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Important Notice For Polar Owners

June 25, 2020

Heidelberg is discontinuing support for all Polar EM and EMC paper cutters.

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Image of the BBS logo and two SABER Paper Cutters

April 15, 2020

Learn how a California manufacturer has improved their efficiency and cut down production time using SABER paper cutters to produce skateboards.

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Colter & Peterson COVID-19 Statement

March 26, 2020

Colter & Peterson is assuring customers that as an essential business, it continues to supply critical parts and service for paper cutters and paper handling equipment throughout the U.S.

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Worker operating a SABER paper cutting machine

February 20, 2020

One of the top commercial printers in Philadelphia and the northeast is enjoying a large boost in productivity since installing a 45” SABER X-15 paper cutter with Microcut computer controls.

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Bruce Peterson talking to WhatTheyThink.com host about paper cutters

February 14, 2020

Watch an interview with Bruce Peterson at PRINT 19. He talks about the history of the company’s two paper cutter lines - Prism and Saber - and the impact computer automation has had on the industry.

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SABER paper cutter at Graphic Partners commercial printer

February 12, 2020

A Chicago area printer recently bought both a new and used paper cutter because of their familiarity with and faith in Microcut. Over the years, Graphic Partners has seen enhanced paper cutter output thanks to Microcut® automation. Their new SABER with Microcut PLUS now handles the bulk of the work in their finishing department.

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Alameda County Sheriff’s Office team members with their new 37-inch SABER X-15 paper cutter

December 26, 2019

Alamedia County law enforcement agency’s print shop replaced a 20+ year-old SABER paper cutter with a newer and smaller model this year. The results are better accuracy, faster speeds and a smaller footprint.

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 Ballyhoo Printing & Design owners with their Polar cutter and Microcut retrofit

December 10, 2019

After a power surge fried their Polar paper cutter, Ballyhoo Printing turned to Colter & Peterson to recondition the machine, and retrofit it with a Microcut computer controls package.

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The new 45-inch SABER® S115, 30-inch PRISM® P80 and Microcut cutter automation system.

September 24, 2019

Colter & Peterson will demonstrate three new machines at the upcoming Print Show. Learn why customers are having success these machines.

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New 45-inch SABER® and 30-inch PRISM® paper cutters

August 20, 2019

Colter & Peterson will feature three new products at PRINT 19. Learn more about their plans for this year’s show.

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Production supervisor talks with SABER paper cutter operator

August 07, 2019

The Atlanta retail printer with high profile customers is achieving flexible and consistent cutting since installing two different sizes of SABER paper cutters - SABER X-15 and SABER XXL.

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August 04, 2019

A Florida extrusion coating and laminating company sees their production soar after installing a reconditioned 110-inch Lawson paper cutter with Microcut® computer controls and automation.

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House of Printing employees operating a SABER X-15 paper cutter

July 24, 2019

House of Printing was dedicated to their Polar-Mohr® machines but one quick look at the SABER® X-15 from Colter & Peterson, and they were sold.

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St. Camillus team pose with the new PRISM 80 paper cutter

May 29, 2019

A Wisconsin hybrid in-plant printing operation is answering a higher calling with its new PRISM paper cutter.

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The new PRISM paper cutter at Michigan Technological University’s in-plant operation.

May 15, 2019

Here’s a story about how a Michigan university’s busy in-plant operation is succeeding with its new PRISM paper cutter.

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Brad Kaufman works on one of the new PRISM paper cutters at WhiteOak.

April 29, 2019

A Pennsylvania printer’s long term relationship with C&P helped immensley when faced with a recent emergency.

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Joe Ward works on the new SABER paper cutter at The YGS Group in York, Pennsylvania.

March 19, 2019

A new SABER® paper cutter from Colter & Peterson is helping a Pennsylvania offset and digital printing services provider handle work 24/7.

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A reconditioned 61-inch Polar paper cutter at Albert Paper Products

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.

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Bindery lead Mark Mullen and Jon Mullins with new PRISM paper cutter

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.

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Operator Scott Yokley works on the Polar paper cutter at SBPI.

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.

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Three owners of a new SABER-X15 paper cutter

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.

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36-inch PRISM paper cutter with Microcut and logo

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.

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Print specialist working on the new PRISM paper cutter in the print shop

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.

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Photo of a Certified Used Polar Paper Cutter

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.

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Farmer Signs new SABER industrial paper cutter

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.

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Seybold extra large format paper cutter

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.

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54 inch SABER paper cutter with Microcut electronics

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.

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Large format paper cutter for large plastic sheets

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.

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SABER industrial cutter for printer

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.

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