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Goss introduces new printing concept at Drupa

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May 10th 2004 - Taking center stage in the Goss Technology Theater at Drupa is a new Goss flexible printing system. Conceived to anticipate and meet the changing requirements of a successful newspaper publishing and printing operation, the keys to its unique design are Flexibility, Productivity and Quality. The future concept for newspapers is being shown at Drupa 2004 to demonstrate Goss' continuing dedication to innovation for the market place and gain customer comments. It introduces new technology focus areas for industry developments of the future. The new Goss flexible printing system is being developed based on proven Goss technologies. The future concept offers publishers the solution to newspaper cut-off and format quandaries and future unknowns, through a truly flexible production solution with potential applications across the printing industry. An entirely new printing concept, Goss' flexible printing system showcases the following key features aimed specifically at flexibility, productivity and quality: * Low height towers * 100% color * Optimized press configuration * Cut-off flexibility * Slide-open units * Automated plate changing * 'Pre-set and Forget' technology According to David Stamp, Goss International Worldwide Marketing Director, the Goss Technology Theater at Drupa confirms Goss International as a truly innovative web press technology leader. "True to our belief in 'Innovation for Business', as a company we have dedicated ourselves to finding ways to help our customers stay profitable, competitive and confident in their web press supplier. As the boundaries between newspaper and commercial print become obscured, Goss has identified key future needs for publishers. "Our Goss flexible printing system concept can offer unique format flexibility for the production of a wide range of actual newspaper sizes - all from one press line. Through the blending of our new creative thinking with our employees' years of experience in high performance web press design and manufacture, the Technology Theater indicates our long-term pledge to remain an innovation leader." Goss International is exhibiting this new flexible printing system alongside other presentations of its innovation focus, in regular shows each day in a purpose built Goss Technology Theater in Hall 17 at Drupa. Other technology and customer support focus areas include the award-winning Goss DigiRail Digital Inking system and a Lifetime Support Services area featuring Goss' market leading enhancements, parts, service and training capabilities.