Newspaper Retrofits & Upgrades

manroland Goss web systems offers rebuilds and upgrades for newspaper equipment

When printers choose manroland Goss web systems to rebuild a press and its auxiliary equipment, they get more than enhanced press performance. They get the security that comes from knowing their investment decision will pay off. manroland Goss web systems provides cost-effective rebuild services that not only extend the life of the equipment, but helps to improve performance, helps to reduce waste and identifies obsolete components.

As one of the main components of the press it is important to keep the Control Desk up and running all the time. The Control Desk Retrofit from manroland Goss replaces the obsolete server hardware with state-of-the-art servers. All servers can either be replaced with OEM hardware or be virtualized on your existing hardware. Note: Since 2018 the user interface of the Control Desk can also be updated to the latest Control Center surface.

The obsolete server hardware, independent from its age, can be replaced with the latest state-of-the-art hardware, which is nowadays used in new presses. As an alternative the old vintage software can be kept in most of the cases and can be virtualized on your hardware. All interfaces that have been in place before can be maintained as well as our reporting system “PressMonitor”

Independ if DC-drives from Siemens have been installed on shafted presses or AC-Drives from Baumüller have been installed in shaftless presses, manroland Goss is offering you a wide program of phased retrofits. 

Each component of the printing press, e.g. reelstands, printing towers and folders, are equipped with one unit controller each. The unit controllers in between each other are connected by ARCNET or Ethernet.

The PressMonitor from manroland Goss web systems can be used to get a huge load of information out of the daily production. Each person in the print facility has a different interest in figures to improve the daily business. 

Over the years a print site has to face more and more difficulties in their daily business. With a reconfiguration of the existing printing press your printing press can be realigned to the needs of today.