Colter & Peterson

Colter & Peterson Quotes Most Valuable Perfect Binder Line
June 23, 2008

PATERSON, NJ—06/23/08—Colter & Peterson, in conjunction with Wohlenberg Buchnindsysteme Gmbh, Verden, announced that together they have quoted the most valuable perfect binder line ever quoted in North America by Wohlenberg. According to Tom Welby, Vice President of Perfect Binder Products for Colter & Peterson, the company’s showing at the recently concluded Drupa 2008 was its best ever. “Wohlenberg, through Colter & Peterson, has been experiencing a tremendous rise in sales over the past several years,” says Welby. “This is based on aggressiveness in the market, competitive pricing and our proprietary features. We enjoyed a tremendous turnout at Drupa and many sales are expected as

Bindery 1 Inc. — Finishing’s First Family
February 1, 2007

THE HISTORY behind full-service finishing provider Bindery 1 Inc., of Des Moines, IA, is a tale based on the American Dream. Seeking a land of opportunity, Eric and Lorraine Rokitnicki immigrated from Poland to the United States in 1963. Eric found work at a commercial printer within its folding department, while his wife gained employment as a registered nurse. Eric had a natural knack for folding, and enjoyed the challenges of pushing a machine to its limits with projects that were thought to be impossible to complete. He made the most of his talents and, in 1976, started Bindery 1 with two

Lightning Source to Add Five Three-knife Trimmers from Colter & Peterson
December 1, 2006

PATERSON, NJ—November 30, 2006—Colter & Peterson, the largest independent distributor of paper cutters and paper handling equipment in North America, announces that Lightning Source, a digital on-demand book production provider based in La Vergne, TN, has placed an order with them for five Horauf three-knife trimmers. The five trimmers will be installed during the first half of 2007; two of the trimmers will be installed at the main Lightning Source facility in Tennessee, with the other three installed at other Lightning Source locations in the U.S. and England. This order comes on the heels of four Horauf three-knife trimmers Lightning Source has purchased from

GRAPH EXPO 2006: Binding & Finishing — Binding Agreements
November 1, 2006

ULTIMATELY, THE common goal among the manufacturers and suppliers of finishing and bindery equipment at Graph Expo (and any trade show, for that matter) is to place their equipment in as many shops as possible. But, as a commerce vehicle, companies displaying their wares approach the annual Chicago event with different goals in mind. Every year there’s a degree of spin doctoring that takes place in the trade press. A show’s attendance can drop 20 percent as tumbleweeds bounce off stitchers and binders, but some writers will rave about how many of the leads were high quality. Frankly, it’s generally 50/50 or slightly in

Muller Martini, Colter & Peterson and MBO America to Link Up at Graph Expo
August 4, 2006

HAUPPAUGE, NY—MBO America, Colter & Peterson and Muller Martini are inviting Graph Expo attendees to see the latest technologies from all three companies, all in one location at the show.Visitors to booth #1229 can view a comprehensive 15,000 square-foot representation of finishing technologies that can all perform together to enhance workflow speed, efficiency and overall capabilities for graphic arts businesses large and small. Common walkways within the booth will make it convenient for Graph Expo attendees to move from one area to the next. “Our flagship Perfection folders, fully automated with MBO’s Rapidset computerized make-ready system, will command our offering at Graph Expo,”

PIA/GATF Announces InterTech Winners
July 21, 2006

SEWICKLEY, PA—The Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation has selected 11 technologies to receive 2006 PIA/GATF InterTech Technology awards. The winners, selected from among 35 nominations, addressed issues such as touchless workflows, package printing and Web-to-print technologies. The winners will receive the Lucite InterTech stars during the competition’s annual luncheon at the fall administrative meetings, held November 9-12 in Milwaukee. The 2006 InterTech recipients, in alphabetical order with the technology listed first, include: Adobe PDF print engine, Adobe Systems; Microsystems Microcip software module, C&P Microsystems; Dalim Mistral, Dalim Software; WebCenter, Esko-Graphics; Magnum Ink formulation dispenser, GFI Innovations; Zero-slip nip enhancement, Goss International Americas; KBA Genius