Bindery Equipment Supplier Alliance
ST. CROIX FALLS, WI—Brandtjen & Kluge has entered into an agreement to sell and service the CG Machinery line of finishing equipment. CG Machinery represents SBL’s line of half-sheet and 40˝ diecutting, embossing and foil stamping equipment; SBL’s 20˝ and 40˝ in-line folding and gluing equipment; and Datien paper cutters.
Kluge, a well-known name in the postpress print finishing market, has been researching ways to expand its product line.
“Working with CG Machinery is the solution we have been looking for,” says Hank Brandtjen, president of Kluge.
Brandtjen & Kluge continues to manufacture in the United States and sell the Kluge line of foil stamping, embossing and diecutting equipment, as well as its line of folding and gluing presses. In addition, Kluge sells the TXR Series blank separating system.
Redi-Mail Direct Marketing, an operating unit of Redi-Direct Marketing based in Fairfield, NJ, has upgraded its direct mail verification process to the U.S. Postal Service Postal-One! system.
In Carthage, TX, Complete Printing & Publishing has increased its productivity with the addition of a Muller Martini Presto saddlestitcher.
Roswell Bookbinding, Phoenix, reports the installation of three new pieces of equipment: a 45˝ Prism flat cutter; a custom rebuilt Hunkeler hot-melt tipper; and a Thomson foil stamper and diecutter.
A Heidelberg ST 90 saddlestitcher, Polar jogger and Stahlfolder are now in operation at L&L Printers of Carlsbad, CA.
Ziptek, of Denver, recently installed a Rollem TR double head scoring, perforating, and slitting system along with an airfeed system and a rollaway double head for bi- directional scoring and perforating.
Grange Insurance, Columbus, OH, is now running a Perfecta 76 UC paper cutter at its in-plant facility.
Mead Packaging of Lanett, AL, has installed a new Woodward Model P5468 jogger aerator.
Ginny’s Printing, Austin, TX, has added a Muller Martini Presto saddlestitcher.