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Tensor completes final phase of replacing Solna press in France

Tensor completes final phase of replacing Solna press in France

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Woodridge, Illinois, USA, March 27, 2018 – The sale of two 4-high towers completes the final phase of replacing a Solna D300 pressline at La Societe Cherbourgeoise d’Editions in Cherbourg France. Tensor began to replace the old Solna press with the first phase in 2009 a second phase in 2013 and now the final phase. The final configuration consisting of eight T400 towers and one H50 folder. The press is highly automated with shaftless drive, spray dampening, remote ink control including ink pre-setting and closed loop register control.

DCOS supplied the control and quality systems on all the phases and on this last phase they added a Density Control system to all eight towers. “Partnering up with DCOS has been a great advantage to Tensor. Their state of the art controls and quality systems are the perfect complement to our US made equipment, as quality and durability has always been the signature of Tensor equipment” says Michael Pavone, Tensor’s COO.

About La Presse de la Manche
La Presse de la Manche is a branch of “Groupe SIPA Ouest-France”, a multi-media company with 5 daily and 65 weekly titles, averaging distribution of 1.1 million copies per day. In addition, Ouest-France’s various branches print a large number of weekly free news tabloids. The online edition of the paper can be found at

About AH Tensor International LLC
Tensor International was created in early 2012 by combining the synergy and design innovation knowledge of key former employees of Tensor Group with DCOS, a premier innovator and major printing industry automation supplier.  This combination of strengths makes Tensor International unique in the single-wide, single-round press market and allows the company to offer press packages that provide outstanding ROI and reliability throughout the expected life cycle of the press.

Tensor’s semi-commercial, insert and newspaper press equipment is valued worldwide for incomparable durability, quality and user-friendliness.  Tensor manufactures its single-width press equipment and related parts exclusively in the United States and retains a worldwide network of dealers to support its sales, service and marketing efforts.  




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Michael Spinner-Just


2018-04-05 10:57

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