New Slitter/Cutter/Creaser Addition Increases Shop's Digital Color Document Finishing Capabilities
ORLANDO, FL—Replacing its guillotine cutter, SunDance Marketing Solutions has purchased a Duplo DC-646 slitter/cutter/creaser. The new machine performs all of these actions in a single pass. And for projects that might require a reorder in the future, the machine features a CCD scanner to scan a barcode, recall any job stored in memory and then set up the job identical to the previous run.
"What previously mighthave taken us days or hours can now be produced in minutes," says Director of Operations JohnHenry Ruggieri.
SunDance works closely with many Fortune 500 and medium-sized companies to produce online ordering systems for folded business cards, small brochures and other printed products that need to be reordered on a recurring basis.
Trade Printer/Finisher Generates More New Business with Digital Spot UV Coating
IRVINE, CA—In searching for equipment that would allow its clients to differentiate themselves from the competition, trade printer and finisher Taylor Graphics has acquired an MGI JETvarnish 3D digital spot UV coater, sold by MGI dealer Print & Finishing Solutions.
"We were excited about the opportunity to offer our customers digital spot UV coating with the ability to do both flat and raised UV," notes Dean Taylor, owner. "We see this state-of-the-art technology opening more doors for our customers and the response from our clients has been overwhelmingly positive."
- To automate trimming and slitting of photo card and photo book products, Photo Cru, based in Markham, Ontario, has purchased a Rollem Jetstream system.
- In Waynesboro, VA, The McClung Cos. has installed a Kompac Kwik Finish 20 UV coater. Designed for sheets up to 14x20˝, it can do flood and spot coating on gloss and matte stocks.
- American Greetings is now running a new Scodix S75 digital enhancement press at its production facility in Osceola, AR. The Scodix unit is enabling the company's greeting cards to be digitally enhanced with raised imagery, foil and metallic special effects, and glittering for added value.
- A 30˝ Prism paper cutter from Colter & Peterson was recently added at MBM Packaging Labs in Rogersville, TN.
- Phoenix-based Prisma has increased its folding carton production capabilities with the addition of a Heidelberg Easygluer 100.