Binding/Finishing

Bindery Checklists Prevent Mistakes in Surprising Ways
February 23, 2017 at 10:02 am

Even the simplest bindery department can be a complicated operation with a mix of post-press machinery, procedures and materials. No matter how well-trained an operator or manager, it's easy to miss something that leads to a mistake. A checklist can prevent mistakes with surprising results.

New Stitcher Boosts Efficiency at Ohio State
February 3, 2017 at 3:11 pm

Starting at Ohio State University in 1997, and moving up to the position of plant manager at UniPrint was a welcome opportunity for Jim Strapp. Today, Strapp works with 38 employees along with 15 student helpers, to turn out printed materials for the Columbus, Ohio-based university — which has had a print shop since 1914.

Creaser Improves Fold Quality for Oregon In-plant
February 3, 2017 at 1:58 pm

If you want a job scored properly, Dave Juvenal maintains, then it should be done on press. But Juvenal is slowly being won over in his role with Print & Mail at the University of Oregon. The 21-employee shop ushered in 2017 with the installation of a Duplo DC-646 slitter/cutter/creaser

Safety Concerns Drive Cutter Upgrade
February 3, 2017 at 10:08 am

Convincing a parent organization that the time is right to update legacy equipment can often prove to be difficult, given tight budgets and stringent measuring sticks used for the justification of a purchase. But in the case of the Richland School District (RSD) Print Shop, it was a simple matter of employee safety.