Indian paper orders a Cromoman 4-1
Manroland has sold a three tower Cromoman 4- 1 press to Bartaman, based in Kolkata and one of the leading Bengali language newspapers coming out of the eastern part of India. The press is the second Cromoman 4-1 to be installed in eastern India, according to manroland.
Apart from the Kolkata edition, the paper has three editions published daily from three major towns of West Bengal, Siliguri, Burdwan and Midnapore.
The Cromoman is a 3-tower 4-1 press that can cater to average run length between 250,000- 400,000 copies per night.
"This deal is very important for manroland web systems as it signals the entry of the Augsburg-based behemoth into the flourishing Indian language newspaper market," said Sudeep Bhattacharjee, of manroland India. "The Indian language newspaper market is growing at a CAGR of more than 8 percent. Today 9 out of 10 top dailies in India are players in the regional space," he says.