Best Graphics Triumphs Over Polar for Multi-Piece Purchase

 

Best Graphics Trumps Polar, Blumer for Canada-based, Multi-Facility Commercial Printer’s New Purchase – 

 

Best Graphics are Busch’s Distributor, and Post-Sales Support for North America

 

A multi-facility, high profile Canadian-based Commercial Printer has elected Best Graphics (Milwaukee, WI) as their partner for their recent acquisition of Finishing equipment.  Their team will be receiving Busch B+P High Die Cutting, and Busch KF Waste Conveying solutions. The equipment will be delivering from Busch’s Hamburg, Germany facilites August Wk 1.

 

During the discovery process, the client demonstrated Best Graphics’ Busch line of products, in addition to Polar (Germany), and Blumer (Switzerland) equipment. Ultimately, our technical capabilities, extended machine warranty, and extremely reactive post-Sales support granted us Canada’s trust.

 

A few highlights about the scope of the project and how Best Graphics, our vendor partner, and the end-user worked towards the mutually agreed sale:

 

  • The this large, established Commercial Printer is new to the High Die Cutting space, which allowed Best Graphics to educate them about the viability of tackling a new category of business
  • Due to Best Graphics/Busch’s high volume of output per machine, the Printer was able to close 5-year contracts with their prospective customers, thereby strengthening the ROI on these capital expenditures
  • An onsite factory visit allowed the Printer to understand Best Graphics, and Busch’s infrastructe in greater detail; subsequent discussions for additional machines – in other categories – have already commenced
  • Best Graphic and Busch were able to describe various Printers – Stateside, in Europe, and in Africa – who are fulfilling the same end-user work on Busch Die Cutting machines
  • Quick turnaround times were not an issue, given Best Graphics technical “know how” of air freighting in equipment from international partners
  • Extended 3-year machine warranties gives the Printer, new to this segment of business, the assurance they, and their operators need
  • Best Graphics’ honest, affordable pricing when compared to Polar High Die Cutters, and Blumer High Die Cutters means lower carrying costs, and larger margins for the Printer

 

With a team of Sales Representatives, Service Technicians, and a dedicated Parts Department | Parts Manager, Best Graphics were able to sell 183 machines in 2018. This client is one of the 150 – 175+ machine projects Best Graphics will facilitate in 2019. 

 

Best Graphics are passionate in our pursuit of aiding clients with new, used, and overhauled Bindery, Finishing, and Packaging equipment. Want to learn more about us? Take a “virtual tour” of our centrally located, Midwest headquarters. Who knows, you may end up having some questions of your own. We’re here to help!

 

. . . Best Graphics: helping you finish first more consistently!

 

Midwest Multi-National Purchases New Young Shin 1040S Die Cutter

 

Best Graphics Earns Iowa-based, Multi-National’s Flatbed Die Cutter Business with Sale of New, High Speed Young Shin 1040S – 

 

Best Graphics’ South Korean Built Young Shin 1040S Flatbed Die Cutter with Stripping

 

A North American multi-national, headquartered in Canada, has selected Best Graphics (Milwaukee, WI) as their partner of choice for their latest expansion into high speed, flatbed die cutting. Their Midwest location, in Iowa, has recently acquired a 40.94″ Young Shin 1040S model with stripping. This 1040-S unit was from our stock inventory – here in Milwaukee, WI – shipped for immediate, and was up-and-running on Iowa’s floor less than 7-days from original deposit down!

 

Young Shin is a South Korean manufacturer of flatbed die cutters, blankers, and foil stampers. Celebrating their 35th year in business, our Young Shin partners have recently expanded into a third production facility to keep up with global demand.

 

Nearing 100 North American installs to date, the Young Shin brand is officially “here to stay” in the hearts, and minds of Commercial Printers, Trade Finishers, and Carton-Packaging Houses. Backed by a 24-month parts & labor warranty, our Young Shin models are designed with all the robust engineering qualities rigoruous North American clients demand: 330 U.S. tons of cutting pressure; a heavy, 19 ton machine weight; 7,500sph run rates; centerline chase technology; a large operator touch screen; non-stop delivery; and access to post-Sales service, parts and supports via our team of domestic service technicians, and domestic parts inventory. That’s right: American staff members, domestic phone numbers, parts on the shelf, and manuals in English.

