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PRISM heavy duty paper cutter safety features

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.


Cutter Control System for print operations

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.


Colter & Peterson showroom in West Caldwell, NJ

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Newman paperboard

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.


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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.



January 17, 2014

Tidewater Direct has developed quite a reputation with its nationwide client roster. The high demand web offset printer of direct mail, continuous forms and pharmaceutical printing and folding produce top-notch quality work by staying ahead of the curve with carefully calculated capital equipment improvements.