In 2015, manroland India has made a breakthrough by clinching an order for a CROMOMAN 4-1 newspaper press
The CROMOMAN 4-1 has especially been designed considering Indian conditions. It is a 4-tower 4-1 press that is capable of versatile printing possibilities, such as 32 pages, two times 16 pages, 24 pages plus 8 pages and various possibilities of two books in parallel production. There is an additional quarter fold for magazine printing. The maximum production speed is 75,000 copies per hour.
The future starts now
“With the new CROMOMAN 4-1 we perfectly focus on our future business. Now we are able to handle various other print jobs in addition to our daily newspaper. Soon we are launching an English daily and I believe this Press will deliver best quality among other noted Dailies.”, Damodar Rao, Chairman & Managing Director of Namasthe Telangana explains the investment decision. The managing Director himself pushed the button and started the first production of sample newspapers on October 11, 2016. “Our exceptions have been more than met.”
Efficiency, productivity and quality are what count
The press is also equipped with several automation systems such as an automatic web up device or the manroland web systems Inline Control Systems for color register control with manual camera movement and cut-off control. The PECOM control system offers the best possible technology for easy operation and short make-ready and changeover times. All this ensures perfect quality and productivity.
“The investment in a highly modern manroland web systems´ CROMOMAN 4-1 reflects the development of Namasthe Telangana in becoming a modern and state-of-the-art newspaper publisher.” Sudeep Bhattacharjee, Managing Director at manroland web systems India explains. “We have had a very close look to the press series. The efficient and energy-saving production combined with a high output is the ideal equipment for our growing business.” Srinivas.Ch, GM – Operations, explained the choice.
Boom market India
manroland web systems already shows a great installed base in India. Altogether there are 26 web offset press systems that have been installed during the last years – 25 high speed newspaper presses and one commercial press. manroland web systems technology can perfectly reach the high requirements of the fast growing Indian market, which is marked by numerous high circulation print products. This can be realized due to an own manroland web systems market organization in India with different locations in Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore.