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KBA North America Announces Alliance with PRISCO

Press release from the issuing company

KBA North America, a leading supplier of sheetfed offset and digital presses based in Williston, VT, has named Prisco (Printers' Service) as its primary supplier of pressroom supplies. The announcement will be officially made at Print 05 & Converting 05, the largest, most comprehensive event for the commercial, package printing, and converting industry in the world in 2005, scheduled for September 9-15 at Chicago's McCormick Place. “We selected Prisco for its ability to provide reliable, easy-to-use, and consistent products that will allow us to perform faultless demonstrations of our outstanding press equipment,” says Ralf Sammeck, President and CEO of KBA North America. “Prisco has the largest field support staff in North America dedicated exclusively to the pressroom. With ten physical locations, we know that we can count on Prisco to be in close proximity wherever a KBA press is installed. There is a Prisco product for every press application.” The KBA Performa 74 is KBA's newest fully automated 29” press and will be using Prisco 3451U fountain concentrate, Alkaless 6000 Alcohol Replacement, Q1514 Aqueous High-Gloss Coating Autowash 6000 Wash, Prisco Velocity Plate Cleaner and Priscolith Conti-Air Crystal printing blankets. This combination of production proven products is a solid turnkey system for the Performa 74. Other KBA presses will use an assortment of various Prisco high performance pressroom products including: Priscolith Conti-Air printing blankets, Prisco Aqueous coatings, Autowash 6000 Wash, Prisco MRC, Prisco plate cleaners, press maintenance chemicals, spray powder and Priscolith Conti-Air printing blankets. Printers' Service is the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of offset pressroom chemistry, coatings, blankets, supply items and process control equipment. Headquartered in Newark, NJ, customers have been able to count on quality products and superior support services from Printers' Service for over 100 years. The Prisco product lines include environmentally friendly fountain solutions, solvents, coatings, cleaners and lubricants. PriscoTech equipment products include water management, chemical blending, chemical recycling, waste reduction and coating systems. Printers' Service has eleven locations in the US, Canada and Europe to better serve the industry.