Kennesaw, GA -- Lithographic Communications, a general commercial printer and direct mailer in Munster, IN, now keeps a considerable volume of booklet work in-house since it installed a Stitchmaster ST 90 saddlestitcher in March. The saddlestitcher comes equipped with fourth and fifth knives, cover feeder and hand feed station, and is controlled via user-friendly touchscreen. The company expects to reap substantial business benefits as a result of its first venture into professional saddlestitching, based on faster turnaround speeds and improved quality made possible by the ST 90, especially as compared with outsourcing, according to general manager Rich Pietrzak.
Established in 1988 and with 45 employees, Lithographic Communications provides a national clientele with a wide variety of products printed on its Heidelberg Speedmaster 74 2-color and Printmaster PM 74 4-color perfecting presses, including booklets, brochures, business cards, self-mailers, card mailers and promotional materials. The company also operates a Heidelberg Prosetter 74 violet platesetter, in which it uses Heidelberg Saphira violet plates and Saphira chemistry. Lithographic’s bindery houses a pair of Stahl B22 folders and a standalone POLAR 92 X programmable paper cutter.
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