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Goss to demonstrate web offset technology leadership at China Print 2005

Press release from the issuing company

April 18, 2005 – Goss International will be showcasing its product and technology portfolio in Hall #6 at China Print, 2005. At the show, which runs May 11-15 in Beijing, Goss will demonstrate its position as a technology leader in the global newspaper and commercial web press markets. The newly updated Goss Community, Universal and Newsliner product lines are well established throughout the Chinese market helping many printers produce high quality print products. With the acquisition of Heidelberg Web Systems, Goss is now one of the biggest web offset technology suppliers in the world, providing not only state-of-the-art newspaper printing solutions, but also production technology in commercial web printing, print finishing and auxiliary equipment. A number of Goss’ latest technology developments will be on display at the Goss booth throughout the show, including: A Goss Sunday 2000 commercial web press unit - demonstrating Goss’ advanced Autoplate technology. The unit is part of the first gapless Sunday press ever sold in China, which has been bought by C&C, one of China’s premier commercial printers. Goss Web Center technology - available for demonstration during the show, allowing China Print attendees to take a closer look at Goss’ Omnicon software technology for greater workflow efficiency and productivity. A live demonstration of the latest 40,000 cph Goss Magnum press with shaftless technology and high color quality. Finally Goss will be unveiling a new singe width, two around, newspaper printing tower for customers who are looking for a compact built press with the latest color and control options as well as productivity of up to 70,000 copies an hour. Additional product highlights at the show include the latest generation Goss M-600 press with enhanced unit and folder technologies, shaftless drive and Autoplate technology, as well as the popular Goss Newsliner 90 press and Goss Universal press series. There will also be the opportunity to find out more about the Goss’ state-of-the-art DigiRail digital inking technology and Goss Lifetime Support services. Jochen Meissner, Executive Vice President and COO of Goss, states, “Through our joint venture facility, Shanghai Goss Graphic Systems, Goss has a strong commitment to the Chinese printing market and an intimate knowledge of its trends and drivers. We always strive to add maximum value to print businesses large and small. In today’s economic climate, this is more challenging than ever, but our focus on innovative technology solutions combined with our local experience puts us in a unique position to create value for our customers in China. I look forward to meeting our customers at China Print 2005 and discussing with them which Goss product technology and service solutions will offer them the best return on investment.”