BINDERY mattersApril 2007
The new Pacesetter system at Publishers Press will feature eight horizontal hoppers and be equipped for selective binding and ink-jet personalization. Goss International will also supply an FS-22 flying stitcher, HT-22 trimmer, mail table and BS60 stacker. The new Universalbinder system will be equipped with 30 RG324 hoppers to run at up to 13,500 books per hour. The installations will bring the total number of Goss finishing systems at Publishers Press to 13.
A Stitch in Time, Plus Quality
MARIETTA, GA—Producing top quality work and meeting customer deadlines were among the reasons QC Bindery & Mailing opted for a Muller Martini BravoPlus T saddlestitcher.
Cleveland-based Spiral of Ohio and Action Bindery in Atlanta have changed their names. The sister companies are now called Finish Line Binderies.
Denver’s Tewell Warren Printing has put a Muller Martini BravoPlus-T saddlestitcher into operation.
Rosemont Press, Deer Park, NY, is now providing in-house stitching after acquiring a Muller Martini Presto saddlestitcher.
The News & Observer of Raleigh, NC, is in the process of reconfiguring its press operations and will obtain three Ferag UTR gripper conveyors. The new lines will deliver product to a totally reconfigured stacker and bundle distribution system from the existing presses.
A 16-pocket Wohlenberg perfect binder is now up and running at Southeastern Printing, Stuart, FL. The custom-built machine, which uses both PUR and conventional glue, features signature recognition capabilities.
General commercial printer The Brandt Co., of Davenport, IA, has installed a pair of Heidelberg pieces—a Stahlfolder TH 82 folder and a Stitchmaster ST 400 saddlestitcher.
G2 West Print of Hollywood, CA, recently installed a 24˝ Rollem Champion 990 scoring, perforating and slitting system.
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