G&J Posts Punch-Bend, Press Lock-up Sales

By: E&P Staff

Glunz & Jensen, Granger, Ind., reported the following recent orders for punch-bend equipment and press-registration lockups, many of the sales spurred by web reductions and overseas customers.

Two Precision Edge punch-bender lines will go to O Dia, Rio de Janeniro, Brazil, where the low-cost, edge registered device will complement Agfa DL 3850 CTP engines.

The Sacramento (Calif.) Bee ordered a second ProVision Alliance punch-bend system after installing the first this past spring. The added bender will be set for a 46-inch web-width reduction.

The Imperial Valley Press, El Centro, Calif., purchased a Precision Edge and CML-SA press registration locks for its Goss Urbanite press.

Konica Minolta Graphic Imaging committed to a two-imager-into-one-punch-bender (ProVision Alliance) system for Trumbull (Conn.) Printing.

In the capital of Georgetown, Guyana Publications ordered a Semi-Automatic Bender and a DP manual plate punch.

The Nampa (Idaho) Pacific Press purchased an Edge Punch Bender. The EPB-38 is a freestanding machine that uses a three- sided edge register contact system to produce punched and bent plates.

Editora Hoy, Santo Domingo, Dominica Republic, ordered 170 CML-SA locks, a Semi-Automatic plate bender and a DPPC power plate punch.

The Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio, purchased a ProVision Alliance bender, Precision Edge Bender, new conveyor, two stackers and a UTM, with training and installation scheduled for early fall.

Oklahoma Publishing Co. ordered retrofit kits for its ProVision Alliance and Vision Bender Model 1 to reduce its web width to 46 inches. Glunz & Jensen will service and covert the automatic plate-production lines in fall.

The Ottawa (Ontario) Citizen is adding a second ProVision Alliance Vision punch bender, which will be set for a 46-inch web and go into production in January, when the narrower width debuts.

The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa., added another ProVision Alliance bender and UTM-H along with a retrofit kit for its Alliance Vision AC bender to accommodate a web reduction.

The Nashville Tennessean bought web-reduction kits for its ProVision Alliance and Vision Bender Model 1 punch benders. The Tennessean’s web width is going down to 44 inches.

Tech Energy, Cibolo, Texas, partnered with Glunz & Jensen to provide 100 No Tool/Narrow Gap locks for The Herald Sun, Durham, N.C., for its Goss Headliner Offset Press. Tech Energy will install the locks as part of a conversion to a 44-inch web.

The San Angelo (Texas) Standard-Times began installing a Precision Edge bend with two-position stacker, new conveyor and two UTMs in late May.

USA Today continued buying web-conversion kits for Barco CTP units. Glunz & Jensen makes the web-reduction platens for the platesetter in the new plate sizes. The latest installations are at the Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif., and Salisbury (N.C.) Post.

The Fond Du Lac (Wis.) Reporter ordered a Precision Edge punch-bender for installation this fall.

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