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RFiD Discovery to exhibit at GS1 UK Healthcare Conference

May 2015

Harland Simon will be showcasing their complete range of radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions at the forthcoming GS1 UK Healthcare Conference on 9 and 10th June 2015 in Loughborough. The GS1 UK Healthcare Conference 2015 is a must-attend event for all UK healthcare professionals, including Senior NHS managers and all GS1 leads and their teams from NHS Trusts.

Harland Simon to upgrade Meridian/Echelon controls on a Goss Newsliner Press

April 2015

Following the success in upgrading the controls on their Goss Universal press at The Tribune-Review, PA in 2014 Trib Total Media have selected Harland Simon to replace the aging and obsolete Rockwell Automation frontend and Goss Meridian on-unit control system on their Newsliner press at the same site.

First RFiD Discovery User Group Meeting a success

March 2015

Clinical engineering professionals gathered at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge to attend Harland Simon’s very first RFID Discovery User Group Meeting (UGM) on 19th February 2015. The event offered participants the opportunity to learn more about the new features of the latest version of RFiD Discovery tracking software featuring automated email alerts and the ability to create assigned locations for assets that enable users to detect if they are moved from allocated locations.

Harland Simon to attend Completing the Picture event in June

March 2015

Harland Simon is pleased to announce that we will be showcasing our full range of RFID tracking solutions for the Healthcare Sector at the “Completing the Picture” Educational Symposium on 17th June 2015 at the Oxford Belfry in Thame, Oxfordshire.

Harland Simon Upgrade Controls at Mechanicsburg, PA

Febuary 2015

Advance Central Services select Harland Simon to upgrade and expand their press in Harrisburg, PA to support continued growing commercial print business.

Harland Simon Upgrade Inserter Controls at The Richmond Times-Dispatch, VA

December 2014

The Richmond Times-Dispatch has selected Harland Simon to replace the ICON controls, legacy drives and obsolete PLCs on four 2299s at their facility in Mechanicsville, VA .

Lee Enterprises upgrades Press Control Systems at The Times-Munster, IN and Quad City Times, IA with Harland Simon

October 2014

Lee Enterprises have selected to upgrade their press controls and upper level management information systems with Harland Simon at both their Munster, IN (The Times) and Davenport, IA (Quad City Times) facilities.

Harland Simon completes the upgrade of more controls at British Lead

October 2014

Harland Simon has completed the replacement of the remaining drive controls on the Davy McKee lead rolling line at British Lead in Welwyn Garden City

Harland Simon Press Controls go live at PPG

September 2014

As part of the new press installation at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Harland Simon was selected to provide press controls for the new Goss Uniliner which went into live production on Sunday 7th September.

Lehtisepät Oy, Jyvaskyla

July 2014

Lehtisepät Oy, Finland has selected Harland Simon to replace their Wifag WPOS control systems on the press located at their Jyvaskyla site.

Harland Simon complete GMI ink controls upgrade

June 2014

Harland Simon has delivered another successful press controls upgrade for the Halifax Media Group and the Gaston Gazette, NC.

Advance Central Services Michigan upgrades controls and drives to support growing commercial print business

May 2014

Harland Simon has completed a project to upgrade controls and drives at Advance Central Services Michigan’s Ann Arbor, Michigan production facility. The upgrade will support the company’s growing commercial print business.

NHS Forth Valley Go With RFID Discovery

May 2014

Harland Simon is delighted to announce it has received an order from NHS Forth Valley to supply the RFID Discovery Solution to help manage their fleet of mobile medical devices.

Harland Simon to secure production for Tribune Review, PA

March 2014

Harland Simon is pleased to announce that the Tribune-Review, PA, one of Trib Total Media’s production facilities has contracted with Harland Simon to replace its aging and obsolete press control system on its Goss Universal 70 Press.

Harland Simon to upgrade inserter controls and post press management systems

February 2014

The Windsor Star, ON, part of the Postmedia Network, has selected Harland Simon to complete a critical upgrade to its post press operations.

Doug Shillington, Director of Production for The Windsor Star commented, “this is an exciting time for the Star’s packaging department ...It has been a real pleasure working with Charlie and his team to get this multiple phase project over the goal line.”

Iain Stewart MP pops in to UK HQ to discuss RFID Discovery

February 2014

Harland Simon presented its RFID Discovery system to the local MP for Milton Keynes South, Iain Stewart.

Iain was shown the many benefits of the system and how savings have been made across a number NHS Trusts in the UK.

Harland Simon’s RFID asset tracking solutions for Healthcare launch into Brazil

February 2014

Following on from the successful implementation in a number of hospitals in the United Kingdom, including Addenbrookes, Birmingham Heartlands and Royal Devon and Exeter; the RFID Discovery asset tracking systems have been launched in Brazil.

Pablo Toledo, pictured centre, visited the UK office recently for some RFID product training.

Knauf to Install Next Generation WMS

January 2014

Harland Simon to install new and improved Warehouse Insight system into Knauf's manufacturing site at Sittingbourne.

Paul Rainer, Knauf’s Supply Chain Development Manager, commented " ... We are convinced that Warehouse Insight really does provide something that isn’t available elsewhere and we’re looking forward to reaping the rewards of the installation”.

Harland Simon Upgrade EAE Press Controls at The Desert Sun-Palm Springs, CA.

