April 19, 2017
Consumers today are driving the marketplace in more ways than one. They latch onto and drive sales for a product that is marketed and promoted a specific way, such as an interesting or unique P-O-P display. Others take notice and it becomes a trend, which then kicks in the vicious cycle of trying to continuously one-up the competition.
March 22, 2017
Many people in North Carolina are excited with the University of North Carolina being a #1 seed in the NCAA basketball tournament and this week’s Sweet 16 round, but the real triple threat is Piedmont Graphics in Greensboro.
March 14, 2017
There was some concern over a new venue for last month’s Graphics of the Americas, but for Microcut/Colter & Peterson that was put to rest on the first day of the show. Moving up the coast from Miami to Ft. Lauderdale did not put a damper on booth traffic or sales for the three day event, which was held February 16-18 at the Broward Convention Center.
March 07, 2017
Ray Andrejcik goes to school every day. As Office Services coordinator at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, NJ, he manages the day-to-day operations of the print shop and mailroom. With only two co-workers, his team produces 1.5 million pieces of work annually, including the campus in downtown Trenton.
February 28, 2017
Look around Philadelphia and areas throughout New Jersey and chances are good you’ll find BC&B Graphics’ work. The Pennsauken, NJ full service printer is the go-to source for high profile customers, and they also perform on the national stage for prominent casino clients. Playing at that level requires the best, which is why they went all-in for a second time with another reconditioned 45” PRISM® paper cutter from Colter & Peterson.
February 27, 2017
With shrinking budgets more commonplace these days for taxing bodies of government, state agencies are not immune to shortfalls or equipment snafus. Mike Pobega, Deputy Director and Production Manager of the New York City Human Resources Administration’s print shop, knows this too well.
February 09, 2017
When Microcut/Colter & Peterson exhibits at the February 16-18 Graphics of the Americas Show in Florida, it will display the impressive new Microcut® PLUS Cutter Control System.
January 31, 2017
Beginning its 85th year in business, Colter & Peterson has a new home address for its corporate office. C&P just completed the final stages of moving 10 miles west, from Paterson to West Caldwell, NJ, with the new location being more than 50 percent larger and offering more amenities for both customers and employees.
January 16, 2017
Family owned and operated Philipp Litho of Grafton, Wisconsin has relied on a skilled workforce, sound management principles and high quality equipment since 1913. A heavyweight supplier in the corrugated industry, a recent equipment purchase is typical of their track record.
December 20, 2016
For the last 22 years, the management team at Paradigm Printing in Dalton, Georgia has built its success on outstanding work. Balancing new equipment purchases featuring cutting-edge technology with a talented and highly experienced staff has led to impressive results.
November 29, 2016
When a sports team finds a lineup that produces wins, it tends to stick with what works. The same holds true for market-leading companies.
August 18, 2016
Small companies serve as the backbone of U.S. business, so count Valley Die Cutting among them. The New Jersey company started in a garage over 50 years ago, is experiencing a growth phase that led owner John Dwyer to make some critical decisions.
May 23, 2016
Register Print Group, a large format sheetfed operation in Clifton, New Jersey, has never been shy at finding high-quality equipment to provide customers with the best printed solution. With an eye on the newest technology to boost overall quality and productivity, RPG has placed an order for a new CHM dual rotary knife precision sheeter from Colter & Peterson.
May 05, 2016
Specialty print provider TR Enterprises recently encountered a sticky equipment situation, but owner Kelly Robinson knew how to resolve it. Her company affixes oversized labels to the large corrugated boxes used to package Sony and Vizio television sets sold at Costco stores in southern California.
March 30, 2016
Colter & Peterson/Microcut announced today the availability of C&P’s ancillary print finishing equipment has been integrated and certified by HP Indigo as compatible with HP Indigo Direct-to-Finish finishing automation.
March 09, 2016
In less than 12 years, Avanzado has grown to become one of the largest minority-owned digital print and communication solution providers in the Midwest. They did so by developing and expanding a next generation Automated Marketing Platform (AMP) with print sales to service a Who’s Who corporate client roster.
