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Komori America Secures Four Orders for the New Lithrone S40 Presses

Press release from the issuing company

(July 18, 2002 Rolling Meadows, IL) Komori America Corporation announced today that four orders have been placed for the new Lithrone S40 presses. The Lithrone S40, the newest product in the Lithrone family of sheetfed offset presses, was introduced to the US market this month. The revolutionary new Lithrone S, features new enhancements and features that increase flexibility and productivity through data-driven makeready, advanced quality control, and a higher running speed. The new LS can also accommodate stock thicknesses up to 40 point board. Orders were taken for two six color and one eight color Lithrone S40. Presses will be installed by the end of the year. In addition, an order for a six color Lithrone S40D was also placed. The S40D is the only 40" digital offset press on the market. Equipped with the Creo SQUAREspot thermal imaging technology, the S40D offers the process control, workflow efficiency and fast makeready required to meet print buyers’ demands for shorter run jobs, faster turnaround and high quality printing. "We are very excited the LS has received such a favorable response from the printing community. The press was just introduced to the US market this week, and to already have four orders is a testament to the quality and features of the new press. We’re looking forward to Graph Expo and affording printers from around the country to see the Lithrone S40 in action," says Stephan Carter, President and COO of Komori America. Komori Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a premier manufacturer and worldwide distributor of offset printing equipment. The Company has manufacturing facilities in Toride, Sekiyado and Yamagata, Japan, and subsidiaries in Europe, the UK and the United States. Komori America Corporation is based in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and manages a distribution and service network throughout the United States.