C&D Printing Boosts Folding Carton Capacity with Kluge OmniFold Folding/Gluing System
ST. PETERSBURG, FL—September 16, 2014—C&D Printing has installed a new Kluge OmniFold Folding and Gluing System. The OmniFold was purchased to increase C&D Printing's capacity and capability in folding carton work, allowing them to convert presentation folders, specialized paperboard packaging, including tuck-style, push-lock and auto-lock bottom boxes, sleeves and various other products.
The OmniFold serving C&D Printing is configured with both a vacuum feeder and a friction feeder to feed the widest variety of substrates, shapes and sizes and Kluge's combination angled and vertical buckle fold unit for quality, high-speed crossfolds on both light and heavy weight stock. The OmniFold is designed for production environments with its ease of makereadies, flexibility in applications, and tremendous expansion potential with its modular design with production speeds ranging from 6,000 pph to 30,000 pph.
C&D Printing, in business for over 41 years, is an integrated graphic, marketing, and packaging solutions company which provides commercial printing, on demand digital printing, creative design, digital prepress, inventory management, complete bindery, mailing and print finishing services in the Tampa Bay area and across the United States. C&D is well known and respected for its quality, customer service, and commitment to the environment.
"The OmniFold plays a big part in our plan to service the growing folding carton market," said Todd Pemberton, letterpress and finishing manager at C&D Printing. "Our customers have motivated us to grow in this area by offering crash-lock bottom boxes, tuck bottom boxes, tape application, and sophisticated folding and gluing applications, as well as faster production of pocket folders and mailers. We are very pleased with our OmniFold and we look forward to providing our customers that "one-stop-shop" experience well into the future."
About Brandtjen & Kluge
Adding value since 1919, Brandtjen and Kluge is a fourth generation family-owned manufacturer of specialty print finishing equipment. For over 90 years the brand name "Kluge" has represented innovation, productivity and rugged durability to companies worldwide. Headquartered in St. Croix Falls, WI, Brandtjen and Kluge markets equipment through a direct sales force in the United States and Canada and has a well-established network of industry-qualified distributors to provide global coverage.
Source: Brandtjen & Kluge.