Month: March 2019

Printed books are back. Big time.

The book business is going gangbusters. Being responsible for hardcover finishing solutions at Muller Martini, of late I’ve seen unprecedented activity in both the hard and softcover book markets as printers and binderies reach out for new finishing solutions. Some of this activity is the result of: Migration from overseas.…

The book business is going gangbusters. Being responsible for hardcover finishing solutions at Muller Martini, of late I’ve seen unprecedented activity in both the hard and softcover book markets as printers and binderies reach out for new finishing solutions. Some of this activity is the result of: Migration from overseas.…

Have you checked your press conveyors lately?

What’s one of the easiest machines to ignore in the mailroom? It could very well be the press conveyor whose function may appear to be a bit mundane. That is until one shuts down, and, with it, newspaper production. As with most newspaper equipment and systems, the install base of…

What’s one of the easiest machines to ignore in the mailroom? It could very well be the press conveyor whose function may appear to be a bit mundane. That is until one shuts down, and, with it, newspaper production. As with most newspaper equipment and systems, the install base of…

Appreciating the work behind the book.

When I go the local book store to meet some friends, there is always coffee, snacks and good conversation. After chatting for a bit, everyone wanders off to check out the latest books or magazines. We then reconvene with an array of items to review and/or purchase. The thought that…

When I go the local book store to meet some friends, there is always coffee, snacks and good conversation. After chatting for a bit, everyone wanders off to check out the latest books or magazines. We then reconvene with an array of items to review and/or purchase. The thought that…