December 2013

Halifax Media Group and the Gaston Gazette, NC have selected Harland Simon to upgrade their ageing ink controls and provide enhanced presetting capabilities.

Prima RIPSet has been the leading presetting system for offset presses around the world for over 15 years. It will provide Gaston’s GMI inkers with detailed and couple specific presets to minimize start up waste and enhance quality from first copy.

Harland Simon upgrade ink control screens at Clays of Bungay

December 2013

The famous book printers Clays has selected Harland Simon to provide an upgrade solution replacing the old ink controls on their seven Timson presses.

Many popular titles have been printed here including the Harry Potter books and Robert Galbraith's AKA JK Rowling, The Cuckoo Calling.

Harland Simon to upgrade GMI ink controls

December 2013

Halifax Media Group and the Gaston Gazette, NC have selected Harland Simon to upgrade their ageing ink controls and provide enhanced presetting capabilities.

Prima RIPSet has been the leading presetting system for offset presses around the world for over 15 years. It will provide Gaston’s GMI inkers with detailed and couple specific presets to minimize start up waste and enhance quality from first copy.

Harland Simon drives away more obsolescence.....

November 2013

Harland Simon is pleased to announce another press drive upgrade, this time at the Winston Salem Journal, NC.

Upgrading the 9 unit, 2 folder Mitsubishi press will take place in early 2014.

Come and meet the Experts at IFRA 2013

September 2013

Come and meet the Experts at IFRA 2013

With just over 2 weeks until the biggest Print Show in Europe Harland Simon will be there again this year. Come and meet the experts in Berlin on stand 2.2.320.

Warehouse Insight from Harland Simon feature in NEW Intralogistics Magazine

September 2013

Intralogistics Magazine is a new magazine starting this September featuring interviews, reviews, views and news promoting knowledge & excellence in the Intralogistics market.

Harland Simon are proud to feature in the launch issue with a feature on their Warehouse Insight system.

Harland Simon to upgrade another manroland press

August 2013

Harland Simon to upgrade another manroland press

Harland Simon has been contracted by The Lincoln Journal-Star, NE to complete the latest manroland upgrade on their Flexoman press, originally installed in 2000.

RFID tags manage mobile devices and saves Addenbrookes £100,000 in the first year

August 2013

This White Paper explores how radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology can provide a viable and effective way to manage mobile medical devices.

Harland Simon to upgrade the Aurosys roll handling system at the Des Moines Register

July 2013

Harland Simon to upgrade the Aurosys roll handling system at the Des Moines Register.

John Staiano Managing Director – Americas for Harland Simon commented, “We will be using standard off-the-shelf hardware and ‘no disruption to production’ philosophy, as we do for all of our projects, to make this a success.”

How Warehouse Insight has benefited Yeo Valley Farm Productions

July 2013

Dave Snook from Yeo Valley made a presentation at his year's IMHX show explaining how Harland Simon's Warehouse Insight has benefited yoghurt production.

NHE article - Beyond RFID Asset Managment at Addenbrooke's

June 2013

Take a look at the excellent article from the National Health Executive - Beyond Asset Management.

Simon Dawkins, MEL Supervisor at Cambridge University Hospital discusses how the benefits of RFID can reach far beyond asset management.

Company of the Month - so says Industrial Process News

June 2013

'A modern champion of all things control and automation'.

Harland Simon complete their 1st Drive Upgrade in Latin America

June 2013

El Mercurio needed a viable solution to their drive selectivity problem.

Harland Simon presented a non-proprietary, locally available and cost-effective solution.

Charles operates Harland Simon controls at DC Thomson in Dundee

June 2013

Following completion of installation of Harland Simon press controls and management systems at DC Thomson, Dundee, Charles and Camilla pay a visit.

Industrial Process News IMHX Show Review Top 20

May 2013

Industrial Process News features Harland Simon's Warehouse Insight system in IMHX Show review Top 20

Harland Simon exhibited at Printtek 2013

May 2013

Harland Simon are pleased to have been invited to represent themselves at the 6 day long exhibition.

Incorporated within the Medya Makina stand, Harland Simon demonstrated the NEW Prima MS system and P6000 desk.

Warehouse Productivity Secrets Revealed

May 2013

During Promat TotalTrax’s Executive VP, Phil Van Wormer, gave a presentation entitled ‘Warehouse Productivity Secrets Revealed’ featuring Harland Simon's Warehouse Insight system. The presentation also investigates how efficiencies were achieved using case studies such as at Yeo Valley Farms (Production) Ltd.

First order in Paraguay for Harland Simon

May 2013

Harland Simon has secured another order in South America, and its first in Paraguay to upgrade MEG D500 reelstands at Editorial AZETA in Asuncion.

Harland Simon ha asegurado otra órden en América del Sur, esta vez la actualización de porta bobinas MEG D500 en Editorial AZETA en Asunción, Paraguay.

Web based training courses now available

April 2013

Harland Simon is now offering web based online training courses. You now have the flexibility to choose your training time from the comfort of your office chair.

More drive and control upgrades for Harland Simon at British Lead

March 2013

Harland Simon's partnership with British Lead Mills continues as work to uprade the drives and controls for the roller tables, coilers and main mill drives for the Schmitz mill commences next month.