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Standard Brings Feeding and Finishing Efficiency to New Customers

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Press release from the issuing company

Andover, MA – Standard Finishing Systems, a leading supplier of post-press and paper handling solutions for the graphic arts and print on demand markets, has brought feeding and finishing efficiency to several new customers:

Cadmus-Cenveo recently added a new Standard Horizon BQ-470 four-clamp automated binder, equipped with the Standard Horizon HT-101 in-line three-knife trimmer, to support on-demand bookbinding at their digital print facility in Hurlock, Maryland.  The binders intelligent, icon-based color touchscreen provides quick, easy and automated set-up, and allows for instant recall of regular jobs from memory.  According to Trish Chintella, Vice President & General Manager, "The BQ-470 and HT-101 have helped us gain tremendous efficiency in our short-run bookbinding, with no compromise in quality."  The binder sits alongside a Standard Horizon StitchLiner 5500 saddlestitching line that Cadmus purchased last year.  The sale was completed by Standard dealer Standard Graphics Mid-Atlantic of Elkridge, Maryland. Cenveo, Inc. is the third largest graphics communication company in North America and a leading provider of print and visual communications, with one-stop services from design through fulfillment.  

Total Printing Systems, based in Newton, Illinois, recently added a Standard Hunkeler Roll-to-Cut/Stack system running in-line with the Screen Truepress Jet520. Featuring the UW6 unwinder, CS6-II rotary cutter with chip-out, SE6 offset stacker module, and LS6 non-stop stacker, the system delivers straight and fully separated book blocks for near-line finishing and runs at speeds up to 420 fpm. "This new roll-to-stack solution has dramatically lowered our paper waste and the downtime associated with cleaning and re-alignment", says owner  Rich Lindemann. "We're very pleased that this equipment is allowing us to meet tighter customer deadlines while providing excellent book quality." The company also owns Standard Horizon BQ-460 and BQ-470 Perfect Binding and StitchLiner 5500 Saddlestitching systems. Total Printing Systems is a family-owned digital book manufacturer and offers full-service printing and finishing capabilities. 

Integrity Graphics, Inc. of Windsor, CT has installed a new Standard Horizon BQ-470PUR automated floor-model binder at their full-service bindery. The four-clamp binder employs intelligent automation from end-to-end, and has PUR capability for the ultimate in binding strength, durability and flexibility. According to Joseph E. LaValla, president, The BQ-470 is a welcomed addition to our plant. It enables us to produce superior-quality, digitally printed books that exceed customer expectations and enables us to do so at a fair price." He added, "At Integrity, our mission is to employ state-of-the-art materials and technologies to achieve consistently high caliber products. Acquiring the Standard Horizon BQ-470 gives us the leading edge in perfect binding and allows us to best serve the needs of our customers quickly and efficiently."  The sale was completed by Standard dealer A.L. Larsen of Massachusetts. Integrity Graphics, Inc. serves the greater Windsor, CT area and is uniquely positioned to offer a multitude of graphic and marketing communication services to its customers.




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