The print media industry is changing and so are the needs of the print shops. To be competitive they have to significantly increase productivity through a coordinated system that enables maximum availability. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is the only manufacturer who offers equipment, consumables, service and software solutions that are fully integrated to provide a Smart Print Shop. Last fall, the Consumables and Services divisions at Heidelberg were merged to form the new Lifecycle Solutions division. The new division will offer customers additional packages beyond the existing product portfolio, including services, application know-how and consumables, over the entire lifecycle of the machine. In this way, the customer improves his productivity and competitiveness. One step in this direction is the launch of a “lifetime” laser head warranty for all new Suprasetters sold from April 2018. “Suprasetter laser heads have proven to be so reliable that Heidelberg is extending the Ultimate 7 program to “lifetime”, says Glenn Plummer, head of Lifecycle Solutions Business Management Prepress. “We have utmost confidence in our technology to support our customers with this huge benefit and additional security for their investment”, he adds. Click read more below for additional detail.
You’ve heard about PRINTING United, the all-segment show coming up in October, but do you know what’s behind it? That is, what’s this convergence about and why should you — owners, managers, and sales people — care? Mark Subers has more energy than a case of Red Bull, but his enthusiasm for PRINTING United could barely be contained by Bill Farquharson and Kelly Mallozzi in this week’s Short Attention Span Sales podcast episode. Buckle up and give it a listen!