Kansas City Star makes control console technology and other EAE systems fit for the future

December 2016


New retrofit order from the U.S. for QIPC – EAE Americas


The QIPC – EAE Americas success story in the newspaper retrofit business continues unbroken. The company has just been chosen by The Kansas City Star in Kansas City, Missouri, to modernise the hardware and software of its EAE press systems as part of a major investment. The Star – which currently belongs to The McClatchy Company, the leading newspaper and Internet publisher – owns 4 KBA Commander web presses, which went into operation in 2006. The presses are arranged in two identical lines and comprise a total of 36 towers and 40 reelstands, as well as 2 single and 2 double folders. They have been equipped from the onset with EAE control consoles and press control systems.


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Performance Package order marks a first for QIPC in Spain

November 2016

- The Spanish-based print concern Calprint SL has placed an order for a Performance Package from Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC). QIPC, the specialist in automation for the printing industry, is to install the IDS-3D system for colour and register control at Calprint SL's plant in Medina del Campo, close to Valladolid in the centre of Spain. It will be the first closed-loop colour control system to be installed on a coldset press in the country. The Performance Package will also entail the updating of existing Engineering Automation Electronics (EAE) systems.
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QIPC Performance Package for Le Matin

August 2016

– The printing plant of the Morocco-based newspaper Le Matin has decided to invest in a Performance Package from Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC) and Engineering Automation Electronics (EAE). Morocco's leading print concern will thus be taking maximum advantage of the recent takeover by QIPC of EAE and, in addition to acquiring an update of the EAE operating system, can now also call upon the services of a QIPC mRC-3D system for automation of colour and cut-off register.
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Total value of QIPC-EAE orders rises to €6.3 million in the second week of Drupa

July 2016

- The second week of Drupa 2016 proved even more successful than the first for Q.I. Press Controls - Engineering Automation Electronics (QIPC-EAE). The specialist in automation for the printing industry added 6.3 million Euros to its order books during the 11-day Düsseldorf-based event, trebling the 2 million Euros in orders that had been taken in the first week. And, it's likely that even more orders will follow, says QIPC-EAE chairman, Menno Jansen.
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The Providence Journal: Rejuvenated intelligence for EAE control consoles

July 2016

 - Largest flexo newspaper printer in the U.S. renews its trust in QIPC-EAE Americas to implement retrofit strategy.

QIPC-EAE Americas is delighted to have secured another retrofit order from GateHouse Media (The Providence Journal) in Providence, Rhode Island. Established in 1829, the Journal is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the United States. Providence  is also the most important print medium in the East Coast state of Rhode Island.
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QIPC-EAE secures 2 milion in orders in first DRUPA week

June 2016

- The first week of Drupa 2016 has been phenomenal for QIPC-EAE. “Not only did we close the first week with an order intake of 2 million worth, but we are also getting very good responses on our new our product introductions IBS-100 and EAE desk 7”, states Menno Jansen, Chairman of QIPC-EAE. 
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Q.I. Press Controls provides Vanguardia Liberal with customised design

May 2016

– The leading Colombian newspaper, Vanguardia Liberal, is to fit its printing presses with automation equipment supplied by Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC). A major national daily, the newspaper has placed an order to install an mRC-3D system for register and cut-off control on its recently acquired Goss Universal 50 press with 12 towers. A personalised design for the system was specially developed for the press and Vanguardia Liberal by QIPC. 
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EAE to unveil new command centre for newspaper presses at Drupa 2016

April 2016

- EAE Engineering Automation Electronics GmbH of Ahrensburg (Germany) will take advantage of Drupa 2016 to open a new chapter in the development of control consoles for newspaper presses. The supplier of controls and automation solutions for the graphic industry will show a pioneering concept for the central operating unit which controls a web press: the EAE Desk 7. The new press command centre unites a clear, light and dynamic design with exceptional robustness. The software for the new control console runs on the Windows 10 operating system.
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Polaris Trykk extends collaboration with EAE and QIPC

February 2016

- The Norwegian-based printing group Polaris Trykk is set to intensify its collaboration with Engineering Automation Electronics (EAE) and Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC). The concern will not only be installing QIPC's mRC-3D and several system updates from EAE in its plant in Harstad, Polaris Trykk's existing system architecture is also being upgraded so that a new folder can be added to the current configuration. In addition, Polaris Trykk has also signed a five-year service contract with EAE.
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Q.I. Press Controls expands activities into labelling and packaging market and joins forces with INTRO International

January 2016

As from today, the products of German-based company INTRO International become part of Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC). QIPC, developer and supplier of measurement& control systems for web offset printing presses, has acquired the assets and the intellectual property of INTRO International as part of a so-called asset deal.
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Ferrostaal Vietnam new agent for EAE in Vietnam

January 2016

EAE welcomes Ferrostaal Vietnam as a new agent! Ferrostaal Vietnam will represent EAE in the entire graphical market of Vietnam. Due to the collaboration between Q.I. Press Controls and EAE, the agency decided it was about time to add EAE in their portfolio. 
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Maryna SA new agent for QIPC – EAE in South America

January 2016

Maryna SA has been named as the new agent for Q.I. Press Controls and EAE in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. This appointment comes as no surprise, since Maryna SA represents leading brands in Blankets, Ink and CTP’s in the area. The company has over 30 years of experience in the printing industry and developed and expertise in newspaper and printing plants. QIPC – EAE has complete confidence in Maryna SA.
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Rotografix new agent for EAE in the Balkans

