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Laurel Print and Graphics installs all-Heidelberg lineup

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Press release from the issuing company

Kennesaw, GA - When a flash flood destroyed the equipment in his 6,000-square-foot print shop earlier this summer, the owner of Laurel Print and Graphics in Turtle Creek, PA saw the chance to transform an emergency into an opportunity. Following a period during which the company outsourced its work-on-hand to other local firms, Laurel print replaced its defunct cutter, folder, and two small-format presses (both Heidelbergs) with a new lineup entirely by Heidelberg, including a POLAR 78 XS high-speed cutter, a Stahlfolder USA B20 with right-angle attachment, a Printmaster PM 52 4-color press, a Printmaster QM 46 2-color machine, and assorted, Heidelberg-branded Saphira pressroom consumables. "It's not necessarily the way we wanted to get there, but I've always wanted to have an all-Heidelberg shop," said company president Keith Jones. Although the new equipment has been in production for less than a month at this point, Jones already is convinced that his all-Heidelberg instincts were dead-on in the first place. "We always had performance and reliability issues with other suppliers' equipment," he said, "but our older Printmaster PM 52 2-color press ran for four productive, problem-free years before the flood. We look forward to more of the same."
Laurel Print and Graphics provides business stationery, brochures, leaflets, forms, postcards and other commercially printed materials to a regional client base located in western Pennsylvania. The company employs a staff of five.




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