Print professionals from North America and beyond will gather Sept. 23-28 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, for GRAPH EXPO 16. Over the course of four days, visitors will connect and collaborate while also experiencing live demonstrations and learning about new profit opportunities. More than 400 of the top industry suppliers and more than 40 education programs will be available for attendees. The exhibition will include digital, inkjet, offset, flexo, gravure and hybrid technologies, as well as products and services for the commercial, converting and package printing industries. For more information, visit www.graphexpo.com.
The following GRAPH EXPO exhibitors may be of interest to PostPress subscribers:
Absolute Printing Equipment
Featuring the new servo main drive from KAMA. It allows up to 50 percent more output while foiling, coupled with three foil feeders and new foil tensioning system. See the DC 76 ASB and discover what profitable short- to medium-run packaging can do.
Manufacturing folder-gluers and specialized bindery in finishing equipment. Featuring consumable graphic art supplies, finishing and binding equipment and package printing and converting products.
Supplying extrusion gluing and quality control equipment and highlighting the new Xtend3 system. The latest evolution of the Xtend series of controllers, the Xtend3 features multi-touch technology for the most modern and user-friendly interface available in the market.
Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc.
Featuring a line of equipment that includes foil stamping, embossing and diecutting presses, a full line of folding and gluing equipment, UV roller coaters, the Kawahara automatic blank separator, co-marketing of Brausse products and co-marketing of the CartonsInMinutes™ On Demand Laser Cutting and Converting Solution with LasX Industries.
Showcasing an assortment of adhesives for the graphic communications industry. ISO 9001-certified manufacturer of liquid and hot melt adhesives (including PUR’s and glue sticks) focuses on building bonds through consistent products, technical support and devotion to the customer.
Challenge Machinery Company
Introducing the CMT 330TC three-knife book trimmer capable of trimming landscape-formatted perfect bound books, such as photo albums. The 330TC features large color touchscreen interface, integrated barcode reader and integrated inline and offline book feeding components.
Colter & Peterson / Microcut
Introducing the new Prism® 73E. The 28″ paper cutter is designed for the digital market and features state-of-the-art Mitsubishi electronics and a small footprint weighing only 1,300lbs.
Manufacturing a wide range of machines for producing special effects in the offset, digital and flexographic printing industry. Popular machines include the CF1000 and CF1000PM for inline cold foiling and Cast & Cure™ and the new CF1400FLX offline web-fed machine. Compact Foils is working closely with Scodix to create the first fully digital cold foil module to work inline with Ultra and E106 presses.
Highlighting the new Renz AP300 Compact, a production-grade punch that is built for years of use but simple enough to operate in any environment or skill level. It is a strong, German-built machine that can punch paper with unattended operation and is quiet enough for office or copy shop use. Other Renz punching and binding systems also will be displayed and operated.
Duplo USA Corporation
Exhibiting its range of digital print finishing equipment, the Duplo slitter/cutter/creasers will be on display along with various saddlestitching and automatic bookletmaking systems. Also on exhibit will be diecutters, perfect binders, tabletop folders and cutters.
Showcasing how its cold foil equipment has been able to produce cold foil on uncoated stock for offset sheet-fed presses. Samples of different substrates and finishes to display will be available. No operator adjustments are needed for the Eagle Systems’ cold foil machine. It has perfect foil tension and the ability to run single or multiple combinations of cold foil webs from 2″ to the full width of the press.
Distributing PostPress magazine, a quarterly publication that serves as a resource and educational platform for print enhancement and bindery technologies.
Gateway Bookbinding Systems Ltd.
Demonstrating its complete line of coil binding equipment, including the PLASTIKOIL Concept QS Interline system for in-house manufacturing and automated coil insertion. Gateway – The Plastic Spiral Experts. The manufacturers of PLASTIKOIL® plastic spiral binding – 45 colors – CPSIA-approved.
Providing cutting edge finishing products for todays digital and offset print industries. The product line includes Triumph® cutters and trimmers, Aerocut digital print finishing systems, folders, collators, bookletmakers and more. All MBM products are backed by a team of factory-trained technicians and warranty packages. New to its line of products are air purifiers.
