BINDERY matters

Cadmus Cenveo Plant Is Very Selective

EASTON, PA—Cadmus Cenveo produces more than 300 wire-stitched monthly magazines at its plant here, most of which are personalized. A new PrimaPlus SB AMRYS (Automatic Make-Ready System) line from Muller Martini, with no fewer than 24 feeders, provides selective binding of the products.

Precision Graphics Stays on Cutting Edge

MOHNTON, PA—Precision Graphics, a high-end commercial printer based here, recently added a new Polar 137 XY programmable cutter to its full-service bindery.

Newspaper Opts for Goss Insert Control Technology

LAS VEGAS—The Las Vegas Review-Journal has chosen control technology from Goss International to update and integrate its packaging operation, which processes an average of 12 million preprinted inserts per week.

The paper is adding Goss Omnizone supervisory controls and equipping four existing Goss NP630 inserters with latest-generation Goss Omnicon controls and downstream control technology. The PC-based Omnicon inserter controls are designed to support advanced micro-zoning and selective inserting capabilities.

Omnizone supervisory controls include modules to manage advertising orders, production planning, inventory and automatic downloading of production data to the inserting and packaging components.

Donnelley Vegas Bolsters Cutting Output by 50 Percent

LAS VEGAS—RR Donnelley’s commercial printing facility here recently upgraded its cutting department with the addition of a Polar 137 XT programmable cutter equipped with RA-4 jogger, Quartzell scale and Dorner waste delivery system. The new cutter replaces an older machine and was installed to expedite cutting jobs and boost the company’s bindery output.

According to Plant Manager Robert Stanke, the new Polar has improved cutting productivity by 50 percent or more. Stanke also feels the telephone support provided by Heidelberg has been “a huge help.”

Quick Cuts

Plastikoil of PA, based in suburban Pittsburgh, has purchased its second Wohlenberg Champion S perfect binder from Colter & Peterson.

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