Finishing - Digital
A high-speed cutter must be able to perform precise and clean cuts not only with paper, but also with hard materials such as board, plastic, laminates, etc. One of the keys to assuring optimum performance for a POLAR cutter is taking proper care of its all-important cutting tool: the knife.
Hunkeler will host Innovationdays February 16-19, 2009 in Lucerne, Switzerland, where over 3,000 international experts and professionals from the areas of Print on Demand, Data Center, Mailroom, and Web Finishing will gather to see live demonstrations of the latest paper processing solutions and applications. Innovationdays will take place at the Lucerne trade fair complex on the shores of Lake Lucerne.
AS DIGITAL printing demand, applications and operations grow, adjustments are being made in finishing strategies. In-, near- and off-line solutions all still have their place, but determining the best approach has become a more site-specific decision.
CHICAGO—November 10, 2008—Rollem International and Hewlett-Packard demonstrated automation in digital print finishing with the premier showing of the new HP UV coater running in-line with the Rollem Jetstream. The new Indigo 7000 printed colorful 13x19” press sheets containing 8 recipe cards which were coated and fed directly into the Jetstream for in-line cutting, edge trimming and two-directional slitting, followed by a new Auto-Collation unit gathering the cards into finished sets.
Countless binding and finishing technology providers were candid in their positive assessments of how the scene went down in McCormick Place South. It wasn’t all cartwheels and champagne popping, but this year’s Graph Expo did exceed the expectations of many.
Printing Impressions' Bindery and Finishing Commercial Printing News for 2008
CHICAGO—10/30/08—Extending the success the company achieved at drupa 2008, Muller Martini welcomed a steady stream of show attendees to its booth, inviting the industry to explore new opportunities for growth
Utilizing the theme “Grow with Us” which was introduced at the highly attended drupa show, Muller Martini continued its marketing message at the 2008 Graph Expo show, providing ideas about how printers and binderies can grow their opportunities with Muller’s new generation of machines. Among the highlights of the event was the North American debut of Muller’s state-of-the-art Primera E140 saddle stitcher.
ANDOVER, MA—October 26, 2008—Standard Finishing Systems, a leading supplier of paper handling and post-press finishing solutions, announced at Graph Expo that it has signed a broad partnership agreement with HP for Standard Hunkeler paper handling solutions and service support for HP customers. Through this agreement, Standard Finishing Systems will provide sales of Hunkeler devices to HP in North America, as well as post-sales support in the field.
SANTA ANA, CA—10/14/2008—During Graph Expo 2008, Duplo USA Corporation will show a range of its latest products and innovative modular finishing configurations which will allow printers to introduce sophisticated value-added finishing processes to their customer offerings. Graph Expo will also be the U.S. debut of Duplo’s unique DC-645 Production Color Finisher, in-line with a new knife folder, adding further application possibilities to the already versatile slit, cut, and crease machine.
ANDOVER, MA—October 14, 2008—Under the theme “Think Intelligent Automation,” Standard Finishing Systems will showcase a broad range of highly automated post press, paper handling and inserting solutions at Graph Expo, Oct. 26 – 29 in Chicago.