Graph Expo: Binding and Finishing -- Outperforming Expectations
Brandtjen hopes to remedy the situation when his new Kluge EHG series foil press with stamping, diecutting and embossing capabilities ships in January. The machine operates at speeds up to 1,700 iph.
Elsewhere at the show:
o GBC Commercial unveiled its new 7580 laminator. The system is suited toward medium- and high-volume finishing of book covers, folders, brochures and bags.
o Longford International showcased its high-speed C350 tipping feeder with autoloader. The feeder, which operates at speeds up to 40,000 pieces per hour, integrates with any folder/gluer.
o MBO America demonstrated its new T 535-EA Efficiency Automatic folder, which is ideal for short runs and multiple changeovers. It features a 15? color touchscreen and Vario-Control to simplify setup with a visual operator guide.
o Vijuk Equipment touted its Vijuk-G&K mailing systems. Options are available for folding (plough or knife), as well as feeding and inserting cards, CDs and brochures.
o Rollem International premiered its Jetstream finishing system in-line with an HP Indigo 7000 press.
o Böwe Bell + Howell launched its new Combo inserting system, which quickly changes application from flats to letters in a matter of minutes. It processes letters up to 12,000 cph and 9,000 cph for flats.
o Rima-System debuted its high-speed RS 610 log stacker, available with Total Copy Control, which is ideal for the short run and book printing markets, as well as 8- to 48-page web applications.
o IMC America President Ward Walsh noted that his company has sold a dozen of its CAMotion LDP-120 robotic log depalletizer systems, which reduce labor.
o MCS showcased its new controller for the high-speed 4250 ink-jet platform. It provides a doubling of internal data rates and has enhanced algorithms for controlling head wiping and capping.
o The new DS-140 and DS-1000 high-productivity folder inserters for mailing applications highlighted the offerings of Neopost. PI