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W.H. Leary’s ‘Finish The Day’ Event Featured Bobst Expertfold Demonstration

September 29, 2011
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TINLEY PARK, IL—Sept. 29, 2011—After each of the first three days of GRAPH EXPO 2011, buses departed McCormick Place for W.H. Leary’s facility in nearby Tinley Park for a “Finish The Day” party and live technology demonstration. Food, drink and live entertainment were on hand with each evening’s action centered around a Bobst Expertfold 110 A-2 CS folder-gluer running a Chicago-themed folder created specially for the event.

The demo took a previously printed and diecut 16 pt. blank through the Expertfold, performing multiple functions in a single pass. These included in-line embossing of a “Blues” logo, inserting an 8.5x11˝ data sheet and the inline printing of 2D matrix bar code (QR code) using Domino Amjet’s BitJet+ V 4.5 high speed system.

Gluing was provided by W. H. Leary’s Array system, which features On-Target—a self-correcting gluing technology along with the company’s exclusive LearyVIEW camera inspection. LearyVIEW was triggering the Bobst Flipper Ejector for the automatic removal of defects while the folder-gluer operated at full speed.

This comprehensive assembly of technologies showed the true state-of-the-art in what can be accomplished on a folder-gluer today.

Multiple suppliers contributed to the demonstration. This included:
  • Printing courtesy of Keystone Folding Box Co., Newark, NJ
  • Cutting Die and Stripping Board provided by Synergy Tooling Systems, Inc.
  • Embossing Die and tooling for embossing from Universal Engraving, Inc.
  • Inserting Equipment from Multifeeder Technology, the Multifeeder MFT 350
  • Glue supplied by Capital Adhesives
  • Belts from Nitta Corp. of America

Source: Bobst.

 

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