Citiprint Credits Sales Increase to Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 74
Press release from the issuing company
KENNESAW, Ga. – April 26, 2007 – When you are building a business, muscle matters. That’s what Allentown, Pa.-based Citiprint bargained for and exactly what it received when it followed its 2004 installation of a Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46 2-color press with the addition of a Speedmaster SM 74 4-color press with coater earlier this year.
Now that the new press is up and running, says Shabir Sumar, co-owner, “We have a whole new concept going. We are attracting new customers, and we’re able to perform larger-format jobs for existing customers. We’re also doing higher quality work with shorter lead times, thanks to the extensive automation on the new press.”
In business for three-and-a-half years, Citiprint is on track to achieve $1.7 million in sales in 2007, a sizable increase over its 2006 revenue. Sumar credits Heidelberg with the company’s success, “especially in the beginning, when we needed a four-color press to get started in business. Heidelberg offered to help us, and we’ve cranked it up ever since.”
Citiprint uses Heidelberg pressroom Consumables, and anchors its bindery with a POLAR 66 programmable cutter and a Stahlfolder B 20 folder. “I have not experienced any other manufacturer, and have no reason to do so,” Sumar says. “Heidelberg’s product line is so extensive that I can’t see myself going outside the Heidelberg family for any of my needs, now or in the future.”
Citiprint’s nine employees provide general commercial printing to a national clientele comprised of companies in the corporate, manufacturing and financial industries as well as businesses, colleges and universities and retail stores.
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