Loading Paper a ‘Breeze’ with Side Air Assist Technology
Side Air Assist is made in the United States by SAA International and sold exclusively through Jorson & Carlson. The product is readily available and is priced at $6,000. It is quick and easy to install and includes a control panel box, side guide, blower and micro processor. A demo DVD is also available. For more information and to contact the manufacturer, visit www.sideairassist.com.
Trish Witkowski is Chief Folding Fanatic at the online community foldfactory.com. She holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design and a master of science degree in Graphic Arts Publishing from Rochester Institute of Technology's School of Printing Management and Sciences (now the School of Print Media).
An award-winning designer, Trish held the position of creative director for a Baltimore-based agency for six years, and has taught design and desktop publishing at the college level. She has a specialized expertise in the area of folding and is the creator of the FOLDRite™ system, a 2004 GATF InterTech™ Technology Award winner.
Trish frequently publishes articles for graphic arts industry publications, and has written three books on the topic of folding: A Field Guide to Folding, Folding for the Graphic Arts: A Teacher's Handbook, and FOLD: The Professional's Guide to Folding.