Muller Martini

Heidelberg Restructures Postpress Business: New Partners, Discontinued Lines, Loss of 650 Workers
August 6, 2014

In-house production at the Heidelberg sites in Germany are no longer competitive under the new market conditions. The relevant operations are therefore being discontinued, except for production of folding machines at the Ludwigsburg site. The reduction of in-house capacities will result in the closure of the Leipzig site and a corresponding reduction in the workforce at the Ludwigsburg and Wiesloch-Walldorf sites. A total of around 650 employees worldwide will be affected.

Montgomery, AL, Newspaper Expands Its Printing, Finishing Operations
August 4, 2014

In addition to making editorial changes, such as adding USA Today content to increase its news coverage, the Montgomery Advertiser has installed a Muller Martini Bravo T saddlestitcher in its packaging department. And later this month, it will receive an upgraded digital ink color control system for its Goss Metro press.

Webcrafters Adds Second Digital Book Production Line
June 27, 2014

MADISON, WI—For more than a hundred years, Webcrafters has been a familiar name to book publishers, particularly in the educational and custom publishing markets—segments that were some of the first to embrace short-run production in order to reduce inventories and better manage supply chains.

Webcrafters Installs Second SigmaLine for Digital Book Production
June 23, 2014

Webcrafters Inc. chose a second Muller Martini SigmaLine book manufacturing system for its increasing digital print production needs. The SigmaFolder II delivers book blocks at a cycle time of less than one second, which allows it to deliver individual book blocks at up to an unprecedented 4,000 copies per hour.

Supplier News
June 1, 2014

Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ June 2014 edition, featuring Hohner Maschinenbau GmbH and Ernst Nagel GmbH Stuttgart, HS Boyd Co., GammTech Corp., Domtar Corp., Mac Papers, GPA

New Parts Distribution Center for Muller Martini
March 14, 2014

ALLENTOWN, PA—About 30 years ago, the Piano Man himself, Billy Joel—a Long Island resident—sang of the plight of living and working in Allentown, PA. Fast forward to 2014, and you'll find finishing and variable-size web offset press equipment manufacturer Muller Martini, saying goodbye to the Long Island town of Hauppauge, NY, in favor of least from a parts distribution standpoint.

Digital Finishing: Different Paths to Success
February 1, 2014

The range of finishing available, combined with increasing customer demands for differentiation, has meant that for many shops, creating the balance between offerings and profitability remains delicate. Let's look at five digital printing establishments and how they've created the balance between meeting customer expectations and maintaining profitability.

Bindery Matters
December 1, 2013

Pictured at PRINT 13, from left, are Goss Sales Manager Mike McGeady with Jon Kissau, manager of ope