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Baumfolder at PRINT 2017

Baumfolder at PRINT 2017

Baumfolder Show PictureCome visit Baumfolder at Print 2017 booth #1568. Baumfolder’s booth will provide a customer meeting place to speak with equipment specialist, to help answer any questions you may have.

Get all the information and help needed to select the best Baumfolder Solution for your application. While you are at the show be sure to check out Baum’s folding, feeding and stacking equipment:

  • Baum 714XLT Table Top Paper Folder
  • Baum 20 Floor Model Paper Folder
  • Baum 20 IPF Independent Deep Pile Feeder
  • Baum 20 RCS Receding Delivery Stacker

Baumfolder continues to provide the best post press equipment in the world. Baumfolder will also be providing information on their latest solutions in the order fulfillment and E-commerce industry.

About Baumfolder

Baumfolder Corporation is a leading producer of equipment for post-press bindery, finishing equipment, mailing equipment products and contract assembly. Almost a century of experience keeps us at the forefront of our industry. Our many years in business and having shipped over 100,000 systems give Baumfolder unprecedented insight into achieving customer satisfaction.

Product portfolio includes tabletop folders, floor model folders, perf/score/slitting equipment, deliveries/stackers/transports, independent feeders, loaders, stitchers, presses, cutters, and drills. Click here for additional finishing solutions from Baumfolder >>>


Mid-State Litho
5459 Fenton Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
midstatelitho.net

The New Heavy Duty Punch by Akiles

The New Heavy Duty Punch by AkilesHeavy Duty Punch by Akiles – Versamac+

The Versamac+ is a heavy duty punch with auto ejector and stacker from Akiles. Punches 875 pages per minute with 90 punch cycles per minute. Featuring 14 interchangeable die sets – this heavy duty punch will be on display at the GOA 2014.

Additional information has yet to be released but you can be the first to demo this equipment in Booth 831 starting today, February 27th – March 1, 2014 at the Graphics of the Americas Expo.

Technical specs and more information coming soon for the Versamac+.

Mid-State Litho, Inc.
5459 Fenton Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
www.midstatelitho.net

 

 

 

Not every print project requires heavy-duty equipment.

Office & Entry Level EquipmentNot every print project requires heavy-duty equipment. For this reason, MSL offers a variety of tabletop printing equipment along with other office and tabletop equipment. If you are looking for quality tabletop and office equipment including printers, copiers and shredders, MSL gives you the best options. Contact us today at 1-800-343-4231 or visit us online at www.midstatelitho.net


MBM Simplimatic Tabletop Folder

Simplimatic manual tabletop folder is compact in size with a feed table that folds in for storage. Dial selector for easy setting of standard or custom folds. Automatic feed of single sheets or manual feed of up to 3 stapled sheets (up to 20 lb. bond). No separator to set for variations in paper thickness. Fully enclosed fold plates for quiet operation. Low-maintenance snap-out roller cartridge and anti-static strip for high static environments and carbonless paper. Speed 8,400 sheets/hr*. Paper size of 5 3/4″ x 6″ to 8 1/2″ x 14″. Paper weight 16-60 lbs, sheet capacity of 150*.


MBM Bookletmaker Jr

The Bookletmaker Jr. is semi-automatic and entry-level bookletmaker. The space-saving, compact design that is easy to set up and operate. Makes booklets up to 40 pages*. Featuring automatic paper centering, dual staple heads, and fold rollers. All-metal construction is durable for long-lasting use. UL and C UL approved. Speed – 250 sets/hr.**, sheet capacity – 10*, paper size – 8 1/2″ x 11″ to 11″ x 17″, power supply – 115 V, 60 Hz.


