De Persgroep Netherlands, a leading publisher of national, regional and local news brands, magazines, websites and radio, has decided to upgrade its KBA Commander Press in Den Haag with Baldwin’s World2 Spray Dampening System. De Persgroep is a longtime partner with Baldwin and already uses Baldwin Spray and Cleaning systems on multiple presses in Belgium and
The Netherlands. The order is for 48 World2 Spray Bars to replace the existing Baldwin Optima System. The first step of 24 Spray Bars will start in May 2016 and the final step in December the same year. Consolidation within De Persgroep resulting in reduced printing capacity has put focus on productivity on the remaining entities within the group. The investment in the new, highly efficient Spray Dampening System is an important step towards increasing productivity and extending the life time of the press in Den Haag.
The World2 Spray Dampening System incorporates Baldwin’s most advanced valve and nozzle technology developed from more than 30 years of experience in Spray Dampening. Each nozzle is equipped with Baldwin’s patented Constant Clean technology, which efficiently prevents external blocking of the nozzles. The system is designed for easy retrofit and in most cases the existing Baldwin Spray Dampening controls and infrastructure can be used. This reduces the investment and presents a cost efficient way to incorporate the latest spray technology in an existing press. As with all Baldwin Systems, the World2 Spray Dampening System is developed with the user’s needs in focus and with quality components to ensure long lasting reliable performance.
Jules de Corte, Bedrijfsengineer, De Persgroep Printing, Den Haag
“The World2 System has really impressed us. It is evident that a lot of thought has gone into the design of the system. The valve and the valve rail require no tools for disassembling or assembling. We know from experience that Baldwin delivers high quality products and service and we are confident that the new World2 system will meet all our expectations.”
Per Stenflo, Vice President Product Line Spray, Baldwin
“We are very proud to receive this order. When an important customer like De Persgroep invests in our technology, it sends an important message to the market about the quality, not only related to our products but also to our organization. Baldwin stays committed to supplying the Newspaper industry with technology and products that help our customers remain competitive in a challenging environment. Our World2 System has been received very well on the market and an increasing number of customers are benefitting from the superior performance of the system.”
About de Persgroep
De Persgroep Netherlands is a leading publisher of national, regional and local news brands, magazines, websites and radio. The diverse portfolio of Persgroep Netherlands includes: AD, de Volkskrant, Trouw, Het Parool, PAPER, The Twentsche Courant Tubantia, De Gelderlander, BN De Stem, the Stentor, Brabants Dagblad, Eindhoven Dagblad, PZC, Nationalevacaturebank.nl, Intermediair.nl, Tweakers.nl, Carsom.nl, Autotrack.nl and Qmusic.
De Persgroep Netherlands: the most watched media in the Netherlands.
For more information, visit www.persgroep.nl
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