Tips to keep your machines, and 2021, running smoothly

In a year that will most likely be remembered by its unprecedented challenges, it’s probably safe to say that many of us are as happy to say goodbye to 2020 as we look forward to a more hopeful new year. No matter what’s in store for us in 2021, one…

In a year that will most likely be remembered by its unprecedented challenges, it’s probably safe to say that many of us are as happy to say goodbye to 2020 as we look forward to a more hopeful new year. No matter what’s in store for us in 2021, one…

From the Cotton Gin to the Smart Factory—and Beyond.

As we enter this New Year, it’s helpful to reflect on just how far manufacturing has progressed, as well as on the exciting “evolution” that continues to unfold. Here’s a look back and ahead: Industry 1.0 As humankind discovered how to harness water and steam power, the transition from an…

As we enter this New Year, it’s helpful to reflect on just how far manufacturing has progressed, as well as on the exciting “evolution” that continues to unfold. Here’s a look back and ahead: Industry 1.0 As humankind discovered how to harness water and steam power, the transition from an…

The power of resiliency

Never has the greeting “Happy and Healthy New Year” taken on such gravitas. If 2020 proved anything, it’s humankind’s resiliency: the ability to evolve, rebuild, and recover after a major global setback. At Muller Martini, I’m proud to say we have demonstrated unbelievable resiliency during these uncertain times.   While…

Never has the greeting “Happy and Healthy New Year” taken on such gravitas. If 2020 proved anything, it’s humankind’s resiliency: the ability to evolve, rebuild, and recover after a major global setback. At Muller Martini, I’m proud to say we have demonstrated unbelievable resiliency during these uncertain times.   While…

Reading with depth

130 researchers dedicated to the topic of reading have concluded that screens and paper are not equivalent as a reading medium. They have manifested this in the Stavanger Declaration. The corona pandemic has given digitalization a considerable boost – for a long time, working from home was not the exception…

130 researchers dedicated to the topic of reading have concluded that screens and paper are not equivalent as a reading medium. They have manifested this in the Stavanger Declaration. The corona pandemic has given digitalization a considerable boost – for a long time, working from home was not the exception…

Expertise through trade media

Decision-makers in business and administration primarily use trade journals. They have a wide circulation as valuable sources of information in the printing industry. Visitors from major trade fairs can also be found at the trade press stand – and are lost in thought when they read some publications intensively. It’s…

Decision-makers in business and administration primarily use trade journals. They have a wide circulation as valuable sources of information in the printing industry. Visitors from major trade fairs can also be found at the trade press stand – and are lost in thought when they read some publications intensively. It’s…

How to Get to Rid of the Spine Build up

Is the spine build up of the book blocks that occurs during thread sewing also a thorn in your side? We can now remedy this well-known problem. The new VFN 700 spine nipping press from Muller Martini presses each bookblock in the spine area, thereby significantly reducing the spine build up. In…

Is the spine build up of the book blocks that occurs during thread sewing also a thorn in your side? We can now remedy this well-known problem. The new VFN 700 spine nipping press from Muller Martini presses each bookblock in the spine area, thereby significantly reducing the spine build up. In…

The best way to succeed in today’s digital book finishing world? Embrace smart manufacturing.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, was first introduced in 2015. It foretold the continued advancement of manufacturing processes through the use of smart technologies. And with today’s finishing process being forever altered by the influx of short-run, run of one, and print-on-demand digital production, embracing smart factory strategies…

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, was first introduced in 2015. It foretold the continued advancement of manufacturing processes through the use of smart technologies. And with today’s finishing process being forever altered by the influx of short-run, run of one, and print-on-demand digital production, embracing smart factory strategies…

From the black box to the multifunctional SigmaLine III

The world premiere SigmaLine, which was presented with a bang at drupa 2004, has been continuously developed by Muller Martini and is now a multifunctional digital book block solution. A pre-gathering function and a mode for dynamic trimming have also been integrated. Which of you still remembers the world premiere…

The world premiere SigmaLine, which was presented with a bang at drupa 2004, has been continuously developed by Muller Martini and is now a multifunctional digital book block solution. A pre-gathering function and a mode for dynamic trimming have also been integrated. Which of you still remembers the world premiere…