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Paarl Media sets new pace in press

Dec 19 2012 17:23

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NASPERS LIMITED [JSE:NPN]

Last traded 1330.00
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Cape Town - As part of a R4.5bn investment by Paarl Media Group in new equipment and facilities, Paarl Media Cape has installed a R150m new printing press, the Cerruti Aurora. It is the most advanced publication press of its kind in the world.

Paarl Media is a part of the multinational media company Naspers [JSE:NPN].

The press prints 3.5 million A4 pages per hour, making it the fastest press in the country.

The acquisition of the new printing press is the final part of the R1.5bn investment in Paarl Media Cape.

“The combination of Paarl Media Cape’s four Cerutti/KBA presses offers not only speeds in the region of 16m/s, but also great format flexibility and efficiency,” said Paarl Media Western Cape executive director Christoff Botha.

The Aurora press has a number of innovations which are superior to previous generation presses. Improved design and fuller automation make it easier to operate and increases efficiency.

The press is also more environmentally friendly.

“The Aurora is much more energy efficient, and a significant reduction in waste, steam and electrical consumption leads to a smaller carbon footprint,” said Botha. 
 
The Cerutti Aurora press is only the second press of its kind to be installed in the world. The first was installed by Abril at its Sau Paulo plant in Brazil.

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