The times they are a-changing.

My upcoming retirement is prompting me to reflect on what’s transpired during my career in the graphic arts industry. Considering I started in the print industry nearly forty years ago, I’ve witnessed some major transformations and have been an active participant in forging new futures. Here are some key takeaways…

My upcoming retirement is prompting me to reflect on what’s transpired during my career in the graphic arts industry. Considering I started in the print industry nearly forty years ago, I’ve witnessed some major transformations and have been an active participant in forging new futures. Here are some key takeaways…

Here’s how to protect your productivity—and profits—when relocating.

There’s no getting around it. Relocations are disruptive.  And with today’s consolidations and mergers, many organizations are faced with the task of moving very expensive post press equipment.  Unfortunately, some facilities managers add unnecessary stress to the project (and themselves) by hiring general contractors who typically subcontract the work to…

There’s no getting around it. Relocations are disruptive.  And with today’s consolidations and mergers, many organizations are faced with the task of moving very expensive post press equipment.  Unfortunately, some facilities managers add unnecessary stress to the project (and themselves) by hiring general contractors who typically subcontract the work to…

Easy-to-implement strategies can help improve bindery results. Part 1.

As a sales consultant for Muller Martini, I have the opportunity to visit regularly with many different companies in many different locations.  And, that’s allowed me to see that results with the same machine can vary from good to better to best. As your partner, Muller Martini wants to help…

As a sales consultant for Muller Martini, I have the opportunity to visit regularly with many different companies in many different locations.  And, that’s allowed me to see that results with the same machine can vary from good to better to best. As your partner, Muller Martini wants to help…

Saving energy? More power—and profit—to you.

Admit it, when you were young, you dialed seven digits into the phone and when someone answered the exchange went something like this:   “Is your refrigerator running?  “Yes”  “Then you’d better go catch it!”  Fortunately, today, the reply you’d probably receive is “no, my refrigerator is very efficient.”  I don’t…

Admit it, when you were young, you dialed seven digits into the phone and when someone answered the exchange went something like this:   “Is your refrigerator running?  “Yes”  “Then you’d better go catch it!”  Fortunately, today, the reply you’d probably receive is “no, my refrigerator is very efficient.”  I don’t…

Price versus reliable performance? Always go with the pro.

As the newspaper industry consolidates and budgets tighten, some facilities are taking a reactive approach to press conveyor and mailroom machine maintenance. And, what ensues is unexpected breakdowns that are often exasperated by temporary fixes. Consider standard conveyors. Inside the tracks are chains with thousands of small rollers. As those…

As the newspaper industry consolidates and budgets tighten, some facilities are taking a reactive approach to press conveyor and mailroom machine maintenance. And, what ensues is unexpected breakdowns that are often exasperated by temporary fixes. Consider standard conveyors. Inside the tracks are chains with thousands of small rollers. As those…

Need quick but comprehensive answers about your account? MPower 4.0 is ready to help.

Most Muller Martini customers know that the MPower website is a convenient tool for 24/7 parts ordering. I’m happy to announce that with the recent launch of MPower 4.0, our site now provides a number of significant enhancements that allow you to better review and track personalized account information. For…

Most Muller Martini customers know that the MPower website is a convenient tool for 24/7 parts ordering. I’m happy to announce that with the recent launch of MPower 4.0, our site now provides a number of significant enhancements that allow you to better review and track personalized account information. For…

A complementary product line now serves each and every customer.

It’s been almost a year since Kolbus and Muller Martini joined forces to become the world leader in soft-and hardcover bookline manufacturing. The first year entailed a lot of learning for both sides. Our administration, engineering, sales, service and parts departments needed to make some adjustments as merging two companies…

It’s been almost a year since Kolbus and Muller Martini joined forces to become the world leader in soft-and hardcover bookline manufacturing. The first year entailed a lot of learning for both sides. Our administration, engineering, sales, service and parts departments needed to make some adjustments as merging two companies…

Part Two: How to request outside help when Murphy’s Law impacts the bindery.

When it comes to unexpected bindery breakdowns, if your internal people cannot handle the situation, they must seek outside help. The faster your team recognizes this, the more time is saved. The best way to get help is still via the telephone. As the support process progresses, e-mails, texts and…

When it comes to unexpected bindery breakdowns, if your internal people cannot handle the situation, they must seek outside help. The faster your team recognizes this, the more time is saved. The best way to get help is still via the telephone. As the support process progresses, e-mails, texts and…