Human Resources and Equipment

Human Resources

One of the cornerstones of our success is that all our employees are involved in the running of the company.

Some clear goals shared by everybody help us create a feeling of participation and teamwork. This creates and maintains stability and favors, in a particular way, the professional development of everyone and, more broadly, the organization’s continuous improvement.

Our human team consists of 130 highly experienced specialists who have acquired a solid continuous technical training in new technologies, processes and products. They are allocated throughout our company; Publishing Consultancy, Pre-printing, Offset Printing, Digital Printing, Binding, Digital Publishing, Commercial Department, Export Department and Administration.

Equipment

Since Grafo was established we have been aware of the importance of remaining at the leading edge of the technical resources, and we have developed this objective through a thorough plan of investment in equipment

69699_1796Pre-printing

  • Workflow Prinergy 4.0 CREO, with color test system Kodak Matchprint connected to printer Epson (43 cm)
  • CTP CREO Trendsetter 5467 VLF Quantum direct system to plate with V system of high-speed (137.2 x170. 2 cm)
  • PrintLink system direct connection to CTP to printing machines by CIP3 data
  • Fuji IMAF 150 processor
  • Direct system to film. Film recorder Primesetter 102 (77×107 cm) with frontal puncher and 3 input cassettes with online processor Echo Graphic EGP 1141 for film and polyester
  • THEIMER MONTAKOP plate insolators
  • Heidelberg Tango scanner
  • Workflow Prinect Printready Heidelberg with CIP4 PPF software, manage color system, possibility of stochastic screening or conventional and with Remote Access platform for customers access. We have a color test system managed by Color Management de Heidelberg software with output to printer Epson 61 cm
  • KODAK MAGNUS 800 QUANTUM computer to plate (CTP) system (95×116 cm) with auto plate charger, punching and processing online
  • Glunz&Jensen Interplater 135 HD processor with conveyor y stacker
  • Color quality control system, Image Control, it measures spectrophotometrically the image of each print sheet, comparing it with the reference and correcting deviations during the print run

rec-hum5Offset Printing

  • Heidelberg GTO (36×52 cm) 1 cooler
  • Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 52 (37×52 cm) 4 colours
  • Heidelberg Speedmaster 102 ZP (72×102 cm) 2 colours 1/1
  • Heidelberg Speedmaster 102-2-P (72×102 cm) 2 colours 1/1
  • Heidelberg Speedmaster 102 CD (72×102 cm) 5 colours
  • Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102-5+L (72×102 cm) 5 colours + L
  • Mitsubishi 5F (94×130 cm) 4 colores
  • KBA Rapida formato VII B (120×162 cm) 4 colores 2/2
  • KBA Rapida formato VII B (120×162 cm) 4 colores
  • Rotativa Polygraph (desarrollo 44, ancho 64 cm) 2/2 colores

Digital Printing

  • RICOH Pro C7110X, 5 colour digital press, maximum size 33×70 cm
  • HP Indigo Digital Offset Color press 3050, maximum size 32×47,5 cm
  • Xerox Docucolor 550 digital color press, maximum size 33×48,8 cm
  • CANON Varioprint 6250. B&W digital press, max. size 32×48,8 cm
  • Epson Stylus Pro 4800 printer ,maximum size 43 cm
  • Epson Stylus Pro 7800 printer, maximum size 61 cm
  • HP Designjet Z6200 plotter, max. size 106 cm

Binding and Handling

Cutting

Cutting

  • Paper-cutters (67×67, 78×78 y 115×115 cm)
  • Automatic cutting lines (115×115 y 176×200 cm)

Binding

Binding

  • Binding Machines t (35×51, 54×74, 82×120, 94×132 y 102×145 cm)
  • Double Production Binding Machine (142×165 cm)

Auxiliary Machinery

Auxiliary Machinery

  • 9-station folding machine
  • HEIDELBERG die-cutting machine
  • TAULER PRINTLAM-B2 Lamination machine

Gluing– Collating – Sewing

Gluing– Collating – Sewing

  • Kolbus KB 400 end sheet tipping and gluing machine
  • Muller-Martini 3210 Sewing Machine
  • Multiplex 18-station collating and sewing system
  • Aster 220 Sewing Machines (2 units)

Paperback

Paperback

  • Limp binding line MÜLLER-MARTINI composed by:
    • RALISSA gather machine with 21 stations and stacking unit
    • STARBINDER with 21 grips
    • ZENITH three-knife trimmer
  • Limp binding line KOLBUS composed by:
    • Gather machine with 18 stations and stacking unit
    • RATIOBINDER with 27 grips
    • HD151P three-knife trimmer
    • Front edge cutting unit CERMI XCR-650 for flap books
    • NORDSON LA 404 system with EP48 CP applicator (PUR adhesive) and LOGICOM gluing control
  • Limp binding line C.P. BOURG BB3102/PUR-C (NORDSON system) composed by:
    • Automatic book blocks loader BOURG (BBL)
    • Three-knife trimmer CHALLENGE CMT-130

 

Hardback

Hardback

  • SMITH Book cover machine
  • HORAUF BDF 20 Book cover machine
  • KOLBUS PE-70 Brown pressing machine
  • STAHL VBF 2000/2 Case binding mill with automatic introducer and stacker

Wire stitched binding

Wire stitched binding

  • Muller-Martini Bravo S rolling mill to normal staple and omega