Saga Shimbun Co. Selects Mitsubishi DIAMONDSPIRIT 4x1 Newspaper Press
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) signed a contract with Japanese newspaper publisher Saga Shimbun Co.for the purchase of a DIAMONDSPIRIT 4x1 newspaper offset press.
Scheduled for delivery in early 2011, the new press will print Saga Shimbun Co.'s flagship daily, The Saga Shimbun. The purchase will allow Saga Shimbun Co. to provide its readers and subscribers with the latest news and local stories in more vivid colors.
The DIAMONDSPIRIT is rated at 80,000 copies per hour. The press has a cutoff of 21 1/2 inches and a web width of 60 inches. It will be configured with two 4/4 tower printing units, two 2/1 tower printing units, one 2:2 double rotary folder and four reelstands.
Furthermore, the DIAMONDSPIRIT will be operated by the Mitsubishi press control system with automated features that include color register control and ink presetting with computer-to-plate interface. It also will incorporate DIAMOND EYE Jr. Mitsubishi's newly developed color quality defect detection system can be readily upgraded to the automatic closed-loop color control system, DIAMOND EYE, at any time.
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