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Offset Paperback Manufacturers Enhances Short-Run Perfect Binding With A New Amigoplus

Press release from the issuing company

October 26, 2004 -- Dallas, Pennsylvania — One of the largest manufacturers of mass-market paperback books in the world, Offset Paperback Manufacturers (OPM), has added a Muller Martini AmigoPlus perfect binding system to its finishing operations. Capable of producing up to 1,500 units per hour, AmigoPlus features Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) to simplify and accelerate makereadies. In fact, it can be run by a single operator. Those factors make it an idea short-run solution for Offset Paperback. Meanwhile, AmigoPlus delivers quality results by utilizing features found on Muller Martini’s larger machines. For instance, AmigoPlus provides individual back and side gluing for a more durable book, as well as four-line cover scoring to enhance both appearance and functionality. Offset Paperback Manufacturers produces approximately 350 million mass-market and digest books a year. The company is the only paperback book manufacturer to use exclusively the offset printing process for text reproduction, solidifying its high-quality reputation.