KENNESAW, Ga., - Bruce James, head of the U.S. Government Printing
Office (GPO) and several members of his team, recently visited with
Heidelberg executives to discuss and view the latest in printing
technologies including digital direct imaging and offset. The
session consisted of extensive demonstrations, meetings and a tour
of the facility.
James oversees production and distribution of information
products and services for all three branches of the U.S.
government, including the Congressional Record and Federal
Register. At its 1.5 million square-foot facility in Wash. D.C.,
the GPO is the world's largest information processing, printing,
and distribution facility.
"We are interested in creating a new way of looking at
printing and bringing the GPO out of the 19th century into the 21st
century," said James. "Our office is looking to Heidelberg as one
of our partners in making this move."
The Kennesaw headquarters houses the most comprehensive
collection of Heidelberg equipment found in the United States,
including the latest in digital press technologies. James and
several other members of the GPO received demonstration featuring
the latest in Heidelberg software and web-based solutions designed
to enable and enhance print job workflow in large, high volume
"We were honored to have Mr. James and his team visit our
facility and talk with our executives about strategies and tools to
help the Government Printing Office," stated Niels Winther,
president of Heidelberg USA. "The GPO has been a long-time customer
and we would be proud to assist them as they consider ways to
introduce new technologies and increase efficiencies."
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