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DCOS sells Tensor press to PGM in Latvia including upgrades

DCOS sells Tensor press to PGM in Latvia including upgrades

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Kinna, September 16th, 2021 – After a relaxing life at the island of Bornholm in Denmark, this Tensor press will be up for more action on the other side of the Baltic Sea. The Tensor press installed in 2003 on the popular vacation island of Bornholm has had 18 years of very light production and is almost spotless.

Picture from the contract signing. Visvaldis Trokša & Mattias Andersson.

Poligrāfijas Grupa MŪKUSALA based in Riga, Latvia has contracted DCOS for the purchase, relocation, upgrade and commissioning of the press. The press will be configured with four T1400 4-high printing towers and one H50 Folder with quarter folder and will replace a Solna D400 and a Goss Community press. The press is equipped with DCOS Drive and control system and AMAL AR60C splicers.

“This press is a perfect fit for us as our existing coldest presses are aging and we are looking to increase our print quality and efficiency. DCOS, with its sister companies Tensor and AMAL, is the ideal partner for us not only to execute the relocation project but also for long term service and support of the press and its systems”, says Visvaldis Trokša, Chairman of the board PGM.

The drive and control system was retrofitted by DCOS in 2019 and is ready for another 15 years of stable operation. In relation to this project DCOS will upgrade the Control System with new Control Desks and an integration of the existing Lincoln ink filling system.

DCOS is now underway with the press dismantling and the installation is scheduled to start in February 2022.

Mattias Andersson, CEO at DCOS says; “This is probably the best kept used press we have ever sold and I’m happy its new home will be with our friends at PGM. Our relation stretches back 20 years when I commissioned a shatfless extension to their Goss Community press and first got to know Visvaldis and his team. It’s very encouraging to work on another project together!” 

About DCOS

DCOS offers custom-designed automated solutions with a focus on user-friendliness, efficiency and reliability – the aim is to maximize the productivity of the customers.

DCOS offers a new approach in operation and control systems, operator interfaces, production follow-up and camera-based inspection systems for new and printing press installations, including retrofitting of existing ones. The company has printing press customers across the world and operates a strong service organization based on a network of carefully selected and skilled agents and partners.


About DCOS Inspection System

DCOS Inspection Systems is a range of in-house developed camera based systems for the printing industry. The systems automate a majority of the traditionally manual quality adjustments made in the printing process. This in turn increases productivity and cost effectiveness as waste, start-up time, use of consumables and manning can be greatly reduced. At the same time a high and consistent quality is guaranteed.

DCOS Inspection System measures solid ink micro marks. Offline densitometric measurement of ink solid is proven in the industry for decades, it simple and stable. DCOS has reengineered the concept and developed an online high-speed solution adaptable to any press. This technology is optimized for best performance, repeatability and effectiveness. This is proven at installation across the globe.



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Michael Spinner-Just


2021-09-17 09:58