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Juan Jose Erd Quintana

Juan Jose Erd Quintana

Technical Manager of PRESSPRINT S.L.U. (PRISA Group Company), Spain,

I start my professional career in Ferag AG (Switzerland) as a laboratory technician for the development of e-cards and test benches. Then spend six years in installation work and commissioning of Mailroom machinery systems, worldwide, and troubleshooting service for Europe and Africa.

In 1993 I started a new stage in El País, forming part of the Technical Support Department during 16 years.

In 2009 I started the current phase of my professional career as Technical Manager of PRESSPRINT S.L.U., stage where I have carried out the following projects, among others:

• Project for printing Newspaper in Inkjet DIGITAL technology – recognized by CDTI Spain (center of development of Industrial Technology) and FEDER.
• Project for format reduction from 410 to 400 size on 3 KBA Commander 80.
• Project for variable format size (GWS SPLIT System) on one KBA Commander 80.
• Project, reorganization and expansion of production on the Müller Martini Mailroom.
• Implementation of standards in organization and production. (ISO 9001, ISO 12647, etc…)


Formerly as technical support in the company Diario El País:

• Implementation of multiproadcast system in newspaper printing. Printing on 29 different centers, spread across Europe and America.
• Implementation of Workflows in prepress department on the printing centers Madrid and Barcelona.


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