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Another ROTOMAN DirectDrive for AVD Goldach AG

Feb 6, 2014 12:00 AM


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Long-term customer again trusts in manroland web systems

The highly specialized Swiss magazine printer AVD Goldach AG invests several million Euros in a new 16-page ROTOMAN DirectDrive from manroland web systems.

The new ROTOMAN DirectDrive, which will be installed in 2015, is the sixth press of manroland web systems for ADV Goldach AG. The investment decision shows their trust in the excellent quality and reliability of the German press manufacturer. Besides, this shows a willingness to invest in the future of print to provide maximum quality and reliability to their customers. The new press enables an economic printing of magazines with up to 48-pages or even more – already at 3000 copies. This is very interesting for corporate publishing (customer- and staff magazines) and an appealing alternative to classical sheetfed printing.

Flexible and efficient production
The four unit ROTOMAN DirectDrive demonstrates high performance with up to 65.000 cylinder revolutions per hour. The 16-page press was developed for printers in dynamic markets as a highly efficient and flexible solution for printing magazines. This is mainly possible due to the modern folder with the extensive folder superstructure that shows ultra-modern finishing technologies. The new operating system, which has been launched at drupa 2012, provides modern automation features and the latest technologies. The manroland web systems ControlCenter is the most progressive operating system at the printing industry and part of the One Touch philosophy. All relevant information can be caught at a glance and the operator can interact intuitively with a finger tip. At any place. At any time.

With this huge financial investment AVD Goldach AG sets a clear sign for the future of print. “We really believe in today`s printing industry. However, it is a fact that we have to be more flexible to meet the publisher`s demands.”, says Kai Hebel, owner and Managing Director at AVD Goldach. “To be competitive and successful, the modern print product needs to be extraordinary efficient and flexibly designed. That`s why we chose to invest in the new ROTOMAN DirectDrive from manroland web systems, as this press perfectly measures up to our expectations and  those of our customers.”