Seidl's Bindery doubles production capacity with Muller Martini Bolero perfect binder
Thursday, September 21, 2006
Houston, Texas - The Bolero perfect binding system from Muller Martini is the most automated adhesive binding machine in the world, able to perform its own make-readies. For busy shops, this means increased productivity, labor-saving efficiency and the ability to handle more jobs in a shorter amount of time...all of which can boost profits. Among the businesses that are taking advantage of Bolero's capabilities is Seidl's Bindery, Texas' largest full service print finishing operation with 130 employees. Recently, Seidl's Bindery installed a Bolero perfect binder and the machine's benefits are paying strong dividends. "We have doubled our capacity and can now also offer more options to customers," says Bill Seidl, CEO. "Set-up is fast, operation is easy and the machine is very diverse...we felt that the Bolero was the best [perfect binding] equipment on the market, and, a best buy for the money." In addition to perfect binding, Seidl's Bindery provides saddle stitching, Wire-O binding, Tipping and Attaching, Diecutting and Folding Gluing these diecut works as well as an array of other services, including the creation of many specialty products such as calendars and media packages. With the installation of the Bolero perfect binder, Seidl's has brought strategic new possibilities to its already extensive service offering, generating opportunities to grow the business in several ways. The Bolero perfect binder, which runs at 8,000 cycles per hour, processes the industry's largest range of product sizes for 1-up and 2-up production. Furthermore, Bolero offers a broad range of production options, whether the job calls for hot melt, cold glue or PUR...in perfect bound, layflat or book blocks for casing-in. Besides its versatility, the Muller Martini Bolero is the most technologically advanced adhesive binding system on the market today. Bolero utilizes a JDF/JMF-ready digital interface and features fully automated operation across the entire size range. With Bolero, bookbinding jobs are prepared 100-percent from digital data - either from the intuitive, user-friendly touchscreen, the optional measuring station, or via JDF files. Motorized make-ready enables the shortest set-up times of any adhesive binding system. On the fly adjustments allow optimization and adjustment without stopping production. And, job recall makes repetitive book production fast and convenient.