Heidelberg USA Achieves First Consumable Million Dollar Month
Press release from the issuing company
Heidelberg USA (HUS) reported consumable sales of over $1.1 million for the month of October 2001. This achievement represents Heidelberg Consumables' first million dollar month since Heidelberg entered the Consumable market over one and half years ago.
Consumable sales for the month of October were $1.1 million -- a 21 percent increase over September's sales results. Heidelberg Consumables showed substantial growth in the following Consumable product categories in all HUS regions :
Proofing sales: 93 percent increase
Blanket sales: 35 percent increase
Polyester Plate sales: 37 percent increase
Cloth Sales: 27 percent increase
SM 74 DI Plates sales: 17 percent increase
Heidelberg Consumables are sold in the United States through the HUS Direct Marketing Department, Consumable Field Sales Reps and the HUS Parts Department.
Rick Boggess, Director of Consumables for Heidelberg USA reports that "...the key to Heidelberg's Consumable success is the acceptance of the Heidelberg value added Consumable products by our customer base combined with a great team."
A majority of Heidelberg's consumable products are sold under the Heidelberg brand name and were developed in cooperation with the world's leading consumable manufacturers. All Heidelberg-branded consumable products are serviced and supported by Heidelberg, upholding Heidelberg's tradition of providing quality "value added" solutions and outstanding customer support.
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