New Six-Color Komori Press Installed at Continental Press
Press release from the issuing company
Rolling Meadows, IL, August 28, 2007 — Komori America Corporation, a premier manufacturer of sheetfed and web offset printing presses, today announced that Continental Press, Inc., St. Cloud, Minnesota, has added significant color capabilities with the installation of its new 28"" six-color Lithrone (NL628C) offset press with coater. A general commercial printer, Continental Press produces all types of jobs for its customers, including publication printing, and offers a full range of services from design through bindery. The NL628C is Continental Press" second Komori press and allows the company to produce a variety of color applications. In addition, the NL628C provides all the automation of larger-format presses, including automatic plate-changing and ink keysetting, as well as the PDC-S inline SpectroDensitometer, which monitors printed color throughout the print run to ensure high-quality color consistency from the first sheet to the last.
"We"ve been getting requests from customers for everything from four-color work plus spot colors and special coatings. Our customers are always looking for the next unique thing to differentiate themselves and their products," says Kristin Rothstein, president of Continental Press. "We had excellent luck with our first Komori press. Komori has outstanding customer service and technical service, so when we decided to start looking for a new press, we looked at Komori."
Rothstein also notes that customers today are no longer willing to inventory items like product brochures, catalogs, and publications. This accounts for the rising demand for short-run, quick-turn work—yet with the same color and image quality customers have come to expect. The fully automated NL628C, like Continental"s existing 28" four-color Lithrone perfector, provides state-of-the-art technology to speed makeready and reduce downtime between jobs.
Founded in 1948, Continental Press is family owned and operated, currently in its third generation.
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