VersaMac Modular Punch

With more power and more versatility than any other binding punch in its class, the Akiles® VersaMac is one of the most productive punches on the market today. With a maximum punching capacity of up to 55 sheets at a time, easy-to-use interchangeable die feature, and efficient modular design, Akiles® VersaMac is compatible with commercial volume workloads in all binding styles. Count on VersaMac’s rugged construction to get your job done on-time, especially in critical moments when you can’t afford downtime. VersaMac’s modular design and interchangeable die feature means you can expand on your VersaMac’s functionality any time by purchasing more accessories and binding modules.


For additional information or to schedule a demo, please visit us online at www.midstatelitho.net

Mid-State Litho, Inc.
5459 Fenton Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
Toll Free: 1-800-343-4231

Table-Top Perfect Binder BQ-P60

machine-overview2Superior binding strength and compact desktop design make this the ultimate office binder! The BQ-P60 gives you high quality binding and professional looking documents.

Features of the BQ-P60

  • Easy Operation: The display Indicator lambs on the operating panel guide you through the simple operating steps
  • High Productivity: 180 books/hour
  • Professional Binding Quality: A cover is glued to the book spine then clamped to create an attractive finished appearance
  • Flexible Binding Styles: Choose from three different binding styles
  • Comfortable Operation: An integrated smoke extractor and filter system is a standard feature to clean the air and remove any glue odors from office environments
  • Eco-Friendly: Low temperature glue and eco-mode, reduces power consumptions

Simple and easy to use, the BQ-P60 allows you to finish fast with push-button operation. (1) Choose the binding style and insert the book block. (2) Press the start button. (3) Insert a cover, then press the start button. (4) The book is finished!

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Three different binding styles are supported:

  • Binding with cover: a cover and a book block are bound with hot-melt glue
  • Binding with tape: simple book bound with cloth tape
  • Pad binding: simple binding used for making memo-pads

For additional product information, please visit us online at www.midstatelitho.net or contact us at 1-800-343-4231

Mid-State Litho, Inc.
5459 Fenton Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
www.midstatelitho.net

Bookletmakers and Document Finishing Systems


Speed and Versatility are the Hallmarks of MBM Bookletmakers and Document Finishing Systems.

Sprint 3000 Bookletmaker

Sprint 3000

Sprint bookletmakers have long been regarded as tops in the industry. Paired with an optional trimmer, either model may be combined with a variety of collators for a complete document finishing system. Both feature easy set-up and adjustment, variable speed, and powered exit conveyors.

The StitchFold bookletmaker utilizes a patented, wire-fed stitching system that eliminates the need for pre-formed staples. This low maintenance machine jogs, stitches, and folds up to 65,000 booklets before the spools need replacing. An optional trimmer can be combined with the StitchFold for the ultimate finishing system. The Bookletmaker Jr. and Autobook are excellent choices for organizations looking for a dependable, cost-effective model.


Entry Level Bookletmakers – Bookletmaker Jr.

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Bookletmaker Jr.

The MBM Bookletmaker Jr. is an entry-level bookletmaker featuring a space-saving compact design. This booklet making machine is easy to set up and operate and makes booklets up to 40 pages*. The Bookletmaker Jr. also features automatic paper centering, dual staple heads and fold rollers, and all-metal construction.


Entry Level Bookletmakers – Autobook

autobook

Autobook

Turn normal printed material into personalized booklets for any organization, school, and office with the Autobook. Easy-to-use with push button controls and a 4-digit counter and automatic timer makes booklet-making a breeze.

Choose automatic or manual operation modes and make booklets up to 60 pages*. Also, features automatic paper centering, dual staple heads with 5 positions, interlocking cover for safe operation, 100 staple capacity, and all metal construction.


Mid-State Litho, Inc.
5459 Fenton Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
www.midstatelitho.net

Bookletmakers and Document Finishing Systems

Bookletmakers and Document Finishing SystemsSpeed and Versatility are the Hallmarks of MBM Bookletmakers and Document Finishing Systems.

