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About Eurocentral

Our Shingo prize, award winning site in Eurocentral is home to 2 XXL Manroland Colourman presses. This press combination results as the largest newspaper printing press in the world. With the capacity to produce 172,000 colour copies every hour, Eurocentral is proud to be the printer of choice for many of Scotland’s best known newspaper brands.

Our approach to continually reviewing and improving our operationĀ is reflected in our joint accreditations of ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO45001.

Site Specifications

Newsprinters Eurocentral Plant (Aerial)
  • 2 triple-width Manroland Colorman XXL press lines
  • 3 Agfa low chemistry computer to plate lines
  • Print capacity: 172,000 of a 144-page tabloid newspaper every hour

Press Specifications

Printing Press

  • 2 Manroland Colorman XXL 6-86 triple width presses
  • Max pagination 144 pages broadsheet, 288 pages tabloid (double press)
  • Max press speed 86,000 cph
  • 2 x 4:7:7 folders (6 formers, can print up to 5 separate sections)
  • 12 units – all 4 x 4 triple wide, 12 reelstands
  • Cut off: 578mm, web width 2211mm
  • Paper weights: 40 gsm, 42.5gsm, 45gsm, 48.8gsm, 52gsm, 55, 60gsm, 63gsm and 70gsm

Newsprint Handling

  • 2 x Aurosys reel preparation lines handling 24 reels per hour semi automatically


  • 2 x Polaris and 1 Advantage Platesetters with YUV laser diode
  • 3 Atiro plate processors
  • Nela punch benders
  • Nela automatic plate sortation
  • Max imaging capacity 220 plates per hour per line
  • Full failover providing redundancy across lines


  • Mailroom – 2 Ferag lines each comprising:
  • 3 MTS Multi Stackers
  • 30 bundles a minute
  • Mosca in-line strappers
  • Apollo spiral conveyors
  • 3 x High speed DAN Palletisers
  • Octopus Pallet Wrappers
  • Easy access to the M8

How To Find Us

Newsprinters (Eurocentral) Ltd

Byramsmuir Road

T: 0141 202 9000

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Registered Number SC271654 Scotland
VAT Registration 243805469
Registered office Collins House, Rutland Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2AA, Scotland

Print Enquiries

For more information:

Office: 01992 221 000