Hopkins Printing Installs the MBO Navigator

COLUMBUS, OHIO (May 2004) – Hopkins Printing is on the move again. We have installed the latest technology in the area of automated folding – the MBO Navigator. This is a full-size folder with a computerized set up. Instead of setting up the folder manually, the operator tells the computer what type of fold and the computer, with small electronics, sets up the folder. A 45-minute set up can now be done much quicker – saving you time and money.

This is another step in our journey to having a “Smart Factory.” With the intelligent front end, you can see our philosophy of investing in the future in order to remain a strong supplier for decades to come.

This is part of a larger strategy that will allow us to take electronic data at the beginning of a project and use that to set up prepress layouts, inking and feeder setups on press, cutting, folding and stitcher setups and finally to package and produce shipping paperwork that is accurate.

About Hopkins Printing

Hopkins Printing is a leading high quality sheetfed commercial printer in Central Ohio with over $14 million in annual sales. Family-owned and operated for over 25 years, Hopkins has been named Best Workplace by Printing Industry of America for the past three years and has received both the Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Better Business Bureau Integrity Award.

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For more information, please contact:

Roy Waterhouse

Hopkins Printing