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Battlefield Graphics With The First N.A. Installation Of A Speedmaster SM 102-12-P

Press release from the issuing company

Burlington, Ontario, February 22, 2005 - Is this family owned commercial printer Battlefield Graphics Inc. celebrates their 40th Anniversary, they realize that listening to their customers and quickly addressing their needs has rewarded them with their longevity and stability in the industry. This proactive approach has led them to invest in the very first Heidelberg Speedmaster twelve color perfecting press with double-sided MCS (Modular Coating System) and CutStar Plus (roll to sheet feeder) in North America. Paul Theoret, President and Jerry Theoret, Vice President of Battlefield Graphics were also one of the pioneers to introduce multicolor perfecting capabilities to the Canadian marketplace almost nine years ago and therefore have built up extensive experience in this specialized area. This new Speedmaster SM 102-12-P will compliment their full range of prepress, press and finishing solutions. Some of Battlefield’s vast competencies also include specialty processes such as computer to plate output, high quality proofing, spectrographic color management, UV printing, saddle stitching and die cutting. “We have always taken great pride in our leadership position, especially how our dedicated employees interact with our clients. This has resulted in proactive research and technology advancements, such as this new acquisition,” stated Paul Theoret. “With our continuous and steady growth I am sure we are soon to be a global provider.” The Speedmaster SM 102-12-P offers the capability of one pass productivity with double-sided dispersion coating. This configuration with MCS allows the sixth and twelfth printing units to be utilized for dispersion coating or printing. Provided is the option of 6/6 colors or 5/5 colors with double-sided dispersion coating, depending on the requirement of their clients. The new versatile perfecting and coating technologies will produce high quality products to meet the needs of Battlefield Graphic’s clients in markets such as, but not limited to the automotive, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. The roll to sheet feeder - CutStar Plus, provides the cost benefits of web offset without compromising the flexibility of sheetfed offset. CutStar allows you to utilize cost efficient rolls of paper and infinitely cut at the required paper length reliably and consistently, which is particularly advantageous with challenging papers and substrates. The end result is competitive pricing with optimized utilization, which maximizes the client’s investment in print. “To stay very competitive in the North American market we have to produce creative products and consistent quality, without sacrificing delivery time,” says Jerry Theoret. “We know that our latest installation will further enhance our ability to maintain this position in the marketplace, by meeting the needs of even the most sophisticated print purchasers.”