QuadTech announces significant sales, success at drupa 2012
Sussex, Wisconsin, USA—31 May, 2012—Press control technology leader QuadTech, Inc. today announced significant recent sales, coinciding with drupa 2012 (3-16 May, Düsseldorf, Germany):
ADV Schoder (Augsburg, Germany) is equipping their KBA C16 press with QuadTech controls, including QuadTech’s ICON™ product platform, Register Guidance System with MultiCam®, Ribbon Control System with MultiCam, Color Control System with Instrument Flight® and SpectralCam™, and Data Central® Reporting. The color control solution will include the latest Instrument Flight + L*a*b* software options.
L-R: Stephan Doppelhammer (QuadTech sales
representative), Josef Treffler (General Manager,
ADV Schoder), Thomas Daniel (Department Manager
Print, ADV Schoder), George Czechowski (QuadTech
sales manager, Americas).
B&K Offsetdruck GmbH (Ottersweier, Germany) will also be adding QuadTech technology to a KBA C16 press. The press will be equipped with QuadTech’s ICON product platform, Register Guidance System with MultiCam, Ribbon Control System with MultiCam, and Color Control System with Instrument Flight and SpectralCam—including the latest Instrument Flight + L*a*b* software options. The installation is the third KBA C16 press to be outfitted with QuadTech controls.
Based on excellent return on investment from previous installations of QuadTech technology, BLG Toul, st Finance Group (Paris, France) will add new controls on two more manroland LITHOMAN presses. QuadTech equipment includes the ICON product platform, Register Guidance System with MultiCam, Ribbon Control System with MultiCam, Color Control System with Instrument Flight and SpectralCam, and Data Central Reporting.
Gulliaume Rotative (Comines, France) has ordered the QuadTech ICON product platform, Register Guidance System with MultiCam, Ribbon Control System with MultiCam, Color Control System with Instrument Flight and SpectralCam, and Data Central Reporting with Color Print Curve Production Summary Report capability.
Hong Bo Tian Technology Co. LDT (Beijing, China) will be adding QuadTech controls to a Goss M-600 press: The QuadTech ICON product platform, Register Guidance System with Vector™, Ribbon Control System with MultiCam, Color Control System with Instrument Flight and SpectralCam, and Data Central® Reporting.
Thran Phu (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) will install the QuadTech ICON product platform, Register Guidance System with MultiCam, and Ribbon Control System with MultiCam on a Goss M-600 press.
QuadTech’s Autotron™ 2600 with ClearLogic™ Register Guidance System will be installed at Grandeco Wallfashion Group-Belgium NV (Tielt, Belgium) and Pelican Rotoflex Pvt Ltd. (Rajkot, India).
L-R: Caroline Zimmer (QuadTech sales representative),
José Rodrigues (ST Finance technical director),
Jean-Paul Leveaux (president and owner of st Finance),
and Daniel Würgler (CEO, System Brunner).
During the show, QuadTech also announced new INSTRUMENT FLIGHT color balance control strategies from partner System Brunner, a cooperation with Alwan Color Expertise to automate dot gain compensation curves, certification by Windmöller & Holscher for flexo press lines, and a breakthrough cooperation with X-Rite, Huber Group, and ColorConsulting to share and process data.
New product introductions included Service Advantage™ with Proactive Care™, a new water control capability for AccuCam, introduction of AccuCam for the retail insert market, and high-definition dot viewing with film stabilization for the Color Measurement System with SpectralCam.
Karl Fritchen, president of QuadTech, comments: “drupa 2012 was a huge success for us! We signed several significant orders at the show and will be finalizing others in the coming weeks. The response to our inspection and color control innovations for packaging printers was unbelievable, and the news of our sale to the Chicago Tribune raised a lot of interest in our AccuCam product. We expect to announce some substantial orders for these products in the very near future. We’re very excited to partner with these new and repeat customers, who will be well positioned to provide more consistent quality, reduce waste, and increase their profits.”
QuadTech, Inc. is the world's leading innovator of advanced color and inspection technology for the printing industry. Founded in 1979, QuadTech sells its automated auxiliary control systems in more than 100 countries to the web offset newspaper and commercial markets, packaging and converting markets, and publication gravure market. Headquartered in Sussex, WI, USA, QuadTech maintains a worldwide network of sales and service operations, and is proud to be registered ISO 9001:2008 DNV. QuadTech is a subsidiary of Quad/Graphics, one of the largest and most technologically advanced printers and multichannel solutions providers in the world.
Craig Du Mez, QuadTech
Phone: +1 414 566 7500
Adrian Tippetts, Bespoke
Phone: +44 (0) 1737 215200