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A Successful Inauguration Ceremony For New MPS Headquarters

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ARNHEM, Netherlands (June 9, 2015) – MPS today announces a successful official opening event of its new headquarters in Arnhem, held on May 29th. Wim van den Bosch, CEO of MPS and Michiel Scheffer, regional minister in the province of Gelderland (The Netherlands) officially cut the red ribbon in front of over 250 guests including MPS customers, partners, and suppliers in addition to Ine van Burgsteden, city councillor of Arnhem.  

01 Ribbon Cutting By Mr Michiel Scheffer Regional Minister In Province Of Gelderland The Netherlands And Mr Wim Van Den Bosch CEO MPS

Opening Event Highlights

For the opening ceremony, the new MPS building was gift-wrapped with a life-size red ribbon and bow, along with a red carpet leading guests through the entrance. The ribbon was adorned with a piece of web substrate as a tribute to the narrow web industry. During the opening ceremony, speeches were given by members of the MPS board in addition to W&R Etiketten owner Jack Willemsz, the first Dutch customer of MPS. Willemsz was invited to push a button of a canon that shot ink onto a vast canvas, unveiling the new MPS Printing Productivity logo. Guests received a tour through the new factory, offices, and the new expertise and technology center where demonstrations of the EF multi-substrate flexo press were presented. The center, which also showcases the EB label press, will be a valuable resource for customers, suppliers and partners for training and collaborating on new label printing applications and innovations. 

The event concluded with a networking reception featuring live music from local jazz band One, Two, Thyrza.

A professional video capturing the highlights of the opening is now online! Click here to watch the video.

02 Demonstration Of The MPS EF Flexo Press At The Opening Event

Family Day

On Saturday, May 30th MPS hosted a family day for staff and their families to also celebrate the new headquarters official opening. Over 400 guests were in attendance to tour the new building and watch MPS printing presses live in action. There were special activities for children and fresh ‘stroopwafels’ (Dutch caramel waffles) were baked on-site.

Wim van den Bosch, CEO comments: “Looking back on both successful opening events, the entire MPS team can take pride in our new headquarters. We are honoured to have had a tremendous turn-out for both events, showing enthusiastic support from our customers, partners, suppliers and families. Our new headquarters will bring an exciting future for MPS.”

Those who could not attend the opening event, and are interested in a tour of the new MPS building, are encouraged to make an appointment with their MPS representative.

About MPS

MPS is a worldwide, well-known and high-quality brand of flexo and offset press solutions for label and flexible packaging printers. By providing extensive knowledge and world-class service to enhance the printing process, MPS helps customers excel. MPS has a team of experts when it comes to knowledge of the printing process and desired results in label and flexible packaging print runs. We share and apply our expertise every day, and can offer a specific solution for every customer.

MPS. Operator Focused, Results Driven.

For a professional video report of the official opening, click here.