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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 www.odmachinery.com.

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

  • 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 www.us.heidelberg.com.

  • 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 www.partsforfolders.com.

  • 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 www.bekaert.com.