 

Tired of plunking more money into your old, legacy Bobst SP 102-E? Did that Taiwanese Yawa, Brausse, or SBL Die Cutter look attractive at first glance, but you’ve been kicking yourself in the foot trying to get it going? Were you caught up in Heidelberg’s Dymatrix sales pitch, but now are asking yourself “where can I get service support for this machine?” Switch to Young Shin, and the Best Graphics boys – you deserve better! 

 

In business for 40-years, Best Graphics are a full service Graphic Arts – Bindery -Packaging distributor. We staff a team of Sales Representatives, Service Technicians, a dedicated Parts Manager, and a showroom to host clients for machine demonstrations. We sell 150 – 175 machines annually across all major categories of Bindery – Finishing -Packaging. In 2018 we closed 183 machine sales, and continue that success into 2019. Our portfolio of complimentary equipment to the Young Shin 1040S Die Cutter includes the full line of Omega Folder Gluers, Busch Pile Turner-Aerators, Busch High Die Cutters, Young Shin Blankers, Young Shin Foil Stampers, Laserck Offline Blankers, Ecosystem Film Laminators, heiber + schroeder Windowing machines, Kompac U.V. Coaters, Itotec Guillotine Cutters, Chameleon Pocket Folder Gluers, and APR Tapers.

 

Best Graphics and Young Shin. New, or used. Big, or small. When you need it . . . quickly! 

Boston Folded Carton Shop Select Best Graphics for Their Equipment Needs

 

Best Graphics: The Preferred “Packaging” Providers – 

 

Best Graphics | North American Importer for Busch Pile Turner-Aerators

 

A multi-national Packaging firm headquartered in Europe, with (3) locations across North American, have selected Best Graphics (Milwaukee, WI) as their supplier of choice for Boston’s upcoming Pile Turner-Aerator purchase.

 

Best Graphics, the importers and distributors of the Busch line of German-built Pile Turner-Aerators, will be installing a Busch SWH 155 RLA model to support this Folded Carton plant’s high speed, oversized Heidelberg XL Sheetfed Printing Press.

 

Busch, the leading distributor of Pile Turners worldwide, have 2,000 Pile Turner sales spanning 180+ countries to date. Recognized for their head duty construction, Siemens electronics, and easily portable design, Busch’s SWH 155 RLA model includes (4) Air Jets as standard, and “Jaws” that can support up to 78″ pile heights.

 

This machine will be installed, and supported by Best Graphics’ Service Department in combination with a new 54″ Itotec eRC-137DX Guillotine Cutter sale.

 

Best Graphics | North American Importer of Itotec Guillotine Cutters

 

Best Graphics are the North American importers, and distributors of the Japanese built Itotec double-arm, dual clamp Itotec Cut Systems – Lifts, Joggers, Cutters, and Unloaders.

 

This New England Packaging company needed to cut down thick board, folded carton stock, in addition to plastic film for their downstream Windowing (Window Patching) machinery. Itotec’s dual gear box, dual clamping system was recognized as the Cutter of choice for such grueling product materials.

 

With 100-years of Guillotine Cutting manufacturing excellence, Itotec has become synonymous with reliability, durability, precision, and performance. With a clientele of users currently cutting offset litho sheets to chip board to circuitry board to kevlar to graphite, Best Graphics were the ideal partner for this fast paced, multi-national Carton shop.

 

Having problems with your legacy, single-arm Polar Cutter? Best Graphics’s Service & Parts Department can help.

 

Thinking about a new Guillotine? Our Itotec Cutters weigh 1-ton more than Polar 115 N, and used Polar 115 EMC Cutters. Contact our Sales Department today, and ask about how you can buy a new Guillotine Cutter with our industry leading 5-year warranty!

 

Best Graphics. Distributors of (15) lines of new post-Press machinery. Get your package pricing today!

 

Best Graphics Beats Out Muller Martini for Large, East Coast Book Bindery’s Perfect Binder Business

 

Best Graphics and Wohlenberg Answer the High Production, Short Run Perfect Binder Conundrum – 

 

Best Graphics, Wohlenberg’s North American Sales Agents

 

Best Graphics Group (Milwaukee, WI) were recently onsite, alongside our German Wohlenberg colleagues, at one of the Northeast’s largest Book Publishers overseeing our recently installed Wohlenberg Quickbinder Perfect Binder inline with a Wohlenberg Trim-tec 60e automated Three Knife Trimmer, book transfer conveyance, and a Busch Waste Scap Removal system.

