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Feb

04th

Press Releases

PLATINUM CONVERTING EXPANDS UV COATING CAPACITY

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PLATINUM CONVERTING EXPANDS UV COATING CAPACITY

ITASCA, ILLINOIS, January 18th 2016 – Platinum Converting announces the installation of the Steinemann Top-Spot machine in their Itasca 120,000 square foot facility. Steinemann Technology is an innovative and worldwide leading manufacturer of systems and solutions for the print finishing industry.

“With this Steinemann UV coater we will be able to increase productivity and better meet the deadlines our customer’s demand.” says Platinum Converting President and founder Jeff Huber.

Huber cites the key advantages of the machine to include ease of set up, accuracy and outstanding quality. “This new addition is about improving quality, and being able to meet the demands and needs of our customers. The bottom line is, adding the Top-Spot machine will help meet strict deadlines and assure projects get finished with the highest quality possible.”

The new Spot UV Coater machine was installed and running on January 18th 2016.

About Platinum Converting:

Platinum Converting is a full-service graphic finishing company offering an expansive menu of services and some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Platinum Converting was founded in 1998 with a simple idea. Do “whatever it takes” to get our customers what they need, when they need it. No excuses. Contact us today to see how Platinum Converting can help your business…FINISH STRONG. For more information or to obtain a sample kit, call (630) 630-227-0400 or visit our website at www.platinumconverting.com.

Contact Info

Contact Person: Rosalie Volny
Company Name: Platinum Converting
Telephone Number: (630) 630-227-0400
Email Address: rosalievolny@platinumconverting.com

Web site address: www.platinumconverting.com

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Dec

11th

Press Releases

PLATINUM CONVERTING ADDS HIGH SPEED WINDOW PATCHING CAPABILITY

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PLATINUM CONVERTING ADDS HIGH SPEED WINDOW PATCHING CAPABILITY

ITASCA, ILLINOIS, December 8, 2015 – Platinum Converting announces the installation of the Heiber & Schroder WP Speedliner 600 machine in their Itasca 120,000 square foot facility.  Heiber & Schroder are market leaders in window patching and this additional machine expands the company’s capabilities to better service a growing demand.

“We have seen an increase in demand for window patching and have outgrown our current equipment.  The WPS 600 offers precise and durable cutting, with outstanding window positioning,” says Karl Gray, Vice-President Operations at Platinum Converting.

Gray cites the key advantages of the machine to include short setup times and high processing performance.  “The ability to see what’s inside a package or envelope is critical to the success of a piece.  Our goal is to provide customers with a clear view to their product, regardless of the complexity or size of the run.  This machine will allow us to meet the critical deadlines our customers demand.  At Platinum Converting, we continue to seek ways to provide the market with high quality services and solutions.”

The new windowing machine was installed and running on December 1, 2015.

See it in action!

About Platinum Converting:

Platinum Converting is a full-service graphic finishing company offering an expansive menu of services and some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Platinum Converting was founded in 1998 with a simple idea. Do “whatever it takes” to get our customers what they need, when they need it. No excuses. Contact us today to see how Platinum Converting can help your business…FINISH STRONG. For more information or to obtain a sample kit, call (630) 630-227-0400 or visit our website at www.platinumconverting.com.

Contact Info

Contact Person: Rosalie Volny
Company Name: Platinum Converting
Telephone Number: (630) 630-227-0400
Email Address: rosalievolny@platinumconverting.com

Web site address: www.platinumconverting.com

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Nov

06th

Press Releases

PLATINUM CONVERTING AWARDED 2015 GOLD INK AWARD

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PLATINUM CONVERTING AWARDED 2015 GOLD INK AWARD

ITASCA, ILLINOIS, November 2, 2015 – Printing Impressions magazine, producer of the annual Gold Ink Awards, announced on September 13th that Platinum Converting has won a Pewter Award for the entry titled, Grills Wine List in the Commercial Printing/ Potpourri category. All winners can now be found at http://www.goldink.com/gold-ink-winners/ .

This year’s Gold Ink Award winners were chosen from more than 1,000 entries submitted within 50 different categories, including:

  • Books
  • Direct Mail
  • Magazines
  • Brochures
  • Digital Printing
  • Annual Reports
  • Commercial PrintingCalendars
  • Packaging
  • Posters
  • Catalogs
  • Potpourri
  • and many more!

The Gold Ink Awards are considered the “Oscars” of the printing industry. Winning pieces were chosen based on print quality, technical difficulty and overall visual effect.

About Platinum Converting:

Platinum Converting is a full-service graphic finishing company offering an expansive menu of services and some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Platinum Converting was founded in 1998 with a simple idea. Do “whatever it takes” to get our customers what they need, when they need it. No excuses. Contact us today to see how Platinum Converting can help your business…FINISH STRONG. For more information or to obtain a sample kit, call (630) 630-227-0400 or visit our website at www.platinumconverting.com.

