Cenveo Graphic Arts Center In Portland Installs First Komori Press
Press release from the issuing company
(July 26,2004 Rolling Meadows, IL) Komori America Corporation announced today that Cenveo Graphic Arts Center, Portland OR, has installed their first Komori press, a six color Lithrone S40. Founded in 1903, Cenveo Graphic Arts Center started as a small, family owned printing business and is now recognized as a leading, state of the art, commercial printing and imaging company.
“The new Komori press has created some excitement in the pressroom,” says Pressroom Supervisor Larry Carlson. “At first we only had a few operators who wanted to make the change to the new press, but now that the press is up and running, I have a lot of requests to move to the new fully automated, high speed Komori LS.”
The winner of five international awards for design excellence, the Lithrone S40 from Komori provides a systems approach to printing by offering the highest level of press automation on the market. The design features on the Lithrone S40 speed makeready and provide an unsurpassed level of print quality. Features include:
• Fastest makeready and most automated job sequencing available on a sheetfed press. The LS can makeready 32% faster than other sheetfed presses.
• KHS, Komori’s high performance inking system, controls all aspects of inking and provides ink density consistency from shift to shift, operator to operator.
• Skeleton transfer cylinders with venturi air pans provide perfect sheet control through the press to avoid
• Oscillation form rollers in each printing unit eliminate ghosting.
• Maximum print speed of 16,000 sph on substrates from onion skin to 40 pt. board
• Color Connection software suite for consistent, repeatable color
Cenveo Graphic Arts Center has a reputation as an award-winning printer, producing extremely high quality jobs on a vast array of substrates. The automation on their new Komori LS has dramatically reduced Cenveo Graphic Arts Center’s makeready, both in time and waste. Pressroom Supervisor Larry Carlson says, “the ability to bring the whole job to the press digitally has improved accuracy, greatly shortened the makeready and enhanced quality.”
In addition to the new press, Cenveo Graphic Arts Center has renovated their pressroom. “With all the changes— our new corporate identity as Cenveo (formerly Mail-Well) and our new press, we wanted to provide a very clean and professional environment for our customers and our employees,” says Dave Webber, president of Cenveo GAC.
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