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Second Komori System 38S up and running at Freeport Press

Friday, March 18, 2011

Press release from the issuing company

Freeport, OH – Freeport Press, one of America's leading web offset printing companies, has completed the installation of its second new Komori System 38 web offset printing press in the past two and a half years. It took only 36 days from the arrival of the first components to the its first commercial print run.

"We're excited to be able to offer our clients the outstanding print quality these presses deliver," says David P. Pilcher, vice president of Sales and Marketing. "And we're particularly proud of our ability to expand both our operation and our client base during an economy like this one. More and more publishers have come to see us as their best choice in tough times."

A short-run powerhouse, the new press has web, folder and ink key presets, and is equipped with automatic plate changers, folder changeover, roll handling and roll loading, as well as a fully automated press delivery system from Rima-Systems. And Quad Tech's Instrument Flight provides fully integrated closed-loop color control, ensuring superior color reproduction.

"We're now operating two - out of a total of eight - Komori System 38s Series web presses in North America," adds James Pilcher, vice president of Manufacturing. "For short-run production of publications and catalogs, these are the most advanced heat-set web offset presses in the world. And with the ability to run them singly or in tandem, we're looking at an outstanding increase in our overall productivity."


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