Standard Finishing Systems

Master Graphic Services Installs Standard Horizon Perfect Binder
April 23, 2012

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.

Standard Hunkeler to Unveil New Paper Handling Solutions at drupa
March 28, 2012

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.

INTERQUEST’s New York Digital Book Printing Forum Draws Strong Attendance
March 27, 2012

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.”

Standard Horizon to Show How Offset and Digital Converge
March 26, 2012

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.

Horizon Introduces the SmartStacker for New HP Press
March 13, 2012

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.

Bindermania to be on Display at drupa
March 12, 2012

drupa will see a host of new perfect binder entries all designed to smooth the finishing workflow for both inkjet- and toner-based digital presses. All of these machines can either run in-line with the press, or in a near-line configuration.

Pinnacle Data, NABS Bindery Install New Products from Standard Finishing
March 6, 2012

Pinnacle Data Systems recently installed Standard Hunkeler and Standard Horizon equipment at its two redundant, 75,000-square-foot print facilities. NABS Bindery Services has expanded its short-run finishing capabilities with the addition of a Standard Horizon BQ-270C automated perfect binder.

Supplier News
March 1, 2012

Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ March 2012 edition.

INTERQUEST Announces Speakers for 2012 Digital Book Printing Forum
February 23, 2012

Bethlam Forsa, executive vice president, content development and publishing operations at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, will kick off the 2012 Digital Book Printing Forum with the opening keynote address. Following that address, INTERQUEST will present key results from recent research it has conducted in digital book printing sector.

Bindery Matters
February 1, 2012

Binding and finishing news briefs from Printing Impressions’ February 2012 edition, including All Color Business Specialties’ new folding system.