BINDERY matters

From the left, Frank Bagrosky demonstrates the Sterling Digipunch “touch screen,” automatic punch for Greg Davies and Wayne Baldwin from Paper Handling Solutions.

Standing with the Love’s Echo Media’s new Duplo DC-645, from the left, are Eric Roth, Michael Roberts, James Marshall, Marc Gregg and Christopher Hobart.

Spiel Open House Features Binder and Coil Inserter

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY—Spiel Associates held a two-day spring open house last month at its facility here. Visitors had the opportunity to view live demonstrations of the Sterling Digibinder perfect binder and Sterling Coilmaster Jr. automatic plastic coil inserter. Also on hand was equipment from Graphic Whizard and Rilecart, as well as a wide variety of used machinery.

Printer Expands Finishing Capabilities

OKLAHOMA CITY—Love’s Echo Media, the design and production center for Love’s Travel and Country Stores, has added a Duplo DC-645 slitter/cutter/creaser to round out its in-house capabilities. Since installing the new unit, the print shop now outsources less finishing work.

“The DC-645 has allowed us to produce a box of business cards in just two minutes, whereas before it would have taken us 20,” notes Eric Roth, creative and production service manager. “We also use it for producing custom marketing pieces, custom cards, specialty marketing programs and in-store promotion tags.”

Quick Cuts

• A new 40˝ Brausse 1050 SE diecutter with stripping capabilities is now up and running at Gutenberg’s Letterpress in Marietta, GA.

• Ultimate Paper Box, City of Industry, CA, has acquired a 57˝ 1450 TSKM sheeter from MarquipWardUnited.

• Lawton Printers, Orlando, FL, has purchased a used, late model Heidelberg Stitchmaster ST 90 from PressAccess. The new unit replaces an aging McCain stitcher.

• Finch Paper, Glen Falls, NY, has installed an 18˝ Rollem Champion 990 perforating, scoring and slitting unit to pre-perf blank sheets. PI

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