Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ September 2014 edition, featuring Ricoh Americas, Mark Andy, Bobst North America, Fujifilm North America, Graphic Systems Div., Aleyant Systems, RM Machinery, Durst U.S., INX Digital
Printing businesses have learned that by incorporating mailing and fulfillment into their existing print service offerings, they can increase profitability, build more flexibility into their production schedules and compete more effectively for the business of print buyers seeking the efficiency and convenience of a one-stop shop.
To meet the need for knowledge by printers on the subject of Mailing, the On Demand 2009 Expo and Conference (www.ondemandexpo.com) includes an educational "intensive" seminar titled Making Money in Mailing: A "How-to" Guide for Printers. The four hour session concentrates on the most important core concepts vital to the successful start-up of a mailing services operation by a printer.
Gämmerler will launch the BL 408 bindery stacker for use behind saddlestitchers, perfect binders, folders and inserters. Features wide format range, two-stage stacking system and a low copy drop height. The infeed is equipped with four top belts and eight bottom belts. Visit www.piworld.com/infocenter and enter number 381 Goss International will unveil its Pacesetter 2200 and 2500 saddlestitchers. The systems feature servo-driven hoppers and excel at quick makereadies. The Pacesetter 2200 system completes up to 22,000 books per hour. The Pacesetter 2500 model features a dual stitcher and a 25,000 books per hour capacity. Visit www.piworld.com/infocenter and enter number
Folder Operators Go Back to School WESTAMPTON, NJ—Twelve folding machine operators representing seven different companies came to MBO America headquarters recently to participate in 2.5 days of in-depth, hands-on training at the MBO Fold School. Trainees were able to observe or operate three different folding machines, including the automated Perfection. Directed by Dave Trutzenbach, an authority on binding operations and equipment, the MBO Folding School provides the opportunity for operators to improve their knowledge and proficiency regardless of their skill level. NAK Marketing & Communications, an agency that has served many of the leading brands in the graphic arts industry for over 14 years,