Tronics (booth 1265) is featuring its Publication Labeller, a high-speed labeler that applies different size liner-backed labels ranging in size from .8x8" up to 4x4" on books, magazines, and newspapers, at speeds up to 75,000 c/h; touchscreen controls; standard motorized adjustments; operates on belt and gripper conveyors; label placement accuracy +/-5/32"; synchronized electronic adjustments and controls.
FASTechnology Group (booth 1375)specializes in products for the bindery, mailing, and newspaper industry.
Harland Simon (1472) is showcasing some of the most advanced press control desks and management systems in use for newspaper print production under the PRIMA brand name. In North America PRIMA is used by such companies as The New York Times, Dow Jones and Company Inc., Chicago Sun-Times, and Toronto Star.
Newspaper printing and publishing suppliers and manufacturers are also exhibiting outside of the News Paper pavilion. Goss (Booth 1237) is promoting its complete product range of newspaper and commercial press systems, as well as mailroom and postpress equipment.
KBA North America’s booth (1255) is next to the official News Print pavilion. Recent installations of KBA web presses include the New York Daily News and Montreal-based Transcontinental, the largest print corporation in Canada and the sixth largest in North America, which has ordered 4 triple-wide versions of the ultra-compact KBA Commander CT for plants in Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver. The 4 presses will have a total of 16 towers, 4 single and 2 double folders and 6 heatset dryers. Installation of all 4 presses started in the first quarter of 2010. The purpose of the investment is to accommodate long-term printing contracts and enhance efficiency.
Muller Martini’s (booth 637) ASIR 3 (Automatic Signature Image Recognition) is demonstrated on the new Primera E110 mid-range saddle stitcher. It produces 11,000 copies per hour and offers the latest automation in its class. As the exclusive U.S. distributor of Transpak Strapping Machines to the graphic arts industry, Muller Martini is showcasing both the TP-702 strapping machine and PerformancePlus strapping material.