Duplo has launched the 150Cr Booklet System to meet growing market demands for entry-level digital bookletmakers with full bleed and crease functionality.  The device combines the existing DC-445 DuCreaser and DBM-150/T bookletmaker to offer creasing, slitting, folding and trimming in one pass. Both the DC-445 and DBM-150/T can be used independently and the system can be built retrospectively.

The firm said the 150Cr, which is available with immediate effect for around $36,018, is designed for entry-level users wanting simple and accurate professional finishing and would benefit digital customers with small-volume production.

Target markets for the device include education, healthcare, commercial printers and print shops, as well as in-plants for financial services, legal and accountancy sectors.

“The 150Cr has been created in response to market demand. It is an entry-level solution that allows you to have the benefits of both machines together or      independently,” said Duplo UK marketing manager Sarah Crumpler.

“It follows on from the success of the 350Cr system, which is a higher-level and higher-volume version of the same system.”

The 150Cr, which has 15 separate programmes, can be used as a sheet feeder for pre-collated stock. Other features include ‘load and go’ unattended operations and inline slitting enabling three-knife trimming,  which removes the need for a guillotine.