DPI cuts 'major' finishing bottleneck with HT30 spend

By Adam Hooker, Friday 03 June 2011

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Digital Printed Image (DPI) has cut a "major" bottleneck in its bindery after installing a Horizon HT30 robotic trimmer.


The machine will run alongside a BQ270 perfect binder and will enable the department to keep up with its extensive press division.

Five-staff DPI runs three Xerox 4127 presses and a Xerox 700, which it installed in June last year.

Managing director Robert Jupp said: "We were seeing a major bottleneck with four digital presses churning out manuals for the BQ270 to perfect bind because we had to three-knife trim them on a guillotine.

"It was causing us a delay, but the HT30 has already turned out a full day's book trimming in just a couple of hours."

The Dorset-based company, which has a turnover of around £300,000, has been upping its colour work in recent years. It handles a wide range of commercial work.

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