Printer Opens Its Doors
The company recently added a 15-pocket saddle stitcher with two cover feeders, which was acquired at auction. A state-of-the-art ink-jetting system was added that can ink-jet in-line on the stitcher.
While the company does not currently have computer-to-plate technology, Deron expects it will be acquired within a year.
The facility itself is geared toward catalog and book manufacturing, he adds, and North Eastern will also be active in warehousing and distribution there. The company tentatively plans to add a 40,000-square-foot addition to accommodate increased distribution and fulfillment for its publishing customers.
"Our new owner takes this challenge very seriously," Deron says of Becker. "It is a full-service shop that does everything in-house.
"It's been a long process getting everything situated—it took about three months to move all the equipment here," he adds. "But we're getting ready to ramp up.