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)…

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…

Digital Print is Only Valuable After It’s “Finished”

Welcome to the inaugural entry to my new blog for Muller Martini’s Digital Solutions. For those who don’t know me, I have been with Muller Martini for over 16 years and have spent the last 10 managing our scalable solutions for the exciting world of digital finishing. During this time…

Welcome to the inaugural entry to my new blog for Muller Martini’s Digital Solutions. For those who don’t know me, I have been with Muller Martini for over 16 years and have spent the last 10 managing our scalable solutions for the exciting world of digital finishing. During this time…

Finally – Saddle Stitchers that are Make-Ready Friendly

Welcome to the first of many blogs for Muller Martini Print Finishing Systems. The majority of my 23 year graphic arts career has focused on post-press equipment which involved working at a large commercial printer and now for Muller Martini Corp. I look forward to sharing my experiences with you.…

Welcome to the first of many blogs for Muller Martini Print Finishing Systems. The majority of my 23 year graphic arts career has focused on post-press equipment which involved working at a large commercial printer and now for Muller Martini Corp. I look forward to sharing my experiences with you.…

In the world of print finishing, many things old are new again: Utilizing new technologies to drive traditional demand

I’m Jim Kaeli, and I’m responsible for Muller Martini’s Book and Publication Binding Division here in the US. I’ve been in the business for thirty years, and have worked both on the manufacturing as well as the supplier side of the industry. My main goal in creating this Blog is…

I’m Jim Kaeli, and I’m responsible for Muller Martini’s Book and Publication Binding Division here in the US. I’ve been in the business for thirty years, and have worked both on the manufacturing as well as the supplier side of the industry. My main goal in creating this Blog is…