August 16, 2017
In the sports world, the team that makes the better adjustments usually wins the game. It works in the business world as well. When majority owner George Scharr’s Flower City Group decided to make some internal adjustments regarding its paper resources, they turned to North America’s largest distributor of paper handling equipment.
August 09, 2017
A leading manufacturer of signs, tags and labels for industrial safety identification, TEK I.D. has earned the safety industry’s trust for producing reliable and long lasting products. Printed on multiple material layers – but not paper – company leaders recently turned to a trusted source to rectify a situation in their finishing area.
July 27, 2017
Nearly 100 people attended graveside services for industry stalwart Eric Ronald “Ronnie” Peterson on July 16 in Mahopac, NY. The founder and operator of Peterson and Sons, Inc. for 40 years, he was 84 when he died on June 7 following a lengthy illness.
July 19, 2017
Playing off the strengths that have made it North America’s preferred choice and the largest independent distributor of paper cutting and paper handling equipment, Colter & Peterson (booth 4013) will feature three new products at PRINT 17. The five-day show will be held September 10-14 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
July 12, 2017
With 15 employees, Handy Mailing Service in Wichita, KS qualifies as a small shop but takes pride in doing things like a big operation, and they do it well. A full service digital and offset print shop, mail house and fulfillment center for business owners who use direct mail, they know what it takes to handle any size project. It starts with a highly talented workforce and includes the right mix of equipment.
July 05, 2017
One up and one to go. That’s how things stand after Mid-States Graphics in Hanover Park, IL installed a reconditioned 112” Seybold paper cutter from Colter & Peterson in mid-June. Owner John Miller has high hopes when C&P is expected to deliver his new 65” SABER® paper cutter in September.
June 27, 2017
Eric Ronald “Ronnie” Peterson, 84, of Allentown, NJ passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at his home. Born in Brooklyn, he grew up in Mahopac, NY on a family farm. After he married, Ron raised his family in Staten Island and later River Vale, NJ. His retired years were spent in Old Tappan and Allentown, NJ. After serving our country as a veteran of the Korean War, he tirelessly ran his family business, Peterson and Sons, Inc. for forty years.
June 20, 2017
The new school year for many students won’t begin until mid to late August, but for ACCO Brands Corp. the back-to-school season is nearing the finish line. The Alexandria, PA operation manufactures and distributes over 100 million academic and office products annually, including different size covers for FIVE STAR® notebooks.
May 24, 2017
Two years ago, Team Concept Printing in Carol Stream, IL purchased a new 45” SABER® paper cutter from Colter & Peterson to handle an influx of work. Experiencing more growth and needing another machine, management didn’t hesitate returning to its source. Three months ago they installed another 45” SABER, a reconditioned unit complete with an automated Microcut® Plus electronics system. And their productivity continues to flourish.
May 16, 2017
One of the tags lines SGS in Cincinnati uses to promote its capabilities is “We are Better. Faster. Leaner.” Talk about truth in advertising. Since adding a mammoth new 141” SABER® X-15 paper cutter with Microcut® from longtime service vendor Colter & Peterson in early January, its productivity numbers are literally through the roof.
May 03, 2017
Automation continues to spark exciting new developments in the printing industry, and two leading companies are teaming up side-by-side to showcase a unique system featuring the newest automation at Expografica. Set for May 17-20 in Guadalajara, Mexico, Microcut (booth 805) will demonstrate how job files that contain cut block information created by Ultimate TechnoGraphics Inc’s (booth 803) imposition software can be converted by a Microcut® PLUS retrofit or Cutter Control System.
April 25, 2017
As recently as 2013, sales of board games and jigsaw puzzles were heading in the wrong direction. The reason? The rise of mainstream smartphone and tablet use encroaching on family time. But an influx of new games and interest generated by millennial consumers has revived the time honored tradition. That good news benefits Holyoke, Mass. manufacturer Edaron Inc., which installed its first-ever new paper cutter earlier this month when Colter & Peterson delivered a 54” SABER® machine with Microcut®.
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.