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Update LTD: Your Premier Challenge Machinery Parts Dealer
For many in the paper and printing industry, the word “challenge” doesn’t just mean an issue that came up during the production process, but it means something completely different that isn’t associated with causing issues at all. The word “challenge” is...

Selecting the Right Shrink Wrap for Product Packaging
Flexible packaging solutions such as shrink wrap provide many benefits to the packaging industry. For any consumer product, it is crucial to make sure that it is properly packaged and sealed to protect the product for mass distribution. Packaging food comes with its own set of challenges such as...

Avoiding Wrinkles in Your Folding Machine
When first operating a folding machine, it is common that you may run into a few issues, wrinkles being one of them. A folded sheet of paper may come out of the folding machine with a few wrinkles and while this can be frustrating, luckily it can easily be avoided. Below we provide some tips and...

Different Paper Drill Bit Styles & Tips for Longevity
Paper drilling has become a lifesaver for those in the printing industry. Thanks to paper drilling machines , drilling holes in paper for binding purposes has become extremely efficient and high-speed. While typical hole punches can only punch holes into about 10 sheets of paper, paper drilling...

Selecting The Right Vacuum Cup For Your Application
How Vacuum Cups Work For Material Handling Vacuum cups are used in many industries, including packaging, printing, food, & beverage. Also known as suction cups, they make the perfect handling device on both manual and automatic types of machinery. They can handle almost anything from...

Tips For Maintaining Corner Rounders
Corner rounders are great for giving your print projects the perfect finished look with smooth, round corners. The world of print production has become more personalized over time, requiring special equipment to get the finished look you want. Basic paper cutting, while still prevalent in the...

Trimmer Knife Lifespan For Guillotine Paper Cutters
The quality of a print booklet is often determined by the quality of the paper used and the smoothness of its edges. For paper edges that are seamless and exact, guillotine paper cutters are high performing machines that can cut paper of many stocks at a relatively high speed. While these cutting...

Characteristics of Quality Stitching Wire
Used all over the commercial printing industry, stitching wire is present in saddle stitching, side stitching, loop stitching, booklet making, corner stitching and inline press stitching. This wire is used for binding together magazines, catalogs, booklets, and other spine-stapled books....

EVA Binding vs. PUR Binding
Adhesive application is a crucial step in the binding process, as it dictates the longevity of the book and its pages. The glue is often applied to the spine of softcover and hardcover books, and the type of adhesive glue makes more of a difference than one might think. There are two adhesives...

Overcoming Perfect Binding Challenges
It’s no question as to why many have resorted to perfect binding for their publication projects. It’s quicker, easier and more affordable! While this method was originally designed to be performed on more heavy-duty projects, it has become the go-to option for projects that require...

How To Create Durable Softcover Books
When deciding which style of book to produce, there are many factors to consider – page count, durability, cost… the list goes on. For those wanting books that are long-lasting and durable, hard covers are the best option. Pages are sewn into a firm spine and covered with paper...

Tips to keep your drilling operations running smoothly.

To help you brush up on your knowledge on scores, we have provided a list of the four basic types of scoring in the bindery and finishing industry.

Protection, efficiency, and high productivity are incredibly important in the bindery and print finishing industry.

Here are some helpful maintenance tips for you and your folding needs.

Through precision machining and using top quality urethane, we work hard to repair MBO* and Stahl* fold rollers successfully.

After a very long editing and design process, we have officially completed the 2017/2018 Update Ltd catalog and sent it out in the mail. We are very excited about the changes we've made and products we've added so be sure to give it a good look! Please contact us with any questions or comments. Happy browsing!

This water-based, environmentally friendly solution leaves your surfaces feeling silky smooth while reducing friction to a near-zero level, thus creating a more workable surface for your cutting processes.

Static electricity is a common problem in bindery and printing production that can affect the profitability of machines in a negative and inconvenient way.

As the season changes, we begin to embrace Fall and all that it comes with. Unfortunately, one unwelcome guest autumn brings is dry air, which means static. Prepare for it now with Update Ltd products!
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