Baum Introduces Offset Press

SIDNEY, OH—08/30/2009—Since 1917 Baumfolder Corporation, Sidney, Ohio, has designed and manufactured folding machines and related bindery equipment for the graphic arts industry. Now Baum has added small-format offset printing to complete their full line of high-quality, durable products designed to increase productivity & profitability. With its high level of automation, the BaumPrint™ 18 provides excellent conditions for cost-effective production of single and multi color offset printing jobs.

“We are extremely excited about being able to add a small format offset printing press, such as the BaumPrint 18, to our portfolio of products, to serve our customers in North America, and we are proud to be able to say, that The BaumPrint18 will be a “made in USA” product, produced at our state-of-the-art factory in Sidney, Ohio, just like our full range of Baum table top and floor model folders and Baum drills” states Ulrik Nygaard, President of Baumfolder Corporation.

“Our dealers and customers will clearly appreciate this new addition to the Baum family of products. This means we can now provide our customers with a complete printing solution including printing, cutting, folding and finishing technology. Also, we will be providing technical and service parts support from Sidney, Ohio to the factory-authorized BaumPrint 18 dealers” says Mark Pellman, Director of Baum Sales and Marketing.

The BaumPrint 18 is the ideal press for high-quality print items for private and business use. Its compact design and ease of operation combine with versatile standard and optional equipment to handle a variety of formats and stocks efficiently, with high quality and consistency, and less waste. BaumPrint 18 features include bearer-to-bearer pressure for consistent dot transfer, longer plate and blanket life, and increased quality of all printed pieces, sensor-controlled pile feeding, outstanding sheet separation, electronic sheet-travel monitoring, precise sheet alignment, helical gearing, AutoPlate integrated register system, large inking/dampening unit, laser-slit knife-type ink fountain, and automatic blanket wash-up. Numbering, imprinting and longitudinal perforation can be done in a single pass, further extending the range of applications for the BaumPrint 18.

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