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Baldwin Announces $3.3M Newspaper Press Equipment Order

Press release from the issuing company

Shelton, Conn. (October 09, 2008)  Baldwin Technology Company, Inc., a leader in process automation technology for the global printing and publishing industry, announced today that it has received a $3.3 million order from Sankei Shimbun, one of Japan’s five national newspapers with the country’s sixth largest circulation.

The order includes Baldwin’s spray dampening technology, automatic press washer systems, blanket cleaning systems and automatic guide roller cleaners to be installed on a new Goss Headliner press for Sankei Shimbun’s printing plant in Hokusetsu, one of their nine printing plants throughout Japan. The installation is expected to be complete in June 2009.

Baldwin President and CEO Karl Puehringer commented, “This recent order is further evidence of our strong position in Japan’s newspaper industry. Baldwin’s technology appeals to printers and publishers like Sankei, because it improves print quality and color capacity while increasing press productivity and reducing waste and labor cost.”