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Portman take order for 4 new Komori Presses, Horizon equipment, Perfecta and much more, read on to learn what, where and when!

Drupa 2016

Portman has had another incredible Drupa. With sales in excess of €6 million Euros. Drupa saw Portman take orders for 4 Komori presses, Horizon booklet making equipment, Horizon pharmaceutical folding machine, Perfecta guillotine amongst other equipment both new and used.

Anglo Printers Limited 

Komori customer, Anglo Printers signed an order with Mr. Y Komori during Drupa for a new B1 G 540 C equipped with Komori's revolutionary H-UV equipment to enable Anglo to delivery perfectly dry sheets on any substrate with unrivalled quality and with the addition of an inline anilox coating unit, Anglo can now offer exceptional high gloss and unique finishes to their more discerning clients. 

The Anglo press (G540 C H-UV) is due for delivery during October 2016.

Walsh Colour Print

Komori's largest privately owned customer between UK & Ireland, Walsh Colour Print ordered three Komori presses during Drupa 2016. Walsh opted for Komori H-UV technology across the three presses to allow the business to develop its extremely short time, turn-around business. Walsh purchased a new 8 colour perfecting press the flagship GX model. The GX offers Walsh production speeds of 18,000 sheets per hour, fully automatic makeready with A-synchronous plate changing allowing the press to complete a complete changeover in less than 2.5 minutes. The equipment is equipped with Komori PQAS (Print Quality Assurance System) which automatically adjusts the register, colour and monitors for defects while running. The Komori GX 840 RP will be commissioned and into production during early October 2106.

Walsh will take delivery of their second new press ordered during Drupa at the end of November. The press a Komori G540 C (H-UV) plus coater (16,500 sheets per hour) will allow WCP to offer special effects, extreme high gloss varnishing and 'spot-UV' to their customers. They will also be in a position to print carton board up to 1mm thick on the new press, so packaging may be a new route for WCP in the near future. The GL 540 C also comes equipped with the Komori PQAS colour, register, and content quality control system.

The third press, Komori GL529 C (H-UV) a B2 version of the GL540 will be installed early 2017.


Colorman Ireland

Colorman Ireland have purchased a new Horizon booklet making system SPF 200L with HOF. The line is equipped with a digital sheet feeder (35,000 sheets per hour) to feed pre collated saddle stitched digitally printed book blocks, the system is equipped with code reading and verification for complete verification of each book. The untrimmed sheets will run through the bleed crease module which will trim head and tail to finished size, die crease each book to greatly improve finished quality, transfer to the SPF 200L landscape A4 booklet maker which will stitch, fold and trim to finished size. The line will replace Duplo equipment and greatly improve the flexibility and efficiencies in the very well appointed digital department.

The new Horizon line is scheduled for installation mid September 2106


Printglaze Limited

Irelands largest and most versatile trade finishing house, Printglaze, has purchased a new Horizon AF 406 F (6-6) pharmaceutical folding machine. The machine is equipped with fully automatic makeready including positions, folding plates and rollers. The machine comes equipped with inline pressing station and vertical delivery for small format products. The investment is yet another vote of confidence for Portman by Printglaze, Printglaze have recently installed (through Portman) and Iberica JR 105 Autoplaten for cutting & creasing commercial & packaging jobs, Duran Omega 110cm folder gluer with crashlock, 4 & 6 corner attachments.

Printglaze will take delivery of the new Horizon machine in December 2016.


Printglaze have also very recently ordered a Perfecta 115cm TS guillotine. This machine will be installed with automatic jogger with air expulsion in September 2016.


April 2014

Portman has installed another new Duran Omega folder gluer in Ireland. Printglaze Limited has taken delivery of the new INTRO 110 carton gluing machine at their plant in Cherry Orchard, Dublin. The Duran is equipped for straight line, crash lock bottom and four corner box production.

The machine is accompanied by a new ERO gluing system and colour code scanning system. 

The installation of the new carton gluer sees the replacement of a Jagenberg Diana 925 machine and follows the recent installation of an Iberica JR105 autoplaten for die cutting paper & carton. All equipment was proudly supplied by Portman.

May 2014

Essentra Group purchase another Komori Press from Portman.

Essentra Packaging, Santry, Dublin have confirmed the purchase of a Komori SPICA 429P, four colour perfecting press to increase their leaflet production facility. The machine is being supplied by Portman Graphic and will be installed during July 2014.