Author: Rich Allart

Rich is a 25+ year veteran of the Graphic Arts industry, beginning his career as a Bindery Operations Manager in a well-established trade bindery in Utah. He joined Muller Martini in 2001 and was named Regional Sales Manager for Illinois, Michigan and Indiana in 2004. He works closely with printers and binderies in these states forging solutions in digital, stitching, adhesive binding and hardcover book binding that grow business potential and profitability. Rich earned his Bachelor of Arts from Westminster College in Utah. He enjoys spending time outdoors making memories with family and friends boating, motorcycling, snowboarding, and rock crawling.

Achieving a quality spine: Don’t ignore these tools – or you may pay dearly!

Behind ink on paper, the printed word, and the stunning images found in a book, lies the critical binding step, “spine preparation.” Far too often, spine preparation tools are not properly maintained or forgotten about. If ignored too long, or not properly configured, the binding process can become compromised or…

Behind ink on paper, the printed word, and the stunning images found in a book, lies the critical binding step, “spine preparation.” Far too often, spine preparation tools are not properly maintained or forgotten about. If ignored too long, or not properly configured, the binding process can become compromised or…

The Value of Confidence—and the Cost of Losing It.

“Tim, we have a serious problem?  The Hennison book is messed up. They found a box with forms 5 and 6 reversed!  The entire job needs to be inspected.”   If you have been in the game long enough, odds are you have been here. And what transpires are such…

“Tim, we have a serious problem?  The Hennison book is messed up. They found a box with forms 5 and 6 reversed!  The entire job needs to be inspected.”   If you have been in the game long enough, odds are you have been here. And what transpires are such…