ROSEVILLE, Calif.—Harris & Bruno International is proud to announce that 2018 marks the 70th year of operation for this worldwide printing and coating equipment manufacturing business.
“From supplying chambered doctor blades, circulation systems and coating modules in the flexographic and offset industries to introducing our AQ/UV coating technology on high-throughput offline/inline coaters in the digital market – innovation has been key to our success,” said H&B President Nick Bruno. “Just as important is that we have built a reputation of providing well-built machinery with global support.”
In fact, Harris & Bruno Europe is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Further H&B sales and service are available worldwide.
“Due to the hard work of our dedicated employees, we are on solid footing for continuing a strong future for many years to come,” Nick Bruno said. “But above all, we thank our customers and partners for allowing this tradition of a family business in the printing industry to continue so long.”
Harris & Bruno has been manufacturing printing/coating machinery for 70 years. Current products focus on offline/inline coating systems, chamber/anilox, and related fluid pumping systems. H&B has a worldwide network of direct offices and dealers. www.harris-bruno.com
ZR30 with high-pile feeder/stacker installed in August 2014
Avery Dennison China
Technical Manager ChiShing Low
Could you please tell us some about your company and what markets you serve?
“Avery Dennison is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions.”
When did you purchase an ExcelCoat and what kind do you have?
“Purchased an ExcelCoat ZR30 in August 2014.”
Why did you purchase an ExcelCoat?
“Because we noticed that Harris & Bruno has a very good machine featuring quality and efficiency – very good for our demanding requirement.”
How did the installation and training go?
“Harris & Bruno has a local Chinese technician – so he helped us install the machine. It was very good installation and training.”
How is ExcelCoat’s day-to-day performance?
“It is very good, with good quality and performance. The machine operates 24 hours, day-by-day, non-stop. We only take the Chinese New Year holiday.”
What new abilities has ExcelCoat given your shop?
“We’re able to apply matte and water-based. We’re actually using ExcelCoat for matte, gloss, and water-based coatings. We want to use ExcelCoat to apply soft touch coating on new products. We’re still working with the Harris & Bruno team in the U.S. on finding the right soft touch coating. We plan to do the testing in H&B U.S. so the H&B team can get a solution to us. They’ve done testing to find solutions for us before.”
Has this purchase helped your bottom line?
“The ExcelCoat’s high speed and high quality has helped us increase productivity. It has helped save costs on our daily production.”
How’s your overall ExcelCoat experience?
“Actually, I would like to say that it’s a good machine for our company’s requirements. In the market, it’s very hard to find a similar machine because ExcelCoat uses an anilox coater for water-based coatings. We tried another supplier, but their test failed. Fortunately, we find our Harris & Bruno partnership to give a high-quality product. We have high-quality requirements, and ExcelCoat helped us resolve the coating issue.”
Anything else you’d like to say?
“I would like to say thank you to H&B for supporting us and our product.”
Would you recommend ExcelCoat?
“Sure. If the printer would like to have a good machine to deliver high quality offline coating, you need to contact Harris & Bruno.”
Aaron will focus on elevating H&B’s high-quality standards
ROSEVILLE, Calif. – Harris & Bruno International announces Aaron Parker has been promoted to the position of Quality Manager. He’ll focus on elevating Harris & Bruno’s Quality Management System utilizing Six Sigma methods to fine-tune all of the detailed processes and workflows in the H&B manufacturing facility.
Visit Booth 3040 to learn about the ExcelCoat line of semi or fully-automated coaters.
CHICAGO – Harris & Bruno International announces they will demonstrate an ExcelCoat ZR offline/inline coater for UV & AQ at the Graph Expo trade show Sept. 28-Oct. 1. On display in Booth 3040 will be a fully automated ExcelCoat ZR with H&B’s high-pile feeder and high-pile stacker.n
The ExcelCoat ZR features high-quality parts, advanced automation, and increased throughput. Its chamber/anilox system excels at applying AQ Soft Touch, UV Matte, coating with particulates, and water-based coatings/primers. Standards include an intuitive touchscreen interface, automated nip adjustments, and 50 memory set-points.
“For a printer looking to dependably run one type of coating 24/7, or for a printer interested in a variety of trick coatings with separated waste streams and fast changeovers – the ExcelCoat line offers many options,” said Scott Michels, VP of Sales & Marketing for Harris & Bruno. “We invite you to visit our booth to watch demonstrations, pick up samples, and learn more.”
Also showcased will be information about Harris & Bruno chambered doctor blade systems, circulators, anilox rolls, web coaters, and more. H&B staff invites you to visit Booth #3040 for more information.
Harris & Bruno International has been manufacturing ancillary components for printing presses for 65 years. Current products focus on inking and coating systems, specializing in chambered doctor blade systems, anilox rolls and pumping solutions. With offices in America, Europe and Asia, as well as on-site engineers with expertise in all your printing and anilox needs, Harris & Bruno provides superior sales, service, and support. As the most vertically integrated supplier of anilox rolls in the USA, H&B offers anilox roll manufacturing, plasma coating, laser engraving, cleaning, and cell measuring and certification all under one roof! Please visit www.harris-bruno.com for more information.