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…

Thinking of Entering the Textbook Market? These Guidelines Are Followed By All Major Players.

Nearly twenty years ago, three U.S. organizations—National Association of State Textbook Administrators (NASTA), Association of American Publishers (AAP), and Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI)—created the Manufacturing Standards and Specifications for Textbooks (MSST).   MSST’s purpose was to establish physical standards of quality for elementary and high school (i.e., El-Hi) textbooks which…

Nearly twenty years ago, three U.S. organizations—National Association of State Textbook Administrators (NASTA), Association of American Publishers (AAP), and Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI)—created the Manufacturing Standards and Specifications for Textbooks (MSST).   MSST’s purpose was to establish physical standards of quality for elementary and high school (i.e., El-Hi) textbooks which…

Need a replacement part? Here’s how you can help us get you the right part as fast as possible.

In today’s print industry, things move at a fast pace and change even quicker. Deadlines, however, rarely bend.  That’s one of the reasons why the Parts Department gets so many calls.   Our ten Parts Specialists support hundreds of different machine models with an unprecedented $40M inventory of OEM replacement…

In today’s print industry, things move at a fast pace and change even quicker. Deadlines, however, rarely bend.  That’s one of the reasons why the Parts Department gets so many calls.   Our ten Parts Specialists support hundreds of different machine models with an unprecedented $40M inventory of OEM replacement…

When It Comes to Muller Martini’s Certified Rebuilt Gluepots, Sometimes a Picture IS Worth a Thousand Words.

Polyurethane (PUR) glues for book binding applications have increased in popularity over the past twenty years. They provide superior page pull strengths and desirable layflat opening characteristics.   Applicator nozzles and specially designed pots are used to apply the glue to the book.  Both have advantages and disadvantages. Nozzles are closed…

Polyurethane (PUR) glues for book binding applications have increased in popularity over the past twenty years. They provide superior page pull strengths and desirable layflat opening characteristics.   Applicator nozzles and specially designed pots are used to apply the glue to the book.  Both have advantages and disadvantages. Nozzles are closed…

There’s Really Only One Way to Define Service: Muller Martini

It’s interesting to note that the word “service” has many meanings according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. However, within the printing industry, there’s only one definition that customers care about:   “ To do maintenance or repair work on or for.”   I would add this critical caveat: To be a…

It’s interesting to note that the word “service” has many meanings according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. However, within the printing industry, there’s only one definition that customers care about:   “ To do maintenance or repair work on or for.”   I would add this critical caveat: To be a…

From Inspect to Select: How to ensure your finishing equipment is delivering optimal performance.

It’s reasonable to assume that some older stitchers and perfect binders aren’t performing at baseline speed, thereby negatively impacting production. But, there are solutions to get those machines back on track.  Muller Martini’s MMInspect provides a detailed diagnostic analysis of a machine’s condition with repair recommendations. Repairs are then performed…

It’s reasonable to assume that some older stitchers and perfect binders aren’t performing at baseline speed, thereby negatively impacting production. But, there are solutions to get those machines back on track.  Muller Martini’s MMInspect provides a detailed diagnostic analysis of a machine’s condition with repair recommendations. Repairs are then performed…

Is your company suffering from turnover side effects?

In 2012, Control magazine conducted research revealing that “nearly 80% of unscheduled production downtime is preventable, and half of this is due to operator error.” With the continued turnover of printing industry workers, it’s safe to assume that that statistic is even more relevant today.   The solution? Training. Yet…

In 2012, Control magazine conducted research revealing that “nearly 80% of unscheduled production downtime is preventable, and half of this is due to operator error.” With the continued turnover of printing industry workers, it’s safe to assume that that statistic is even more relevant today.   The solution? Training. Yet…