Standard Finishing Systems has christened a new, 15,000 square-foot National Customer Demonstration and Training Center as part of a year-long renovation of their corporate headquarters. This customer-focused facility is equipped with a complete range of feeding and finishing solutions. The center is staffed by an on-site team of paper handling and post-press specialists who have decades of application expertise and can demonstrate the power and savings of intelligent automation.
Standard Finishing Systems will premier a portfolio of highly-integrated new feeding and finishing solutions for the continuous-feed digital print market at Print 09 in Chicago, September 11-16. These solutions are the result of close technical cooperation between Horizon, a leading post-press equipment manufacturer, and Hunkeler, a premier supplier of paper handling products for continuous-feed digital presses. Standard represents both lines exclusively in North America, and will premier several innovative new system solutions on its booth at Print 09:
NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies will bring to the Boston area—and Standard Finishing Systems—the fourth and final program of its 2009 Regional Meeting series on Friday, June 26.
Under the theme “Think Intelligent Automation,” Standard will showcase a broad range of highly automated post press, paper handling and inserting solutions at On Demand. “Intelligent Automation” springs from Horizon’s longstanding development philosophy, which combines broad technical finishing expertise with deep study and understanding of the fundamental steps required to produce professional-quality cut sheets, folded signatures, saddlestitched booklets, and perfect bound books with speed and efficiency.
CHICAGO—The Paramus, NJ-based NAPL honored 12 printing industry leaders with induction into the Soderstrom Society during a pre-Graph Expo gala held September 8 at the Art Institute of Chicago. The event also celebrated NAPL’s 75th anniversary. The 2007 inductees are: Dale Aigner, owner, Bentley Printing & Graphics, Garden Grove, CA; Robert Carew, retiring president, Action Printing, Fond du Lac, WI; Craig Dellinger, general manager/partner, New Haven Print & Copy, Fort Wayne, IN; Bill Gavigan, executive vice president/CFO, PDQ Print Center, Scranton, PA; Steve Hayes, president/CEO, Omaha Printing, Omaha, NE; Kevin Joyce, managing director, Kodak, Norwalk, CT; Keith Kemp, president, Xerographic Digital Printing, Orlando, FL; Francis