“Real Print and Finish” adds new suppliers
The ‘Real Print and Finish” Open House show will feature new partners: MIS supplier Tharstern and binding specialists Ashgate Automation.
Tharstern Marketing Manager Amanda Newman: “We are pleased to have the opportunity to attend, having worked closely with key players on recent installations. Our product fits well with the equipment and systems on show, and we hope to be running a fully connected ‘live’ MIS demonstration at the event."
The Tharstern MIS is a fully integrated and modular Management Information System that can be configured to meet the requirements of print, packaging and label businesses. Its workflow solutions cover a wide range of tasks including CRM, estimating, advanced imposition, job management and tracking, purchasing, inventory and more. Tharstern systems are now used in over 700 sites and by 7,000 users worldwide.
Another company making its first appearance is Ashgate Automation, supplier of the Fastbind range of photobook makers, case makers and binding machines to the UK, providing complete solutions for the on-demand sector. These superb systems make it possible to produce a whole range of top-quality products quickly and simply.
Ashgate will bring a selection of products including the Kasfold 640 A4 landscape bookletmaker, fresh from its UK launch at Ipex 2017. Compatible with digital and litho, this machine is capable of producing 1500 books per hour.
"We are very pleased to be on board at this even which is now a well-known part for the annual print calendar," says Lewis Price, MD.