The dark art of folding...

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The dark art of folding has moved on now to an almost fully automated lock and load precision with the Heidelberg KH82 high speed folder. My team of highly skilled operators have had this kit now for nearly 18 months and here is what they have to say about it: 'Not only does it maximise production, but the precision of the fold goes hand in hand. Think of it like origami on red bull!' This machine gives us results which were simply unobtainable 2 years ago. With a process that involved cut/crease/fold, we now hold an 8pp A4 landscape sheet up to 250GSM perfectly. And with ...

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What IS a print finisher?

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So it's a pretty standard conversation. You are introduced to someone new, and you getting chatting. The question comes up - where do you work? Kingfisher Print & Design I tell them. The conversation continues like this: "ahh, so your a printer?"  And I say.. "no I'm a finisher" Oh they say.... "what's the difference then?" I try and put it simply... "An ego!" Believe me or not, us finishers are a breed of our own - we are the ones who bring the print project together, ensuring jobs get completed on ...

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Print format favourite.

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Our format favourite of the day. Unusually for us finishers at Kingfisher Print & Design it's 210 x 210! A Double Gloss laminate cover with spot UV finish and flood UV throughout. All 24 pages... It looks amazing as an upmarket property brochure on 250gsm silk. Now that's what we call style! Printed and finished by the today's operators - Woody and Bettles in finishing and print by our Deano. 'Let's create amazing'. ...

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Another day another dollar

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Another day another dollar, is that not how the saying goes? Not every day is a great day in the world of print. With a sickness bug causing chaos in our team, we dig deep in the finishing department at Kingfisher Print & Design to meet the customer requirements - efficient and effective team work ensures we can get the job done. The finishing team have grafted to get everyone's work out on time and as team leader I am certainly grateful to them all. For every print finishing job you need - Paul, Jon, Steve, Richard, Karen, Paul and Karl. And for everything else there's Mas ...

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