i am... PRESENT

HISTORICAL OVERVIEW


Q.I. Press Controls was founded in 1996 by two visionaries with a concept that would change the measurement and control systems market for web offset printing presses forever. And many milestones followed over the years…

2015

QIPC, developer and supplier of measurement & control systems for web offset printing presses, has acquired the assets and the intellectual property of INTRO International as part of a so-called asset deal.

2014

Introduction IDS-3D at WPE 2014: a unique integration of register- and colour density control in one single camera resulting in reduction of supplies, waste and  labour.



2014

Purchase business and assets EAE,
leading supplier of controls, automation solutions and software for newspaper printers.

2013

Introduction ABD II. As a result of new air nozzle design the ABD II is even more effective and much more energy efficient

2012

Introduction mRC-3D.
Successor of the 
mRC+ register control system now equipped with double sensors and automatic self-cleaning for even more efficiency and quality in the printing process


2012

New features IDS: Fault detection and water control

2012

File date Patent Automatic Cleaning

2012

File date Patent 3D Technology

2011

Second office in India. The number of existing customers and the expected further growth in the South of India have made the organisation decide to open an additional office in Bangalore for a better local approach in sales and service.

2008

Office Malaysia. Following the philosophy to be present at strategic locations worldwide Q.I. Press Controls opens a new office in Malaysia.



2008

100 systems sold in India in 4 years. A milestone that marks the growth the Indian office has realized in the last two years. It shows the confidence of the Indian market in the benefits Q.I. Pres Controls' systems offer.

2008

File date Patent
Fold Positioning

2008

Introduction mRC+
Successor of the IRS register control system. The new mRC+ significantly reduces more waste, improves print quality and requires no maintenance. The mRC+ is a perfect example of the QIPC philosophy: when providing the customer with the best products, services and technology, they won't notice our presence. The operation, planning, print and quality control, will all run as expected and on time.

2008

Introduction I AM… concept. The idea behind this is that Q.I. Press Controls' organisation is a team of unique individuals. Every member of this team is a professional, talented individual, committed to the company and its clients. "I am" emphasizes the focus on dedication, cooperation and new, revolutionary solutions incorporating these personal skills. In short, it means that everybody within the Q.I. Press Controls Company is a business partner for the customer:
"I am present".

2007

Office Latin America. As Brazil is one of the largest markets for graphic communication in Latin America, Q.I. Press Controls opened a local office. The tenth office!

2007

Q.I. Press Controls takes over Airprint. Airprint is specialised in high-tech equipment for fan-out correction on web-offset presses. As a result of this take-over Q.I. Press Controls' product portfolio expanded with the Air Bustle Device, which will be integrated in the existing closed-loop systems.

2006

Awarded Deloitte & Touch award "Fast 50". 43rd place of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the Netherlands

2006

 Office

2006

Office

2006

Introduction "True Colours". Q.I. Press Controls has managed - as the only company in the world - to adjust and monitor real colours on fast web presses on the basis of TIFF-files, without colour bars or marks having to be printed as part of this process. Colour bars have now become a thing of the past!

2006

10- Year anniversary and extension of new building. On Friday February 3rd the councilor from Oosterhout, mr. Yves de Boer symbolically opened the new establishment at Everdenberg 26 in Oosterhout together with Menno Jansen en Erik van Holten, the two Chairmen of Q.I. Press Controls.

2005

Office

2005

Awarded Deloitte & Touch award "Fast 50". 18th place of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the Netherlands. 
Awarded Deloitte & Touch award "2004 Technology Fast 500 EMEA Ranking". 123th place of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe, Middle East and South Africa.

2004

Awarded Deloitte & Touch award "Fast 50". 13th place of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the Netherlands.

Awarded Deloitte & Touch award "2004 Technology Fast 500 EMEA Ranking". 153rd place of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe, Middle East and South Africa.

Awarded "Economy prize 2004". An award for being most successful in linking product and market innovation.

2004

IDS (Intelligent Density System)

2004

Office India.
To meet the significant and growing market in India.

2004

File date Patent Color & Quality

2004

Office China to build up the 'Tiger triangle' (China & Taiwan, Korea and Hong Kong)

2003

File date Patent
Greybar controls

2002

Opening of brand new building Q.I. Press Controls Head office at the Everdenberg 26 in Oosterhout, The Netherlands

2001

Introduction IQM
(Intelligent Quality Management system)

2001

Office

2000

Office

1998

First sale of IRS to Janssen Pers, Gennep The Netherlands. On a KBA C30 press.

1997

Introduction IRS (Intelligent Register System).

1997

Moved to Business Centre Oosterhout, Beneluxweg.

1996

File date Patent CombinedRegister IRS.

1996


Foundation of Q.I. Press Controls by Erik van Holten and Menno Jansen in 1996. Like most innovative companies Q.I. Press Controls also started in the garage of Erik van Holten.

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