Corner Rounding Machine Die Options from Lassco
Oct28

Corner Rounding Machine Die Options from Lassco

When you are evaluating purchasing equipment for your print shop, there are several factors to consider. Cost is the most obvious. So, you find out the cost and you can calculate the ROI or break even costs of your purchase. The other important factor is productivity. Can the purchase of a new machine increase productivity to lower your overhead costs on each project? The other is versatility. Can the machine you purchase allow you to...

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UV Coating Fluid – Low Odor REVO Coating
Oct26

UV Coating Fluid – Low Odor REVO Coating

The odor is a big issue with UV Coating Machines. If you are working in a confined space, the odor from a UV coating machine can spread through an office. Though, the fluid odor is not dangerous, for some, it can be really uncomfortable. If your print shop is in a populated area, your neighbors will not appreciate the odor your UV coating machine is putting out. In the NYC boroughs, in particular, this can be a real issue. REVO...

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Section 179 Reminder for 2015
Oct21

Section 179 Reminder for 2015

Section 179 Season There are some things the Government does to help businesses. Section 179 is a tax deduction that can be taken on capital purchases. For the 2015 tax year, the Deduction limit is $25,000. So, if you were considering purchasing a UV coating machine, a hydraulic paper cutter or wide format laminator, Section 179 can help you reduce your purchase cost with a tax credit. This tax rule allows qualified section 179...

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Review: Lassco CR-50P Electric Corner Rounding Machine
Oct19

Review: Lassco CR-50P Electric Corner Rounding Machine

Run a Print Finishing Shop? Some days you just need to cut a lot of corners, and you need to cut them fast. (Not those kind of corners). We’re not talking about taking shortcuts or eliminating steps. If you are using the Lassco CR-50P Electric Corner Rounding Machine, those corners are cut faster than if you were doing it manually. As Print Business, you know occasionally you need to round the corners on photos, laminated ID...

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What Is Your Breakeven On a Binding Machine?
Oct14

What Is Your Breakeven On a Binding Machine?

Sometimes it is tough to decide, should I bring my bookbinding in-house our outsource it to another shop? Picking the right binding machine is only half the problem. Figuring out what it all costs is another. So, If you were to buy a Rhin-O-Tuff OD4012 binding machine, what would it cost? And, how long would it take to get your money back? Let’s do the math. Question 1: How many booklets will you do in a month? Let’s say 80 Question...

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