Finishing - Digital

Rollem and HP Demonstrate In-line UV Coating
November 10, 2008

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.

BINDERY matters
November 1, 2008

Printing Impressions' Bindery and Finishing Commercial Printing News for 2008

Graph Expo: Binding and Finishing -- Outperforming Expectations
November 1, 2008

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.

Muller Martini Attracts Large Audience
October 30, 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.

Standard Finishing Systems Announces Partnership with HP
October 26, 2008

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.

Duplo to Present 'Value Added' Finishing Solutions
October 14, 2008

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.

Standard Horizon to Feature Intelligent Automation
October 14, 2008

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.

Top Industry Suppliers to Sponsor BIA Awards Competition
October 9, 2008

SEWICKLEY, PA— October 9, 2008—The Binding Industries Association (BIA), the preeminent organization for the binding industry, is proud to announce its 2009 Product of Excellence (POE) Awards sponsors.

BIA Announces Product of Excellence Awards Call for Entries
September 30, 2008

SEWICKLEY, PA— September 30, 2008—The Binding Industries Association (BIA), the preeminent organization for the binding and loose-leaf manufacturing industry, announced today its 2009 Product of Excellence Awards (POE) Call for Entries. From around the world, companies submit their best work to be judged against that of their peers.

Spartanics Finecut Sheetfed Laser Cutting Machine Being Introduced
September 5, 2008

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL—09/05/08—Spartanics Finecut Sheet Fed Laser Cutting Machine—the first and only continuous sheet fed laser cutter—is now available to worldwide printers. Unlike earlier generations of sheet-fed laser cutters that can only feed sheets under the laser beam intermittently, the Spartanics Finecut Sheet Fed Laser Cutting Machine picks up sheets and feeds them so that the sheets are being continuously moved to the proper position under the laser beam with no stopping or starting delays between sheets. Tom O’Hara, Spartanics President, explains, “Spartanics Finecut Sheet Fed Laser Cutting Machine outperforms every other sheet fed laser cutter by newly enabling sheets to be loaded