Category Archives: New Equipment

Crystal Clear Scratch Free Lamination

Crystal Clear Scratch-Free LaminationIntroducing the all new ALM3222 Automatic Laminator
Crystal Clear Scratch Free Lamination

The next generation in fully automatic laminating of digital prints, the all new ALM3222 offers many upgrades from the original ALM3220:

  • Heated rollers for crystal clear scratch-free laminations
  • Micro-adjustable side trimmers for precise flush cutting or exact border encapsulation
  • Handles up to 13″ wide sheets (12.6″ of film coverage)
  • Built in long mode operation for banner length prints
  • 25% increase in speed over the ALM3220

What remains the same is the easy “green button” operation that provides virtually labor free laminated and trimmed sheets. Excellent adhesion to even the most difficult digital prints with the same ASAP adhesive films pioneered on the ALM3220.

See what the ALM3222 can do for you!

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

Die-cut, Kiss-cut, Crease, Slit, Perforate, Hole Punch and Round Corners

Meeting the Growing Demand for Short-Run Product

NEW Rotary Die-Cut System for Digital & Offset Print! Horizon RD-4055 Die-Cut System

New Horizon RD-4055 can die-cut, kiss-cut, crease, slit, perforate, hole punch, and round corner with various substrates.

Standard is pleased to announce the New Horizon RD-4055 Rotary Die Cutter. It is designed to meet the growing demand for short-run die-cut product, with the ability to die-cut, crease, perforate, slit hole punch, and round corner in one process for digital and offset printed sheets. This system features easy change-over and simple operation. Both setup and control can be done through an intuitive touchscreen that displays easy-to-understand graphical illustrations. Vacuum belt feeding enables superior feeding. And, an ultrasonic sensor is used for double-feed detection on a wide range of substrates.

Die-cutting and Kiss-cutting can also be performed at the same time, which makes the RD-4055 ideal for producing stickers and labels.

Feeds, die-cuts, and separates in one pass at speeds up to 6,000 cycles/hour.

Creasing can be achieved to avoid image cracking making it suitable for boxes, pocket folders, and greeting cards which require an additional folding process after die-cutting. Lastly, a “Repeat Register” function allows multiple-up applications from a single-up die to minimize costs. Even run up to five repeats in a single pass! Now that’s a die cutter!

The New RD-4055 offers flexibility across a wide range of products including labels, pop-up mailers, packaging, folders, stickers and more! VIEW MORE

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

Crease, Perforate, Slit, and Gutter Cut in One Process

Introducing The Standard Horizon CRA-36 Auto-Creaser

Crease, Perforate, Slit, and Gutter Cut in One ProcessThe NEW Standard Horizon CRA-36 AutoCreaser processes high quality creasing with an automated feeding function.

Perforation can be performed by simple unit replacement. Rotary perforation, edge trim and gutter cut also possible in one pass as option. Designed for digital and offset printed sheets, the CRA-36 eliminates cracking common with digital print, cross grain and UV coating.

Features/Benefits Include:

  • Reduces costly labor steps and increases productivity for short run application
  • Quick and easy automatic setup via touchscreen without skilled labor
  • Job memory storage for common formats and repeat applications
  • Up and down creasing in one pass
  • Maximum of 10 matrix creases in one pass
  • Maximum of 10 cross perforations in one pass
  • Rotary blade perforation in feed direction (optional)
  • Rotary blade slitting, edge trim and gutter cutting (optional)
  • Perforate, crease, slit and gutter cut in one process


Applications include greeting/note cards, menus, tri-fold brochures, book covers and dust jackets, coupons, tickets and more!

The NEW Standard Horizon CRA-36 will be available soon! Visit us online for additional information at

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

Introducing the NEW SD710 Digital Duplicator

Introducing the NEW SD710 Digital Duplicator Standard Horizon has announced the NEW Standard SD710 Digital Duplicator, which replaces the SD700. The SD710 is energy-efficient without compromising print quality or productivity. It consumes less energy than conventional high-speed printing systems to make a bigger impact on your workflow and a smaller impact on the environment. The SD710 is a versatile, high-speed digital duplicator that produces up to 135 press-like quality images per minute with incredible reliability. It can handle the most demanding tasks faster, more efficiently, and more economically.

