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Envelope Inserting

The BB200 Envelope Inserting System offers users mailing options for the product-size range from C6 up to C5. The maximum speed of 12,000 products per hour and the extremely short setup time from C5 to DL sizes enables users to be competitive within the mailing industry.

The Buhrs 3000 Film Wrapping System has a maximum speed of 15,000 products per hour. The system is said to be the mailroom solution for the mid-range market at all postpress facilities of print finishers and mailing houses. It is equipped with a fully servo-driven seal module for very high-quality, wrapped products.

The film wrapper requires low maintenance and is ergonomic. Servo-driven adjustments, together with job settings from the touch- screen panel, allow quick and easy setups. A new unwinder with tension control is standard, and is equipped with pneumatic shafts for faster changeover. Because of the new module, the noise level has also been reduced significantly. The Buhrs 3000 is equipped with the System Controller, which offers more functionality and better serviceability.

The Buhrs HF4 Feeder handles products from a single, thin sheet to a thickness of 80mm. Buhrs HF4 applications encompass chain drop, batch counting, selective feeding and positioning on a moving target. This modular feeder also runs on the Buhrs-ITM Envelope Inserting Systems and Buhrs-Zaandam film and paper wrapping systems. Product sizes range from a credit card to a 310mm square and thicknesses from a single sheet up to 88mm.

PowerPrinters Launches Operator Training Course

WESTMONT, IL—An advanced printing course at the MAN Roland Graphic/Training Center here has launched the North American chapter of PowerPrinters—an operator-oriented user group that is being organized to maximize the skills of pressroom professionals who run MAN Roland presses.

The week-long training initiative, which took place in March, featured press operators, press helpers and a supervisor from two printing firms—General Press Corp., in Natrona Heights, PA, and the Waxahachie, TX, division of packaging giant Rock-Tenn.

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