Watkiss to exhibit print finishing solutions at The Print Show 2017

Watkiss Automation Sales, a leading supplier of print finishing equipment, announced today that it will be exhibiting a range of print finishing solutions at The Print Show 2017.


The exhibition takes place at the Telford International Centre from October 11th – 13th 2017, where Watkiss will be demonstration booklet making, laminating and perfect binding technology on stand G-08.

Explaining the decision to exhibit, Paul Attew, Sales Director commented “Exhibitions like the Print Show are the perfect opportunity for us to meet with customers, demonstrate our technology and respond to their print finishing needs. We’re focused on helping our customers finish their output on-demand, on-time and on-budget.”

Highlights on the stand will include:

  • Full-bleed colour stitched booklet production on the Watkiss PowerSquare™ 224 system which features full bleed trimming and dynamic auto-adjustment to product perfect stitching and book quality regardless of sheet count. An offline configuration will be demonstrated.
  • Soft and hard cover perfect bound books produced on the Lega 420 perfect binder, with quick and easy changeover between the operating modes. The Lega 420 delivers near-PUR binding strength at a fraction of the price.
  • Single and double sided lamination will be demonstrated on the automatic Plasti 350XP laminator and the table top Plasti 330.

The Print Show 2017 is part of Watkiss’ autumn exhibition calendar which also includes Print 17 in Chicago and Ipex 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham.

Press Contact:
Jo Watkiss
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Notes for editors
Watkiss Automation Sales Ltd. is the UK sales company for Watkiss Automation Ltd.; a wholly family owned and managed company which has been designing and manufacturing innovative print finishing equipment since 1974. Design and manufacturing facilities are located in Sandy, Bedfordshire (UK). The company specialises in providing complete bookletmaking and print finishing solutions for the digital and offset print market through direct sales, a world-wide distribution channel and OEM partners. Approximately 80% of production is exported.

The product range includes the unique Watkiss PowerSquare™224 SquareBack book maker, the Watkiss Watkiss Vario™ Collating and Finishing System, Watkiss BookMaster™ booklet makers and the Watkiss SpineMaster™ SquareBack™ book finisher.