Standard FinishLine Fall 2017

Show News

An Evening at Buddy Guy’s!

Hunkeler Milestone Celebrated!

Continuing the annual tradition, Standard hosted customers, partners, and dealers for dinner, live music, and dancing at Buddy Guy’s Legends in downtown Chicago. The event saw a great turn- out, and the crowd was even treated to a performance by the legendary Buddy Guy himself!

2017 marks 20 years of partnership between Standard and manufacturer Hunkeler AG of Switzerland. In honor of the occasion, brothers Michel and Stefan Hunkeler presented Standard with a traditional Swiss instrument – the alphorn – on stage at the party.

booklets per hour, and can produce a wider range of applications. The Standard Horizon FoldLiner takes an innovative BIG at PRINT! BIG

From September 10-14 in Chicago, PRINT attendees crowded the Standard booth for equipment demonstrations, a series of live presentations on several new systems, and a compre- hensive range of finished products being produced at the show. Standard and partners Horizon and Hunkeler packed the booth with equipment, with highlights including the new Horizon BQ-480 Perfect Binder, North American debuts in folding and saddlestitching, and Hunkeler’s anticipated POPP8 finishing line. Standard presented over 35 print applications in one of the largest booths at the show. 8,800 square feet of exhibit space Standard Goes

hybrid approach, combining saddle- stitching and folding to go from digital or

offset press sheet to saddlestitched booklet in one efficient system.

Hunkeler's POPP8 generation, a 2017 MUST SEE ‘EMS Award winner, also premiered in North America at PRINT in Roll-to-Stack and Roll-to-Fold configurations.

A popular attraction at PRINT, the new Standard Horizon BQ-480 was presented as a

standalone system and also as part of the Smart Binding System, converting pre-printed rolls into finished books in a continuous, fully automated, touch-free process. The latest introduction in Horizon’s acclaimed line of perfect binders, the BQ-480 sets new standards in automation and efficiency, reaching speeds of 800 books per

hour for book of one production, at book thicknesses from 0.04” (1 mm) to 2.56” (65 mm). Two new saddlestitching solutions made their North American debuts at PRINT 17. The Standard Horizon StitchLiner Mark III features expanded booklet size and increased productivity up to 6,000

POPP8 builds off of the successes of the POPP6 line, featuring even greater automation, a wider range of formats and paper weights, and increased speeds and web width. POPP8 has been designed with full color inkjet applications in mind, and supports stocks from 27 lb text to 12 point card stock. Also shown was the all new Hunkeler Workflow Manager, a modular platform for workflow management, job setup, production statistics, data interfacing, and service tools. Beyond booth 1231, Standard was pleased to collaborate with a range of partners across the show. Standard Hunkeler Roll-to-Roll and Roll-to-Stack lines were shown in-line in the Ricoh and Screen booths, respectively. PRINT 17 also marked the debut of a new Horizon bookletmaking solution for integration in-line with the HP Indigo 7X00-series presses, shown in the HP booth.

Al Hillmann, President and Owner of Standard Dynamics, Inc., was recently named PIM’s Minnesota Graphic Arts Leader of the Year. Standard Sales Manager Dan McDonough (R) stands with Hillmann (L) at PIM’s annual Star of Excellence Awards Banquet where Hillmann was honored for his many years of service and dedication to the industry. Standard is pleased to recognize the efforts of our valued dealer partner who has been providing our best-in-class finishing solutions since 1983. MN Dealer Receives Honor

Graph Expo 2018 is scheduled to be held in Chicago from September 30th to October 3rd, 2018.

The StitchLiner Mark III can produce a wider range of applications, including landscape-size booklets, 12” by 12” calendars, and pocket booklets as small as 4.5” by 3.5”, at speeds of up to 6,000 booklets per hour!


Scan the QR code to watch one of Standard’s live presentations at PRINT 17!

Finish Line 11.2017

Finish Line 11.2017


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