Category: Book Technologies

Softcover and hardcover books and photobooks, seminars

Connex creates highly connected workflows. Bit by bit and step by step.

  Data Matrix: “A two-dimensional code consisting of black and white dots, or cells, arranged in either a square or rectangular pattern. The cells, or bits, are encoded with either text or numeric data that provides product information.”   Invented around 2005, today data matrix is found in almost every…

  Data Matrix: “A two-dimensional code consisting of black and white dots, or cells, arranged in either a square or rectangular pattern. The cells, or bits, are encoded with either text or numeric data that provides product information.”   Invented around 2005, today data matrix is found in almost every…

Protective masks – an effective means of advertising

My perception is that most people, particularly here in Europe, are surprised that face masks have been part of everyday life in public since this spring. Without a doubt: Until a few weeks ago, nobody would have expected that medical face visors made of transparent plexiglas plastic and reusable or…

My perception is that most people, particularly here in Europe, are surprised that face masks have been part of everyday life in public since this spring. Without a doubt: Until a few weeks ago, nobody would have expected that medical face visors made of transparent plexiglas plastic and reusable or…

Machine Lifecycle Management: Make it an integral part of your business planning.

Rapid technological innovations have forever changed how we engineer machines. These innovations have led to exceptionally automated finishing solutions that deliver the highest-quality end-product while streamlining complex workflows and reducing labor demands. Such advancements are integral to our Finishing 4.0 portfolio and the future of finishing. But they also underscore…

Rapid technological innovations have forever changed how we engineer machines. These innovations have led to exceptionally automated finishing solutions that deliver the highest-quality end-product while streamlining complex workflows and reducing labor demands. Such advancements are integral to our Finishing 4.0 portfolio and the future of finishing. But they also underscore…

“Print products and our senses” series: The eyes plays a part”

“A feast for the eyes”, as a saying goes. What we know from the first sight of a dish also applies to print products. The first visual impression has an enormous impact on our perception and our motivation to take a closer look at a product. There are a number…

“A feast for the eyes”, as a saying goes. What we know from the first sight of a dish also applies to print products. The first visual impression has an enormous impact on our perception and our motivation to take a closer look at a product. There are a number…

How your bindery can keep pace in the new digital book production environment.

Traditional print manufacturing processes are structured to balance the tradeoff between run counts and the number of jobs/makereadies. In the bindery, higher net book production has been realized using faster machines being fed longer print runs with fewer makereadies. However, today’s trend towards high output, shorter print runs has completely…

Traditional print manufacturing processes are structured to balance the tradeoff between run counts and the number of jobs/makereadies. In the bindery, higher net book production has been realized using faster machines being fed longer print runs with fewer makereadies. However, today’s trend towards high output, shorter print runs has completely…

Improve your productivity—and profitability—with finishing systems that do it all.

While numerous processes are necessary to make a finished book or booklet, today’s intelligent finishing solutions are capable of handling more and more processes inline. The result? Highly streamlined workflows that achieve maximum efficiency and productivity. Consider the series of manual steps that often take place after the ink goes…

While numerous processes are necessary to make a finished book or booklet, today’s intelligent finishing solutions are capable of handling more and more processes inline. The result? Highly streamlined workflows that achieve maximum efficiency and productivity. Consider the series of manual steps that often take place after the ink goes…

“Cutting-edge” 3D objects

“Cutting-edge” 3D objects Book edge printing, often referred to today as book edge coloring, is a rediscovered form of representative book finishing. In fact, book edge coloring is not a new option: Bible editions in leather binding with gilt edges have always been among the most valuable of publications. Meanwhile,…

“Cutting-edge” 3D objects Book edge printing, often referred to today as book edge coloring, is a rediscovered form of representative book finishing. In fact, book edge coloring is not a new option: Bible editions in leather binding with gilt edges have always been among the most valuable of publications. Meanwhile,…

Women in Print and the Path to Empowerment

Print is amazing in many ways, but one of the most impressive is its staying power. Great business empires have been brought to their knees by simple yet innovative changes, but print endures, even in the age of smartphones and social media. And as print progresses, so too must the…

Print is amazing in many ways, but one of the most impressive is its staying power. Great business empires have been brought to their knees by simple yet innovative changes, but print endures, even in the age of smartphones and social media. And as print progresses, so too must the…

Despite corona: Muller Martini continues to assemble

The coronavirus situation is, of course, also impacting our day-to-day work in the assembly department at Muller Martini’s head office in Zofingen. In spite of all the problems, we are all doing our best here to ensure that the prioritized customer orders to be delivered are completed on time. At…

The coronavirus situation is, of course, also impacting our day-to-day work in the assembly department at Muller Martini’s head office in Zofingen. In spite of all the problems, we are all doing our best here to ensure that the prioritized customer orders to be delivered are completed on time. At…

Keep your inserting line running—and your costs down—with our Feeder Exchange/ Rebuild Program.

If your feeders are costing you a lot in unplanned maintenance, why not consider Muller Martini’s Feeder Exchange/Rebuild Program? It’s a fairly simple process where you can choose either: Feeder Exchange. You exchange your feeder for one we’ve already rebuilt. Feeder Rebuild. We’ll rebuild your specific feeder(s). All rebuilding work…

If your feeders are costing you a lot in unplanned maintenance, why not consider Muller Martini’s Feeder Exchange/Rebuild Program? It’s a fairly simple process where you can choose either: Feeder Exchange. You exchange your feeder for one we’ve already rebuilt. Feeder Rebuild. We’ll rebuild your specific feeder(s). All rebuilding work…