The Offset House Doubles Throughput With Muller Martini Saddle Stitchers
ESEX, VT—The Offset House, a growing direct mail printer that specializes in catalogs, has made impressive improvements in speed and operational efficiency since the installation of two state-of-the-art saddle stitching machines from Muller Martini: a Prima SB and a BravoPlus.
“We used to have a bottleneck, now it’s a pleasure [for print finishing] to keep up with the press room. . .we have twice as much throughput now,” says John McGrath, owner of The Offset House. Since installing the new equipment, Mr. McGrath explains that “We can allow less lead time, we’re faster, allowing our customers to make last minute marketing decisions; We have enhanced productivity and profits, and improved our overall position in the market to better compete with larger companies.”
The Offset House has relied on Muller Martini for 30 years, and according to John McGrath, they decided to stay with the Muller brand due to the quality of the technology as well as the excellence of training and support. In addition to the confidence they have in Muller Martini stitchers, The Offset House also likes the flexibility of the machines. “Moveable heads let us move streamfeeders and other add on units to make the most efficient finishing line,” continues Mr. McGrath.
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Muller Martini is the world’s largest producer of print finishing solutions for commercial printers, trade binderies and newspapers as well as short-run and digital book manufacturers. Muller Martini is also the world market-leading manufacturer of variable size web offset presses. The company is the foremost provider of innovative workflow solutions that can empower printers and binding specialists to enhance processing efficiencies, increase profitability and build new revenue streams. With U.S. headquarters in Hauppauge (Long Island), New York and nationwide sales and service support throughout the United States, Muller Martini Corp. serves as the country’s leading source for bindery and printing expertise, providing customer-specific training and responsive service to printers and binderies coast-to-coast.