Sprint 3000 Bookletmaker

Sprint 3000

Sprint bookletmakers have long been regarded as tops in the industry. Paired with an optional trimmer, either model may be combined with a variety of collators for a complete document finishing system. Both feature easy set-up and adjustment, variable speed, and powered exit conveyors.

The StitchFold bookletmaker utilizes a patented, wire-fed stitching system that eliminates the need for pre-formed staples. This low maintenance machine jogs, stitches, and folds up to 65,000 booklets before the spools need replacing. An optional trimmer can be combined with the StitchFold for the ultimate finishing system. The Bookletmaker Jr. and Autobook are excellent choices for organizations looking for a dependable, cost-effective model.


Entry Level Bookletmakers – Bookletmaker Jr.

bookletmakerjr

Bookletmaker Jr.

The MBM Bookletmaker Jr.  is an entry-level bookletmaker featuring a space-saving compact design. This booklet making machine is easy to set up and operate and makes booklets up to 40 pages*. The Bookletmaker Jr. also features automatic paper centering, dual staple heads and fold rollers, and all-metal construction.


Entry Level Bookletmakers – Autobook

autobook

Autobook

Turn normal printed material into personalized booklets for any organization, school, and office with the Autobook. Easy-to-use with push button controls and a 4-digit counter and automatic timer makes booklet-making a breeze.

Choose automatic or manual operation modes and make booklets  up to 60 pages*. Also, features automatic paper centering, dual staple heads with 5 positions, interlocking cover for safe operation, 100 staple capacity, and all metal construction.


Mid-State Litho, Inc.
5459 Fenton Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
www.midstatelitho.net

The NEW Alpha Coil-E by Akiles

The NEW AlphaCoil-E by Akiles

The Akiles AlphaCoil-E is an all-in-one electric binding machine which allows you to produce professionally bound books with speed and ease. It has all the features you need for coil binding, in one convenient package.

Looking for more than just 1 type of binding? Can’t decide? Contact MSL today at 1-800-343-4231 or visit us online at www.midstatelitho.net 

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Featuring: 

All Electric Operation: Powerful punch motor and full size coil inserting roller will greatly improve your binding efficiency, while saving time and money.

Includes Foot Pedal Switch: Allows the free use of both hands, granting the operator complete control of punching and inserting, greatly reducing errors and mis-alignments. A manual push button for punching is also available.

Fully Disengageable Pins: Each punching pin can be individually pulled and disengaged, for a clean and professional punch for multiple paper sizes.

Free Crimper and Crimper Holder: Each machine includes a premium coil crimper and built-in crimper holder for easy access and storage.

For additional product information, contact MSL at 1-800-343-4231 or visit us online at www.midstatelitho.net

Mid-State Litho, Inc.
5459 Fenton Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
Toll Free: 1-800-343-4231

 

 

 

Office & Entry Level Equipment

Office & Entry Level EquipmentNot every print project requires heavy-duty equipment. For this reason, MSL offers a variety of tabletop printing equipment along with other office and tabletop equipment. If you are looking for quality tabletop and office equipment including printers, copiers and shredders, MSL gives you the best options. Contact us today at 1-800-343-4231 or visit us online at www.midstatelitho.net


MBM Simplimatic Tabletop Folder

Simplimatic manual tabletop folder is compact in size with a feed table that folds in for storage. Dial selector for easy setting of standard or custom folds. Automatic feed of single sheets or manual feed of up to 3 stapled sheets (up to 20 lb. bond). No separator to set for variations in paper thickness. Fully enclosed fold plates for quiet operation. Low-maintenance snap-out roller cartridge and anti-static strip for high static environments and carbonless paper. Speed 8,400 sheets/hr*. Paper size of 5 3/4″ x 6″ to 8 1/2″ x 14″. Paper weight 16-60 lbs, sheet capacity of 150*.