February 22, 2016
Paper Cutters Inc. owner and President Randy Mathena, has lived by the motto “The Greatest Ability is Dependability”. His company, a custom converter of paper and paperboard products in Greenville, South Carolina, has found success with those words for 35 years.
January 21, 2016
The rigid structure of the U.S. Air Force helped lead Dan Wallace down the path of success. It provided a solid foundation that after gaining valuable experience in the printing business, he started Wallace Printing from his garage in Newton, North Carolina in 1989. Faced with a need to replace a 30-year-old paper cutter, Dan did his homework and found the answer. In early December, a new 36” Prism® paper cutter with Microcut® from Colter & Peterson was installed. He couldn’t be happier with the early results.
November 20, 2015
A few months shy of their 50th anniversary, Allstate Paper Box Company continues to perform above and beyond its clients’ expectations. The Newark, New Jersey based supplier of custom made set-up boxes and packaging understands the importance of servicing its global customer base.
October 26, 2015
For nearly 20 years, Newman Paperboard in Philadelphia has taken advantage of cutting edge technology that makes counting sheets more accurate than ever – an especially critical issue with a North American customer base that reads like a Who’s Who list.
October 09, 2015
Catamount Color has excelled in web offset printing for over 40 years but is one of the best-kept secrets in the northeastern U.S. Formerly known as The Offset House, the Essex, Vermont printing operation is “trying to compete with the big guys,” according to owner John McGrath.
September 10, 2015
Colter & Peterson (booth 3625) will demonstrate the Function Control P7 optical sheet counter at Graph Expo in Chicago, which opens this Sunday and runs through September 16. Featuring the latest technology, the P7 makes it possible for offset printers to accurately count a complete stack of paper without ever touching it.
July 30, 2015
Business has blossomed for Adams Direct & Media Services and their direct mail side is attracting larger size clients. That growth has triggered various equipment upgrades – including the back-end operation – with the purchase from Colter & Peterson of a 30” PRISM® paper cutter in 2012 and a recently added 31.5” PRISM, both outfitted with the Microcut® computer control system.
June 24, 2015
Taylor Box Company is one of the premier package design and custom box manufacturers in the United States. A third-generation family business in operation for 130 years, the award-winning Rhode Island firm has an illustrious history behind it.
June 17, 2015
Since purchasing an Accutrim HD1680 three-knife trimmer in January 2014, business at G&H Soho Inc. at times has resembled a stock market bull run. The New Jersey digital book printer strategically got in front of the curve to handle new business, and owners Jim Harris and Gerry Burstein are hoping to catch lightning in a bottle a second time.
May 20, 2015
It was three years ago when Mike LeClair, General Manager of United Paper Box Co. in Holyoke, Massachusetts, began to learn what makes Colter & Peterson North America’s foremost authority of paper cutters and paper handling equipment.
April 21, 2015
Many successful teams build by adding key pieces over a period of time. Team Concept Printing in Carol Stream, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, certainly fits into that category.
April 18, 2015
Three thousand miles separate the two companies, but a conversation at a Las Vegas trade show last October brought the principals at PrismTech Graphics and Colter & Peterson together to solve an important issue. Paul Milburn annually upgrades his equipment and he was in the market for a paper cutter to join the 57” POLAR machine in his shop.
April 08, 2015
Realizing their company was on pace for a record year and projecting a fast start for the first quarter of 2015, Tom Eubanks and Ted Varberg did what smart businessmen do. Figuring the best way to improve back-end operations at American Converting in Lincolnton, North Carolina was to increase productivity, Tom placed a call to Colter & Peterson.
February 16, 2015
In the sports world, nothing gets the fans of a contending team more excited than when management decides to make a big trade. Nearly two years ago, Mark Smiley saw an opportunity to improve the back-end operations at Badger Paperboard in Fredonia, Wisconsin.