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EP Graphics to bring highest tech printing to Berne - Berne Tri-Weekly News

EP Graphics to bring highest tech printing to Berne


Berne City Council granted an equipment tax abatement to EP Graphics at Monday’s bi-monthly meeting. The local company is purchasing of one of the highest tech printing machines in the world.
The Gross International 2000 printing machine will allow for the printing of 24 pages at a time and 70,000 copies per hour. The current equipment allows for 16-32 pages at a time and 25,000 copies an hour. John Richert, customer service and quality manager, said that the press on order is two and a half times faster than previous. “This is two and a half times faster and will be the main process usage,” said Richert. “We’ve been waiting for this new piece of equipment for four years. The total cost of the project will be around $5 million.” “This is just great. I’m glad to see guys still invested in Berne,” said Councilman Mark Wynn. Jan Simmons, sales manager, said that it will take almost a year to set up the original machine and to tie it in the current system.... Read More >