April 21st, 2007 – U.S. newspaper printer Michigan Web Press is installing a Goss Magnum 4 press to expand operations at its site in Davisburg, Michigan.
The single-width, one-around footprint shaftless press was shipped for installation in January 2007 and will be configured as six four-high towers with a Universal 1:3:3 jaw folder. At speeds up to 40,000 cph the press can deliver up to 40 broadsheet or 80 tabloid pages running in straight mode.
Rick Burrough, president at Michigan Web, comments “Goss were immediately on our shortlist of suppliers when we made the decision to expand. From our experience of working with the company we know they can meet our requirements for top quality.”
Michigan Web Press currently operates a Goss Community press, comprising of five four-high towers and a Universal folder. The new Magnum 4 press brings the business’ tally up to 44 Goss press units and two Goss Universal folders. The equipment is used to print Michigan Web’s wide range of broadsheet and tabloid newspapers.
Burrough concludes, “The deciding factor in choosing the Magnum 4 press was its speed and the quality of the folder. We print numerous newspapers and were impressed with the versatility of the Universal 1:3:3 jaw folder in accommodating a variety of formats and web-widths.”
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