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Panoramic Photo Books Easy to Find at Graph Expo

Lay-flat photo books made with Panoramic papers from Mohawk Fine Papers will be easy to find at Graph Expo this year. Parts of the printing and binding process, which utilizes Convertible’s TRU-Flat binding technology, will be demonstrated in the Canon Oce, Duplo, Fujifilm, HP Indigo, Kodak, Konica Minolta and Xerox booths. Panoramic books will be the featured attraction in the Convertible Solutions and Mohawk Fine Papers booths.

Graph Expo is the year’s largest and most exciting display of “live” running equipment and supplies for  the printing and graphic arts industry. Held at McCormick Place South in Chicago, September 11-14, it is the best place for printing professionals to keep up to date on the latest breakthroughs in printing, binding and marketing methods.

The complete line of Panoramic TRU-Flat binding tools will be displayed and demonstrated in the Convertible Solutions booth, number 970. This a great opportunity to meet the Convertible team including “YouTube Sensation” Pete Pierson who stars in our instructional videos. You will be able to experience first hand how simple it is to fold, stack and press the Panoramic pages into a perfect lay-flat photo book or brochure.

The Panoramic process is designed for photographers, architects, creative professionals, and those that want to deliver an exquisite visual impact. Designed to run on digital presses, the pages lay perfectly flat when the book is finished and deliver stunning digital photo reproduction without the traditional gutter running down the middle of the page. Artists, art galleries, museums, high-end product catalog designers will love the ability to lay out their pages without concern for images getting lost in the gutter.

Convertible Solutions pre-converts the Panoramic book block paper with cohesives that simplify the creation of photo books. After printing, the pages are folded, stacked and pressed together to form a series of two-page spreads without a gutter or seam to interrupt the images. An additional printed Panoramic sheet can be wrapped around the book block to form a simple soft cover or the finished book block can be case bound.

The Convertible Solutions booth will also feature the new Double Thick Impact Cards which enable the printing of 24 point postcards on HP Indigo, Kodak Nexpress, Xerox iGen and other digital presses. The Double Thick Impact Cards are designed for printers and direct marketing companies that want to combine variable data or short run printing with the tactile impact of an extremely thick postcard.

Convertible Solutions designed the Double Thick Impact Cards to run through standard digital presses. Each press sheet is 12 points thick with cohesives on the back and a score down the center. The graphics for both the front and back of the postcard are printed on the front of the press sheet. When folded at the score, the front and back of the postcard seal together to create an impressive 24 pt card. The sheet is designed to print easily in most digital presses and can be folded with a typical bindery folder.

Be sure to add Convertible Solutions to your schedule for Graph Expo. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!

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