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Heidelberg Anicolor Produces Green Results At 4-Color Press

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Press release from the issuing company

KENNESAW, Ga. – September 4, 2008 – After running more than one million impressions per month on two Heidelberg DI presses for almost two years, Andrew Fuld of 4-Color press began looking at options for more quality while maintaining high speeds. The answer? Heidelberg’s Speedmaster SM 52 with Anicolor. “With Anicolor, we felt like we could get down to 18-hour production from 24-hour production cycles,” Fuld said. “We are able to decrease make-ready time significantly, as well as reduce our consumption of materials, including plates and paper. Not only do we save materials, we increase our ability to offer different, better products with the larger format size.”

The new press was installed with a coating unit, which produces higher quality end results for the Fort Worth, Texas shop. “Anicolor was the perfect step for our business, helping us continually evolve and change ahead of the industry,” Fuld said. The company has experienced a big leap in efficiency and technology enhancements with Heidelberg, going from two presses to the one new Anicolor press, as well as transferring completely to Heidelberg Saphira Chemfree thermal plates. “Makeready has gone down to 15 sheets on the new press, thus we are experiencing so many results in efficiency that we didn’t even expect,” Fuld said.

4-Color Press began as a small shop with one DI press, one POLAR cutter and a Quickfolder. Throughout the newest phase of its growing process, the company has resurfaced stronger than ever, while still keeping with its core business focus. 4-Color Press prides itself on customer satisfaction and long-term relationship building with both customers and partners. “These new technologies and enhancements by Heidelberg have really allowed us to focus on our priorities, while continuing to produce the results our customers want,” Fuld said. The company has 15 employees and serves its customers with full-color general commercial printing.

 

 

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