Always progressing. Always improving.

Benjamin Franklin wrote “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” So true! Some time has passed since I joined the Muller Martini parts team after spending fourteen years with Kolbus America. Since the transition, I’ve seen an increased inventory for Kolbus parts…

Benjamin Franklin wrote “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” So true! Some time has passed since I joined the Muller Martini parts team after spending fourteen years with Kolbus America. Since the transition, I’ve seen an increased inventory for Kolbus parts…

Can preventive maintenance save you money?

Regardless of studies that strongly support the value of a preventive maintenance program, many binderies continue to react to maintenance concerns. That is, they wait until a machine actually breaks down before having it serviced. However, reactive maintenance is not only a costly expense, but one that’s often costlier than…

Regardless of studies that strongly support the value of a preventive maintenance program, many binderies continue to react to maintenance concerns. That is, they wait until a machine actually breaks down before having it serviced. However, reactive maintenance is not only a costly expense, but one that’s often costlier than…

The end-to-end saddle stitching solution for complex, variable products.

As an electrical engineer for Muller Martini, I travel to customers nationwide to install complex, but user-friendly, workflow software solutions. Yes, our modern saddle stitchers are engineered with highly innovative “touchless” functionality that greatly improves workflows by minimizing makereadies and other manual interventions. But there are particular job challenges that…

As an electrical engineer for Muller Martini, I travel to customers nationwide to install complex, but user-friendly, workflow software solutions. Yes, our modern saddle stitchers are engineered with highly innovative “touchless” functionality that greatly improves workflows by minimizing makereadies and other manual interventions. But there are particular job challenges that…

A game changer in book sewing.

Traditional book sewing’s superior construction strength, layflat performance, and quality have long established it as the binding of choice for textbooks and yearbooks, as well as such high-end genres as reference books, cookbooks, and religious texts.  But, until recently, book sewing was only possible with offset production, thereby limiting its…

Traditional book sewing’s superior construction strength, layflat performance, and quality have long established it as the binding of choice for textbooks and yearbooks, as well as such high-end genres as reference books, cookbooks, and religious texts.  But, until recently, book sewing was only possible with offset production, thereby limiting its…

Can your service providers offer immediate technical support in a malware attack?

As you may have read, the Chicago Tribune Group, the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union Tribune (former Tribune properties) made headlines of their own recently when a significant virus infected their computer systems. It was a widespread cyberattack that impacted Tribune properties throughout the country, including the Baltimore…

As you may have read, the Chicago Tribune Group, the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union Tribune (former Tribune properties) made headlines of their own recently when a significant virus infected their computer systems. It was a widespread cyberattack that impacted Tribune properties throughout the country, including the Baltimore…

Considering a new stitcher in the New Year? Consider our customers’ feedback on the Primera MC.

We’ve installed numerous Primera MC saddle stitchers in 2018, undoubtedly due to greater production challenges including product variability. The Primera offers excellent flexibility and can quickly and cost efficiently process varying format sizes and thicknesses. What’s more, its robust structure ensures a higher level of reliability and value retention. Here’s…

We’ve installed numerous Primera MC saddle stitchers in 2018, undoubtedly due to greater production challenges including product variability. The Primera offers excellent flexibility and can quickly and cost efficiently process varying format sizes and thicknesses. What’s more, its robust structure ensures a higher level of reliability and value retention. Here’s…

Finishing 4.0 in Action

The principles of Finishing 4.0 were developed not only to help printers and binderies of all sizes achieve optimal efficiency within today’s challenging, highly variable print landscape, but profit doing so. Muller Martini is recognizing a number of companies worldwide who have successfully implemented a Finishing 4.0 workflow. I’m pleased…

The principles of Finishing 4.0 were developed not only to help printers and binderies of all sizes achieve optimal efficiency within today’s challenging, highly variable print landscape, but profit doing so. Muller Martini is recognizing a number of companies worldwide who have successfully implemented a Finishing 4.0 workflow. I’m pleased…

Machine intelligence helps alleviate labor challenges.

One of the most pressing challenges for many of our users is the shortage of qualified operators and supporting staff. High performance machines are designed to produce around the clock and require trained and dependable staff not only for operation, but also for making sure that material flows effectively and…

One of the most pressing challenges for many of our users is the shortage of qualified operators and supporting staff. High performance machines are designed to produce around the clock and require trained and dependable staff not only for operation, but also for making sure that material flows effectively and…