Malayala Manorama chooses QuadTech print quality solutions

Automated color control and waste management in newspapers

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At PrintPack India 2017 announcing the purchase of more QuadTech solutions. L-R: Vince Balistrieri, QuadTech vice president of operations; PP Prakash, vice president - materials for Malayala Manorama; Vinodhkumar Balakrishnan, QuadTech area sales manager

With installation already completed at Malayala Manorama’s headquarters in Kottayam, Kerala, the QuadTech solutions are expected to significantly reduce makeready times, minimize errors and reduce waste. By the end of 2017, the phased installation will deploy QuadTech automation on 42 towers on 11 presses, across 7 different locations.

Malayala Manorama, a leading media group in India, is best known for producing one of the largest regional newspapers in the country, the Malayala Manorama. The news daily is Kerala’s largest circulating newspaper and the third largest in India, with a daily circulation of 2.35 million copies.

“At Malayala Manorama, we are renowned for our emphasis on quality and recognized for delivering superior publications. As such, it’s vital that we continue to implement systems that safeguard our reputation and guarantee high quality print, while also ensuring our operations are as productive as possible,” commented PK Philip, vice president of works, Malayala Manorama. “With QuadTech’s integrated control systems, we can maintain the level of print quality our customers expect, improve reliability and reduce waste. In addition, QuadTech’s excellent support team is already implementing a smooth installation process.”