 

Running alongside legacy, full system Kolbus Perfect Binders, and Muller Martini Perfect Binders, Best Graphics’ compact footprint, 2,000/Hr. Wohlenberg Quickbinder is the reliable solution large Book Binderies depend on for second edition re-prints, “one off samples,” or 8-10,000 perfect bound book runs that would require a plant to otherwise “break in” to a full system run.

 

Manufactured with the same principles of a our larger, full system Wohlenberg Perfect Binders with Gathering Stations, our handfed Wohlenberg Quickbinder is a robust, well constructed 15 – 20 – 25 year asset. When compared to Duplo, Horizon and Bourg Perfect Binders, designed for the digital market with a 3 – 5 – 7 year asset, Wohlenberg’s prove their meddle: (5) clamps, dual spine prep station, extra long 17″ spine length capabilities, 2.75″ max. thicknesses, heavy-duty, dual scoring shafts, rotary cover feeder, an adjustable “nip” section, EVA hotmelt and PUR spine glue options, and a gentle, laydown discharge.

 

The machine is also extremely user friendly: our large Navigator touch screen control actuates all direct motor drives for a tool-less changeover from one book size format to another. With the growth of the digital print market, and book runs being  reduced to the “just in time (JIT)” inventory model, jumping from job-to-job in moments, yet delivering a square back book perceived as being done on a full system Perfect Binder gives you a leg up on the competition.

 

Looking to differentiate yourself? Wohlenberg’s focus on innovation, and differentiaiton is a key driver in machine sales: Wohlenberg Quickbinders, 2,000 per hour handfed machines, have the ability to inline gauze. They also have “Delta 10” clamping technology to accept variable book thickness work one behind another!

 

When it came to Three Knife Trimmers, Best Graphics’ client recognized the storied history Wohlenberg have built. Their name is synonymous with Three Knife Trimmers, and in fact, at one point in their manufacturing career, Wohlenberg were actually producing Three Knife Trimmers for Kolbus, and Muller Martini Perfect Binding lines!!

 

Best Graphics’ configured this system with a Wohlenberg Trim-tem 60e automated Three Knife Trimmer, our 3,600 cycle per hour machine. Like our Quickbinder Perfect Binder, the Trim-tec 60e is easily operated by a large Navigator color touch screen where all book measurement are input. Set up is tool-less, and all drives adjust automatically.

 

Upon completion of this East Coast Printer’s “nickel tour,” the company’s management staff said they’d made the right long-term decision when comparing Best Graphics Quickbinder with Muller Martini’s Vareo Binder, and would welcome future visitors for machine demonstrations.

 

With delivery, installation, training and a 24-month system warranty, Best Graphics and this East Coast Book Printer are well on their way to a long, formidable partnership.

 

. . . Best Graphics. Wohlenberg. Book smart!

 

Florida Can’t Get Enough of Our Omega Folder Gluers

 

Multiple Omega Folder Gluers, at Multiple Florida Packaging Companies, Have Just  Installed!

 

Best Graphics, North American Distributors of Omega Folder Gluers

 

Best Graphics Group (Milwaukee, WI) has recently sold, and installed (2) Omega high speed, automated Folder Gluers to Commercial Print and Packaging companies in Florida. Manufactured in Europe, one Omega Folder Gluer installed at a Commercial Printer with a growing Folded Carton business segment, while the other Omega Folder Gluer installed at a Packaging facility’s brand new plant in combination with one of Best Graphics’ South Korean built Young Shin 41″ Flatbed Die Cutters with Stripping.

 

Best Graphics have been importing, and selling the Omega line of Folder Gluers, and Carton Packing equipment since 2015. Omega, well known as a growing competitor to Bobst Folder Gluers, has beeb manufacturing Folded Carton, and Corrugated Folder Gluing lines for almost 40 years. Their continual focus on Folder Gluer reliability, price, and customization has allowed Omega, and Best Graphics to capture marketshare in the rapidly growing North American Folded Carton market.

