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Heidelberg To Host Open House At U.S. Headquarters

Press release from the issuing company

KENNESAW, Ga., November 9, 2005 – Heidelberg today announced that it will host an all-day open house in its state-of-the-art Print Media Demonstration Center (PMDC) on Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Brats & Dots” will showcase the latest in Heidelberg’s cutting-edge technologies for the print media industry and feature live demonstrations in its prepress, press, direct imaging and postpress solution areas. “Connecting with our customers is paramount to Heidelberg, and our PMDC was designed to facilitate these connections by giving customers a place where they can experience new technologies, participate in customized training programs and meet with our experts,” said Jim Dunn, president of Heidelberg USA. “Brats & Dots demonstrates Heidelberg’s commitment to its customers and provides another platform for sharing industry knowledge in a format that is both educational and entertaining.” Heidelberg executives, product managers and sales representatives will be on hand at Brats & Dots to answer questions and provide tips for maximizing investments in Heidelberg solutions. While interacting with other attendees and viewing the latest Heidelberg equipment and technologies, guests are invited to indulge in a traditional German feast featuring bratwurst and German potato salad. Equipment demonstrations will be provided throughout the day in Heidelberg’s PMDC. Unveiled to the public in May 2005, Heidelberg’s PMDC serves as a gathering place for customers, industry professionals and trade and educational associations to meet and experience Heidelberg’s newest technological innovations. The 33,000 square-foot facility houses the latest Heidelberg offerings to the print media industry, including its newest 40-inch sheetfed press, the Speedmaster XL 105. The PMDC operates in conjunction with Heidelberg’s Print Media Academy to offer hands-on tutorials on a full range of prepress, press and postpress equipment and workflow solutions designed to help printers run more efficient and profitable businesses. In addition to Brats & Dots, Heidelberg’s PMDC will host various other educational events, two of which are scheduled in the days following Brats & Dots. Heidelberg will hold a UV seminar on Dec. 7, followed by Prinect Color Solutions and Speedmaster XL 105 sessions on Dec. 8. Each program will feature Heidelberg’s industry experts and show registered customers the benefits of applying Heidelberg’s latest technologies to their businesses. To register for Brats & Dots, contact Kathy Ham at (770) 419-6549 or at [email protected]