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75 inch and 110 inch SABER paper cutters

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.

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Reconditioned 54” Colter & Peterson SABER® paper cutter

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.

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SABER paper cutter with infeed table and flip gate that front loads

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.

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Rebuilt 45 inch PRISM with Microcut back gauge control

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.

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Register Print Group logo

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.

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Potdevin oating and gluing machine with edge gluer presses

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.

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HP Direct to Finish automation will integrate with Colter & Peterson paper cutters.

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.

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PRISM 36 inch industrial paper cutter with Microcut back guage control.

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.

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Large format industrial paper cutter

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.

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PRISM 36 inch industrial paper cutter with Microcut back gauge control

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.

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SABER paper cutter saves times for packaging company

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.

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SABER heavy duty paper cutter with Microcut

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.

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Adams Direct Media with PRISM industrial paper cutter from Colter & Peterson

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.

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Working with a rebuilt 52 inch Lawson heavy duty paper cutter

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.

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PRISM industrial paper cutter with Microcut computer controls

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.

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United Paper Box's 45

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.

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SABER X-15 paper cutter with automated backgauge

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.

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Polar paper cutter for print shops

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.

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Owners in front of their rebuilt 110

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.

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Rebuilt 85

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.

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SABER XXL paper cutter with computerized back gauge controls

November 10, 2014

SunShine Paper Company in Aurora, Colorado, has completed the purchase of a custom 90” Saber® XXL paper cutter with Microcut® from Colter & Peterson. James Morland, VP Operations for SunShine, expects to take delivery of the unit in February.

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Paper cutter with automatic jogger and lift system

April 07, 2014

FCL Graphics is a major printer in the Chicago marketplace for 40 years, having cultivated long-term relationships with key customers and partners to drive their success. The direct marketing and campaign management company is making critical decisions that combine smart investments and creativity which is producing timely and impressive results.

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Accutrim HD 1680 three knife paper trimmer for book production

February 14, 2014

Now in their 29th year of operation at G&H Soho Inc., Jim Harris, and Gerry Burstein have experienced the incredible highs and lows of owning a business in the printing industry. The small Elmwood Park, New Jersey shop has always operated in the metro New York City area and business for the niche book printer is certainly on the upswing.

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SABER XXL large format industrial paper cutter

April 10, 2013

Located not far from the city limits of Chicago, The Garvey Group is one of the area’s premier commercial printers and ranks among the top 100 in the country. They recently turned to C&P again and installed a new 110-inch Saber® XXL paper cutter. Three months later, not only have they met the new work demands but have also improved the processing time for jobs off the press.

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