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Valley Newspapers orders Goss Magnum 4 press

Press release from the issuing company

April 14th, 2008 – Growing contract printer Valley Newspapers, a division of Independent Newspapers, has ordered a Goss Magnum 4 press to increase color capacity and further improve quality at its printing facility in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.

Steve Steinke, general manager at Valley Newspapers comments, "It's our goal as a company to achieve continual, sustainable growth. By delivering increased, premium quality color through our latest investment and maintaining the high level of customer service we're known for, we can exceed the expectations both of our existing and potential customers, and realize our ambitions for the business."

Valley Newspapers specified the new Magnum 4 press with a 22 inch cut-off, configured as four four-high towers, two two-high towers and two folders. The 20-unit press is scheduled for installation later this year at its Deer Valley printing facility.

Steinke remarks, "I'm proud and excited not only for our employees, who are committed to continuous improvement, but also for our Independent Newspaper counterparts and the commercial clients who have come to expect improvements to their publications." He adds, "We look forward to adding many new clients as we expand our business too."

Ron Depsky, sales manager for Goss International, adds, "The Magnum 4 press is an excellent choice for a small- to medium-circulation newspaper and semi-commercial printer such as Valley Newspapers, where production flexibility is key. They also based their decision on longevity, quality-control, performance and confidence in the long-term service and support from Goss International."

Valley Newspapers moved to a new 25,000 square foot facility in 2001 to increase production capability with an expanded press line. According to Steinke, since then the commercial printing business has grown by double digits each year. "It is now time for us to increase our capacity once again. This is just the next step in a series of improvements that we envisage continuing well into the future."

Founded in the early 1970s and employing over 30 staff, Valley Newspapers is the Arizona division of Independent Newspapers, headquartered in Dover, Delaware. The company serves dozens of small and medium-sized commercial publications throughout the state.