Category: Saddle Stitching Technologies

Three-Side Trim With the New Solit PRO: Making Approved Even More Perfect

Anyone who ever holds a popular magazine, a glossy magazine, a softcover brochure or a fine hardcover book in his hands appreciates a clean three-side trim. For decades, highly automated three-knife trimmers and trimmers from Muller Martini have ensured that you can read perfect print products – in perfect binding…

Anyone who ever holds a popular magazine, a glossy magazine, a softcover brochure or a fine hardcover book in his hands appreciates a clean three-side trim. For decades, highly automated three-knife trimmers and trimmers from Muller Martini have ensured that you can read perfect print products – in perfect binding…

Drawing – Programming – Manufacturing: This is how Versatile Training as a Polymechanic is

When your own drawing actually becomes a product that you can hold in your hands at the end of the day, it’s a great experience. In my polymechanic apprenticeship at Muller Martini, I learn from A to Z how this manufacturing process works – and much more besides.   What…

When your own drawing actually becomes a product that you can hold in your hands at the end of the day, it’s a great experience. In my polymechanic apprenticeship at Muller Martini, I learn from A to Z how this manufacturing process works – and much more besides.   What…

Digital Notes on Paper

Today, appointment calendars, notebooks and schedulers come in both printed and electronic formats. Meanwhile, modern technologies allow direct multimedia linking of information contained therein.    More and more people in society appreciate the advantages of both information media in their daily work and private lives when organizing themselves: When using…

Today, appointment calendars, notebooks and schedulers come in both printed and electronic formats. Meanwhile, modern technologies allow direct multimedia linking of information contained therein.    More and more people in society appreciate the advantages of both information media in their daily work and private lives when organizing themselves: When using…

Thread Sewing Means Durability for Generations

Thread sewing is considered the supreme discipline in print finishing. However, production is demanding and therefore places correspondingly high requirements on the machines. With Muller Martini’s Ventura family you are on the safe side.   Anyone who wants to produce a book block these days basically has two options: perfect…

Thread sewing is considered the supreme discipline in print finishing. However, production is demanding and therefore places correspondingly high requirements on the machines. With Muller Martini’s Ventura family you are on the safe side.   Anyone who wants to produce a book block these days basically has two options: perfect…

Four-Part Blog Series: Four Steps to the Smart Factory – Example 3: the Smart Factory

In my first and second blog in our four-part “Smart Factory” series, I introduced you to two Muller Martini customers on the topics of fully networked volume production and production cell manager on June 15 and August 17, 2021. The third episode is now about a company that has a…

In my first and second blog in our four-part “Smart Factory” series, I introduced you to two Muller Martini customers on the topics of fully networked volume production and production cell manager on June 15 and August 17, 2021. The third episode is now about a company that has a…

What Times… (Part II)

In his five-volume “Diary of Bookbinding and Print Finishing” (in German: “Tagebuch der Buchbinderei und Druckweiterverarbeitung”), which he published himself, Hans Joachim Laue, a trade journalist who was born in 1943 and has been retired for several years, looks back on 500 years of the graphic arts trade and printing…

In his five-volume “Diary of Bookbinding and Print Finishing” (in German: “Tagebuch der Buchbinderei und Druckweiterverarbeitung”), which he published himself, Hans Joachim Laue, a trade journalist who was born in 1943 and has been retired for several years, looks back on 500 years of the graphic arts trade and printing…

What Times… (Part I)

In his five-volume “Diary of Bookbinding and Print Finishing” (in German: “Tagebuch der Buchbinderei und Druckweiterverarbeitung”), which he published himself, Hans Joachim Laue, a trade journalist who was born in 1943 and has been retired for several years, looks back on 500 years of the graphic arts trade and printing…

In his five-volume “Diary of Bookbinding and Print Finishing” (in German: “Tagebuch der Buchbinderei und Druckweiterverarbeitung”), which he published himself, Hans Joachim Laue, a trade journalist who was born in 1943 and has been retired for several years, looks back on 500 years of the graphic arts trade and printing…

We Cannot Close Ourselves off to the Digital Transformation

Since last November, Muller Martini has been a Premium Partner at the Printing Expo Virtual Exhibition, the graphic arts industry’s first 24-hour virtual exhibition, with its own online showroom. “For me, the showroom is another excellent tool to use in contact with my customers and there is only positive feedback,”…

Since last November, Muller Martini has been a Premium Partner at the Printing Expo Virtual Exhibition, the graphic arts industry’s first 24-hour virtual exhibition, with its own online showroom. “For me, the showroom is another excellent tool to use in contact with my customers and there is only positive feedback,”…

Forecast for Print: Things are looking brighter

As we emerge from a challenging few years to a new business environment, what can the printing industry expect, and what should you be looking to do to prepare?   Brighter skies ahead Recent reports from establishments like the BMI and other printing industry experts, along with business analysts across…

As we emerge from a challenging few years to a new business environment, what can the printing industry expect, and what should you be looking to do to prepare?   Brighter skies ahead Recent reports from establishments like the BMI and other printing industry experts, along with business analysts across…

Flexibility in saddle stitching production – Offset or Digital

Long- and short-run saddle stitching productions have always posed some finishing challenges. You needed dedicated lines for long-run offset productions and separate lines for feeding digitally printed products. But when your machines remained idle as volumes of one or the other did not meet full capacity, your investments remained idle…

Long- and short-run saddle stitching productions have always posed some finishing challenges. You needed dedicated lines for long-run offset productions and separate lines for feeding digitally printed products. But when your machines remained idle as volumes of one or the other did not meet full capacity, your investments remained idle…