December 2015

EAE welcomes Rotografix as a new agent! Rotografix will represent EAE in the entire graphical market of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. Due to the collaboration between Q.I. Press Controls and EAE, the agency decided it was about time to add EAE in their portfolio. 
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Grafmat usluge new agent for QIPC – EAE in Croatia and Slovenia

November 2015

Grafmat usluge has been named as the new agent for Q.I. Press Controls and EAE. Since the past seven years, Grafmat usluge is working hard to expand their portfolio with leading companies in the graphic industry. At the moment they represent a range of companies present in the market in all of Europe and the world. QIPC – EAE choose this agent to actively represent and promote the sales of QIPC – EAE in Croatia and Slovenia. 
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QIPC – EAE strong together at World Publishing Expo

October 2015

– Where Q.I. Press Controls and EAE closed million deals last year in Amsterdam, the organisations gather success again this year in Hamburg. From 05 to October 07, the Hamburg Messe was the stage for the World Publishing Expo: the exhibition where the main suppliers of the printing industry present themselves. This year too, QIPC – EAE shared a stand where a white décor, white suits and new orders prevailed. The Board consisting of Menno Jansen (QIPC), Erik van Holten (QIPC – EAE) and Werner Ringel (EAE), looks back on three eventful days with satisfaction. Menno Jansen: “We are certainly satisfied with the results and we can confidently prepare ourselves for DRUPA.”   

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Sanomapaino to join forces with EAE and Q.I. Press Controls

October 2015

Sanoma, one of Europe’s leading media and educational concerns has plans to modernise one of its printing plants in Finland. The plant aims to modernise the press so that future costs can be minimised whilst optimum levels of support can be maintained. Additional benefits involve improvements to the quality of the product which will be accompanied by optimisation of production costs. It comes as no surprise therefore that Sanomala has opted to collaborate with QIPC – EAE.
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QIPC – EAE Performance Package meets with approval

September 2015

QIPC – EAE has sold yet another Performance Package. The Performance Package, which comprises an update of current systems from EAE and extra automation features from Q.I. Press Controls, ensures greater efficiency and product improvements for printing firms. The package also helps bring about even faster return-on-investment times then the products of Q.I. Press Controls and EAE do separately. This time it was the turn of IPM Press Print  (formerly known as Sodimco) in Anderlecht, Belgium to buy the QIPC - EAE package.
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Techniweb new agent for EAE in France

September 2015

EAE welcomes Techniweb as a new agent! Techniweb will represent EAE in the entire graphical market of France. Due to the collaboration between Q.I. Press Controls and EAE, the agency decided it was about time to add EAE in their portfolio. 
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Grupo Nación opts to modernise EAE systems

August 2015

Grupo Nación of San José, Costa Rica, has requested QIPC-EAE Americas to modernise various EAE systems on its newspaper and semi-commercial press. The American branch of Q.I. Press Controls and EAE cooperated with its agent, Print2Finish, to win the order. The retrofit project concerns a KBA Comet web press which was commissioned at the end of 2004 and upgraded from an eight tower to a ten four-high tower installation in 2008.
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Print2Finish is the new agent for EAE in America

July 2015

– EAE welcomes Print2Finish as the new agency responsible for Central America, Colombia, Panama and the United States of America. Due to the collaboration between Q.I. Press Controls and EAE, the agency decided to add EAE to their portfolio. Menno Jansen, Director Q.I. Press Controls, believes that having just one agent for both Q.I. Press Controls and EAE makes sure that the efficiency and effectiveness of the combination QIPC – EAE will be well known in all represented countries. 
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Major retrofit order for EAE

June 2015

– German publisher E. Holterdorf has ordered a comprehensive retrofit for the control and automation systems of its newspaper web press, which will also be enhanced with technology from Q.I. Press Controls
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GMDE new agent for EAE in Italy

June 2015

- EAE welcomes GMDE as a new agent! GMDE will represent EAE in the entire graphical market of Italy. Due to the collaboration between Q.I. Press Controls and EAE, the agency decided it was about time to add EAE in their portfolio
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Denmark makes acquaintance with Q.I. Press Controls and EAE combination

April 2015

– It seems that the collaboration between Q.I. Press Controls and EAE is paying dividends. In the space of just over a year following the acquisition of EAE - a period in which the two organisations have continued to develop groundbreaking automation products - the print industry has become increasingly aware that the two companies are operating as a single entity. Joint orders are starting to pour in and Denmark too, is making acquaintance with the QIPC – EAE combination. Having been won over by the commitment shown by both organisations, the Trykkeriet Nordvestsjaelland printing plant has singled out QIPC – EAE for the upgrade of its presses.
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New Managing Director for Q.I. Press Controls and EAE Latin America

February 2015

– Nielson Fernando will start from February 2015 as the new Managing Director of Q.I. Press Controls and EAE Latin America. Nielson will replace Júlio Coutinho who has worked over seven years for the company. Nielson will start in a new office in São Paulo, Brazil.  
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New Sales Executive for Q.I. Press Controls and EAE

February 2015

Mathijs Baron was appointed as the new Sales Executive for Q.I. Press Controls and EAE at the beginning of 2015. Mathijs steps into the shoes of Christian Janse who, after spending several years with QIPC – EAE, has taken up a new challenge outside the company.

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Q.I. Press Controls purchases the business and assets of EAE

March 2014

Q.I. Press Controls, active in the print industry with eight locations worldwide, will take over EAE, the control and automation specialist for printing machines, starting April 1, 2014. An agreement was made not to divulge the purchase price.

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