Offering digital inkjet postpress solutions, such as JETvarnish 3D Evolution and JETvarnish 3DW; digital printing solutions, such as Meteor DP8700 XL+ and Meteor DP8700 S+; finishing solutions, such as DF Pro-Inline with Meteor Press or Solo and EnvelopExpress Pro; and plastic card solutions, such as JETcard 3D and PressCard Pro.
Masterwork Machinery Co., Ltd.
Featuring a product line that covers foil stamping, diecutting, automated packaging, folder-gluer machines, printing inspection equipment and more. Masterwork machines are highly automated, reliable, easy to maintain and create packaging for food and beverage, pharmaceutical, retail finished goods and consumables.
Mohawk Fine Papers
Exhibiting within the Materials Matter pavilion where attendees can see innovative specialty digital substrates. This includes Mohawk’s expanded wide format portfolio, which features over 100 new items for a wide range of applications and ink types and numerous additions to the cut-sheet portfolio.
Printing Industries of America
Offering members the products and services that enhance growth, efficiency and profitability. The largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with approximately one million employees and serving the interests of thousands of member companies through advocacy, education, research, technical information and cost-saving resources.
Providing document packaging products and manufacturing its own line of thermal binding equipment and supplies for both hardcover and soft cover binding, as well as three-ring binders, tabs, folders and custom cover sets.
PVC Spiral Supply
Manufacturing plastic spiral coil and binding equipment. Products and supplies include coil binding, coil binding machines, heavy-duty paper punches, turbo coil, wire binding and wire binding machines.
Specializing in diecutting, kisscutting, slitting, scoring, perforating, drilling and mail finishing equipment. Rollem’s Jetstream XY Slitter delivers highly accurate cuts in two directions, delivering press sheets to finished cut products in seconds. The Insignia Series is the newest sheet-fed flexo magnetic diecutter and kisscutter for both digital and offset products. Available in two sizes from 20×15″ and 30×24″.
Providing digital print enhancement presses for the graphic arts industry. Offering nine different applications: Scodix Sense™ with tactile results for embossed effects, Scodix Foil™ utilizing all types of foil, Scodix Spot™ for silkscreen effects, Scodix VDP/VDE™ (with barcode) for personalization, and Scodix Metallic™, Scodix Glitter™, Scodix Braille™, Scodix Cast&Cure™ and Scodix Crystals™ .
Specializing in perfect binding machines, collators, paper punching machines and double loop wire binding machines, as well as the only patented inline plastic coil binder and former in the US. Spiel offers a wide array of finishing equipment – from casebinding equipment, stitchers, creasers, UV coaters and bookletmakers, down to the smallest tabletop punching machinery and plastic coil binding machines.
Spiral Binding Company, Inc.
Featuring the Docupunch MINI – the first automatic punch to bridge the cost gap between manual and automatic machines currently available in the market. The Docupunch MINI cuts labor costs and production time with its 10,800 sheet per hour punching capability. Stop by the booth for a preview and to see the innovative Pinchbook™ and other automated punching and binding equipment.
Standard Finishing Systems
Presenting a comprehensive display of feeding and finishing equipment. Standard also will present Hunkeler unwinders, rewinders, cutters/stackers, perforators and inspection systems for continuous-feed printers, as well as Horizon perfect binding, folding, saddlestitching, diecutting and slitting/creasing solutions, including the recently released SmartSlitter and more.
Displaying popular print finishing accessories. Discover five or more ways to make money with bindery equipment already on the shop floor. Technifold’s unique tools fit folding machines, scoring machines, saddlestitchers, perfect binders and web presses. Digital shops can expand their capabilities with the CreaseStream scoring machine.
Displaying the RAS-mc right angle slitter, RDC-Flex rotary diecutter, Zip-TS2L cutter/slitter/creaser, foil fusing equipment and the new NSF Ultra foil stamping/embossing/diecutting press.
W.H. Leary Co.
Providing glue application, quality assurance and data collection solutions to ensure delivery of 100 percent fit-for-use cartons to customers. Come see the launch of several new products focusing on the line of data-driven solutions including iQ™ Dashboard, iQ™ Serialization and iQ™ Predictive Maintenance.
Peterson Publications, Inc., is the proud publisher of two magazines distributed at GRAPH EXPO 2016. Visit these booths for free copies:
PostPress Booth 3007
UV+EB Technology Booth 3009