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Berman Printing Invests in Cutting-edge Technology with Installation of Komori Press

Press release from the issuing company

Rolling Meadows, IL, January 9, 2007 – Komori America Corporation, a premier manufacturer of sheetfed and web offset printing presses, today announced Berman Printing, the largest sheetfed printer in the Cincinnati area, recently installed a ten-color Komori Lithrone S40 perfector (LS40P) capable of printing five colors on both sides of the sheet, or ten colors on one side, including specialty colors and coatings. Berman Printing serves a diverse clientele in the consumer products, financial, healthcare, educational and insurance industries, as well as the very discriminating design and arts communities. The company’s upgraded capabilities offer these customers expanded print applications and a new level of productivity. “We are very excited about the installation of our newest Komori press as it better positions us to meet customer requirements for cost-effective, high quality output and fast turnaround,” said Andrew Berman, president of Berman Printing. “Upgrading our capabilities with a press that prints up to five colors on both sides of the sheet in one pass enhances our ability to deliver on Berman Printing’s promise to provide customers with quality, value and exceptional service.” The LS40P was designed to provide enhanced automation for operating ease, which matches Berman’s existing capabilities. Its built-in flexibility meets and exceeds the extremely varied demands of the company’s broad-based clientele and offers fully automatic, console-driven makeready, that ensures fast turnaround on all types of jobs, while maintaining the company’s well-deserved reputation for high quality. - more - The LS40P is designed with a high-performance perfecting mechanism that uses three double-size impression cylinders and a unique sheet path design, allowing the most direct, effective means for driving the productivity of a printing business like Berman Printing. Berman produces materials that greatly benefit from the fastest two-sided printing available, including direct mail products, brochures, catalogues, annual reports, point of purchase litho/labels, posters, shelf cards, tear pads, dimensional mailers, cartons, greeting cards and art prints. “We are proud to be a part of such an impressive customer-focused organization as Berman Printing, and to be a part of its mission to enhance production efficiency,” said Mike VanCalbergh, vice president of sales for Komori’s Central Region. “With the purchase of the Lithrone S40, we look forward to supporting Berman’s continuing drive to deliver a new standard of excellence when it comes to meeting the demands of high quality printing.”