ABB Printing customers go for system upgrades

Three different ABB customers have recently ordered upgrades to systems essential for their production.

Mediaworks in Hungary is the publisher of many of the leading newspapers in the country. Its printing operation in Budapest has ordered an upgrade to its print production management system, MPS Production. The latest version of MPS Production 6 will go into service at the start of next year. In addition, they have also ordered hardware upgrades to their press control consoles.

Singapore Press Holdings, publisher of leading titles like the Straits Times, has ordered software upgrades for the 16 control consoles on their KBA Commander presses at their Jurong print site. The new consoles on the first of the four presses will be commissioned at the end of February 2019. The work includes the transfer of a series of SPH-specific functions to the new platform as well as an upgraded interface to their WPC register control system.

Rhein-Neckar Zeitung in Heidelberg, Germany, has ordered hardware upgrades for its six control consoles. These will be delivered in November 2018.

ABB is a leading automation supplier to the newspaper industry. ABB Printing ( delivers solutions that provide unique and totally integrated end-to-end control, protect existing investments and provide management information essential to improving profitability.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.


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