MAR Graphics adds digital print system

Valmeyer, IL, March 28th, 2016 – MAR Graphics recently completed the installation of a Ricoh InfoPrint 4100 Printing System.

 

MAR Graphics uses the roll-fed B/W imaging system to produce a wide variety of mail, trans-promo and other print projects. The system is configured as a twin-engine production line for faster throughput of duplex imaged pieces. It features a wider print area and can image a wide range of media.

 

“We needed more capacity to meet our growing demand and client base.” stated Rick Roever, President and Co-Owner of MAR Graphics. “This new unit is a leap forward in our ability to meet client deadlines. Not only is the additional capacity a welcome upgrade, the quality and wide substrate range were perfect for our direct mail, publication and trans-promo applications.”

MAR Graphics increases color digital print capacity

Valmeyer, IL, Jan. 27, 2015 – MAR Graphics recently completed the installation of a Ricoh Pro C9110 Digital Press.

 

MAR Graphics utilizes the press to quickly and cost-effectively produce full color direct-mail pieces, on-demand print projects and other print collateral for clients. The press is equipped with a large sheet size that allows print up to 13” x 27.5”.

 

“This new digital press is a great complement to our existing fleet of digital and offset equipment. Not only is our capacity higher, this will allow us to continue to grow in the digital print market and more effectively deliver the print quality required by our clients.” stated Scott Roever, Digital Print Operations V.P. and part-owner of MAR Graphics. “We are happy to have initiated this partnership with Ricoh and the additional offerings it will bring to our customers.”

Updated Digital Imaging Capabilities

MAR Graphics Updates Digital Imaging Capabilities

MAR Graphics recently completed the installation of a Xerox iGen4-26”, and is the first to take advantage of the color precision and speed of the new Xerox Color 8250 Production Printer. Capitalizing on the growth in variable data and digital color printing, MAR upgraded their fleet of color digital print engines to two new, full color devices.

MAR Graphics utilizes the larger 14.33” x 26” sheet size of the iGen4-26” to more efficiently serve their clients in the direct mail and commercial print markets. The iGen4-26” also features matte toner and an in-line booklet-maker. MAR Graphics uses the 8250 to quickly and cost-effectively produce transactional business documents and direct-mail pieces with spot-on color.

“We generate a high volume of direct mail and transactional statements that previously utilized a variety of highlight colors. With the 8250 we have the flexibility to reproduce any color our customers require,” said Scott Roever, VP & Comptroller, MAR Graphics. “Business color printing is a critical component of our operation. With the 8250 we can deliver color accuracy and do so competitively.”

In addition to the iGen4-26” & 8250, MAR Graphics operates multiple B/W devices, UV half-web presses, UV forms web presses, flexo and ink-jet systems, web-finishing lines, lettershop and bindery equipment.

Updated Flexo Capabilities

MAR Graphics Installs Color Inkjet System

MAR Graphics has just completed the installation of a Memjet / SuperWeb Digital color inkjet system.  The full color system is capable of laying down ink at speeds of up to 160 feet per minute and up to a 1600 x 1200 dpi resolution.  This piece of equipment allows MAR to produce fully variable color images on a web based system and is currently integrated into a 6 color flexo press.

Color inkjet systems are projected to be responsible for producing 30% of all digital color print within the next 2 years.  This particular inkjet system is MAR’s 4th installation of inkjet technology in the past 4 years, though this is the first full-color inkjet system installation in the facility.

MAR Graphics Installs Intelligent Inserter

MAR Graphics announces the installation of a Bell & Howell inserting line.  This new line brings to MAR the ability to produce match mailings as well as variable piece inserts by utilizing an accumulator and intelligent camera system.   With this system, MAR is offering a service that uniquely complements the digital imaging capabilities already under roof, including digital laser color and black and white print, as well as the most recent addition of color inkjet technology to the facility.