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…

Are Your Press Conveyors and Mailroom Prepared for 2019—and Beyond?

Another year is quickly coming to a close, and as operating budgets are being reviewed and finalized, it’s a good time to assess whether your press conveyance and mailroom equipment is prepared to protect your investment in “ink on paper.” I’m pleased to say that a number of newspapers did…

Another year is quickly coming to a close, and as operating budgets are being reviewed and finalized, it’s a good time to assess whether your press conveyance and mailroom equipment is prepared to protect your investment in “ink on paper.” I’m pleased to say that a number of newspapers did…

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.…

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…

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…