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Baker Goodchild invests in new Bizhub Pro C6000L

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Press release from the issuing company

Birmingham-based direct mail fulfilment and print management services provider, Baker Goodchild, has made further investment in additional new printing equipment, adding to its expanding plant list to meet the growing requirements and demands of its customer base. 

The latest purchase of an additional Konica Minolta Bizhub Pro C6000L, a second machine, joins an earlier investment in a Bizhub Pro C6000L, which was purchased in April this year, as Baker Goodchild continues to grow and expand. The purchased has also included the acquisition of a new polar guillotine 76. 

This latest investment of sophisticated printing equipment adds further to Baker Goodchild’s expanding plant equipment list, in particular its cut-sheet laser printers, which already includes three Pro 906EX (5400) machines, a Xerox 6060 colour printer, and HP 4700 DN and Sharp MX machines, all of which add to the company’s personalisation capabilities. 

The addition of the second Bizhub Pro C6000L also joins two Ricoh Pro 1106/1356EX high-speed mono printers, together with a cluster of Ink Jet printers, which range from a Rena 630, through to two Pitney Bowes DA75S shuttle head’s, two Pitney Bowes DA95F’s, a Domino Jet Array, an Astrojet 3600 and a CITOH S4 Thermal Label printer, all capable of providing a range services and print applications for postcards, booklets, paper and envelopes for Baker Goodchild’s clients. 

The Konica Minolta Bizhub Pro is ideal for providing quick production turnaround times and functionality capabilities for both Direct Mail and Variable Data Print (VDP) applications, with print and copy speeds of up to 60 pages per minute, and up to 4,250 pages input capacity for long print runs. The Bizhub Pro is also capable of handling substrates up to 300gsm in thickness.

Commenting on this latest purchase of further printing equipment, Managing Director Lorraine Burnell stated, “We are always looking to purchase new equipment and expand our plant list. In order to keep our clients expectations we have to expand our range of machinery. We a in a niche market and with the traditional style or Direct Marketing being implemented in many organisations strategies we are able to handle the workflow and ensure all mailings and print is always detached on time. With many multinational organisations implementing direct mail it is a demanding market. In order to handle this demand it is essential to expand the companies equipment to ensure the clients expectations are always met.”

Baker Goodchild’s Birmingham base also has a wide range of auto-inserting equipment, including Norpak polywrappers, as well as Buhrs and Kern enveloping and insert stations. In addition a variety of MBO and Euro Folder’s and a Pitney Bowes Plockmatic add to the firm’s production capabilities.

Based in the heart of Birmingham, close to the city centre, Baker Goodchild is a privately-owned company with over 19 years extensive experience in providing print, mail and postage solutions, throughout the UK and Internationally.


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