Rolling Meadows, IL, May 13, 2008 – Komori America Corporation, a premier manufacturer of sheetfed and web offset printing presses, today announced it has installed a new, fully automated five-color, Lithrone SX29 (LSX 529) sheetfed offset press at Hi-Tech Imaging of Marietta, GA. Hi-Tech Imaging is a full-service printer serving Fortune 500 companies and retail corporations. A loyal Komori customer, this is Hi-Tech Imaging's third Komori press. Advanced automation, reduction in makeready time, and the high performance history of the Komori presses were cited as key drivers in selecting the LSX 529. The new press allows for a 24/29 sheet, making it possible for Hi-Tech to fully compete on long to medium run lengths.
Hi-Tech Imaging, a WBENC certified woman-owned company, operates out of a new 27,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility. Hi-Tech has been pleased with the easy installation and reliability of the LSX 529. Additionally, the LSX 529 allows for greater color consistency, essential to the high quality print demands of Hi-Tech's applications that include corporate collateral, direct mailers, and POP signage.
"We have been very impressed with the extensive capabilities of the LSX 529," said Cara Kass, COO of Hi-Tech Imaging. "We are able to put much more volume through this press which will help with the continuing expansion of our business."
"We are very appreciative and pleased with Hi-Tech Imaging's continued loyalty to Komori," said Mark Hopkins, regional manager for Komori's Central East region. "The LSX 529 offers the efficiency and versatility necessary for a leading commercial printer like Hi-Tech to successfully serve its customers."
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