First gapless Goss Sunday press in Mexico for Infagon Web, S.A.
Press release from the issuing company
March 2nd, 2007 – Increased demand for efficient, short-run production in the Mexican market has led Infagon Web S.A. to invest in a 16-page Goss Sunday 2000 web press. The new press is the first gapless Sunday press to be installed in Mexico and will be used to print commercial catalogs, magazines, books and brochures for Infagon’s many blue-chip clients. Installation will be completed in March of 2007 in a new building at the company’s Mexico City location.
Serafin González, owner of Infagon, comments, “Goss Sunday presses are proven around the world for superior printing, high speed and overall efficiency. The Sunday 2000 press outperforms all the other competitive options we analyzed and is an ideal fit for our business and future vision. We currently run at full capacity around the clock and we’re excited about being the first in Mexico to offer our customers, particularly in the short-run printing market, the benefits of this advanced technology. The closed-loop controls and the Goss prepress interface will ensure faster and more efficient start ups, and unique features like the Autoplate, Ecocool and Omnicon control technologies will ensure that efficiency runs through the whole printing process.”
The new Sunday press at Infagon will be configured with four printing units and a JF-50 folder. Goss International will also supply its Contiweb CS splicer, Autoplate fully automatic plate changing system, an Ecocool dryer with integrated chill rolls and Goss Web Center workflow modules to optimize makeready speed and waste reduction.
González continues, “It’s a very exciting time for us at Infagon. We are evaluating our whole workflow from prepress through finishing to increase our productivity and efficiency for shorter runs. The Goss Sunday 2000 press investment is part of this process and will take our productivity and quality to another level.”
Phil Burke, sales director for Goss International commercial web systems in Latin America explains, “We currently have more than 300 Sunday presses running in 22 countries, including Brazil and Argentina. We are pleased to add Mexico to the list and to work with Infagon, a company with the vision and the capability to maximize advanced technology for the benefit of its customers.” Goss International completed the order with Infagon through Heidelberg Mexico, its sales agent in the country. Mauricio Guerra is web press product manager for Heidelberg Mexico.
Among its many clients, Infagon Web, S.A. prints for McGraw Hill, PEMEX, Oxford University Press, 3M de Mexico, Avon Cosmetics, McCann Erickson and Ford. Founded in 2002 and part of Grupo Infagon, Infagon Web, S.A. is located in Mexico City and employs around 230 people.
Goss Sunday 2000 presses are available in 16- and 24-page formats and print at up to 85,000 impressions per hour.
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