Author: James Blom

Jamie has been with Muller Martini for over 13 years managing the Electrical Engineering and Service functions. He's a 20+ year veteran of the Graphics Arts Industry with experience in Design, Management and Service.

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…

Part One: Here’s how your team can counter Murphy’s Law in the bindery.

According to Captain Edward A. Murphy, an aerospace engineer working on research project MX981 circa 1949, “If anything can go wrong, it will.”  His quote is now known as Murphy’s Law.  Call it what you will, it’s something that we all have witnessed either professionally or personally because, try as…

According to Captain Edward A. Murphy, an aerospace engineer working on research project MX981 circa 1949, “If anything can go wrong, it will.”  His quote is now known as Murphy’s Law.  Call it what you will, it’s something that we all have witnessed either professionally or personally because, try as…

Managing Aging Electronics on Bindery Equipment

As far back as the late 80’s, the migration towards electronic controls on bindery equipment was well underway.  Pulleys, belts and gearboxes were being replaced by motor drives.  Relays were being replaced by PLCs.  Knobs and switches were being replaced by display panels and computer screens. By the year 2000,…

As far back as the late 80’s, the migration towards electronic controls on bindery equipment was well underway.  Pulleys, belts and gearboxes were being replaced by motor drives.  Relays were being replaced by PLCs.  Knobs and switches were being replaced by display panels and computer screens. By the year 2000,…