March 13, 2019
Productivity has increased since Albert Paper Products installed a reconditioned paper cutter with Microcut® computer controls. The New Jersey paper and packaging supplier is known for fast turnaround times and handling a lot of material.
March 11, 2019
Colter & Peterson will be in Booth 542 at ICE, the International Converting Exhibit and trade show in Louisville. We’ll be talking about CHM Precision Sheeters, paper cutters and paper handling equipment. The show will be April 9th to 11th. Stop by.
February 28, 2019
When Slade Print bought a new PRISM® cutter from Colter & Peterson last year, they knew the heavy duty paper cutting machine was needed. What they didn’t know is how much it would affect their business—both increasing their offerings and giving them greater cutting efficiency.
February 21, 2019
Since swapping an ancient paper cutter for a larger, reconditioned 61-inch Polar model with Microcut® electronics, the digital print end of SBPI’s business has increased both productivity and capacity.
February 06, 2019
Attributing their success to exceptional quality supported by the latest technology, Hadley Printing has a conservative approach for making great decisions: they play to their strengths and know what works.
January 29, 2019
As a mid-size specialty converter of paperboard packaging and paper, being versatile is a prized commodity for Appleton, Wisconsin based Norka, Inc. When management began searching for a new sheeting machine to handle greater workloads as a result of increased business, they narrowed the field down to two contenders. After testing, they chose and installed a new CHM 1700 precision sheeter from Colter & Peterson last July.
January 24, 2019
Colter & Peterson’s new Dealermart—featuring discounted paper cutters and handling equipment—is their answer to eBay. Dealermart gives printer shops an opportunity to buy a machine inexpensively, with no frills or warranties.
January 03, 2019
When you’ve been in the printing business for 30 years, you learn a few things. Mark Olsiewski certainly has. When the numbers at Impressions in Ink started to slide a bit in 2017, he proactively made some changes like investing in new equipment, something he had done previously to grow the business. Six months after installing a new 37-inch SABER® X-15 paper cutter from Colter & Peterson, he’s looking forward to more success in 2019.
December 20, 2018
The fourth quarter in any football game is the most critical period, the one where decision making can win or lose the game. It’s the same for many printers such as Karr Graphics in New York City. Faced with a tough decision heading into their busiest time of the year, Larry Karr made a great call. He bought a new 36-inch PRISM® paper cutter with Microcut® from Colter & Peterson that has produced winning results since October.
December 13, 2018
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone and the holiday shopping season continues for the balance of the month. While eBay is a popular site to buy clothing or power tools, Colter & Peterson’s President and CEO reminds shoppers eBay is no place to buy a paper cutting system.
November 28, 2018
Higher education is all about learning and preparing for a better future. Operating them can be challenging, especially smaller public institutions since fiscal responsibility is almost always paramount. That was a major factor when the digital print shop at the College of Central Florida struck gold by installing a new PRISM® 73H paper cutter with Microcut® from Colter & Peterson six months ago.
November 15, 2018
For Colter & Peterson, PRINT 18 ran true to form. In recent years, the Chicago trade show has attracted less attendance than a decade ago but the percentage of buyers has improved. C&P found new homes for the two paper cutters that were demonstrated in the booth, and discussions continue with a multitude of leads that were generated at the September 30-October 2 event.
November 08, 2018
When a small graphic finishing shop challenges themselves to deliver big things to its customers, it requires a concentrated effort on everyone’s part. At The Fontana Groupin Southlake, Texas, three key components for owner Jim Bugg are productivity, flexibility and reliability.
October 23, 2018
When you provide hazard alerting and utility graphics products and services to energy, fleet and other top security facilities in the U.S. where safety is a top priority, it’s wise not to take any chances.
October 05, 2018
Colter & Peterson’s new website PaperCutters.com is user-friendly, better organized, offers more functionality, and can be easily accessed on mobile devices.
September 20, 2018
Colter & Peterson’s two most popular paper cutting brand lines are about to attract even more attention. The new SABER® and PRISM® machines will be prominently featured in the C&P booth (1607) at PRINT 18, to be held September 30-October 2 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
September 16, 2018
Farmer Signs understands the importance of finding a good thing and running with it. Once a small design and production firm of signage and POP materials for major oil companies, the Atlanta company was asked by an advertising agency in 1985 to develop a real estate sign for a local client.
September 10, 2018
Dallas Paper Company may be small in size but they are big on opportunity. When owner John Merigold decided the time was right to expand large and wide format sales, he turned to a trusted partner for a solution.
September 10, 2018
The holiday season has just begun for Bob Shevlin and the employees at Edaron, Inc. The addition of a new press is making the 2017 installation of a Colter & Peterson 54-inch SABER® paper cutter with a Microcut® electronics package even more effective in getting product out the door faster.
August 14, 2018
Printers attending PRINT 18 looking for highly productive and cost efficient finishing equipment need to look no further than the Colter & Peterson booth (1607). A pair of new and dynamic paper cutters and a new PRISM jogging unit to help improve the flow of finished work will be demonstrated during the September 30-October 2 show at McCormick Place in Chicago.
July 01, 2018
There are many reasons why E & T Plastics is one of top plastics distributors and components manufacturers in North America. Making the right call on equipment decisions to keep themselves unique to the industry and their customers is one of them.
June 21, 2018
Two and a half years ago, Tim Goff had bigger things planned for his small commercial print shop, Lake Printing & Design, just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina.
June 12, 2018
The crew at K&R Plastics (www.krplastic.com) know first-hand the difference a year makes. The plastics industry remains red-hot in terms of production and job creation, and the Austin, Texas company is right in the thick of it.
May 23, 2018
With a population of about 15,000 people, Traverse City, Michigan may not be very large but one of its companies has a big reputation that’s getting wider.
May 18, 2018
Good decisions make good businesses better. Management at Piedmont Graphics forecasted increased business for 2017, so they took a proactive position and installed a new 45-inch SABER® paper cutter from Colter & Peterson 15 months ago.
May 10, 2018
Working is a small and successful print shop often requires employees to know most if not all of the equipment, rolling up their sleeves and doing whatever it takes to get the job done. The crew at Bourne Brothers in Hattiesburg, MS know the drill.
May 10, 2018
Scott Ruple knew productivity would increase at Bourne Brothers once installation of a new 36-inch PRISM® paper cutter with Microcut® from Colter & Peterson was completed.
April 24, 2018
When Designers’Press became a division of Sandy Alexander last October, plans called for expanding the longtime operation. Six months later, the commercial printer is increasing its share of digital and wide format work.
April 17, 2018
Earlier this month, the employees of Team Concept Printing in Carol Stream, IL had good reason to celebrate. Located 30 miles west of Chicago, the shop’s owners marked its 20th anniversary by hosting a company party at the nearby Arcada Theater’s speakeasy. The last year has been particularly rewarding for TCP, hiring more employees and adding equipment to keep up with an increase in business.