A consortium of industry leaders that took part in the Books For School program at the Graph Expo and Converting Show, held in Chicago, Oct. 10-15, exceeded the production goal of classic titles that were donated to the Chicago Public Schools. The group of companies consisted of Delphax Technologies, Glatfelter, Keene Technology Inc., Stalfors Inc., MBO America, Palamides, Shuttleworth Inc., Muller-Martini Corp., Xeikon America Inc. and GBC. Together, their technology produced over 5,000 books during the first day and a half of Graph Expo, which was the target goal for the entire show, says Bob VandenBoom, marketing director of Delphax Technologies. "This performance is particularly
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The New York City Department of Education received 7,000 books as part of Books for School, a program created by seven book production suppliers to demonstrate the advantages of on-demand printing. The demonstration, which recently took place at the Javits Center in New York, showcased an on-demand system with the capacity to produce 20 to 250,000 books per run. At the front end of the system, Boise Paper Solutions, a division of Boise Cascade Corp., Boise, Idaho, supplied its Dakota digital book paper for the demonstration. The paper was fed into a CR1300 digital web press, manufactured by Delphax Technologies Inc., by an LS Series