Global Imaging Systems has acquired MT Business Technologies, a Mansfield, Ohio-based multi-brand dealer that provides office equipment, productivity solutions and managed print services to organizations throughout Ohio and South Eastern Michigan. Xerox is focused on enhancing and expanding its channel reach, particularly in the $20 billion multi-brand reseller space. The acquisition of MT Business Technologies by GIS opens new market opportunities in Ohio, including large metropolitan areas such as Cleveland and Columbus, which offer strong growth potential. click Read More below for additional detail
Heidelberg USA announced that Quad/Graphics, a global marketing services provider, has recently invested in four new Heidelberg Speedmaster presses to support its commercial, packaging and in-store platforms. The investment reflects Quad/Graphics’ long-standing commitment to using leading-edge technology to help brand owners market their products, services and content more efficiently and effectively through print in combination with other media channels.
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Quad/Graphics’ Dallas location — part of the company’s Commercial & Specialty group, which focuses on short-run and print-on-demand catalogs, case-bound books, direct mail and promotional items — recently purchased a Speedmaster XL 106-8P+L with X4 delivery. This press is the first in the world to be equipped with 3 types of UV capabilities: full UV, LE UV and LED.
This elite hybrid press reaches speeds up to 18,000 sheets per hour with makereadies of less than 4 minutes. The eight-color Heidelberg XL 106 perfector outshines the competition in terms of productivity and efficiency. In fact, users of the XL 106 often produce well over 50 million sheets per year.
“Our Dallas plant has a reputation for award-winning quality printing and forward-thinking innovation on behalf of leading brands,” says Tim Ohnmacht, Quad/Graphics president of Marketing Solutions. “Our latest press investment makes this an exciting time for Quad and our customers as we continue to provide the most advanced and integrated end-to-end marketing solutions.”