Heidelberg Delivers 200th Speedmaster CD 74 UV
GERMANY—The 200th Speedmaster CD 74 UV recently left Heidelberg’s Wiesloch-Walldorf plant.
Jürgen Rautert, director for engineering and manufacturing at Heidelberg, presented a certificate to customer Olegário Fernandes - Artes Gráficas S.A. of Lisbon, Portugal. The Speedmaster CD 74 6-color UV press with double coating unit - will enable the print shop to expand into the new in-mold label market and produce inserts for plastic packagings.
Olegário Fernandes’s workforce of more than 90 prints labels, packagings, and leaflets. The print shop’s existing equipment includes three Speedmaster SM 74 presses, two Gallus and two Comco narrow-web label system. The print shop began operation in 1922 with eleven employees.
The Speedmaster CD 74 features integrated UV technology for UV applications. The UV equipment was developed in tandem with the press and is optimally adapted to the sheet travel. This concept has proven its worth with a great many specialty users working with the Speedmaster CD 74 UV, as evidenced by the 200 presses sold in only four years, confirming the leading position of Heidelberg is this segment.