 

Best Graphics installed a 300 meter/minute Omega Intro 110 Folder Gluer for Straightline, Auto-bottom, and 4- & 6-corner cartons in Orlando, Florida. Our Intro series can be purchased with Carton Alignment, Motorized Carriers, and Carton Packing technology. Our Siemens touch screen controls, automation, and servo-backfold system make this Omega Folder Gluer very user-friendly for Commercial Print facilities. When compared to a Bobst VisionFold 110, Best Graphics’ Omega Intro 110 Folder Gluer allows Packaging Printers more length for complex folds, and thicker machine side frames at a more affordable price.

 

Best Graphics installed a 400 meter/minute Omega Allpro 90 Folder Gluer for Straightline, and Auto-bottom cartons in Miami, Florida. Our Allpro series can be purchased with Carton Alignment, Motorized Carriers, Carton Ejection technology, and Carton Packing equipment. Like the Bobst “Gyro” module, only offered on the Bobst Masterfold Folder Gluer, Omega offers a “Turnpro” module for friction-less folded carton product rotation with re-register section for beverage carriers, tear strip cartons, and other unique folding and gluing applications.

 

Omega Folder Gluers compliment Best Graphics equipment portfolio of Young Shin Flatbed Die Cutters, Young Shin Foil Stampers, Young Shin Die Cutter-Blankers, and our Laserck line of Offline Blankers with patented, automatic downstacking technology. Selling directly to Commercial Printers, Trade Finishers, Print Packaging and Luxury Folded Carton manufacturers, Best Graphic Group’s 41-year history as equipment sales, service and parts suppliers makes us a reliable name within the Canadian and U.S. Die Cutting, Finishing, Packaging, and Folded Carton markets.

 

Have a used Bobst Domino, Bobst Media, Bobst Amazon, Bobst Fuego, or Bobst Alpina Folder Gluer? How about a used AIM Signature Folder Gluer? Is your old Jagenberg Diana Folder Gluer, or your legacy International Right Angle Folder Gluer killing your Folded Carton throughput speeds? Call Best Graphics’ sales team, or make an “Online Submission” to talk about how you can trade in your old, pre-owned Folder Gluer for an automated, high speed Omega Intro, Allpro, Alius, or Magnus today!

 

Omega Folder Gluers. Best Graphics. Florida. The “perfect package!”

New York’s Fastest Growing Printer Chooses Osako Saddle Stitchers

 

Nothing Like Selling In Your Competitor’s “Backyard”! 

Best Graphics, Osako’s North American Importer of Saddle Stitchers

 

Best Graphics Group (Milwaukee, WI) has recently installed an automated, high speed Osako Tener Alpha Saddle Stitcher on Long Island, at New York’s fastest growing Commercial Printer. Manufactured in Japan, this Osako was installed in the Commercial Printer’s recently opened, second production facility.

 

Best Graphics have been the exclusive import agents, installers, and post-sales parts support partner of Osako Saddle Stitchers for nearly four decades. This particular Saddle Stitching system configuration included: (6) tool-less setup, double diameter signature feeders, (1) rotary cover feeder with dual-register and unmatched spine folding “crimp bar,” our 12,000/hour model 612 stitching unit with color touch screen control, dual caliper thickness detection, and bad-book ejection, an 18″+ spine length model OT-2000 three knife trimmer with 4th and 5th knife for quick, easy 2-up bookletmaking, shingle delivery section, and a waste scrap removal system.

 

With a proven lower cost of ownership than Muller Martini Saddle Stitchers, our Osako line covers the key areas Commercial Printers, Trade Binderies, and fast turn around Digital Print Shops have come to demand in the ever competitive North American market: purchase price, automation, high speed production, and access to parts. As a North American leader in machinery sales, technical service, and a deep spare parts stock inventory, Best Graphics continues to deliver on all four categories in spades!

 

With a 70-year history of Saddle Stitcher, and Three Knife Trimmer manufacturing, Osako is a reliable brand offered in (3) different ranges: the 9,000/hour Micro, the 10,000/hour Estar Alpha, and the 12,000/hour Tener Alpha. Robust in design, Best Graphics include an industry leading 3-year warranty on all new Osako Saddle Stitcher installations! Our Osako Saddle Stitchers compliment our portfolio offers of other leading, marquee Bindery | Finishing | Packaging equipment: our Wohlenberg Perfect Binders, our Itotec Guillotine Cutters, our Ibis variable page Smart-binder Bookletmakers, our Busch Pile Turner-Aerators, and our Palamides secondhand Delta 703 overhauling process.

