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Bilbao Editorial Producciones reinforces the cooperation with Wifag

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Bilbao Editorial Producciones reinforces the cooperation with Wifag

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Bern, 28.02.11 - Since 1990 Bilbao Editorial Producciones S.L.U., printing enterprise belonging to the VOCENTO Group, consequently extended production capacity with WIFAG printing presses to meet market needs. The Group is the leading Spanish media service provider. Thanks to the excellent position of its 13 newspapers, 800.000 copies of these are daily circulated.

The printing centre Bilbao Editorial Producciones actually produces the regional VOCENTO newspapers El Correo, El Diario Montanes and La Rioja, apart from the northern editions of the national newspaper ABC, and several daily titles from other publishing Groups.

During the week about 270’000 copies in different editions of eight titles leave the plant every night. On weekends the printing work is increased to 360’000 copies.

Bilbao has ordered from WIFAG an expansion and reconfiguration of their OF 370 printing press section. Among other things in this project the mentioned OF 370 press section will be extended by replacing existing add-on OF 370 printing units from older OF 7 presses.

In cooperation with ABB, WIFAG will execute the electrical work which mainly includes an adaptation of the new configuration of the control system and the web leads.

After completion of this new project, Bilbao Editorial Producciones will have three WIFAG press sections of which two are new and one is reconfigured:
- 2 identical sections of WIFAG evolution 473, each consisting of 4 printing towers and 4 autopasters
- 1 section of WIFAG OF 370, consisting of 4 printing towers and 4 autopasters

With this Bilbao Editorial Producciones extends its production capacity of full color pages and is equipped for current and future production needs. WIFAG thanks VOCENTO and Bilbao Editorial Producciones for this long and ongoing partnership.



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Michael Spinner-Just


2011-02-28 12:57

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