BAUM Gives Tabletop Folders a Turbo Boost
June 17, 2010

This exciting redesign involves a new “Turbo” suction wheel that provides superior feeding capabilities for both the Ultrafold 714XLT Air Feed and Flexifold automated tabletop models.

Baum Introduces Offset Press
August 30, 2009

Baum has added small-format offset printing to complete its full line of high-quality, durable products designed to increase productivity & profitability.

C.P. Bourg to Feature Finishing Efficiency and ROI
June 11, 2009

At PRINT 09, C.P. Bourg, the world’s leading technology developer and supplier of in-line and near-line document feeding, binding and finishing equipment, will showcase a range of innovative products that address the burgeoning markets for on-demand and short-run binding and finishing – including “books of one” – while providing unmatched return on investment (ROI).

Lithograpahers Club of Chicago Packs Fuller Grafix/Sakurai Open House
March 10, 2009

Nearly 70 members of the Lithographers Club of Chicago, plus representatives of Fuller Grafix and Sakurai USA, Inc. braved the rain to participate in a lively, informative and entertaining evening at Sakurai’s USA’s North American Headquarters in Schaumburg on Thursday, February 26, 2009.

New York Printers — Perceptions Cloud Reality
September 1, 2008

PERHAPS NO other state in the nation is as heralded and hated, lauded and lampooned, and adored and abhorred, as much as New York. But let’s be frank...99 percent of the ill will is directed at New York City. You don’t hear anyone seething, “I swear, those snobby Uticans really tick me off.” Likewise, no one has complained about the arrogance of those lousy Oneonta Tigers fans. The Big Apple! Musicians coined the phrase “Big Apple,” because when you played the Big Apple, it meant you played the big time. And we believe the hype. Frankie said it—make it there, make it anywhere. It’s

Special Drupa Coverage — Bindery Plays A Crucial Role
July 1, 2008

THOUGH SEVERAL of the press conferences and ”big news” at Drupa centered around digital printing, innovations in bindery and finishing were no less prevalent. In fact, many of them sprang from the very digital printing trends that overshadowed them. As digital printing speeds have increased, bindery equipment has also gotten faster, with vastly improved automation and simplified touchscreen controls to make them even easier to set up. JDF compatibility is becoming more common in bindery equipment, allowing devices to be preset using production data. Demands for higher-quality printed products have led bindery vendors to improve their paper-handling techniques. Folds look better on the latest

PrintCity Alliance Announces Seven Competence Centres and Other Visitor Attractions
March 10, 2008

AUGSBURG, GERMANY—10 March 2008—The PrintCity Alliance has announced seven Competence Centres, plus other significant new visitor attractions for drupa: • Drupa 2008 focus on the ‘Connection of Competence’ PrintCity Alliance core networking customer benefit – ‘Networking’ internally and externally is the reason that this unique alliance has grown in global success & importance over the last ten years • New PrintCity theme for drupa 2008 – communicating the ‘Connection of Competence’ networking advantages of the Alliance, together with other visitor benefits: • Seven market-leading PrintCity Alliance Competence Centres in Hall 6 – where visitors can see the latest technologies explained and

September 1, 2007

Baum Going Strong at 90 SIDNEY, OH—Baumfolder Corp. is marking its 90th anniversary, having begun operations here in 1917. The company started out as a maker of floor-model paper folders, but has diversified into manufacturing and/or distributing a wide range of products, including tabletop folders, paper drills and paper cutters. Printers Get a Second Look At Lenticular, Courtesy KBA WILLISTON, VT—KBA North America recently held a second seminar on lenticular printing and prepress work at its headquarters here. This special printing technique gives the impression of 3D, flip or motion effects by printing an image on the back side of lenticular plastic. The four-day seminar featured a

GRAPH EXPO 2007 Pre-Show Product Preview
August 1, 2007

Here’s an exclusive, PRE-SHOW PREVIEW showcasing new products submitted by many of the exhibitors that will be displaying their wares next month in Chicago. Colter & Peterson will showcase the BASA 3, which features an automatic jogging system that can automatically form layers of printed sheets, align them accurately and transport them to the subsequent cutting process. The BASA 3 is appropriate for paper from 16-lb. bond to 125-lb. tag, and is effective when combined with a modern, rear-table-feeding system. Existing gripper transport systems can be retrofitted. Visit enter #377 MBO America will introduce the Super KTZ, featuring a knife-folding unit that

GRAPH EXPO and CONVERTING EXPO 2006 — Pre-show Preview
September 1, 2006

Gämmerler will launch the BL 408 bindery stacker for use behind saddlestitchers, perfect binders, folders and inserters. Features wide format range, two-stage stacking system and a low copy drop height. The infeed is equipped with four top belts and eight bottom belts. Visit and enter number 381 Goss International will unveil its Pacesetter 2200 and 2500 saddlestitchers. The systems feature servo-driven hoppers and excel at quick makereadies. The Pacesetter 2200 system completes up to 22,000 books per hour. The Pacesetter 2500 model features a dual stitcher and a 25,000 books per hour capacity. Visit and enter number