 

Have a used Heidelberg ST-90, Heidelberg ST-100, Heidelberg ST-270, Heidelberg ST-350, Heidelberg ST-400, or Heidelberg ST-450 Saddle Stitcher for sale? At risk of paying for costly service on a Heidelberg Stitcher that’s not worth the return? Have a secondhand, used Muller Martini Presto, Muller Martini Bravo, Muller Martini Prima, or Muller Martini Primera? Paying too much money for over-the-phone service support? Constantly battling Muller Martini Parts Department to ensure your Saddle Stitcher parts ship out? Call us, or make an “Online Submission” today! Let’s talk about trading in your high speed, used Saddle Stitcher for an Osako automated Stitcher.

 

Best Graphics. Best Osako . . . know better value!

L.A.’s Largest Trade Bindery Chooses Itotec Cutters

 

When It Comes to Productivity, Best Graphics’ Itotec Cutters Always Win – 

 

Best Graphics, Itotec’s California Distributor of Guillotine Cutters

 

Best Graphics Group (Milwaukee, WI) has recently installed (2) new Itotec eRC-137DX 54″ Guillotine Cutters at Los Angeles, California’s largest Trade Bindery. Manufactured in Japan, these (2) double-arm, dual clamp Itotec Cutters are this Trade shop’s fourth, and fifth new Guillotine Cutter from Best Graphics, a North American leader in machinery sales, technical service, and parts support.

 

With a lower cost of ownership, an industry-leading five year machine warranty, and a higher productivity rate than Polar 115, and Polar 137 single-arm Cutters, Itotec is the Guillotine Cutter to turn to when making your next new, or used equipment purchase.

 

Celebrating their 100th year in business, Itotec are the original designers of double-arm Guillotine Cutters. Producing Cutters longer than Polar, Itotec are credited as being the first Guillotine Cutter manufacturer to introduce a color, touch screen monitor for easier operator control.

 

Best Graphics, in our 41st year as a Bindery | Finishing | Packaging machine dealer, is the North American importer and distributor of Itotec Guillotine Cutters, and ancillary Lifts, Joggers and Unloaders. Post-sales, our team of service technicians and, our deep inventory of Itotec parts gives Commercial Printers, Trade Binderies, Finishing houses, and Folded Carton shops the confidence they need in ensuring their heavy-duty Itotec Cutter will be up-and-running for 20 – 25- 30 years to come!

 

Want to trade in your used Polar Cutter? Provide us with your used machine details via our “Online Submission” page today!

 

A Storied Past Meets A Progressive Future

Sentinel Printing: Long Island’s Oldest, and Progressive, Printer – 

 

Best Graphics’ travels coast-to-coast, from the United States to Canada, in pursuit of one goal: helping client’s find value (and productivity!) in their next piece of machinery. Our Sales staff would like to argue that no stone is left unturned, and no door is left unknocked!

 

Because of this philosophy, we’ve seen it all. From family-owned “Mom & Pop” shops to 400+ employee, Commercial Print behemoths, no two facilities are the same. And we love it. We love your subtle differences: lobbies, plant shop configurations, personalities, management strategy, and your success stories.

 

Sentinel Printing, of Long Island, NY, has a story nothing short of successful! On my latest trip to New York, I sat down to hear the story first hand.

 

Founded in 1858, Sentinel Printing is one of Long Island’s oldest companies in operation, but more importantly, one of the oldest print shops in North America! With beginnings as a local newspaper, the company re-tooled itself in the mid-1950s as a Commercial Printer.

 

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Sentinel Printing Co. | Est. 1858

 

Currently run by 6th generation Owner, Glen Boehmer, the firm has re-shaped itself once again. In Fall of 2011, “Sustainable Green Printing Partnership” (SGP), a non-profit organization providing sustainability certification in the Graphic Communications industry, awarded Sentinel “SGP” certification! At the time of recepit, Sentinel was one of only fifty Commercial Print firms in the US to have completed certification. Fancy that? One of the North America’s oldest – if not the oldest – is also one of the most progressive! As the saying goes, “the only constant is change,” right?

