By: E&P Staff
Glunz & Jensen K&F Inc., Granger Ind., announced recent installations of its ProVision Alliance AC punch benders, with the single-stage plate bender going into The Sun, Baltimore, Md., the Lansing (Mich.) State Journal, Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser, and The Times Herald-Record, Middleton, N.Y.
Using new production practices, Glunz & Jensen K&F produced and delivered to the Baltimore Sun two ProVision Alliance punch benders, five conveyors and six stackers in under the proposed 10-week lead time. The ProVision Alliance for the Lansing State Journal also was delivered under the specified10 weeks.
Another ProVision Alliance is scheduled for installation next month at the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader, which also will install the Precision Edge bender and Glunz & Jensen K&F stacker assembly.
Korea Times, in New York, Kemtek Imaging Systems, Johannesburg, South Africa, and the Courier-Post, Cherry Hill, N.J. recently bought Glunz & Jensen K&F Precision Edge benders.
Glunz & Jensen K&F technicians recently completed upgrades on the Vision punch benders at The San Diego Union Tribune, The Patriot News, Harrisburg, Pa., and the Daily Record, Parsippany, N.J. These upgrades extend bender life and improve registration by upgrading the Cognex Vision systems from analog to digital. Cognex is the exclusive vision-registration system of Glunz & Jensen K&F. Glunz & Jensen K&F also upgraded three Vision punch benders at two Los Angeles Times locations. and system upgrades were installed on their UTMs.
In other work, Glunz & Jensen K&F technicians installed the SuperMag magnetic flexo press-registration lock-ups at The Trentonian, Trenton, N.J. The SuperMag uses earth magnets to hold the plate to the press.
The company also upgraded Dow Jones’ Highland, Ill., plant to CML locks in support of the recent web cut-down from 60 to 48 inches.