Heidelberg Showcases Solutions for the Value-Added Chain in Sheetfed Offset Printing at Graph Expo
Press release from the issuing company
08/15/2007 -- Heidelberg will be showcasing numerous innovations at Graph Expo, which takes place in Chicago from September 9-12, 2007, covering the entire value-added chain in sheetfed offset printing. Heidelberg will present integrated solutions for commercial and packaging printing in its 2,900 square-meter booth. This year’s Graph Expo is also the first industry event where Heidelberg will be unveiling its new HEI Tech image campaign to the public.
"For some time, the North American market has seen increased investment activity as large numbers of print shops need to constantly reinforce their competitiveness internationally with productive and high-quality solutions. Prior to drupa next year, Graph Expo, the industry’s largest forum in North America, is an excellent opportunity to find out a wealth of information on a range of Heidelberg solutions," says Dr. Jürgen Rautert, Heidelberg CTO, summing up the importance of the trade show.
"We are also looking forward to showing visitors how service is taken to the next level using a completely new product for the online-based service."
And Jim Dunn, President of Heidelberg USA, adds: "Visitors at Heidelberg’s booth can see for themselves that we are the only company to succeed in using an integrated workflow system to combine its products for prepress, press, and postpress into an all-in-one solution, thus ensuring long-term increases for its customers’ efficiency and competitiveness."
The key innovations at Graph Expo include:
A Speedmaster XL 105 six-color press with coating unit and extended delivery, a Speedmaster SM 102 8-P+LX with Preset Plus technology equipped with CutStar CAN, a Speedmaster SM 52 4+L with Anicolor technology, the new Prinect Inpress Control inline color measuring and control system, and Foil Star for cold application of foil.
The new Varimatrix 105 CS die cutter and the ECO 105 folder gluer.
The fully integrated Prinect workflow, including the Prinect Integration System and Prinect Pressroom Manager.
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