Cummings Printing Selects Goss to Upgrade Toshiba Drive and Controls

DURHAM, N.H. November 13, 2017 – Cummings Printing Company has selected Goss International and Graphic Automation and Controls (GAC) to upgrade the press drive and controls on their Toshiba web press system.

The system is configured with five sixteen page units, two combination folders and a sheeter. Graphic Automation will be removing and replacing the existing Toshiba PLC’s, Operator Screens and drive system. The new Graphic Automation system will provide an Allen Bradley PLC with new AC Power Flex drives for main drive and shaftless infeed. This turnkey solution will be installed first quarter of 2018.

Cummings chose Goss to upgrade their Toshiba web press to address the electrical obsolescence of the existing drive and control platform.

John Gallagher, Director of Business Development at Goss, says, “This project is the latest in a number of drive and control upgrade projects Goss and GAC have completed in recent months as we demonstrate our ability to upgrade Goss and third-party equipment.”

Located in Hooksett, NH, Cummings Printing has been owned and operated by the Cummings Family since 1914. As a full-service publication printer, they have built a strong reputation for competitive pricing, flexible scheduling and personal service.