IST America partners with Heidelberg at the Heidelberg USA Print Media Performance & Training Center

Shorewood, IL – IST America announces that the company has been selected as a UV curing system partner at Heidelberg’s newly named Print Media Performance & Training Center in Kennesaw, GA. The center opened its doors to the print media industry, customers, vendors, universities and trade associations earlier in the summer, reinforcing Heidelberg’s longstanding commitment to fostering collaborative education and industry workforce training solutions.

The 30,000 square foot Performance & Training Center is the largest print demonstration center in North America and is equipped with multiple Heidelberg printing platforms including a Speedmaster CX 104-6+LX six-color press with fully integrated IST LampCure technology in both interdeck and end-of-press positions, in addition to a Speedmaster XL 106-8P+LX eight-color press with perfector. The XL 106 press has an IST LampCure end-of-press system installed in combination with Heidelberg Drystar LED UV in select interdeck positions, making it a Hybrid UV package. The Performance & Training Center will host in-person and/or virtual demonstrations for equipment and software, showcasing Heidelberg’s newest press and ancillary equipment technology.

IST America President, Bill Bonallo, comments, “We’re honored to be partnering with Heidelberg US at their Performance & Training Center. There is no question that finding and retaining qualified production personnel is one of the most critical issues facing the greater print industry and I commend Heidelberg’s unwavering commitment to providing such an invaluable training and educational resource to the industry. IST America has been a Heidelberg partner for decades and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to support Heidelberg’s critically important efforts in this area.”