• Access Direct Reports Impressive Statistics on Standard Hunkeler/Horizon Direct Mail Lines

    January 24, 2018

    Nearly six hundred million linear feet processed on Standard roll-fed solutions Access Direct, a Farmingdale, NY-based direct mail and marketing service company, recently reported throughput on their five Standard Hunkeler/Horizon Roll-to-Fold solutions and the numbers are astonishing. The company processed 595,703,212 linear feet on these systems in 2017 alone, enough paper to circumnavigate the globe 4.5 times! These production numbers are even more remarkable when you consider that the company started their digital operation only four years ago. In 2013, Access Direct began their transi

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  • LandmarkPrint Expands Offerings with the Standard Horizon StitchLiner Mark III

    December 19, 2017

    LandmarkPrint of Stamford, CT recently acquired the Standard Horizon StitchLiner Mark III as the focus of a new dedicated finishing area in their bindery. With this addition, LandmarkPrint became the first Standard customer in North America to install the new StitchLiner Mark III, the latest evolution in Horizon’s line of saddlestitching solutions. Looking to expand their offerings and keep pace with increasingly fast turnaround times, LandmarkPrint valued the Mark III for its speed, automation, and support for a wider range of booklet sizes. They used their Mark III, which can run at spe

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  • Imprimerie Bourg Royal Installs Standard Horizon Creaser/Folder, Bookletmaking System

    November 15, 2017

    Imprimerie Bourg Royal, a full-service printing company located in Quebec City, Quebec, recently installed two Standard/Horizon finishing solutions – a creaser/folder and an inline bookletmaking system – from KBR Graphics Canada, the exclusive Canadian distributor for Standard/Horizon Finishing Systems. The three generations of the Paquet family that still to this day all work together at Imprimerie Bourg Royal invested in a Standard/Horizon CRF-362. The Creaser/Folder will handle the shop’s unique commercial requirements of creasing and folding digital colour output across a wide ran

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  • Standard at PRINT 17

    August 7, 2017

    Standard Highlights Premieres and Production at PRINT 17 September 10-14, Chicago, Illinois   ANDOVER, MA - Situated front and center on the show floor, Standard’s booth at PRINT 17 is home to an all-inclusive showcase of feeding and finishing solutions. Booth 1231 is one of the largest at the show, and is packed with equipment set up for live demonstrations in die-cutting, perfect binding and trimming, slitting and creasing, folding, saddlestitching, inspection systems, and roll-fed print solutions. An array of exciting new equipment is on display, including the new Horizon BQ-480 Per

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  • Standard Expands Field Sales Team

    May 16, 2017

    Andover, Massachusetts – Standard Finishing Systems, a leading supplier of post press and paper handling solutions, has added two industry veterans to their field sales team.  The Standard sales team provides comprehensive coast-to-coast coverage and support to Standard’s North American customer base, and partner and dealer network. Dennis Marking, Territory Sales Manager, Southwestern Region.  Dennis has 18 years of experience in operating a trade bindery business, as well as 8 years selling folding and direct mail solutions. “Dennis knows all facets of the finishing process,” sa

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  • Ohio State University Adds Horizon StitchLiner

    March 6, 2017

    Starting at Ohio State University in 1997, and moving up to the position of plant manager at UniPrint was a welcome opportunity for Jim Strapp. Today, Strapp works with 38 employees along with 15 stu­dent helpers, to turn out printed materials for the Columbus, Ohio-based university — which has had a print shop since 1914. The in-plant’s annual operating budget is $6.6 million for print production plus $6.8 million for the university’s copier/printer program. In the past two years, UniPrint has made several major equipment invest­ments to create more effi­ciency throughout the in-p

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  • Hunkeler Innovationdays 2017

    February 27, 2017

    Innovationdays Video ANDOVER, MA – From February 20-23, Hunkeler held Innovationdays for the 12th time in Lucerne, Switzerland at the Messe Lucerne exhibition facility. The premier industry event in high performance digital printing, Innovationdays featured groundbreaking innovations, exciting world debuts, and a full range of practical solutions. As always, the show saw top subject matter experts from more than 90 industry leaders converge on Lucerne in a showcase of the latest products and cutting-edge technologies. Innovationdays strives to bring clarity to current trends and the newe

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  • Standard at Graph Expo 2016

    September 13, 2016

    ANDOVER, MA- Standard Finishing Systems will once again occupy one of the largest spaces on the show floor, presenting an all-inclusive showcase of feeding and finishing solutions in partnership with Horizon International of Japan and Hunkeler AG of Switzerland. Standard’s focus is on workflow from creation to finishing, and how in-line, near-line, and multi-function systems can maximize productivity with fewer steps and more output possibilities. Booth 1548 will host live demonstrations in die-cutting, perfect binding and trimming, slitting and creasing, folding, saddlestitching, inspection

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