 

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Glen Boehmer, President & CEO

 

Spanning four facilities, Sentinel Printing’s production strategies adhere to strict “Green Thumb” initiatives; from ink and paper suppliers to excess waste and environmental impact. But Glen hasn’t stopped there. In the last 18 months, Sentinel Printing installed solar panels on the roof of two buildings, ultimately allowing their Digital Department – namely, two Xerox DocuColors – running exclusively on solar power energy!

 

Every firm has a niche; every Printer a belief. And in this case, every printer has a passion. Glen, intends to reduce his energy consumption by 5 – 10% year over year. Albeit, by the recently installed florescent light banisters throughout Sentinel Printing, or by the suppliers they rely on day-to-day. Glen, like so many others, cautions those who say they’re “green.”

 

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Are You “Green” Enough?

 

SGP Certification, is both a passionate pursuit, and a mentality where cutting costs isn’t always the best way to maintain margins. Says Glen, “We don’t just run out and buy from sources that are polluting because they’re cheaper.”

 

Looking to stratecially partner with a SGP certified shop? You can learn more about Sentinel Printing by visiting their website: www.sentinelinnovation.com.

 

Have an innovative story to share with our staff? Contact me at (800) 236-7603 x 101.

 

Until next time!,

 

A.J. Brahm, Self-Appointed Cheif Social Media Officer

A Brush with Fame at Ye Olde Bucks Game!

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Bucks vs. Jazz | BMO Harris Bradley Center

 

Last night, Best Graphics joined our North Shore Banker, Eric Koepp, for an evening of fun at the Milwaukee Bucks game!

 

Winning in formidable fashion, our Milwaukee Bucks routed the Utah Jazz 114 to 88. With a win seemingly secured by the tail end of the 2nd quarter, much of the evening’s focus took place off the court. The highlight of the night undoubtedly was the unannounced visit to our suite by former Wisconsin State Senator, and current Milwaukee Bucks Owner, Herb Kohl. Herb took the time to greet each of us individually, have a quick chat, and snap a photo before continuing to “make the rounds.”

 

Here’s me, Dan Brahm, Eric Koepp, and other clients of North Shore Bank sharing a moment with Herb Kohl!

 

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Herb Kohl Chats with North Shore Bank’s Clients In Suite 303

 

But our run in with fame didn’t stop there . . . And no, I’m not eluding to Bango the Buck, Milwaukee’s team mascot! Midway through a 3rd quarter commercial timeout, Milwaukee Bucks legend, and 6-time NBA Championship award winning recipient, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, graced center court to speak to the fans. To no surprise, he was greeted by a boisterous, standing ovation. Expressing his gratitude for the city of Milwaukee, Kareem acknowledged the many great memories the Bucks organization brought him at the early stages of his NBA career, and pleaded with fans to keep the Bucks in Milwaukee.

 

As a memento, all attendees of the game were gifted a signed Abdul-Jabbar 8.5″ x 11″ poster. Printed front and back on 80# Cover with a PMS Yellow, the “Print Nerd” in both me, and my father, Dan Brahm, was in full glow!

 

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The Man Himself, Lew Alcindor, and that Iconic “Sky Hook” Jumper

 

On behalf of Best Graphics, I’d like to thank Eric for his constant partnership, and financial creativity, throughout our many years in business. We appreciate your loyalty, attentiveness to our business strategies, and above all, the 360 degree view North Shore Bank takes when it comes to Customer Service! For those of you looking for a trusted Financial lender, serving clients for over 90 years, take a moment to review North Shore Bank’s website at www.NorthShoreBank.com!

 

Thank you for the tickets, and a very memorable night, Eric!

 

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From Left to Right: A.J. Brahm, Eric Koepp, and Dan Brahm

 

For more information on Best Graphics’ wide array of new and used Press, Bindery, Finishing and Packaging machinery for sale, visit our website at www.BestGraphics.net.

 

Until next time,

 

A.J. Brahm, Self-Appointed Chief Social Media Officer

Best Graphics Hosts Clients at Chameleon Finishing Solutions Facilities

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Chameleon Finishing Solutions | Rochester, NY

This week, Best Graphics had the pleasure of hosting clients from Long Island, Illinois, and Florida at our vendor partner’s facilities. Chameleon Finishing Solutions, manufactured in the U.S.A,, has been producing creative solutions for the Packaging and Mailing worlds for nearly six years.

