Sail high over with manroland - World Tour China Stop was a complete success
Recently “Sail high over with manroland“ - World Tour China Stop successfully held in Zhangjiagang, China. The two day event attracted more than 300 participants, including local government officials, industry experts, printers, medias and German international students majoring in printing.
On the first day of the event, Ms. Fanny Chen, Managing Director of manroland Greater China, gave a welcome speech and introduced manroland headquarters and China. She said that China is the first stop of the manroland World Tour and it is the largest roadshow event in recent China. She hopes it will enhance the understanding and interaction between manroland and China users.
Mr. Vincent Tillemans, Head of Global After Market, emphasized the "Customer First" principle of manroland, which aims to provide customers with a full range of pre-press, printing and post-press services, and provide targeted customized services for the needs of China users.
Each Head of Business Unit gave speeches on the topics of "Ways to increase the profitability via modern printing technology", "Power Your Performance", and "Green Sustainable Solutions", emphasizing that manroland focuses on sheetfed printing and always take the industry leading position. They introduced the latest concepts and innovative achievements of manroland in various aspects.
Ms. Wang Lijie, the Editor-in-Chief of Keyin Media, was also invited to give a speech on "Analysis of Current Situation and Insight into Trends in the Printing Industry". She used a large number of data to analyse in detail, described the current situation and challenges of the printing industry in a profound and simple way, and provided valuable market insight for the audience.
After the speeches, the participants went to three showrooms to have in-depth discussions and exchanges with experts in various fields on different topics such as the technical application of printing equipment, the improvement of service experience and the practical application of green printing. The participants enthusiastically shared their experiences and views, and the atmosphere at the scene was warm and active.
On the second day of the event, a round table discussion was organized with the theme of "Thinking about Digital Transformation". The discussion was moderated by Ms. Wang Lijie, and participants included Mr. Liu Linlin, Assistant Dean of Printing Packaging and Digital Media at Xi'an University of Science and Technology; Mr. Wang Jianhua, General Manager of Kunshan KAVA Printing Co., Ltd. and Mr. Roy Guo, Head of Sheetfed Sales of Greater China. They expressed their unique opinions around the theme and exchanged ideas in an interactive Q&A session, benefiting all participants.
The highlight of the event was a visit to Suzhou Hengchen Printing Technology Co., Ltd. In the two factories of Hengchen, visitors came into close contact with small, middle, large and extra-large format equipment and to feel the shock of the rumbling operation of manroland presses. The newly installed ROLAND 900 XXL which demonstrated a full-size printing sample on site was quite spectacular.
The activities of manroland World Tour China Stop were rich and diverse, allowing participants to learn about industry trends and market analysis while also gaining insights into manroland's latest technologies and products. It also established a higher-level platform for exchanging ideas among peers. manroland will continue to maintain communication and interaction with China printers, exploring new ways of cooperation for mutual progress.
About Manroland 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 engineering group, Langley Holdings plc.