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Paulsen Printing & Tri-State Printing install postpress equipment from Heidelberg

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Press release from the issuing company

KENNESAW, Ga. – April 8, 2008 – Memphis Printer Adds Heidelberg Folder to Bindery

Paulsen Printing Co., a general commercial printer in Memphis, Tenn., recently added a Heidelberg Stahlfolder B25 folder to its postpress lineup. With faster setup and run times, the new Stahlfolder has increased productivity and made life easier for Paulsen's 40 employees. "It's a good folder and it runs great," said Jim Paulsen, president. "All of our bindery equipment is Heidelberg. We like it and we've been using it since I've been in business." Paulsen's Stahlfolder folds at speeds up to 28,000 folds per hour and includes a glue attachment to allow certain signatures to be glued and not stitched with wire. Other Heidelberg equipment in the bindery includes a Stitchmaster ST 90 saddlestitcher and a POLAR cutter. In the pressroom, Paulsen runs a several machines including a Heidelberg 2-color Speedmaster SM 74. "The engineering on Heidelberg equipment is outstanding," he said. "When it comes to bindery equipment, it's like buying a car – if you get a good one and you like it, you keep going back for the same thing."

Tri-State Printing installs POLAR 92X Cutting System from Heidelberg

Tri-State Printing, North Charleston, S.C., recently took delivery of a POLAR 92X high-speed programmable cutting system from Heidelberg to cope with growing volume throughout the shop. General Manager Randall Shull ascribes the higher productivity of the new cutter across a single eight-hour shift to the accompanying air tables and user-friendly electronics. Established in 1968 and currently with 35 employees, Tri-State is a division of Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co. Tri-State serves Piggly Wiggly's 108 grocery stores in South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina as well as a wide range of regional commercial customers. The company operates both web and sheetfed offset presses, and products include, but are not limited to, advertising circulars, direct mail catalogs for national wholesale companies, newsletters, course schedules for high schools and colleges, and newspapers and brochures for many local businesses.




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