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Chameleon’s Demo Center | Rochester, NY

Located in Rochester, NY, Chameleon produces a line of Folder Gluers that were born in the Packging world, but have brought fresh ideas to the world of Direct Mail production. Modular in design, with a small footprint in mind, Chameleon systems are ideal for Commercial Printers who are looking to capture traditional Presentation Folders, Gusseted Pocket Folders, CD Sleeves, 3-Panel and 5-Panel Direct Mail applications, Tipping/Affixing work, Promotional Products, and Folded Carton jobs.

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A Wide Assortment of Finished Chameleon Products

Chameleon Gluers are designed, engineered, manufactured, and assembled at their facilities in Rochester, NY. Owned by Joe Marrinan, Chameleon Finishing Solutions, shares warehouse space with their sister company, a manufacturing tool & die shop.

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Completed Upper Arm Drives | Chameleon Finishing Solutions

Here’s Joe, alongside Dan Brahm, President of Best Graphics, and our clients, “kickin’ the tires” on one of the four Chameleon Gluers that were on display, and in production, this week!

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Best Graphics Brings Clients to Chameleon’s Rochester, NY Facility

Have you outgrown your Kluge, or Moll, “Legacy Gluer?” Do you frequently pass on bids because your equipment can’t achieve the speeds and flexibility to run both Carton and Mailing jobs?   Sick and tired of re-doing make-readies after every machine jam? Frustrated by the limitations of where your “Legacy Gluer” can cross, and plow, fold? Have you ever wondered how in the hell they do those “Iron Crosses!?” Look no further, the Chameleon Line of economically prices Gluers is the innovative solution for you!

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Chameleon’s 31.5″ Working Width Model “800MXX”

Do you prefer hot melt, or cold, glue? Do you need a machine in 25″, 31.5″ or 36″ in working width? Do you prefer a machine with 7 feet of transport section, or 15 feet!? Are you in need of friction fed Feeders to Tip/Affix product, or do you need Pack Smart Feeders for uniquely shaped P.I.s requiring tighter registration?

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Friction Fed Straight Shooter | Chameleon Finishing Solutions

Could you use an extra Crossfold Plate, or would you prefer “Bump Turning” product 90 & 180 degrees? Would you like an inline Score/Perf module at the Pre-Feed, or do you want a heavy Compression Delivery for the extra tough substrates?

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Convertible Compression Delivery | Chameleon Finishing Solutions

No need to worry! Chameleon can provide you with all! Every system is unique! No two machines are assembled the same! Call it “Carte Blanche,” ’cause it’s supper time baby, and everything on the menu is available!   So, let’s recap. Does the idea of a Chameleon make sense? Of Course! Benefits we see as advantageous for our clients: 1)      Small Footprint – Space constraints are an issue for every shop 2)      Wider Scope of Machine Capabilities – Pocket Folders, Mailers, Bump Turns, Tipping/Affixing Cards, etc. 3)      Faster Speeds – Clients have run product in excess of 90k an hour (!) . . . 4)      Shorter Makereadies – The “Bridge & Beam” design allows for quick access to the Plows placed in infinitely adjustable positions 5)      Less Machine Downtime – Due to Chameleon’s Continuous Top Load Feeder (vs. a “Legacy” Gluer’s Pile Feeder)   So what are you waiting for? Give us a call and schedule your demo today? Can’t break away to see the machines in action? No problem! Send us samples, we’ll run them for you, and ship ’em back!   In the meantime, take a moment to review our Model 800MXX in greater detail via our www.BestGraphics.netweb listing:

   Chameleon 31.5″ Model 800MXX Folder/Gluer

Within the listing you’ll see video of the machine running. Interested in seeing more videos? We have a whole slew of them! Give us a call, we’ll be happy to send you more: (800) 236-7603. Ask for me, A.J. Brahm!   Enjoy the Super Bowl weekend, guys! And if you’re from the Midwest, like us, or the Upper Northeast, like our Chameleon partners, be sure to bundle up & stay warm!

 

– A.J. Brahm, Self-Appointed Chief Social Media Officer