From MIS to Postpress, Heidelberg Innovations Help Customers Grow Their Businesses
Kennesaw, Ga. - Heidelberg has announced the following new
Worzalla Publishing Equips Digital Book Printing Business with
Eurobind 600 PUR and POLAR Cutter
Worzalla Publishing reports the purchase of a Eurobind 600
PUR binder and POLAR 66 guillotine cutter to support its new
digital book printing operation, co-located with the company's main
facility in Stevens Point, WI.
"We are responding to customer demand for ultra-short-run
books in quantities as low as 10-20 copies," said Vice President of
Operations Kris Koch. "We chose the Eurobind's PUR glue option to
address any stock or toner-based issues associated with digitally
printed output." Likewise, the programmable, easy-to-operate POLAR
is specially designed for the needs of the digital printing
Founded in 1892, Worzalla Publishing today is a
state-of-the-art, full-service, book-manufacturing company. Its
300,000-squre-foot plant in Stevens Point is dedicated to the
printing and binding of hard- and softcover books. The 100 percent
employee-owned company has a staff of 280.
Ry-Gan Printing Chooses New USA B20 Stahlfolder for Reliability,
Ready Access to Service
Ry-Gan Printing, Inc. in Rochester, NY recently added a new
USA B20 2-station, pile-fed Stahlfolder from Heidelberg. The new
folder, which replaces an aging Stahl, is notable for its more
compact size and improved ease-of-use, said company president Craig
"We bought another Stahlfolder for its reliability, as well
as for the assurance that if a problem arises, Heidelberg service
will be able to help resolve it," he said.
Ry-Gan has been a general commercial printer to the trade
for more than a quarter of a century. In addition to the new
folder, the company relies on an all-Heidelberg pressroom lineup of
Speedmaster SM 52 and SM 74 presses; Prinect CtP prepress workflow
driving a Suprasetter A75 thermal platesetter; and a full-service
bindery equipped with POLAR guillotine cutters. The company, which
employs a staff of 10, currently is evaluating the purchase of an
additional new Heidelberg press.
Northern Ohio Printing Installs Prinect Business Manager MIS
Northern Ohio Printing, Cleveland, Ohio has installed
Heidelberg's new Prinect Business Manager MIS solution. Company
president Gary Chmielewski expects the new system to help his
business run even more efficiently.
"It helps us zero-in on costs and profits, ties in easily
with our accounting system, and provides fast, flexible estimates.
It also helps with scheduling," he said, adding that the new
software's functionality supports both the company's Heidelberg
offset and its digital presses.
A longtime Heidelberg customer, Northern Ohio boasts an
offset pressroom lineup consisting of a 29" Heidelberg Speedmaster
74 perfector, and two Printmaster QM 46-2 small-format machines.
The company's full-service bindery hosts 36" and 45"programmable
POLAR cutters, and a 29" KAMA die-cutter with foil stamping and
embossing. Additional capabilities include digital cut-sheet
printing, digital wide-format, and Web-to-Print services. The
company employs a staff of 30.
Pharmaceutical Packaging Specialist August Faller KG Invests in
Two Die Cutters from Heidelberg
August Faller KG recently took delivery of two new Dymatrix
106 Pro CSB die cutters from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
(Heidelberg) at its folding carton PharmaServiceCenter in
Waldkirch, Germany. This will enable Faller, which specializes
primarily in producing pharmaceutical packaging, to boost its
productivity and delivery capability.
"Investing in two Dymatrix die cutters from Heidelberg
underscores our strategy of focusing….on our just-in-time
manufacturing philosophy," said Waldkirch plant manager Nikolaus
Reichenbach. This is exactly what the two Dymatrix 106 Pro CSB die
cutters achieve. They can process sheet formats up to 29.92x41.73",
as well as cut, emboss, and score paper from 80 gsm and above,
board up to 2,000 gsm, and corrugated board up to 0.16" thick-all
at speeds of up to 9,000 sph.
With a total of seven Speedmaster CD 74 presses and a
Speedmaster XL 105 in Waldkirch, Faller has the capacity to produce
1.6 billion folding cartons every year. For finishing, Faller uses
a total of 13 Diana folder gluers from Heidelberg at its two
Waldkirch plants. The machines can produce a virtually unlimited
range of folding cartons - small, standard and straightline glued
cartons, conical folding cartons, lockbottom cartons with or
without prefolding, double-wall cartons with single and double
folding, partition cartons, four- and six-corner collapsible
cartons, and many other special cartons.
All of the machines are covered by Heidelberg service
contracts that provide preventive maintenance to protect against
unscheduled stoppages. "We need to achieve greater efficiency in
maintenance and service expenditure in terms of lean management,"
said Dr. Michael Faller, Managing Director. "Competition in the
pharmaceutical packaging market is fierce, and we are committed to
using state-of-the-art production technology to successfully retain
our competitive edge."