Category: Services

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,…

Prepared for crunch time?

How to ensure your bindery equipment has the support it needs during peak seasons.     Many businesses experience predictable periods when there’s a significant increase in work volume. Within the print on demand (POD) market, book manufacturers must be prepared for these periods of increased demand—and customers who expect…

How to ensure your bindery equipment has the support it needs during peak seasons.     Many businesses experience predictable periods when there’s a significant increase in work volume. Within the print on demand (POD) market, book manufacturers must be prepared for these periods of increased demand—and customers who expect…

The band aid or the big picture?

Many companies don’t plan maintenance. Instead, they take a reactive approach that may, at first, save some money. For example, a binder breaks down because of what looks like a simple bearing failure. A less expensive, non-OEM part replaces the bearing. But a week or so later the machine breaks…

Many companies don’t plan maintenance. Instead, they take a reactive approach that may, at first, save some money. For example, a binder breaks down because of what looks like a simple bearing failure. A less expensive, non-OEM part replaces the bearing. But a week or so later the machine breaks…

How can we help you get more from your existing machine?

Our world has changed. Although investment capital is not readily available, printers and trade binders need to continue to gain efficiencies in order to stay competitive. So we ask the question “How can we help you get more from your existing machine?” What issues affect machine performance? Operating efficiencies of…

Our world has changed. Although investment capital is not readily available, printers and trade binders need to continue to gain efficiencies in order to stay competitive. So we ask the question “How can we help you get more from your existing machine?” What issues affect machine performance? Operating efficiencies of…