Forty-Inch Mitsubishi Press Opens Up Opportunities For Taylor Graphics
Press release from the issuing company
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - Taylor Graphics Inc. thrives on challenges. "We're always exploring different opportunities," said Dean Taylor, president. "And we're always willing to take on different types of challenging work."
To satisfy the growing demand for longer run lengths and larger projects, the 22-employee trade printer recently enhanced its sheetfed capabilities. Taylor Graphics installed a highly automated Mitsubishi Diamond 3000S press. The six-color machine has a 28-by-40-inch sheet size and a speed rating of 13,000 sheets per hour. It is Taylor Graphics' second Mitsubishi press, joining a six-color, 28-inch Model 1F-15 in operation since 2001.
Half-size work had long been the mainstay of the company's business, according to Dean Taylor, who purchased the former Beacon Printing in 1991. Tremendous growth in the past couple years helped fuel Taylor Graphics' move to the larger format.
"We have carved out a pretty good niche with the 28-inch format, and have had great success with the 28-inch Mitsubishi press," Taylor noted. "The 40-inch size brings a higher degree of efficiency for our needs."
Taylor Graphics' products run the gamut from business cards to high-end, multicolor brochures, catalogs and annual reports. The company also prints point-of-purchase displays and specialty projects printed on plastics. One of the biggest advantages of the Mitsubishi press is that it easily accommodates the fine line screens more and more clients require.
"Mitsubishi makes the best press on the market," Taylor concluded. "The Mitsubishi press holds a much finer dot than other presses. Our customers agree. That is why they keep sending us so much work."
Mitsubishi manufactures a comprehensive lineup of Diamond Series presses, available in 28-inch, 40-inch, 51-inch and 56-inch formats in configurations up to 12 colors. Mitsubishi is at the forefront of the implementation of the Job Definition Format specification. By integrating the Diamond Series presses into a JDF workflow, printing companies realize zero makeready, low waste, accelerated job changeover and increased competitiveness.
Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses (MLP U.S.A. Inc.) markets multicolor sheetfed and web lithographic presses manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. MLP U.S.A. provides complete sales, parts and service for the entire line of Mitsubishi presses. For more information, contact MLP U.S.A. at (847) 634-9100. Information also can be obtained by visiting the company's website at www.mlpusa.com.
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