Amazing Operators + Amazing Equipment = Amazing Results #3

One of Muller Martini’s Diamant casing-in lines only missed eight machine cycles during a long run for an entire shift. How many machine cycles are in an eight hour shift? 28,800 Come visit us in Booth 845 at Graph Expo to see more Amazing Results.

One of Muller Martini’s Diamant casing-in lines only missed eight machine cycles during a long run for an entire shift. How many machine cycles are in an eight hour shift? 28,800 Come visit us in Booth 845 at Graph Expo to see more Amazing Results.

Amazing Operators + Amazing Equipment = Amazing Results #2

One of Muller Martini’s Corona binding lines has averaged 14,000 net good books every run hour since it first was installed over two years ago. In one year running around the clock, this line could produce over 120 million books! Placed end-to-end, they would extend 11,500 miles. How long is…

One of Muller Martini’s Corona binding lines has averaged 14,000 net good books every run hour since it first was installed over two years ago. In one year running around the clock, this line could produce over 120 million books! Placed end-to-end, they would extend 11,500 miles. How long is…

Coupons Bring New Value to Newspapers

Newspapers are mysteriously vanishing from racks across the country. Thieves are swiping Sunday papers from driveways, and others are digging through people’s trash looking for discarded newspapers. Authorities and newspaper executives attribute the rash of nationwide thefts to “extreme couponing,” a growing trend in which shoppers use dozens — sometimes…

Newspapers are mysteriously vanishing from racks across the country. Thieves are swiping Sunday papers from driveways, and others are digging through people’s trash looking for discarded newspapers. Authorities and newspaper executives attribute the rash of nationwide thefts to “extreme couponing,” a growing trend in which shoppers use dozens — sometimes…

Amazing Operators + Amazing Equipment = Amazing Results #1

In just twenty four hours, one of Muller Martini’s most productive hardcover production lines generates 150,000 books. If these one inch thick books were stacked in a pile, it would be 10 times the height of the Empire State Building! In just two days, this pile would be almost as tall as Mount…

In just twenty four hours, one of Muller Martini’s most productive hardcover production lines generates 150,000 books. If these one inch thick books were stacked in a pile, it would be 10 times the height of the Empire State Building! In just two days, this pile would be almost as tall as Mount…

Inserting In-Line at Commercial Printing Plants

There seems to be a trend of inserting in-line post trimmer on a saddle stitcher.  Coupon magazines are the hot product doing this process right now. Will there be more publishers looking to copy this process?

There seems to be a trend of inserting in-line post trimmer on a saddle stitcher.  Coupon magazines are the hot product doing this process right now. Will there be more publishers looking to copy this process?

Dynamic and Exciting Times

Remember the days when the production director ensured that the daily product deadlines were met and that the quality of the product was excellent, waste was kept to a minimum and performance and throughput of the operation was maximized?  Ensuring your publisher’s satisfaction was paramount to your success and to…

Remember the days when the production director ensured that the daily product deadlines were met and that the quality of the product was excellent, waste was kept to a minimum and performance and throughput of the operation was maximized?  Ensuring your publisher’s satisfaction was paramount to your success and to…

If you still haven’t automated your back-end finishing line, read on…

As printers look for ways to reduce costs, an area ripe for attention is the back end of finishing operations. Walking through plants, I am amazed at the number of personnel assigned to routine packaging tasks, such as stacking, cartoning, shrink wrapping, strapping, and piling down. There are numerous proven…

As printers look for ways to reduce costs, an area ripe for attention is the back end of finishing operations. Walking through plants, I am amazed at the number of personnel assigned to routine packaging tasks, such as stacking, cartoning, shrink wrapping, strapping, and piling down. There are numerous proven…

Digital Finishing – In-line Efficiencies While Maintaining Near-Line Flexibility – You Can Have It All

When facing the decision to purchase digital finishing equipment (usually after you spend too much time on just the digital print engine decision – see my last blog entry on this revelation), one of the key considerations is whether to configure the equipment in a near-line (fancy name for off-line)…

When facing the decision to purchase digital finishing equipment (usually after you spend too much time on just the digital print engine decision – see my last blog entry on this revelation), one of the key considerations is whether to configure the equipment in a near-line (fancy name for off-line)…