Manroland Sheetfed opens the taps as pre-crisis order levels return
Factory goes back into full production in anticipation of post-Coronavirus demand.
With vaccine rollouts around the world gathering pace and Covid liberation in sight, the German press builder has cancelled short-time working at its factory.
The company is ramping up production in anticipation of a post-Coronavirus surge in demand for its state-of-the-art “Evolution” family of presses.
Rafael Peñuela Torres - CEO Manroland Sheetfed Group:
“As in many other businesses our growth path until beginning of 2020 was disrupted by the pandemic. But finally we have observed during the last months in most of the countries a significantly increased number of projects for new machinery, especially in large size. The level of new orders in the first weeks of 2021 confirms this change of trend in our industry. In order to anticipate a higher demand for our printing presses we are increasing with immediate effect our factory’s output to shorten lead times.“
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 .
Langley Holdings plc (Langley) is a UK based, globally operating, multi-disciplined engineering and industrial manufacturing concern, principally providing capital equipment technologies to diverse markets around the world. Langley businesses occupy strong niche positions in their respective fields, providing advanced technologies in a solutions-based approach. The group comprises 7 divisions based principally in Germany, France and Italy and has a worldwide manufacturing and commercial footprint of several million square feet, with 17 production facilities in Germany, France, Italy, UK, the United States and Asia and more than 100 sales and service subsidiaries across Europe, the Americas, the Far East and Australasia.
The group was established in 1975 by Tony Langley, the current Chairman & CEO, and remains in family ownership.