliere on Nov 09, 2016


I agree with Gordon.

Whoever came up with such a negative slogan - "Push to Stop" - should be assigned to writing spam email subject lines.

And extrapolating a two minute - 2 minute! - savings per makeready to $83,200 annual savings is such a false economy. No company is going to cut back an operator's work day because of 16 scattered two minute savings per shift.


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