With the growth of digital print, lots of consideration goes into designing the optimum finishing process.
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.
Heidelberg, Müller Martini and Polar will present the Digital Presto II with an integrated Stahlfolder TH 56 at Innovationdays.
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.
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
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.
To better serve Richardson Independent School District, the district’s in-plant installed an in-line bookletmaker and a creaser/folder.