Author: Dan Cropley

Dan is the Solutions Manager for Muller Martini NA’s Newspaper Division based in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He began his career as Packaging Manager for the Record Searchlight in Redding, California. He’s been with Muller Martini for over 20 years, holding a variety of positions including Service Technician, Service Manager, as well as Production Manager and Plant Manager for Muller’s Inserting Center. Today, as Solutions Manager, Dan works with newspaper mailrooms across the country to ensure their equipment achieves optimum performance levels. He also serves on the board of the Muller Martini Users Group.

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…

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…

Today’s Newspaper and Mailroom Mantra? Make What’s Old New Again.

As newspaper revenues declined, capital investment in new post-press equipment came to a halt since the need for new technology to meet tighter deadlines was no longer necessary.  The result? Equipment, from press conveyors to inserting machines to bundle distribution equipment, is aging.  And, that is why newspapers are now…

As newspaper revenues declined, capital investment in new post-press equipment came to a halt since the need for new technology to meet tighter deadlines was no longer necessary.  The result? Equipment, from press conveyors to inserting machines to bundle distribution equipment, is aging.  And, that is why newspapers are now…