First Rochat Etching Press in China – January 2014
Our first Etching Press in China, was dispatched to the prestigious China Academy of Art. Professor Kong Guoqiao met us at IMPACT 8 in Dundee and spoke to us directly about the new machine order and his delight at having one of our machines in the Academy. The dispatch was delayed because the proposed ship arrival date coincided with a Festival in China, so we held the machine, boxed in our works, on their request. Then it was further delayed by the terrible storms that hit the UK. The ships simply could not leave the UK Ports safely! Fortunately the customer was very understanding and the machine arrived safe and sound.