Axel Springer AG and manroland web systems have concluded a long-term and extensive service agreement for the Berlin-based group’s printing plants. The two companies thus continue their successful cooperation.
Peter Kuisle, Member of the Executive Board at manroland web systems: “This is yet another important vote of confidence by a large customer in the new manroland web systems. The contract covers different services to safeguard the operational availability of Axel Springer’s manroland newspaper printing presslines over the long term.” The contract includes agreements for spare parts, key sub-assemblies, and high-level services over the next five years.
Axel Springer and manroland web systems have enjoyed a successful business relationship for decades. Numerous newspaper printing systems from Augsburg are producing in the plants in Berlin, Essen and Ahrensburg, including 15 COLORMAN presslines. Anton Hamm, Head of Service at manroland web systems, about the agreement: “We’ve been pushing theservices business for many years and now we are the leader in this field. This contract shows that Axel Springer trusts us, and that we are absolutely on the right track with our service orientation.” The work will be attended to by printservices, the manroland brand in the services field.