Slovenska Grafia orders further LITHOMAN commercial press for Bratislava

By ordering a 32 page long grain commercial press, Slovenska Grafia, which is the leading heatset printer in Slovakia, invests in the latest web offset technology. After a huge investment in two highly productive LITHOMAN presses in 2011, the new LITHOMAN now replaces an older 16-page press. This is a further step of the printing company towards high volume commercial printing and to secure their leading market position.

The highly automated 32 page printing system enables highest efficiency and offers flexible production possibilities, especially for the dynamic market sector of magazines and catalogs with small runs. For this, the new press is perfectly equipped: with a cylinder circumference of 1156 mm, a web width of 965 mm, a manroland web systems reel splicer RSC 15, 4 printing units and the fully automatic plate change APL. The manroland web systems Inline Control Systems for ink density (IDCm), color register (IRC) and cutoff register (ICC) ensure highest printing quality and lowest waste rates. As well part of the equipment: the latest generation of PECOM-X.

With the investment decision, Slovenska Grafia gives a clear statement for the future of their industrial print production in Bratislava. “We have been able to strengthen our market position steadily due to courageous investments during the last years. We are consequently continuing this journey now by investing in a premium product from the world market leader in web offset printing“, Rudolf Rosskopf, CEO of Slovenska Grafia comments on the decision for the LITHOMAN.

At the contract signing 2017 in Bratislava: from left to right.: L. Kovacik (manroland Czech Republic), S. Zapf (manroland web systems), P. Kosik (Production Director SG), A. Tuharsky (Chairman of the Board SG), J. Aumiller (manroland web systems), R. Rosskopf (CEO SG), L. Ciklamini (Technical Director SG), K. Polakovic (Technical Service)