‘The Future’ Just Pulled Into Our Parking Lot!

(Left to right) WORZALLA maintenance technician Barry Neumann, press operator Todd Obremski, and Heidelberg install technician Mike Sullivan welcome the first of five truckloads of XL106 press components.

(Left to right) WORZALLA maintenance technician Barry Neumann, press operator Todd Obremski, and Heidelberg install technician Mike Sullivan welcome the first of five truckloads of XL106 press components.

We have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of WORZALLA’s new Heidelberg XL106 press, and . . . drum roll, please . . . it’s here!

After months of preparation, training, and site enhancements, we are more than ready to accept delivery of the physical press. As the components arrive we begin a four-week installation schedule and several weeks of hands-on print training prior to commissioning the press for live work.

Twelve pressmen have completed advance instruction in Heidelberg, Germany. Even more press and maintenance personnel have been trained at the Heidelberg facility in Kennesaw, Georgia USA. Once the press is installed and the operators accomplish several more weeks of hands-on training WORZALLA will have a bevy of Heidelberg-certified press operators on staff! We got this!

It’s a beauty! this high speed sheetfed perfector has eight print units to allow for four-color printing on both sides of the sheet in one pass through the press. Automatic plate changers and Heidelberg cutting-edge technology will give us super-fast makereadies. This baby has a big appetite and we will be challenged to feed the beast a steady diet of high fidelity four-color fare.

What’s good for us is good for lots of other folks, too. While we work to bring this press online we will ‘test drive’ it with several high quality printed projects for non-profit organizations in our community. The variety of projects will help our operators to experience what this press can do, as well as helping to promote various initiatives in our community. It stretches our operators and makes a bigger impact than recycling test sheets. A win-win for our local United Way, literacy initiatives, scouting, environmental programs and the arts.