MBM Bookletmaker Jr

The Bookletmaker Jr. is semi-automatic and  entry-level bookletmaker. The space-saving, compact design that is easy to set up and operate. Makes booklets up to 40 pages*. Featuring automatic paper centering, dual staple heads, and fold rollers. All-metal construction is durable for long-lasting use. UL and C UL approved. Speed – 250 sets/hr.**, sheet capacity – 10*, paper size – 8 1/2″ x 11″ to 11″ x 17″, power supply – 115 V, 60 Hz.


VersaMac Modular Punch

With more power and more versatility than any other binding punch in its class, the Akiles® VersaMac is one of the most productive punches on the market today. With a maximum punching capacity of up to 55 sheets at a time, easy-to-use interchangeable die feature, and efficient modular design, Akiles® VersaMac is compatible with commercial volume workloads in all binding styles. Count on VersaMac’s rugged construction to get your job done on-time, especially in critical moments when you can’t afford downtime. VersaMac’s modular design and interchangeable die feature means you can expand on your VersaMac’s functionality any time by purchasing more accessories and binding modules.


For additional information or to schedule a demo, please visit us online at www.midstatelitho.net

Mid-State Litho, Inc.
5459 Fenton Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
Toll Free: 1-800-343-4231

Akiles Versatile Modular Punch

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Akiles Versatile Modular Punch

FlexiPunch – E

FlexiPunch_EFlexiPunch-E is a versatile modular punching machine with an affordable price that gives you the binding options you need in everyday work. You can do a coil binding job, and minutes later squeeze in a wire or comb binding project using the same primary punch. The high-quality precision die sets available with this machine will last for years of production. One die of your choice is provided with the unit.


Suggested Supplemental Modules

flexicoil_comboWe offer a variety of supplemental modules to the FlexiPunch-E, that will help you complete your binding jobs faster and easier.

Shown at right on top of the FlexiPunch-E is our Finish@Coil E1 Coil Inserter/Crimper Module. This combination is the world’s first to allow an operator to punch the sheets, insert & crimp coils (sizes 6mm-50mm) all by electrical power! The Finish@Coil E1 footprint fits right on top of the FlexiPunch-E to save space. It can also be placed next to the FlexiPunch-E so 2 operators can work the job simultaneously.

Similar modules are available for wire binding (WBM532) and comb binding (CBM650) as well. If you are looking for more than just 1-type of binding and can’t decide, contact MSL at 1-800-343-4231 or at sales@midstatelitho.net. Visit us online – www.midstatelitho.net 

Mid-State Litho, Inc.
5459 Fenton Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
Toll Free: 1-800-343-4231
www.midstatelitho.net

The NEW AlphaCoil-E by Akiles

The NEW AlphaCoil-E by Akiles

The NEW AlphaCoil-E by Akiles

The NEW AlphaCoil-E by Akiles is an all-in-one electric binding machine which allows you to produce professionally bound books with speed and ease. It has all the features you need for coil binding, in one convenient package. Click here to view product page.

Featuring: 

All Electric Operation: Powerful punch motor and full size coil inserting roller will greatly improve your binding efficiency, while saving time and money.

Includes Foot Pedal Switch: Allows the free use of both hands, granting the operator complete control of punching and inserting, greatly reducing errors and misalignments. A manual push button for punching is also available.

Fully Disengageable Pins: Each punching pin can be individually pulled and disengaged, for a clean and professional punch for multiple paper sizes.

Free Crimper and Crimper Holder: Each machine includes a premium coil crimper and built-in crimper holder for easy access and storage.

Depth Margin Control: Adjusts to the correct punch margin depth for each coil size.

Side Margin Control: Adjusts for an evenly centered punch for multiple document sizes.

Anti-Dust Cover: Keeps the inside of the machine dust free when not in use.

For additional product information, contact MSL at 1-800-343-4231 or visit us online at www.midstatelitho.net

Mid-State Litho, Inc.
5459 Fenton Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
Toll Free: 1-800-343-4231
www.midstatelitho.net