manroland web systems – the high-performing business partner for the printing industry and beyond
WE ARE PRINT. With a clear commitment for web offset printing and the entry to new business fields, manroland web systems constantly expands ist leading market position. This is proven by numerous major orders for new presses and numerous service contracts in the last two months but also by the new direction and strategy of the world market leader.
The corporate activities are based on high performing printing systems for commercial-, newspaper- and digital printing (Systems), service solutions for retrofits (Solutions), original wear- and spare parts as well as the proven competence of our service technicians providing revisions, repair work and commissioning (Support) and, last but not least, our convenient online shopping (Store). With the financial security, given by our long-term investing shareholder L. Possehl & Co. mbH, Lübeck, we can maintain capabilities and competence in the company, which is a precondition for excellent solutions driving visible benefits for the customer. All innovations directly aim on cost savings, productivity and flexibility. Due to this, manroland web systems is not only a provider of printing systems but furthermore offers an extraordinary added value for all users of the printing industry and over the entire lifecycle of the press: WE ADD VALUE.
A constant improvement of the efficiency of all operational processes is also part of the self-conception. Thus the company ensures that manroland web systems is and remains the high performing business partner for the printing industry.
New business fields and innovative product ideas
In addition, manroland web systems follows new paths by emphasizing strategic initiatives:
With the entry into the packaging printing, the world market leader convinces by a flexible and integrated press concept – the VARIOMAN. A highlight for the market is, in particular, the holistic control system with PECOM-X. The result: more productivity, more operating comfort, more profitability.
With expanding the automation solutions for third party presses, manroland web systems has developed another new business filed. After a complete conversion of a Goss press at Star Tribune, Minneapolis, CNP Concord also placed a multi-million-dollar order for a retrofit of their control system to PECOM-X. In this way, third party press users benefit from the latest press control in the market .
The new, preventive maintenance concept Maintellisense directly aims on aspects of the Industry 4.0.. If innumerable and millions of analyzed press data result in predictable maintenance then we talk about a new tempting service offering from manroland web systems, that shall further improve the reliable availability of printing systems or the entire printing sites for our customers. Under the banner “Predicitve Maintenance”, manroland web systems once again demonstrates the sustainability of ist products and the efficiency for the industry.
By developing the well-established web STORE to the marketplace MARKET-X. From August 2017, the B2B web store for wear and spare parts being optimized for complex systems has opened its doors for suppliers of the printing industry and suppliers beyond the printing industry. Several merchants have already reserved their marketplace on MARKET-X to offer the same high degree of ordering comfort to their B2B customers.
Completely on target
By July 2017, manroland web systems stays on target: order income, revenue and result before taxes for the current business year are expected to match last year’s figures. The company has won nine orders for new presses with a total volume of approximately 80 million Euro just within the last three months. Thus, systems and service business together secure a very good utilization and a secure employment for the 900 employees of the group.