Explosive Growth at Bradford & Bigelow Continues With Major Investments in New Printing and Finishing Equipment, Additional Space
“The last couple of years have been surreal and exhausting with the COVID-19 pandemic, paper shortages, supply chain issues, and now the Ukraine tragedy,” commented John Galligan, B&B President. However, these conditions have also created opportunities and, thanks to our dedicated team members and loyal, long-term clients, B&B has launched another major expansion program to meet client demand and provide better career opportunities for their talented ISO 9001:2015 trained workforce.
With the addition of the HP T490 HD PageWide Inkjet Press / Muller Martini SigmaLine, a Muller Martini Alegro perfect binding line, a second Manroland 48-page 4-color web press by year end, and 100,000 square feet of additional space in nearby Newton, NH, for their warehousing and distribution clients, B&B is meeting market demand and increasing capacity by $35M+ for their loyal long-term clients. “Our market focus remains the same at B&B,” commented, Karl Shearer, SVP of Sales, “To Be the Best in Class Supplier for 8.5x11˝, 1-4 color product in North America.”
Andy Fetherman, President and CEO of Muller Martini, and a 25+ year bindery partner with B&B, stated, “The growth of B&B is truly remarkable and it is an honor to be part of this great success story.” Vahaaj Khan, Americas Sales Manager, HP PageWide Industrial Presses, at HP Inc., echoed similar thoughts: “HP Inc. is delighted to become a significant vendor to B&B. The Print Platform Rick Dunn, EVP, and the B&B team have put together for the 8.5x11˝ book business is truly top notch and the HP T490 HD PageWide Inkjet Press and SigmaLine will definitely be a great addition to the B&B platform and their clients.”
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