Category: Saddle Stitching Technologies

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…

Seeing is believing: A factory demonstration provides invaluable assurance that you’re selecting the best machine for your business and its future.

If your company is considering adding or upgrading bindery equipment, you want to be sure that the investment meets today’s needs, while having the capability to expand for future growth. There is perhaps no better way to assess those requirements then with an on-site factory demonstration. We can arrange for…

If your company is considering adding or upgrading bindery equipment, you want to be sure that the investment meets today’s needs, while having the capability to expand for future growth. There is perhaps no better way to assess those requirements then with an on-site factory demonstration. We can arrange for…

The end-to-end saddle stitching solution for complex, variable products.

As an electrical engineer for Muller Martini, I travel to customers nationwide to install complex, but user-friendly, workflow software solutions. Yes, our modern saddle stitchers are engineered with highly innovative “touchless” functionality that greatly improves workflows by minimizing makereadies and other manual interventions. But there are particular job challenges that…

As an electrical engineer for Muller Martini, I travel to customers nationwide to install complex, but user-friendly, workflow software solutions. Yes, our modern saddle stitchers are engineered with highly innovative “touchless” functionality that greatly improves workflows by minimizing makereadies and other manual interventions. But there are particular job challenges that…

A game changer in book sewing.

Traditional book sewing’s superior construction strength, layflat performance, and quality have long established it as the binding of choice for textbooks and yearbooks, as well as such high-end genres as reference books, cookbooks, and religious texts.  But, until recently, book sewing was only possible with offset production, thereby limiting its…

Traditional book sewing’s superior construction strength, layflat performance, and quality have long established it as the binding of choice for textbooks and yearbooks, as well as such high-end genres as reference books, cookbooks, and religious texts.  But, until recently, book sewing was only possible with offset production, thereby limiting its…

Considering a new stitcher in the New Year? Consider our customers’ feedback on the Primera MC.

We’ve installed numerous Primera MC saddle stitchers in 2018, undoubtedly due to greater production challenges including product variability. The Primera offers excellent flexibility and can quickly and cost efficiently process varying format sizes and thicknesses. What’s more, its robust structure ensures a higher level of reliability and value retention. Here’s…

We’ve installed numerous Primera MC saddle stitchers in 2018, undoubtedly due to greater production challenges including product variability. The Primera offers excellent flexibility and can quickly and cost efficiently process varying format sizes and thicknesses. What’s more, its robust structure ensures a higher level of reliability and value retention. Here’s…

Machine intelligence helps alleviate labor challenges.

One of the most pressing challenges for many of our users is the shortage of qualified operators and supporting staff. High performance machines are designed to produce around the clock and require trained and dependable staff not only for operation, but also for making sure that material flows effectively and…

One of the most pressing challenges for many of our users is the shortage of qualified operators and supporting staff. High performance machines are designed to produce around the clock and require trained and dependable staff not only for operation, but also for making sure that material flows effectively and…

What comprises a quality saddle-stitched product? Today’s automated quality control systems ensure customer-saving results.

When I was a young bindery manager, a customer service representative handed me a stack of books, all with signatures in the wrong order. Naturally, the rep was upset. The order was for an important customer—and the books had been delivered to their office. I then surveyed the skids of…

When I was a young bindery manager, a customer service representative handed me a stack of books, all with signatures in the wrong order. Naturally, the rep was upset. The order was for an important customer—and the books had been delivered to their office. I then surveyed the skids of…

Growing Trade Printer Steps-Up its Finishing Capabilities

As fiscal 2018 steadily moves toward the Fourth Quarter, we are seeing various, different printing plants decide that this is a good time to re-invest since they can offer increased capabilities, at new, affordable pricing. Not to mention, they can also improve both makereadies and throughput, while providing new In-house…

As fiscal 2018 steadily moves toward the Fourth Quarter, we are seeing various, different printing plants decide that this is a good time to re-invest since they can offer increased capabilities, at new, affordable pricing. Not to mention, they can also improve both makereadies and throughput, while providing new In-house…

Could Your Saddle Stitching System—and Your Bottom Line—Benefit From This Revolutionary Upgrade?

We all know that stitching heads are a critical component to your machine’s performance. What you may not realize is that there is a groundbreaking development in stitching head technology—Performance Plus II—that greatly surpasses the output and reliability of conventional systems.   What makes this possible? An ultra-compact head design…

We all know that stitching heads are a critical component to your machine’s performance. What you may not realize is that there is a groundbreaking development in stitching head technology—Performance Plus II—that greatly surpasses the output and reliability of conventional systems.   What makes this possible? An ultra-compact head design…