Siegfried Jaschinski has been selected by the Supervisory Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen (Heidelberg) as the board's new chairman. He succeeds Robert Koehler, who passed away on May 17, 2015.
Heidelberg's newest apprentices have been training in Germany for three years and are now heading to the United States to gain further experience. They will be training at Heidelberg's facility in Kennesaw, GA, and in the field.
When he heard the news that his in-plant was on the brink of being shut down, Danny Kirkland’s first emotion was shock. He was completely unaware that turnaround times were too slow. And because volume, revenue and sales were not being tracked, there was virtually no way to demonstrate the in-plant’s value.
Thirty years is a long time to keep a press running—even a Heidelberg. But over the past three decades, the folks at the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) did their best to take care of their four-color Heidelberg MOVP perfector, even if it did cost them an average of $60,000 a year for repairs.
On a recent trip to the City of Angels, IPG Editor Bob Neubauer took a tour of the City of Los Angeles' Publishing Services Division. While there, he shot some video footage of the major municipal in-plant.
EFI Fiery digital front ends are now available for the latest Xerox digital presses. The Xerox EX-i 80 Print Server and EX 80 Print Server Powered by Fiery are available on the Xerox Versant 80 press, while the Xerox EX-P 1000i Print Server Powered by Fiery is available for Xerox Color 800i/1000i presses.
Heidelberg showcased the eight-color Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor perfector and a five-color Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor with coating unit and UV technology at Heidelberg Info Days earlier this month.
Sustainable practices are becoming more important in the printing industry. To help printers better determine how they can improve their environmental impact, Heidelberg has developed a free online Environmental Self-Assessment.
It appears that offset is thriving in the Lone Star State. This year alone, we've reported on three Texas in-plants that have added offset devices to supplement their print shops. In this month's issue, we check in on UTHealth's new five-color Heidelberg.