Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based printer Trust Franklin Press installs MGI Meteor DP8700 XL for advertising and design business, saying digital press provides precision color, alignment

MELBOURNE, Florida , June 10, 2014 (press release) – Trust Franklin Press to install first Meteor DP8700 XL in Pittsburgh

MGI Digital Graphic Technology is pleased to announce the first installation of a Meteor DP8700 XL in Pittsburgh, PA.

Trust Franklin Press offers the latest technology to a quality-driven, demanding customer base in advertising and design firms where precision color and alignment are critical. In order to expand their current offerings and improve overall digital print capabilities, the 106 year-old Trust Franklin Press began looking for opportunities to increase their range of abilities.
Graphco, a MGI certified Elite Dealer, worked closely over the last year with Trust Franklin Press in successfully expanding their state-of-the-art print production facility. With Graphco’s expertise, Trust Franklin Press invested in the first MGI Meteor digital press in the tri-state area.

Tom Taylor, Chief Operating Officer of Trust Franklin Press, states, “I was impressed with the ongoing demonstrations from the Graphco Sales and Technical team. Allie Harold and John Arnold were dedicated to showing the Meteor’s consistent performance capabilities.”

“We really put the Meteor through the paces during our sessions at the Graphco Demonstration Center and they were able to prove that the MGI Meteor would meet our needs,” Continued Taylor. “Our confidence in Graphco and the relationship that we’ve built over the years is certainly an important part of the trust factor and decision-making process.”

The MGI Meteor DP8700 XL joins a Sakurai 475SD-C 6-up offset press, Horizon StitchLiner 5500 saddle-stitcher, Horizon 566 automated paper folder, among others, that enhance and compliment this ultra-sophisticated print production facility.

For more information, please visit http://www.mgiusa.com and http://www.trust- franklinpress.com.

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About Graphco
Graphco is the industry’s leading provider of digital, offset and print finishing solutions. Besides MGI , Graphco proudly represent the finest brands of equipment including Standard Horizon, RYOBI, OKI Data, MBM, Graphic Whizard, Petratto, and many more. Though these brands are only as good as the technical support team that stands behind them and Graphco’s reputation for top-notch service is second to none.

About the MGI Group
The MGI Group is composed of MGI Digital Graphic Technology, headquartered in Paris (Ivry- sur-Seine), France, and KÖRA-PACKMAT, located in Villingendorf, Germany, and CERADROP, located in Limoges, France.

Founded in 1982, MGI Digital Graphic Technology designs, manufactures and markets a full and innovative range of award-winning digital presses and a complete line of versatile finishing solutions.

MGI has a portfolio comprised of several thousand customers in a wide range of sectors, including graphic industry professionals, Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, plastic card manufacturers, silk screeners and photo labs.

A leader in the professional graphic equipment market, MGI is registered on the Euronext Paris Alternext stock exchange (ALMDG). They received the prestigious OSEO “Innovative Company” & "OSEO Excellence" labels respectively in 2009 & 2012 in recognition of their expertise and innovation in the graphics & finishing industry. In addition, MGI has won thirteen international product awards from 2008-2012 related to technological innovation, including the 2010 Siemens Innovation Grand Prix and the 2011 Engineering Prize for their color inkjet technology.

MGI USA, based in Melbourne, Florida, is MGI’s fully owned subsidiary that services the North and South American, Caribbean and Asia Pacific markets.

KÖRA-PACKMAT is an industrial manufacturing company which specializes in the development of offset sub-systems. With four business units that cover feeding systems, paper transport systems, film wrapping machines & ultrasonic sealing systems, KÖRA-PACKMAT has a worldwide presence that is represented through a network of distributors and a subsidiary based in Singapore.

CERADROP is a cutting-edge company founded in 2006, by members of the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) the world-renowned laboratory, and in under just seven years has become the French leader in inkjet equipment for printed electronics market and 3D printing.

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