Category: Book Technologies

Softcover and hardcover books and photobooks, seminars

Maximizing Success in Book Manufacturing within a POD Print-On-Demand Environment: Having all of the right components in the right place at the right time and in the right order

The intricate process of book manufacturing has always been a multifaceted endeavor. In today’s Print-On-Demand production environment, the pressure to deliver a single book within a tight timeframe post-order intensifies the already complex process.  There are many steps involved, like printing, cutting, laminating, casemaking, binding, trimming and more.  All these…

The intricate process of book manufacturing has always been a multifaceted endeavor. In today’s Print-On-Demand production environment, the pressure to deliver a single book within a tight timeframe post-order intensifies the already complex process.  There are many steps involved, like printing, cutting, laminating, casemaking, binding, trimming and more.  All these…

AI Solutions in the Publishing and Printing Industry (part 2)

After we got an overview of the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the first part a week ago, we now take a look at where and, above all, how AI is being used in the publishing and printing industry today and in the future.   Quality and process optimization…

After we got an overview of the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the first part a week ago, we now take a look at where and, above all, how AI is being used in the publishing and printing industry today and in the future.   Quality and process optimization…

Instead of Law and Order, Nico Herberth now Ensures Perfect Print Products

He completed his training as a media technologist for print finishing at Onlineprinters in Neustadt an der Aisch (Germany) with the maximum of 100 points in the practical exam, shone in vocational school with a grade point average of 1.1 and is therefore one of the ten nominees in the…

He completed his training as a media technologist for print finishing at Onlineprinters in Neustadt an der Aisch (Germany) with the maximum of 100 points in the practical exam, shone in vocational school with a grade point average of 1.1 and is therefore one of the ten nominees in the…

Green Labels for Paper

More and more print service providers are focusing on a high level of sustainability in print production. Certificates are intended to provide evidence of resource conservation and environmental compatibility. Before validation, however, the question arises as to what they actually want to achieve.   Today, there are various predicates, documents…

More and more print service providers are focusing on a high level of sustainability in print production. Certificates are intended to provide evidence of resource conservation and environmental compatibility. Before validation, however, the question arises as to what they actually want to achieve.   Today, there are various predicates, documents…

Celebrating the Book

In 1995, UNESCO declared April 23 as World Book and Copyright Day. The educational organization of the United Nations wants to promote the medium book and reading with this day and the related worldwide activities.   In Germany, World Book Day is celebrated as a reading festival with a whole…

In 1995, UNESCO declared April 23 as World Book and Copyright Day. The educational organization of the United Nations wants to promote the medium book and reading with this day and the related worldwide activities.   In Germany, World Book Day is celebrated as a reading festival with a whole…

Muller Martini Sets New Standards with the SigmaLine Compact

With the new SigmaLine Compact from Muller Martini, digital print shops benefit from one of the most flexible and innovative solutions that can be installed in the smallest of spaces. In the production of books, brochures and magazines, Finishing 4.0 thus meets sustainability.   When you hear the word SigmaLine,…

With the new SigmaLine Compact from Muller Martini, digital print shops benefit from one of the most flexible and innovative solutions that can be installed in the smallest of spaces. In the production of books, brochures and magazines, Finishing 4.0 thus meets sustainability.   When you hear the word SigmaLine,…

Audiovisual Bookbinding

We all know the saying pictures say more than 1000 words. If we are looking for content on a topic, we first do our research on the Internet. However, not only photos and image galleries, but also videos and tutorials are popular eye-catchers there. Audio-visual offers convey content – mostly…

We all know the saying pictures say more than 1000 words. If we are looking for content on a topic, we first do our research on the Internet. However, not only photos and image galleries, but also videos and tutorials are popular eye-catchers there. Audio-visual offers convey content – mostly…

The Connex “File to Finish” Workflow Offers Quick and Efficient Production

Digital printing has without a doubt quickly revolutionized the book publication industry, and in turn, how printing happens, and how quickly. With POD (Print on-Demand) becoming mainstream in the book publication market, this process has shifted dramatically from handling plenty of paper and ink to organizing files and timely clicks.…

Digital printing has without a doubt quickly revolutionized the book publication industry, and in turn, how printing happens, and how quickly. With POD (Print on-Demand) becoming mainstream in the book publication market, this process has shifted dramatically from handling plenty of paper and ink to organizing files and timely clicks.…

In the Smart Factory, we Realize Visions

At Hunkeler Innovationdays in Lucerne, visitors and customers were able to discover our latest digital solutions for postpress live and on site, including two world premieres. CEO Bruno Müller reveals what has been driving us at Muller Martini to keep developing new and pioneering ideas for smart factories for many…

At Hunkeler Innovationdays in Lucerne, visitors and customers were able to discover our latest digital solutions for postpress live and on site, including two world premieres. CEO Bruno Müller reveals what has been driving us at Muller Martini to keep developing new and pioneering ideas for smart factories for many…

The Book is Old School, But Can Be Very Modern

Last November, Buchbinderei Schaumann GmbH of Darmstadt, Germany, won the gold medal in the “Finisher of the Year” category at the Druck & Medien Awards in Berlin. In a guest blog, 55-year-old managing director Ulrike Vettermann describes what the award means for her family business, why she sees a rosy…

Last November, Buchbinderei Schaumann GmbH of Darmstadt, Germany, won the gold medal in the “Finisher of the Year” category at the Druck & Medien Awards in Berlin. In a guest blog, 55-year-old managing director Ulrike Vettermann describes what the award means for her family business, why she sees a rosy…