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Saddle Stitcher - Digital Print Variable Page

Best Graphics Group is in exclusive partnership with IBIS Integrated Bindery Systems for dedicated sales, service, and parts support in North America. Since 2002 IBIS has been manufacturing, supporting and implementing In-line, Near-line, and Off-
line systems for production of Saddle Stitched or patented saddle-glued booklets containing fixed or variable page count. With nearly 200 total machine installs, IBIS is now the worldwide leader in variable page, digital print finishing solutions.

Smart-binders can produce fully-variable and personalized booklets at speeds up to 7,000 booklets per hour (or 14,000 per hour 2-up). The IBIS product range includes Smart-binder models SB-1 to SB-5 for saddle stitching, saddle cold-gluing, or hot glue perfect binding for all standard document formats and an extended SB-XW series for over-sized booklets.

Smart-binders can produce fully-variable and personalized booklets at speeds up to 7,000 booklets per hour (or 14,000 per hour 2-up). The IBIS product range includes Smart-binder models SB-1 to SB-5 for saddle stitching, saddle cold-gluing, or hot glue perfect binding for all standard document formats and an extended SB-XW series for over-sized booklets.

  • • The ability to vary page-count between 4 and 200 pages automatically under bar-code or 2D code control for personalized booklet production
  • • Options to run in-line with a continuous web digital printer, near-line from a roll unwinder or cutter, and/or off-line from a high pile sheet feeder
  • • Option for “perfect bound” books up to 2” thick, bound with hot-melt or PUR glue or a unique combination of cold and hot glue
  • • Individual sheet tracking, with a continuous log file that stores production data of each booklet
  • • Integrity control system is “bullet-proof” and has been vetted in every application, including HIPAA-compliant applications.

Production of Booklets up to 10mm (0.39 inches) thick either wire-stitching, or IBIS’s unique and patented ISG (individual sheet gluing) cold-glue binding.  Automatic cover insertion with optional “cover matching” system for 100% match guarantee.  Optional SB-097 Feeder allows feed from an upstream web cutter in addition to off-line feed from a sheet pile.

Our reseller and support partners include:

HP, SCREEN, Hunkeler, RICOH, Kodak, Canon, Xerox, Xeikon, Tecnau

Call us toll-free at 1-800-236-7603, send a fax to 262-522-3280, or email us for price quotes, recommendations, product comparisons or detailed information on Best Graphics products.