BINDERY mattersMarch 2005
Ross Bindery in Stanta Fe Springs, CA has installed a new Rollem continuous feed TR in-line die-scoring system and is considering a second TR continuous feed unit.
A new 32˝ MBO Perfection folder has been installed by education and trade book manufacturer Malloy Inc., located in Ann Arbor, MI. The new cone guide system on the Perfection folder allows the sheet to come instantly in contact with the guide, allowing faster registration and higher running speeds. The return sheet device on the 16-page unit also allows it to run at speeds of up to 14,000 sph.
Powell Offset Service, Austin, TX, recently installed a Muller Martini Presto saddlestitcher. Powell Offset is a family owned sheetfed business with approximately 20 employees.
Liberty Graphic Productions, located in New Hope, MN, has installed a Polar 115X cutter from Heidelberg. The new system replaces an older Polar cutter and is being used to produce general commercial work within the shop.
In Chicagoland, Triangle Printers has replaced a Sheridan/Harris six-pocket stitcher with a six-pocket Muller Martini Presto saddlestitching system featuring an integrated cover folder/feeder.
Reno, NV-based Registered Ink Printing is now running an automated Polar 115XT Autotrim cutting system complete with Stacklift, Jogger and Transomat Unloader to complement an existing Polar 92ED cutting system.
LAK Advertising, a full-service advertising, print and fulfillment firm, recently added a 30˝ Rollem TR die-score system with a 24˝ double head rollaway for two-directional scoring, perforating and slitting.
Wright's Printing, Woodlands, TX, has expanded its postpress operations with the recent installation of a Valore saddlestitching system from Muller Martini.
Chamblee's Inc., of Raleigh, NC, has purchased a Rollem double head TR die-score system. The TR perfs and scores products that include covers, brochures and signatures while running in-line with their eight-page folder.
Evergreen Printing and Publishing has installed a Buhrs 3000 polybagging system for magazine- or tabloid-size publications at its Bellmawr, NJ, location.
Independent Printing, of DePere, WI, recently added two Kluge Final Fold II units to its existing Kluge folder/gluers. The Final Fold II enables the folder/ gluers to final fold presentation or pocket folders of thicker stocks with the modified center drive belt design.