Apex Die Corp. Promotes Bindery Safety with POLAR 115X Cutting System from Heidelberg
The 75 employees at San Carlos, Calif.-based Apex Die Corp. are grateful for the installation of a new POLAR 115X cutting system from Heidelberg. President Kevin Cullen purchased the new cutter and cutting system to minimize the employee strain associated with the manual operation of his previous cutter. Cullen reports that the features of the new system, such as automated jogging and aerating of the paper, have greatly increased safety in the shop since the POLAR 115X was installed. The company reports numerous other benefits of the highly-automated cutting system, including improved quality and faster cutting times. Cullen reports that the new system is “at least 50 to 75 percent faster” than his old system and that Apex Die uses the cutter to cut fine papers. Founded in 1956, Apex Die Corp. is a family-owned and operated trade finisher offering a full roster of services, such as UV coating, die cutting, foil stamping, embossing and laminating. The company serves a variety of clients, including commercial printers, wineries and technology companies in the Silicon Valley area.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
With a global market share for sheetfed offset printing machines of more than 40 percent, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is the world’s leading solution provider for commercial and industrial customers in the print media industry. Headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, the Company focuses on the entire process and value chain for popular format classes in the sheetfed offset and flexographic printing sectors. Apart from printing presses, the product portfolio includes plate imaging devices and finishing equipment, as well as software components designed to integrate all print manufacturing processes. In addition, Heidelberg offers a wide range of spare parts, consumables, used equipment and services, along with extensive training programs provided by the Print Media Academy. Furthermore, the Company assists its customers’ investment plans by offering financing concepts.