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Global Group looks to Muller Martini for print finishing solutions that add speed and broaden capabilities

Press release from the issuing company

Forth Worth, Texas -- Having state-of-the-art equipment on the floor is very important, but for the Global Group, the machinery is only part of the equation for success. The other part involves having a partner that can help Global maximize the capabilities of its new technology. Global Group recently installed a Muller Martini BravoPlus saddle stitcher and the advantages of increased production speed were immediately evident. "It's fast; we had old equipment and the new equipment is making a difference," says David McMinn, Vice President of Production for the Global Group. In addition to the performance of the BravoPlus, the expertise that Global has received from Muller Martini has been key in helping Global make the most of its new print finishing capabilities. "We [wanted] the best training and Muller Martini has really come through on their training," continues Mr. McMinn. The Global Group handles a varied assortment of projects including brochures, catalogs and many other products. The company's business strategy is diverse, providing customers with web printing, short-run sheetfed printing and also digital print services. With a BravoPlus in its production arsenal, Global Group can be more responsive to existing customers as well as expand the opportunities to bring in new business. Global will also optimize the productivity of its print finishing operation. The user-friendly Muller Martini BravoPlus saddle stitcher provides a level of automation that is unmatched in the mid-range performance class. BravoPlus also delivers maximum uptime and exceptional net output. Other key BravoPlus features include variable feeding with a choice of feeder options (flat pile feeder, vertical pile feeder, stream feeder, card and cover folder feeder, and merchandise and card gluers). Top-quality production on the BravoPlus is closely controlled through selectable options that include: copy control, lateral thickness measurement by side caliper, oblique sheet monitor, thickness measurement by ridge caliper, stitch monitor, trim monitor, and sequential on/off.