Category: Services

Always progressing. Always improving.

Benjamin Franklin wrote “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” So true! Some time has passed since I joined the Muller Martini parts team after spending fourteen years with Kolbus America. Since the transition, I’ve seen an increased inventory for Kolbus parts…

Benjamin Franklin wrote “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” So true! Some time has passed since I joined the Muller Martini parts team after spending fourteen years with Kolbus America. Since the transition, I’ve seen an increased inventory for Kolbus parts…

Can preventive maintenance save you money?

Regardless of studies that strongly support the value of a preventive maintenance program, many binderies continue to react to maintenance concerns. That is, they wait until a machine actually breaks down before having it serviced. However, reactive maintenance is not only a costly expense, but one that’s often costlier than…

Regardless of studies that strongly support the value of a preventive maintenance program, many binderies continue to react to maintenance concerns. That is, they wait until a machine actually breaks down before having it serviced. However, reactive maintenance is not only a costly expense, but one that’s often costlier than…

Can your service providers offer immediate technical support in a malware attack?

As you may have read, the Chicago Tribune Group, the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union Tribune (former Tribune properties) made headlines of their own recently when a significant virus infected their computer systems. It was a widespread cyberattack that impacted Tribune properties throughout the country, including the Baltimore…

As you may have read, the Chicago Tribune Group, the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union Tribune (former Tribune properties) made headlines of their own recently when a significant virus infected their computer systems. It was a widespread cyberattack that impacted Tribune properties throughout the country, including the Baltimore…

Finishing 4.0 in Action

The principles of Finishing 4.0 were developed not only to help printers and binderies of all sizes achieve optimal efficiency within today’s challenging, highly variable print landscape, but profit doing so. Muller Martini is recognizing a number of companies worldwide who have successfully implemented a Finishing 4.0 workflow. I’m pleased…

The principles of Finishing 4.0 were developed not only to help printers and binderies of all sizes achieve optimal efficiency within today’s challenging, highly variable print landscape, but profit doing so. Muller Martini is recognizing a number of companies worldwide who have successfully implemented a Finishing 4.0 workflow. I’m pleased…

Turning reduced capital equipment budgets into increased productivity, higher profits, and happier employees.

In general, large multi-plant printing and publishing companies generally allocate capital expenditure or CAPEX dollars for their satellite facilities. Before a new fiscal year begins, each plant’s management team submits detailed ROIs for new and replacement equipment. Unfortunately, the old American proverb, “the squeaky wheel gets the grease,” often applies…

In general, large multi-plant printing and publishing companies generally allocate capital expenditure or CAPEX dollars for their satellite facilities. Before a new fiscal year begins, each plant’s management team submits detailed ROIs for new and replacement equipment. Unfortunately, the old American proverb, “the squeaky wheel gets the grease,” often applies…

Challenged by a particular job? We’ll run it at our Demo Center.

If you’re struggling with the finishing of a complex job, or would just like some recommendations on how to  process it more efficiently, our Allentown, Pennsylvania, Demonstration Center may be worth considering. Case in point: Recently, one of my customers needed to replace an older saddle stitcher with a solution…

If you’re struggling with the finishing of a complex job, or would just like some recommendations on how to  process it more efficiently, our Allentown, Pennsylvania, Demonstration Center may be worth considering. Case in point: Recently, one of my customers needed to replace an older saddle stitcher with a solution…

In a word: Print.

Have you heard the latest on print vs. digital media? Studies show that comprehension is significantly better when reading printed material over digital. So, your children’s grades could see a higher return if they utilize the printed textbook. Tablets are great for expanding on content by linking to more information…

Have you heard the latest on print vs. digital media? Studies show that comprehension is significantly better when reading printed material over digital. So, your children’s grades could see a higher return if they utilize the printed textbook. Tablets are great for expanding on content by linking to more information…

Here’s One of the Most Cost-Effective Upgrades for an Aging Adhesive Binding Line.

Muller Martini and Kolbus adhesive binding lines produce hundreds of millions of books over their lifetime. And, with a variety of effective support options, these lines can be kept in production for a very long time, continuing to provide excellent service to their owners.   As the industry changes and…

Muller Martini and Kolbus adhesive binding lines produce hundreds of millions of books over their lifetime. And, with a variety of effective support options, these lines can be kept in production for a very long time, continuing to provide excellent service to their owners.   As the industry changes and…

Thanks to Our New Kolbus Additions, Muller Martini’s Finishing Portfolio is Better Than Ever.

In July, a group of regional sales managers, including myself, made our first trip to the Kolbus factory in Rahden, Germany. We went through extensive equipment training in the Blue Saloon, Kolbus’ renowned demo room, and we also toured the assembly portion of the facility as machines were being constructed.…

In July, a group of regional sales managers, including myself, made our first trip to the Kolbus factory in Rahden, Germany. We went through extensive equipment training in the Blue Saloon, Kolbus’ renowned demo room, and we also toured the assembly portion of the facility as machines were being constructed.…

Does a Remanufactured Machine Make Sense for Your Organization?

Muller Martini recently remanufactured a 335 Saddle Stitcher for Mitchell Press Ltd., the largest commercial heat-set web printer in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. The company outputs on average over two billion publication pages per year.  I’ll let David Mitchell, Owner/President, describe his Muller Martini remanufacturing experience.   Steve…

Muller Martini recently remanufactured a 335 Saddle Stitcher for Mitchell Press Ltd., the largest commercial heat-set web printer in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. The company outputs on average over two billion publication pages per year.  I’ll let David Mitchell, Owner/President, describe his Muller Martini remanufacturing experience.   Steve…