Use the years of accumulated finishing experience of your most senior people to train your new people, before they head out the door.
2019 will throw challenges (and opportunities) at print. Here are three critical trends impacting the finishing side.
Don Piontek shares some of the diverse finishing applications and systems he’s come across in his career.
Consider adding robots to your finishing operation to relieve operators from repetitive tasks and the strain associated with them.
During a recent trade show, Don Piontek looked for the newest finishing technology and he found innovations in mechanical binding.
Don Piontek explores photo book challenges printers face and how technology from Photobook Technology could be the solution.
Don Piontek highlights eight differences to help make the decision between purchasing equipment from a dealer or a manufacturer.
In the search for new finishing developments, Don Piontek received a LinkedIn press release alert on something called “Vpaper.”
Here’s a short list of solutions to ensure a smooth PUR perfect binding process.
Improvements in inkjet is causing a shift in attitude on the in-line vs. off-line finishing debate.
Offset and digital finishing differ. It’s vital to have an understanding of digital finishing when planning a purchase or installation.
The Inkjet Summit kicked off last week in Florida and I was lucky enough to attend for the second time. What a difference a year makes!
I get to visit a lot of bindery operations and there is one “common” denominator that arises in conversation.
Digital cutters have revolutionized the wide-format print sector, capable of producing almost any shape you can imagine from a flat sheet. But, it turns out that about half of all wide-format work involves simple squares and rectangles, meaning complex cutters may not be the ideal solution.
A few weeks ago, I reported on Muller Martini assuming much of Kolbus' perfect binding and hard-cover systems portfolio. So, I thought I would provide an update. Both firms are giants in the postpress field, with many, many years of history of providing continuous bindery innovation. When you think about it, this was inevitable.