David Reny

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:

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.

Standard Finishing Systems was named Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) 2008 Finishing Business Partner of the Year in two categories - entry production color and continuous feed -- for its continued contribution to Xerox, its customers and the printing industry. The award was among 16 presented to 15 Xerox Business Partners for superior digital workflow software and finishing solutions. Standard has now received a "Partner of the Year" award for six consecutive years.

ANDOVER, MA—October 26, 2008—Standard Finishing Systems, a leading supplier of paper handling and post-press finishing solutions, announced at Graph Expo that it has signed a broad partnership agreement with HP for Standard Hunkeler paper handling solutions and service support for HP customers. Through this agreement, Standard Finishing Systems will provide sales of Hunkeler devices to HP in North America, as well as post-sales support in the field.

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