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PRESS RELEASE: Unibind Introduces "your Book" & "my Photobook" Binding Solutions At On Demand Show
Demos High-Capacity Binding Solutions - Unibind BCC10 & XU Series
Alpharetta, GA, February 29, 2008 - Peleman Industries, Inc., manufacturer of the award-winning Unibind high-quality binding, lamination and professional PhotoBook product lines, will introduce the "Your Photobook" and "My PhotoBook" binding solutions next week at the On Demand Expo for digital printing in Boston, March 3-6, 2008.
Co-produced with Kodak, the Unibind "Your Photobook" binding solution creates professional lay-flat photo books and calendars for consumers that can be purchased at in-store kiosks. Your Photobook is a combination of Unibind's binding technologies and Kodak's software and commitment to image preservation. Any type of photographic prints can be used. Books lay flat, are easy to assemble, and are high-quality in appearance.
Also new at On Demand, the Unibind "My PhotoBook" enables retail outlets on a budget to quickly create bound photo albums from existing chemical print technology with no equipment, glue or mess. Consumers simply print out their pages, attach the included coversheets, and remove the adhesive strips to finish their beautiful customized hardcover keepsake.
Unibind XU Series & BCC10 for High Capacity Binding
In addition, Unibind will also demo their business-to-business XU binding series at the show. "In an on-demand world, the XU series can provide the capacity for 99% of the people doing short orders," said Andy Luedecke, Director of On Demand, Peleman Industries, Inc. "The XU Series has the ability to bind all paper types and can do hard and soft cover books and presentations."
The Unibind BCC10 automated professional binding machine will also be on display at the On Demand Expo. Built to satisfy the fast-growing demands of the photo book market, the BCC10 specifically caters to the needs of high-capacity productions facilities, with a capability of binding up to 400 books per hour.
"Unibind has been a responsive partner, helping Consolidated Graphics meet the needs of our growing customer base in the on-demand book production market," said Betsy Davis, Manager of Digital Solutions, Consolidated Graphics, Inc. "The Unibind BCC10 has increased efficiency and product consistency." Consolidated Graphics (CGX), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is one of North America's leading general commercial printing companies with 69 printing facilities and two technology centers strategically located across 27 states and in Canada.
Unibind products will also be showcased at partner companies' booths at On Demand Expo, including Fuji, Canon, and Kodak.
For more information, see www.unibind.com.
Unibind is the North American arm of Peleman Industries, a privately-held manufacturer of binding, laminating and presentation products founded in 1939. With its worldwide headquarters in Puurs, Belgium, the company opened its U.S. corporate office in Alpharetta, GA, in 1999. Today, Unibind products are distributed on six continents in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit www.unibind.com.
About Peleman Industries
Peleman Industries Inc, a privately-held manufacturer of binding, laminating and presentation products founded in 1939. With its worldwide headquarters in Puurs, Belgium, the company opened its U.S. corporate office in Alpharetta, GA., in 1999. Today, Unibind products are distributed on six continents in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit www.unibind.com.
(First posted on Friday, February 29, 2008 at 13:13 EST)