PRINT 18 is coming to Chicago, Illinois, Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Explore the networking and event opportunities happening all three days of the show. The Learning Experience – complete with seminars, computer labs and lunch sessions addresses topics of impact to today’s graphic communications industry. Attend the First Timer’s Reception, the International Networking Reception and Celebrate Print! Our Party with a Purpose. Look for cutting-edge technologies and explore the latest products and services on the market to gain the knowledge needed to overcome business challenges.
The following PRINT 18 exhibitors may be of interest to PostPress subscribers:
Absolute Printing Equipment Service, Inc.
Showcasing the full line of KAMA finishing equipment, such as diecutters, folder-gluers and cliché positioning equipment, as well as a Baumann/Perfecta Cutting System including D2F and S2C makereadies.
B&R Moll Inc.
Demonstrating the new Moll FlexCut System, a rotary diecutter that cuts, strips and runs inline with its folder-gluer all in one pass; the new Mailer Plus System, which feeds, creases, tips on and plows fold shut with fugitive glue; the digi-mollPAK System and the Mollti-Taper System.
Highlighting camera technology. The use of camera technology for quality control is on the rise. A simple and intuitive way to control placement of security devices and tipped items, measure edges and alignment, check for presence of print, etc. Experience how Baumer hhs camera solutions can enhance business and improve quality.
Brandtjen & Kluge
Demonstrating high-quality finishing equipment solutions with new advancements in diecutting, foil stamping, digital foil transfer and folding/gluing. This includes the Apex Foil™ – the DIGITAL METAL® process, which allows for digital transfer of foil onto paper and cardboard substrates – and the OmniFold 3000 automatic folding/gluing system.
Supplying liquid and hot melt adhesives for industries across the US and around the world since 1987, Capital Adhesives is an ISO Certified manufacturer of adhesive products. With an emphasis in high-speed glue applications, its products are used in packaging and converting, case and carton seal, folding carton, graphic arts, envelopes, printing, corrugate, laminating, product assembly, direct mail and more.
Colter & Peterson
Featuring a remarkable trio of finishing equipment, North America’s largest independent distributor of paper cutters will demonstrate a new PRISM jogger, 45″ SABER® S115 and the new 31.5″ PRISM® P80 paper cutters – equipped with a Microcut® automated electronics package.
Showcasing its popular lamination systems including the two-sided Double Kote Junior and the new single-sided AutoKote Pro. These systems are fully automated with sheet feeders, lamination stations and automatic cutters/separators to reduce labor costs while increasing output.
Featuring new automatic desktop laminators from LAMI Corporation and on-demand diecutting HOT • LAM • CUT demonstrations. RENZ professional machines run high-speed punching, binding UV-flat and spot coating. VIVID demos include unique laminating and foiling. STAGO machines will demonstrate stapling, round-cornering and more.
Duplo USA Corporation
Providing live presentations and demonstrations with a focus on streamlining workflows and increasing profitability with print embellishment. The DDC-810 Raised Spot UV Coater will be on the floor along with a variety of finishing solutions including slitter/cutter/creasers, bookletmakers, diecutters, perfect binders, folders and more.
Displaying its 40″ cold foil unit, specially designed components make the Eco-Eagle the world leader in foiling systems. Its machines are fully automatic and compatible with new or existing sheet-fed offset presses including KBA, Heidelberg, Komori, Manroland, Mitsubishi and others from 28-80″. Runs single web, multiple combinations cold foil from 2″ to full width of press, all on one shaft.
Distributing PostPress magazine, the quarterly publication that serves as a resource and educational platform for print enhancement and bindery technologies. The 25th annual Gold Leaf Award winners will be on display, and information on association benefits will be provided.
Gateway Bookbinding Systems Ltd.
Booth # 212
Offering an extensive lineup of equipment including the tabletop, fully electric Koilmatic Automatic Inserter/Crimper. The makers of PLASTIKOIL® plastic spiral binding offer 45 colors of PLASTIKOIL® – Envirokoil® – RecyKoil®. Demonstrating PLASTIKOIL® Concept QS Interline system, for in-house coil manufacturing and automated insertion, with production speeds up to 1,400+ books an hour.
Demonstrating dramatic 2D/3D decorative special effects and personalized embossed variable data foiling (VDF) with the JETvarnish 3D Series of 100% digital print enhancement presses (no dies, screen or plates are used). The value of Meteor Unlimited Colors digital toner foiling presses to improve the impact and profitability of commercial applications also will be shown.
Leary, W. H.
Providing glue application and quality assurance equipment for folding carton and print finishing manufacturers that deliver the highest quality product. Visit W.H. Learys booth for flexible, time-saving solutions including hot melt coating heat applications, mixed copy detection, print inspection and new system gluing options.
Unveiling the Future of Profit in Print…Finishing. Educating the print industry on specialized finishing, using specialty laminates, foils and techniques to create the most dynamic offerings. Sharing examples in profit margins, real print projects and an overview of training programs for sales, marketing, estimating and production teams. Showcasing two holographic films for print and packaging.
PVC Spiral Supply
Specializing in manufacturing high-quality plastic spiral coils and binding equipment and supplies. Offering excellent customer service and quick turnaround time on any queries, concerns or orders its customers have.
Manufacturing and delivering innovative print finishing equipment to offices and printers around the world. Featuring the new Tornado Autopunch EX®, the world’s first collating autopunch, delivering an average of 40% in production efficiency savings. Free demonstration of its full range of solutions.
Previewing two size diecutters, inline folder-gluers and automated slit/score perf systems. See the new Insignia X3 diecutter, with opportunities to expand into the growing packaging segment with affordable and high-quality custom diecutting; the Jetstream XY bi-directional slit, score and perf system that converts 8-up postcards sheets; and the Insignia 6 flexo-magnetic diecutter.
Featuring the Sterling Wiremaster Compact. A game-changer at under $60,000, the Compact is an automatic wire binder capable of binding up to 2,000 BPH. The operator drops a book on the conveyor, and the Wiremaster Compact cuts, inserts, closes the wire and delivers the books onto a conveyor.
Standard Finishing Systems
Showcasing a comprehensive lineup of feeding and finishing solutions set up for live demonstrations in diecutting, perfect binding, folding, saddlestitching and more. Highlights include the Horizon BQ-480 Perfect Binder, StitchLiner Mark III Saddlestitcher and Hunkeler Generation 8 demonstrated in two unique configurations.
The Challenge Machinery Company
Featuring a diverse line of print finishing equipment including paper cutters from 15″ to 62″, single- and three-knife fully-automated book trimmers, paper drills, joggers, cornering machines, stock trucks, padding presses and other bindery equipment. The Challenge Machinery Company is an American manufacturer.
Demonstrating the new Glue-Tech sheet laminating machine, as well as the RAS-mc right-angle slitter; RDC-Flex rotary diecutter; Zip-TS2L cutter/slitter/creaser; foil-fusing equipment; the NSF Excel, with inline waste-stripping attachment; and the new NSF Ultra foil stamping/embossing/diecutting press. THERM-O-TYPE is a leading manufacturer of digital finishing and enhancement technologies.