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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…

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,”…

Four-part Blog Series: Four Steps to the Smart Factory – Example 2: the Production Cell Manager

In the first blog of our four-part series on the topic of “Smart Factory” on 15 June 2021, I introduced you to a Muller Martini customer that has large-scale plants for (partially individualized) and fully networked volume production and fully integrates the different types of production. The second episode is now…

In the first blog of our four-part series on the topic of “Smart Factory” on 15 June 2021, I introduced you to a Muller Martini customer that has large-scale plants for (partially individualized) and fully networked volume production and fully integrates the different types of production. The second episode is now…

Resilience. The key to success during unprecedented times.
Part 2 in an ongoing multi-part series: Assess every step.

As I discussed in my last installment, this past year has certainly been a unique and challenging one, to say the least. Perhaps what made it most difficult was the suddenness of the changes that we faced. But this also acted as motivator for every salesperson to assess the importance…

As I discussed in my last installment, this past year has certainly been a unique and challenging one, to say the least. Perhaps what made it most difficult was the suddenness of the changes that we faced. But this also acted as motivator for every salesperson to assess the importance…

Where did all the journeymen go?

In medieval times, there were three ranks of workers within trade guilds: apprentices, journeymen, and masters. After completing their apprenticeship, a worker was promoted to the rank of journeyman who would work, usually, for a master craftsman. Today, we still refer to a skilled worker who has successfully completed an…

In medieval times, there were three ranks of workers within trade guilds: apprentices, journeymen, and masters. After completing their apprenticeship, a worker was promoted to the rank of journeyman who would work, usually, for a master craftsman. Today, we still refer to a skilled worker who has successfully completed an…

Four-part Blog Series: in Four Steps to the Smart Factory – Example 1: a Fully Networked Volume Production

In his blog of April 13, 2021, backed up with a detailed whitepaper, my colleague Markus Bracher, Head of Solutions Engineering at Muller Martini, showed you how to turn your analog print shop into a digital one. With a four-part blog series, I would like to introduce you to four Muller…

In his blog of April 13, 2021, backed up with a detailed whitepaper, my colleague Markus Bracher, Head of Solutions Engineering at Muller Martini, showed you how to turn your analog print shop into a digital one. With a four-part blog series, I would like to introduce you to four Muller…

Drupa Has Not Outlived Its Usefulness, But it Must Reinvent Itself

The four-day virtual.drupa 2021 is history. “I think it’s good that this experiment has been dared. Because it is important that our industry marks its presence and is not forgotten,” says Adrian Mayr. In the following blog, the Head of Product Management & Corporate Marketing at Muller Martini reveals his thoughts…

The four-day virtual.drupa 2021 is history. “I think it’s good that this experiment has been dared. Because it is important that our industry marks its presence and is not forgotten,” says Adrian Mayr. In the following blog, the Head of Product Management & Corporate Marketing at Muller Martini reveals his thoughts…

I really liked the trial apprenticeship as a print media processor

Although her flair for craftsmanship was not born in her cradle, Moana Linder found her way into the graphic arts industry. In the following blog, the 16-year-old first-year apprentice print media processor specializing in binding technology tells us why she likes her job at Schär Druckverarbeitung AG in Wikon in…

Although her flair for craftsmanship was not born in her cradle, Moana Linder found her way into the graphic arts industry. In the following blog, the 16-year-old first-year apprentice print media processor specializing in binding technology tells us why she likes her job at Schär Druckverarbeitung AG in Wikon in…

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…

Showcasing in a traffic training area

For several months no trade fairs could be held, not only in German-speaking countries. With the first small national events such as the Haptica in Bonn, however, the new start was a success. If you are currently at a commercial fair, it makes you feel like you’re back on the…

For several months no trade fairs could be held, not only in German-speaking countries. With the first small national events such as the Haptica in Bonn, however, the new start was a success. If you are currently at a commercial fair, it makes you feel like you’re back on the…