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Heidelberg Postpress Products Purchased by The Hartley Press and Empire Bookbinding

Press release from the issuing company

KENNESAW, Ga. - September 24, 2007 - The Hartley Press buys a POLAR 115X from Heidelberg
The Hartley Press, located in Jacksonville, Fla., recently replaced a 12-year-old paper cutter with a new, 45" high-speed programmable POLAR 115X cutter from Heidelberg. According to machine maintenance manager Jim Klusmeyer, the new cutter programs more quickly and yields many more cuts per knife on a wide range of stocks from paper to chip board. "The new cutter is a pleasure to run. The operator is a lot happier, that's for sure," Klusmeyer says. The Hartley Press was founded in 1963 as a supplier of stationery and business forms. Today, the $15 million general commercial printer provides general commercial printing and related services to customers based in Florida and throughout the southeast. The Hartley Press employs 120.
Empire Bookbinding adds Stitchmaster ST 350 saddlestitcher with RS-1012S counter stacker
Empire Bookbinding Co., Inc., Long Island City, NY, reports the addition of a Heidelberg Stitchmaster ST 350 saddlestitcher with RS-1012S counter stacker. According to Jim DeNino, president, the company has experienced a 50 percent increase in throughput since the new stitcher ramped up to full production at the end of May. Empire, which also operates a pair of Stitchmaster ST 270 saddlestitchers, has been a Heidelberg postpress customer for around 30 years. "Heidelberg makes good, solid equipment at a reasonable price," DeNino states. With 30 employees, the trade binder serves a wide range of customers in and around New York City.