Keeping the Faith

Why Austria’s leading carton converter continues to invest in Manroland technology

Nick Coombes reports for Folding Cartons Magazine.

A successful working relationship with Manroland sheet fed presses that dates back over 60 years has been fundamental to Offsetdruckerei Schwarzach (ODS) position of pre-eminence in today’s carton market.

But history alone cannot justify the continuation of a mutual business relationship when one party suffers a financial collapse - as Manroland AG did five years ago.

Yet, five years on from Manroland AG's demise and the acquisition of the sheet fed division by British industrialist Tony Langley, Manroland Sheetfed GmbH has installed three super-high specification presses at ODS’s state-of-the-art facility in Vorarlberg on the Austrian Switzerland border to bring the tally of these iconic presses producing for ODS to read the full Folding Cartons' article click here.

About Manroland Sheetfed

Sheetfed Manroland Sheetfed GmbH is a leading German producer of sheetfed offset litho printing presses. Founded in 1871, the company is one of the oldest producers of printing presses in the world. Today the company has its own subsidiaries in over 40 countries and is a global watchword for supreme quality and reliability. Manroland Sheetfed GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of the privately owned UK Industrial group, Langley Holdings PLC.