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Baldwin Announces $1.5 Million Chunichi Simbun Order

Press release from the issuing company

SHELTON, Conn.--(October 01, 2008) -- Baldwin Technology Company, Inc., a global leader in process automation technology for the printing industry, announced today that its subsidiary, Baldwin Japan, has secured a $1.5 million order from Chunichi Simbun Co., Ltd. The order is for Baldwin's HS Spray Dampening technology, which will be installed during June and December of 2009 on a new Mitsubishi Diamondstar press at the company's Gifu plant. Chunichi Simbun, headquartered in Nagoya, Japan, publishes and prints seven newspapers at eight production facilities with a combined daily circulation of 4.28 million.

"The Japanese newspaper industry continues to demonstrate its commitment to invest in technology and systems that improve print quality and color capacity, while further reducing paper waste and labor requirements," says Karl Puehringer, President and CEO of Baldwin, "and we are therefore very pleased that Chunichi Simbun has selected our new HS high-speed, high-performance Spray Dampening system for this important new press installation."