Minneapolis, MN, 24 September 2008-Buhrs, the leading international provider of mailing solutions-is celebrating the hundredth anniversary of the Buhrs organization with a new book detailing the history of the company. Titled Buhrs 100 Years, the 90-page book provides a complete history of how a small machine shop in Zaandam , The Netherlands, grew to become the market leader in sophisticated machines for the high speed handling and wrapping of mail and other printed products.
Buhrs 100 Years is replete with many photographs from the early days of Buhrs, and is expected to become an important reference of the growth of the company and the industry. Written by Erika Prins of Amsterdam , the hardback book is available in both Dutch and English.
Discussing the publication of the company history, Buhrs Americas President and CEO Michael Aumann said: "Buhrs Americas is proud of the history of our parent company. Readers of Buhrs 100 Years will find the early days of the company particularly fascinating. Given the dedication and determination of early Buhrs personnel as documented in this book, it is apparent why Buhrs has become the world's leading producer of sophisticated machinery for the mailing and wrapping markets."
Buhrs is the leading worldwide provider of mailing and fulfilment solutions. The company develops, manufactures, sells and services systems for film and paper wrapping, envelope inserting and fulfilment.
Buhrs systems prepare media products, such as magazines, newspapers, documents, direct mail products, books, videos, compact discs and cards, for distribution.
Buhrs is partner to postal organisations, publishers, printers, binders, mailing houses, letter shops, banks, service bureaus, insurance companies, fulfilment companies and many other companies ranging from medium-sized to leading businesses.
With over 4,500 systems installed worldwide and four new installations per week, Buhrs is well-established and proud of its reputation for quality and reliability.
Headquartered in Rotterdam , Buhrs has a network of subsidiaries in the Netherlands , Germany , France , the United Kingdom , the United States of America , Finland , China and Japan as well as industry-qualified distributors to provide global coverage.
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