The Binding Edge
Under the banner “Innovate, Integrate, Communicate,” the world’s graphic communications industry will convene at Chicago’s McCormick Place for the PRINT 13 Expo on Sept. 8-12. Every four years, members of the graphic communications industry attend the largest print market in the world to rejuvenate, energize and find the trending business solutions and exciting new profit opportunities. PRINT 13 now spans the realm of print, online and mobile. Attendees will experience a full spectrum of equipment, products and services from leading manufacturers and suppliers that will be exhibiting at the show, many showcasing newly released products and technologies. Aside from exploring the expansive show floor and networking with industry professionals in more than 50 co-located events, more than 70 educational seminars will give attendees practical information and strategies to use at the office. For more information, call 703.264.7200 ext. 244 or visit www.print13.com.
The following PRINT 13 exhibitors may be of interest to subscribers of The Binding Edge:
Booth #3958, #531
Demonstrating three systems, including Premier 36 folder-gluer, which will fold a complex product; Vantage 720 inline folder-gluer, which will fold a carton at high speeds while placing a coupon on the outside of the box; and a new mailing system. In addition, the Versafold will run inline with MBOs Bograma rotary diecutter folding/gluing two-up cartons in booth #531.
Showcasing new solutions for scoring/creasing, perforating and slitting that address many application needs, as well as new advancements in the floor model folding product line. Also highlighting the latest developments for BaumCut guillotine cutters, BAUM desktop and tabletop folders and more.
bielomatik jagenberg, inc.
Introducing the compact folio sheeter CUTMASTER CFS 105, which enables sheet-fed printers to cut various sizes of paper, including register cut for preprinted rolls.
The Binding Edge
Displaying issues of The Binding Edge, a quarterly magazine from the Binding Industries Association. Each issue features a range of business topics, a profile of a bindery or loose leaf operation and information on the latest technologies, new products and industry trends. Free subscriptions are available for qualified readers.
Book Automation / Meccanotecnica
Introducing the Universe DigitaLine, an automatic sheet folding and sewing machine that performs thread sewing of material printed on digital systems. It features a modular design that can be tailored according to production requirements and space availability.
The Challenge Machinery Company
Showcasing a full range of paper handling and bindery equipment, including paper cutters from 15″ to 61″, three-knife trimmers, folders, single- and multiple-spindle drills, joggers, cornering machines, stock trucks, padding presses and more.
Colter & Peterson
Introducing a 57″ dual rotary precision knife sheeter and offering Prism, Saber and Schneider Engineering cutting machines. Also offering perfect binding systems from Wohlenberg; three-knife trimmers from Wohlenberg, Horauf and C&P; high-speed ream feeding/stacking systems from Schneider Engineering; and Microcut retrofit computerized control systems.
Deluxe Stitcher Co.
Offering a wide range of free standing stitcher machines and box stitchers, stitcher heads and replacement component parts for nearly all makes and models.
Dorstener Wire Tech
Specializing in high-quality premium stitching wire products with a full range of round and flat sizes to accommodate various stitching needs. Also offering high-performance de-spooling systems.
Introducing the new DC-646 slitter/cutter/creaser and 150C booklet system. Other solutions on exhibit include the DBMi Duetto digital saddle system and the UD-300 diecutter.
Foil and Specialty Effects Association
Working toward industry awareness and growth since 1992, the FSEA offers education, seminars, statistical surveys, reference tools, conventions and technical conferences, trade show exhibition and direct mail capabilities to members.
Gateway Bookbinding Systems
Introducing the latest addition to the PLASTIKOIL® equipment line: the Total Koil Binder. It is a compact, full-range (6-50mm) inserter that pairs with the popular Total Cut and Bend Crimper.
Gluing Machinery and Systems
Showcasing the microglue® product line, including the micromailer (for direct mail applications) and the microgluer (for self-mailer production).
Providing finishing products for the digital and offset print industries, including Triumph® cutters, Aerocut digital print finishing systems, folders, creasers, collators and bookletmakers.
MBO America, Inc.
Debuting the MBO M80 modular folding machine that allows for reconfiguration to fit specific needs. Also demonstrating the Pop-Up Mailer solution, Star Wheel Tapper and DFT 560, as well as an all-in-one solution that makes a saddlestitched booklet from a printed roll.
Offering closed dispense systems using EVA and PUR melters; contact or non-contact dispense guns; pattern controls; and detection systems for efficient adhesive use by digital printers or full-scale commercial binders.
Showcasing the Pro-Cut and Pro-Fold series and offering custom-designed and custom-built solutions.
Punchmaster Tool & Die Ltd.
Specializing in the design and build of after-market punching tools with any pattern or shape for the book binding industry.
PVC Spiral Supply
Showcasing the patent-pending SlanTis binding sleeve; TurboCoil, a plastic coil for hard-to-bind thick books; the Marlon EZ Flex coil inserter; Marlon 5000 plastic coil forming machine; the Marlon RB 520 wire binding machine; an automatic coil crimping machine; and plastic filament.
Booth #2581, #231
Debuting the Delta diecutter, a new class of diecutting machine for the print finishing market for sheet-fed, short-run label, packaging and mail applications. Also showcasing the PB-15 high-performance automatic feeding, jogging, drilling and delivery system ideal for multi-hole drilling for wire-o.
Offering custom risk management solutions for printing operations. Visitors can discuss business insurance, Workers Compensation, retirement plans, employee benefits and life planning.
Spiel Associates, Inc.
Showcasing the Sterling Coilmaster, a patented, inline automatic plastic coil former and binder; the Sterling Coilmaster Jr., a low-cost automatic plastic coil inserter; the Sterling Punchmaster high-speed automatic punch; the Sterling Digipunch automatic touchscreen punch; the fully automatic Sterling Digibinder Plus; and the Rilecart B-535, a double-loop wire binding machine.
Spiral James Burn
Featuring the new DocuPunch® MK2, a high-speed automatic punch with an icon-based digital touchpad control. Also showcasing the complete line of James Burn International® automatic punching and binding solutions, the new Foliant® line of single-sided laminating solutions, the Fastback 20 tape binding system, count creasers for digital print and the Fujipla ALM automated laminating and trimming system.
Standard Finishing Systems
Showcasing several new products, including the Standard Horizon BQ-280PUR perfect binder, HT-1000V variable three-knife trimmer, CRF-362 creaser/folder and SmartStacker.
Showcasing the Zip-TS2L, an advanced digital finishing machine that can crosscut, cross crease/perforate, diecut (including round corner), blind emboss, hole punch, bindery punch, strike perf/slit and inline slit/score/semi-slit/perforate.
Offering a full line of finishing and bindery parts and equipment, including anti-static systems, stitching machines and stitch heads from Horner, Deluxe, ISP, Muller and Osako.
WCJ Pilgrim Wire
Displaying a variety of high-quality stitching wire, spiral binding wire, baling wire, box stitching wire and tag wires.