OFFSET – BIG PRESSES 4 AND 5 COLOR
Using cut paper stock up to 25" x 36", the streamfeeder
uses blown air and vacuum to accurately feed a continuous
stream of sheets into the gripper. The Ryobi will run at a
top speed of almost 17,000 sheets per hour. Our
professional operator exceeds the industry average
running at about 12,000 sheets per hour.
RYOBI STATE OF THE ART COLOR CONTROLLER
Our Professional Pressman can control spot and process
colors for exact matches with the customer's expectations.
Continuous digital spectrographic monitoring at each print
tower micro-adjusts ink flows, color intensity and hue.
The result is outstanding color quality and consistency
from the first page to the last of every run.
SAKURAI OLIVER 4 COLOR PRESS
With a maximum sheet size of 19" x 25" this press has served
the University of Alabama for over ten years and millions of
impressions. The Sakurai also has a streamfeeder and dedicated
color console. It is still going strong! This press also has a
full-time professional operator who can run an average
of about 9,000 sheets an hour.
University Printing continues to prove that when it comes to print media, a dedicated, responsive, skilled home team offers the right solution for the Capstone’s printed needs. From stationery to Recruiting brochures, from Gymnastics poster to Commencement books, Printing Services is the ONLY provider dedicated, motivated and attenuated to the priorities of the University of Alabama family.
Our offset printing capabilities contribute significantly to UA’s mission by providing quality responsive service in support of the Administration, Undergraduate Admissions, Strategic Communications, all of our Colleges, Athletics, Alumni and the UA System Office. Printing Services consistently ranks in the TOP 10 Higher Education InPlant Print Shops nationwide. Steady and outstanding leadership over the past 25 years has produced growth in productive capacity, quality, variety and continuing modernization. One of the most astounding facts about our shop’s press staff (9 out of 38 total team members) is that they have a combined 320 YEARS of press operating experience.
We have a team second to none. Come tour our shop and talk to our people.
|James and Roger|
Offset Press Operators
Between them, James and Roger have over 50 years of offset press experience. They are our primary full-time, four/five-color Pressmen.
Big Press Room
The Big Press Room was specifically designed for this purpose. It has its own climate control system to maintain optimal temperature and humidity levels. From the movement of bulk paper to proper lighting this room houses the most sophisticated full color, offset printing capabilities in West Alabama.
OFFSET – SPECIALTY PRESSES 2 COLOR, PRE-PRESS AND FINISHING