Kansa Technology

GRAPH EXPO 2007 Pre-Show Product Preview
August 1, 2007

Here’s an exclusive, PRE-SHOW PREVIEW showcasing new products submitted by many of the exhibitors that will be displaying their wares next month in Chicago. Colter & Peterson will showcase the BASA 3, which features an automatic jogging system that can automatically form layers of printed sheets, align them accurately and transport them to the subsequent cutting process. The BASA 3 is appropriate for paper from 16-lb. bond to 125-lb. tag, and is effective when combined with a modern, rear-table-feeding system. Existing gripper transport systems can be retrofitted. Visit www.piworld.com/infocenter: enter #377 MBO America will introduce the Super KTZ, featuring a knife-folding unit that

Kansa to Release Intelli-Jog Electric Jogger
June 26, 2007

EMPORIA, KS—June 26, 2007—Kansa Technology, LLC an Emporia, KS based post press equipment manufacturer proudly announces the development and release of the Kansa Intelli-Jog the industry’s first smart electric jogger. This new design offers many unique features like auto start mode which utilizes a sensor to detect an approaching operator to automatically start the jogger…

October 1, 2006

Heidelberg Targets Packaging Market KENNESAW, GA—While its installed base of diecutting and folder/gluer equipment geared toward the package printing industry may be small, Heidelberg intends to become a major player in this market segment. That was the message stressed by Heidelberg USA executives at a packaging media event held here recently. To showcase its integrated approach to packaging production, a sample folding carton job was produced in its showroom—Prinect prepress preparation, printing on a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105, as well as finishing on a Dymatrix diecutter and a Diana folder/gluer. The team leading Heidelberg USA’s packaging initiative includes Mark Rasmussen, product manager, packaging; Roland Krapp, vice president,

Adhesive Binders -- Sticking to the Basics
October 1, 2003

By Erik Cagle Senior Editor There are enough headaches encountered between the time a customer's files are uploaded to your FTP site and when the truck rolls away from the back dock with finished product. But, while certain aspects of the workflow are tedious and time consuming, your perfect binder shouldn't be an attention, or time, burglar. Most manufacturers of floor-model adhesive binders agree that time is of the essence. And the position of bindery operator often sees high turnover, making it imperative that a quality machine is easy to makeready, simple to operate, and equally user-friendly and fast on changeovers. Shrinking Setup As run lengths

February 1, 2003

Ike Savitt, of Gate Group USA, was recently honored for outstanding export achievements by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Graphics Microsystems has donated its ColorQuick closed-loop color control system to accompany a new Heidelberg Sunday M-2000 web press being installed at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Pisces Print Imaging Sciences has appointed Jonathan Cardin to the position of senior systems consultant. Thomas Lacy Jr. has been named director of customer support. Creo Inc. announced the relocation of its headquarters for North, South and Central America to a 90,000-square-foot facility in Billerica, MA. The facility will house the entire executive, sales and marketing, training and customer

December 1, 2002

MBO America Hosts "Octoberfest" WESTAMPTON, NJ—More than 150 existing clients and prospects, representing both commercial printers and trade binderies, attended MBO America's open house, which was held over three days recently at its headquarters facility here. With more than a dozen pieces of equipment specially set up for the open house, highlights included a B26-S/644 Perfection buckle folder equipped with an ASP-66ME mobile stream delivery unit, a Navigator control system with touchscreen interface and networked to MBO's Data Manager digital integration software. Also, the highest interest was over a B30-S/4 Perfection folder with a preslitter shaft unit, configured with a Herzog &