The new cutter from Heidelberg allows Gintzler to accommodate jobs requiring the specialized conversion of 35x50˝ synthetic polyester materials. President Frank Nice notes that the Polar makes the handling of larger sheets significantly more time- and labor-efficient.
Gintzler Graphics produces labels, films, and security and flexible packaging for the health and beauty, pharmaceutical and gourmet foods markets.
Graphic Center Bolsters Paper Cutting, Handling
SACRAMENTO, CA—Graphic Center, a web and sheetfed commercial printer based here, has recently upgraded its paper cutting and paper handling capabilities with several equipment purchases from Colter & Peterson.
Graphic Center installed three new 45˝ Saber paper cutters, each with an integrated touchscreen Microcut computer system with CIP4 capability. The Microcut module allows for automatic control of the backgauge, as well as storage and retrieval of job setup details, which speeds up repeat projects.
The company also installed several pieces of paper handling equipment, including a Baumann NUP 1600 stacker, a Baumann BA3S automatic unloader and a Colter & Peterson count-by-weight system. In tandem, the equipment improves productivity by eliminating operator lifting, while minimizing fatigue and chance of injury.
According to Graphic Center President Terry Grimes, productivity in the company’s cutting department has improved exponentially thanks to these installations.
Houston-based Specialty Bindery purchased its second folder from MBO America, a B30-E/444.
Custom plastic printer Plastic Graphic, of Wauconda, IL, has added a new Oasys collator, Oasys punch press and Burkle laminator.
VN Printing of Houston obtained a new Horauf Demand three-knife trimmer from Colter & Peterson.
The combination of Samuel Strapping Systems, News Group and Ovalstrapping Graphics has created GO Packaging of Fort Payne, AL, which will offer news and newspaper customers a full line of high-speed in-line and off-line bundling equipment.
Bindtech, based in Nashville, TN, has added a Rollem PB-15 drilling system.