Quad/Graphics announced Tuesday that it will become
Colombia’s largest commercial printer in terms of
production capacity after it installs a 64-page web
offset press this year at its facility in Bogota.
The single-web Goss Sunday 4000 will be the largest,
fastest offset press in Colombia, capable of printing up
to 64 pages with each rotation of its printing
cylinders, according to a company statement.
Quad/Graphics said it will begin to use the press during
the second half of July. The installation of the press
will allow the company to expand its production of
magazines, catalogs and retail inserts for customers in
Colombia and other Latin American nations, said Tony
Scaringi, Quad/Graphics’ president and general manager
of Latin America.
“Colombia’s economy continues to grow and this new press
will enable Quad/Graphics to quickly meet the print
needs of marketers, retailers and publishers who are
also growing in Colombia,” Scaringi said. “No other
press in Colombia can match its speed and quality.”
The press will also allow the Bogotá plant to increase
exports to Central American nations and the Caribbean.
Installation will begin in May and be completed in the
“Our business objective is to become the printer of
choice in Latin America, and this new, highly productive
press for our Bogotá plant represents another huge step
toward achieving that goal,” Scaringi said. “We will be
better positioned than any other printer to deliver
value in the Colombian market and throughout Latin
America with our network of integrated plants operated
under the direction of a single, unified management
In addition to Colombia, Quad/Graphics has printing
plants in the Latin American countries of Mexico,
Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru.