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Bindery briefs

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM

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  • Erin Riley has joined On Demand Machinery (ODM) as technical sales manager. Riley previously worked for Reischling Press Inc. During his 14-year tenure at RPI and two years preceding at Kinko's, he focused on Digital Print in the on-demand publishing, photo book and printed material markets. See

  • Kudos to Milt Vine: Seattle Bindery celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. See

  • The Printing, Graphics and Direct Mail Department of the U.S. Senate installed a Heidelberg POLAR 92X high-speed programmable paper cutter with jogger and scale, replacing a 15-year-old competitive cutter. See

  • Schumann Printers, (Fall River, WI) upgraded its bindery operation with Muller Martini's eight-station Tempo-22 saddle stitcher and Orbit three-knife trimmer. Schumann prints more than 350 monthly special interest magazines.

  • Dave Trutzenbach has trained legions of folder operators. Catch up with him at

  • Bekaert's Ecobind coating for book binding wire has the same properties as regular polymer coating but is made from “green” polymer from natural resources. It is compostable and CO2 neutral. See