Jeff Pallis CEO, DSG|UW; Dave Gilmore VP Sales, imPRESSions Worldwide; Jim Dunlop EVP, DSG|UW
Goss Graphic Systems (China) Co., Ltd (GGSC) has agreed a contract for the supply of a WISPRINT 40 web press system with DS Graphics | Universal Wilde (DSG | UW) in Canton, Massachusetts, USA. GGSC will work in close cooperation with imPRESSions Worldwide who will be directly responsible for the integration of all 3rd party auxiliaries including splicers, LED, UV and closed loop registration systems.
Investment in the WISPRINT 40 web press compliments DSG | UW philosophy of embracing technology and innovations which drive business change and have a positive impact on their clients. The WISPRINT 40 project with DSG | UW represents the first direct GGSC web press sale into the USA.
DSG | UW, GGSC and imPRESSions Worldwide pooled their collective knowledge and experience to configure a web press solution which will deliver the flexibility, print quality and efficiency demanded by the market. The WISPRINT 40 semi-commercial 4-page press will be configured with a high level of press automation to address 64-page book and 16-page magazine markets. The 40,000cph rated press system will incorporate a powerful ink train with 3-form rollers, commercial style narrow gap lock-ups and unit shaftless drive for greater flexibility and reduced make ready times. The WISPRINT40 press will have a 578mm (22.3/4”) cut-off and 1,016mm (40”) web width. The press will be installed into a new facility located in Canton, Massachusetts. Multipurpose very much defines how the press will be utilized, from high volume, high quality magazine production to a wide range of educational materials. The WISPRINT 40 press will replace three existing web presses.
“Working alongside our exclusive agent for the region, imPRESSions Worldwide, we are immensely proud to be supporting DS Graphics with this their latest investment. Following their acquisition of Universal Wilde in March 2020, and subsequent investment in a new facility, DSG | UW were in search of a web press system to enable greater flexibility and improved efficiencies within the group,” comments Peter Kirwan, Director Global Sales, GGSC. “The high performing, flexible WISPRINT 40 press system will help the group achieve their goals.”
Goss Graphic Systems (China) Co., Ltd is a global press supplier with a history in press manufacturing dating back to 1939. GGSC is renowned for its advanced technology and manufacturing capability. Under the WISPRINT brand, GGSC offers a wide range of products for the newspaper, book printing, print packaging and commercial printing sectors.
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