SD710 Features:

  • Produces impressive 600×600 resolution
  • Paper sizes up to 11″ x 17″
  • Easy-to-use touch screen for exceptional control of primary operating functions uses large LED-backlit keys
  • Fast drying ink delivers crisp, clean edges
  • Regulates the amount of ink consumption for exceptional halftones and precise matching with the original image
  • You can perform everyday office tasks and extended production runs with speed, convenience, and reliability
  • Connects with most stand-alone computers or networks and even prints directly from a Mac with optional Adobe PostScript 3
  • Reduced energy consumption – heat not required for printing process
  • Energy-saving mode curbs consumption even more (up to 88% – compared to standby mode)
  • Handles multiple ink colors and has a wide variety of feed capabilities
  • Automatic shut-off mode

The Standard Horizon SD710, with press-like quality and unparalleled ease of use, adds a new dimension to digital duplicator printing. Combining the latest innovations in ink and master technology, the SD710 has a printing speed of up to 135 sheets per minute. For additional information, CLICK HERE or visit us online at

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

New Equipment at MSL

Automatic Industrial Laminating Machine

gulliver-front-editedThe Foliant Gulliver C 520A is a fully automatic industrial laminating machine with feeder, laminator and separator. Equipped with a pneumatic system of laminating rollers pressure with an easy thrust control, a small compressor is integrated inside the machine frame. The machine has been designed with an operating width of 20.4″ (520 mm) and it represents an ideal choice for professional single side lamination in small and medium sized printing shops.


  • Film Supply Roll Shaft  – Having an extra Film Supply Roll Shaft allows for quicker film replacement
  • Jogger 520** – An adjustable vibrating reception unit for the laminated sheets stocking. Its capacity is limited up to a 10 cm pile of sheets.
  • RU 520 Reception unit** – It is a simple adjustable reception unit for stocking the laminated sheets.
  • Twin Decurl Bar*** – Decurl roller is an additional roller placed on a decurl bar for digital printed sheets decurling. It helpsprevent scratches on sheets printed on both sides with digital printed toners.

Looking for a laminating system but having a hard time deciding. Talk to an expert and schedule your demo today!


A Digital Press for Spectacular Short-Run, On-Demand Print Jobs

oki-msl-floorThe OKI proColor™pro900DP is a color–matching digital printer from OKI Data–with a twist: it’s also a short–run production press that handles tabloid–extra (12″ x 18″) sheets, a wide range of specialty and custom media, and many types of envelopes, like a dream.

The printer delivers consistent professional–quality color through OKI’s HD Color printing technology, automatically calibrating colors, making color corrections on the fly, and supporting PANTONE®, SWOP®, Japan Color,

Features at a glance:

  • High-capacity HD color production printing
  • Embedded EFI color technology for consistency and accuracy
  • Media flexibility and cost-efficiency

Your customers frequently ask you to print short-run quantities with variable data on a wide range of formats – including envelopes – in specific colors. You need a reliable asset on the shop floor to handle that.


Print Full Color Digital at the Same Cost as Thermal Transfer

cdt1600c-mslEliminate label inventories with digital print. With the CDT 1600 C, print on demand has never been easier. Using digital print allows you to eliminate pre-printed label inventories and reduce costs. In one step, add color to your tags and labels, integrate variable data, and print what you need, when you need it. Use the CDT 1600 C for high volume, full color industrial solutions.Designed for secondary and logistics labeling, as well as private labeling and branding, the CDT 1600 C is the fastest digital color tag and label printer in its class. Powered by Memjet technology, the CDT 1600 C prints at 12 inches per second, with print quality up to 1600 x 1600 dpi.

Features at a glance:
  • Print labels and tags on demand and eliminate pre-printed label inventory
  • Reduce supply chain errors by using color to increase picking accuracy
  • Add more control over your labeling operations by moving your production in house
  • Tap into new branding opportunities by printing your shipping label in color to build brand awareness
  • Increase your profitability by offering private labeling
  • Increase effectiveness of retail shelf tags through the use of color labels

Start adding value by printing labels in full color. Think color labels are expensive? Print full digital color at the same cost as thermal transfer. Schedule your demo today!