The 100,000th printing unit in the 70 x 100 centimeter (27.56 x 39.37 inch) format has just rolled off the production line at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg). It forms part of a Speedmaster SM 102 perfecting press with a total of eight printing units that is destined for the Danagårds Grafiska print shop in Sweden. This drupa 2008 generation press is equipped with the new Prinect Press Center control station. Danagårds Grafiska has also invested in a second Speedmaster 102 perfecting press with a total of ten printing and coating units.
"The 100,000 Speedmaster SM/CD 102 printing units supplied are evidence of an unprecedented success story and prove the appeal to our customers of of the cutting-edge Heidelberg technology in this format class. Users particularly appreciate this format's legendary Heidelberg quality, productivity, and reliability, combined with the most comprehensive service network in the industry," states Dr. Jürgen Rautert, Member of the Management Board, responsible for Products, Engineering and Manufacturing, during a press conference at the Wiesloch-Walldorf site.