Standard Finishing Systems has announced two new installs—a new Standard Horizon VAC-1000 collator and ST-40 inline stacker at SpringDot of Cincinnati; and a Standard Horizon BQ-270V automated perfect binder and Standard Horizon HT-30C automated three-side trimmer at Usherwood Office Tehnology's Syracuse, NY location.
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After a welcome from Dscoop officials (all sporting bad toupees with ponytails), a bluegrass band gave an appropriate Tennessee greeting by getting the crowd to sing along to Rocky Top, a state anthem. Then keynote speaker Mark King, CEO of TaylorMade gave an uplifting and humorous talk that detailed how he and his team developed a vision to become the best performance golf brand in the world, then followed through with it.
Some 80 exhibitors are expected to present their latest products in over 75,000 square feet of exhibition space at Hunkeler innovationdays, from Feb 11-15, 2013, at the Messe Lucerne exhibition facility, in Lucerne, Switzerland. Integrated total solutions will be demonstrated to address every aspect of workflow, within every industry segment.
Standard Finishing will highlight new additions to its feeding and finishing portfolio at GRAPH EXPO, with new products and accessories surrounding the professional production and distribution of digitally and offset printed documents. A diverse set of Standard Hunkeler and Standard Horizon paper handling and finishing solutions will also be shown in partnership with industry-leading digital print manufacturers.
McArdle has installed the Océ ColorStream 10000 Flex web press with in-line Standard Hunkeler UW6 unwinder, CS6 rotary cutter and Standard Horizon StitchLiner 6000 digital saddlestitcher, making it the first installation of its kind to blend these best-of-breed technologies from Océ and Standard Finishing Systems.
Master Graphic Services, a premier trade finisher in the southeastern United States, has completed the installation of the Standard Horizon CABS 6000 perfect binding system. MGS can now become the full-service vendor of choice, says Aamir Anwar, president.
Hunkeler AG, a world leader in high-performance paper handling systems, will show a comprehensive portfolio of unwinding, rewinding, cutting, stacking, perforating, punching and folding solutions throughout the halls at drupa 2012 in Düsseldorf, Germany—including many world premiers.
Nearly two-thirds of the 150 attendees at the 2012 Digital Book Printing Forum were publishers and printers. According to Gilles Biscos, president of INTERQUEST, “Shorter print runs, better inventory management, and the growing popularity of eBooks are changing the supply chain for printed books.”
Under the theme “The World Loves Books,” Horizon International will showcase 13,000 square feet of highly automated postpress solutions at drupa 2012 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Horizon booth will focus on finishing from the point of job creation, to ensure efficiency through each step of production, cut down on waste, minimize touch points and increase profitability.
The new SmartStacker, from Horizon International, has been designed for use with the new HP Indigo 10000 Digital Press, and can be operated in-line with this press or used as a near-line system to serve multiple printing devices.