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  • BH Media Publishing Solutions has ordered a drives retrofit from ABB for two Mitsubishi presses at its print site in Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA. The Times-Dispatch Hanover County production plant prints the daily Richmond Times-Dispatch, the Newport News Daily Press and an assortment of BH Media weeklies and other publications.

  • Centre d’Impression Lausanne (CIL), a print center of the Tamedia group in Switzerland, is ensuring the long-term availability of its Wifag evolution 371 press by turning to ABB for a press control retrofit. CIL prints various Tamedia products for the French-speaking part of Switzerland including well-known titles such as “24 heures”. The Wifag press consists of five printing towers, two folders

  • “Druckzentrum Neckar-Alb” has awarded ABB with an order for an extensive controls and drives retrofit for modernization of its Wifag OF470 newspaper presses. Druckzentrum Neckar-Alb’s press line in Reutlingen, Germany comprises six printing towers, three folders and six reelstands. Divided into two main phases the modernization project carried out by ABB will see extensive work on the press. The

  • Gannett has placed major orders with ABB for press control retrofits and upgrades at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and North Jersey Media in Rockaway, New Jersey. The order for the Milwaukee site, which prints on a KBA Commander press, will see the original KT94 and MR93 control systems on three of the printing towers replaced with ABB’s AC500 PLC. ABB will be using its

  • 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

  • ABB has announced a further order from Druckzentrum Südwest GmbH, located in Villingen-Schwenningen in the Black Forest region of Southwestern Germany, for modular retrofits on its Wifag OF370 press. Druckzentrum Südwest prints newspapers like the well-known Schwarzwälder Bote.

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