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Two bindery veterans at work on PRISM paper cutters at Boelte-Hall.

November 21, 2019

After 20 years with their Prism cutter, a top commercial printer in the Kansas City metro area bought another and plans to keep them for another 20.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


PRISM heavy duty paper cutter with backgauge controls

May 10, 2018

Working is a small and successful print shop often requires employees to know most if not all of the equipment, rolling up their sleeves and doing whatever it takes to get the job done. The crew at Bourne Brothers in Hattiesburg, MS know the drill.


PRISM paper cutter improves productivity for print shop

May 10, 2018

Scott Ruple knew productivity would increase at Bourne Brothers once installation of a new 36-inch PRISM® paper cutter with Microcut® from Colter & Peterson was completed.


PRISM paper cutter saves time direct mail campaigns

February 10, 2018

Nearly two years ago, Detroit area digital print provider Avanzado ( had two aging Baum 31.5-inch paper cutters being fed more work on a daily basis. They replaced one with a compact yet heavy duty 36-inch PRISM® from Colter & Peterson,


Microcut computer controls for legacy paper cutters

November 27, 2017

Good things come in small packages, and the staff at Alexander Clark Printing in Boise, ID know it’s true. Last summer they had to replace a small size paper cutter that had to fit a constricted space. Some research and a recommendation from a local dealer led them to selecting a new PRISM® P80 with Microcut® electronics. The dynamic 30-inch paper cutter from Colter & Peterson has so far delivered a boatload of positive results since being installed in early September.


PRISM heavy duty paper cutter for plexiglas

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.