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Side-sewn Book Blocks Ideal for Yearbook Publishers

Press release from the issuing company

“WOW! On Demand Machinery just drove 22 hours with an ODM Super Sewer™ machine in the back of their truck without even a deposit from us.”

Robert Kelly, President, Ruth Kelly Studio 

Ruth Kelly Studio (RKS) needed the Super Sewer™ ASAP to finish a job that was too big for their existing machines. ODM delivered, installed, and trained the bindery department how to operate theSuper Sewer™ within 48 hours of placing the order on a Friday, May 17, 2013. By Sunday RKS was up and running and sewing books. The job was delivered on time on Monday, May 20, 2013.

With the ODM Super Sewer™ Ruth Kelly Studio no longer has to worry about gluing books the ‘old-fashioned way’.

“ODM has been crucial in helping us build more consistent and more durable books thanks to the Super Sewer™.”

Kevin Cheyne, Production Manager, Ruth Kelly Studio

Ruth Kelly Studio (RKS) is a full-service, family-owned and operated photography studio/lab and yearbook printer located in Muskogee, Oklahoma. RKS currently services the photographic and printingneeds of over 100 different school districts and continues to grow. RKS hasexpanded their services for elementary and middle school yearbooks. RKS hasbecome recognized in Oklahoma for quality photographic and yearbook services, while providing outstanding quality to schools.

The ODM Super Sewer™ is an automatic side sewing machine designed for producing ‘on-demand’ photo books from wallet to tabloid and up to  half inch thick. The Super Sewer™ features Back Tack Technology™. Simply put, the machine does a reverse lock-stitch on the head and foot of the book block ensuring a very strong side sew which will not come apart like standard side-sewn or PUR bound books normally do. The Super Sewer™ can sew up to 600 books per hour and is easy to operate with a touch screen LCD color control panel. CE approved.

Book size: Minimum: 4” x 6”; Maximum: 14” x 18”; up to 1/2” thick

Production: up to 600 book blocks per hour

Visit ODM at PRINT 13 Booth 3558

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