Contact Info

Contact Person: Rosalie Volny
Company Name: Platinum Converting
Telephone Number: (630) 630-227-0400
Email Address: rosalievolny@platinumconverting.com

Web site address: www.platinumconverting.com

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Nov

06th

Press Releases

PLATINUM CONVERTING AWARDED “BENNY” IN INTERNATIONAL PRINT COMPETITION

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platinum-converting-bennyPLATINUM CONVERTING AWARDED “BENNY” IN INTERNATIONAL PRINT COMPETITION

ITASCA, ILLINOIS, November 2, 2015 – Platinum Converting was awarded a Benny, the highest honor in the 2015 Premier Print Awards for the entry titled, Protection Place iPAD Display Box.

The Premier Print Awards, the graphic arts industry’s largest and most prestigious worldwide printing competition recognizes outstanding achievement in print production. Platinum Converting received our “Benny” in the category of Diecuts, Pop-ups, Unique Folds and Involvement Devices.

The Premier Print Awards are the printing industry’s oldest and largest worldwide graphic arts competition, hosted by Printing Industries of America. In its 66th year, the annual contest recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of superior print communications. The event promotes excellence in print communications and rewards companies and individuals who produce the very best in print media.

This year, more than 2,400 entries were received from printing and graphic arts firms from around the world, and judges awarded the Benny to the top entry in each category. “It’s an honor to be recognized by the industry as a company that produces award-winning print finishing,” said Dave Biddenstadt, Vice-President, Sales.

Michael Makin, president and CEO of Printing industries of America, agrees. “The Benny winners represent the best our industry has to offer. This year’s entries were outstanding. There were entries from companies in 8 countries. Through hard work and dedicated craftsmanship, Platinum Converting produced a piece worthy of the Benny – despite fierce competition.”

Platinum Converting received their Benny at The Premier Print Awards Gala on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at the Chicago Marriott.

About Platinum Converting:

Platinum Converting is a full-service graphic finishing company offering an expansive menu of services and some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Platinum Converting was founded in 1998 with a simple idea. Do “whatever it takes” to get our customers what they need, when they need it. No excuses. Contact us today to see how Platinum Converting can help your business…FINISH STRONG. For more information or to obtain a sample kit, call (630) 630-227-0400 or visit our website at www.platinumconverting.com.

Contact Info

Contact Person: Rosalie Volny
Company Name: Platinum Converting
Telephone Number: (630) 630-227-0400
Email Address: rosalievolny@platinumconverting.com

Web site address: www.platinumconverting.com

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Nov

06th

Press Releases

PLATINUM CONVERTING AWARDED 2015 PRODUCT OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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PLATINUM CONVERTING AWARDED 2015 PRODUCT OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS

ITASCA, ILLINOIS, November 2, 2015 – Binding Industries of America (BIA), producer of the annual Product of Excellence Awards, announced on July 14th that Platinum Converting has won a Product of Excellence award for the entry titled, Protection Place iPAD Display Box in the Boxes and Totes category. All winners can now be found at http://www.printing.org/2015poewinners.

To win a Product of Excellence award, an entry must be technically flawless. Winning this prestigious award is considered among many to be the pinnacle of success in the binding industry. Dave Biddenstadt, Vice-President, Sales at Platinum Converting received the award at the Premier Print Awards Gala on Sunday, September 13, 2015 in Chicago.

About Platinum Converting:

Platinum Converting is a full-service graphic finishing company offering an expansive menu of services and some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Platinum Converting was founded in 1998 with a simple idea. Do “whatever it takes” to get our customers what they need, when they need it. No excuses. Contact us today to see how Platinum Converting can help your business…FINISH STRONG. For more information or to obtain a sample kit, call (630) 630-227-0400 or visit our website at www.platinumconverting.com.

Contact Info

Contact Person: Rosalie Volny
Company Name: Platinum Converting
Telephone Number: (630) 630-227-0400
Email Address: rosalievolny@platinumconverting.com

Web site address: www.platinumconverting.com

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Jul

01st

Press Releases

PLATINUM CONVERTING EXPANDS FOLDING & GLUING CAPACITY

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PLATINUM CONVERTING EXPANDS FOLDING & GLUING CAPACITY

ITASCA, ILLINOIS, June 30, 2015 – Platinum Converting announces the installation of two additional BOBST VISIONFOLD 110 machines in their Itasca 120,000 square foot facility, increasing their capacity in folding and gluing services by 40%.

“We grew our folding and gluing capacity by adding functionality that our customers themselves specified. Projects are becoming more and more complex with even tighter deadlines. Our fleet of folding and gluing machines allows us to address these increasing demands with ease” says Rich DeWulf, Vice-President at Platinum Converting.

DeWulf cites the key advantages of the machines to include ease of set up, accuracy and consistent quality. “Our goal is to provide customers with quality finished pieces, regardless of the complexity, size or substrate of the finished product. We are confident in the consistency and accuracy that Platinum Converting provides our customers.”

The new machines were installed on June 8, 2015.

About Platinum Converting:

Platinum Converting is a full-service graphic finishing company offering an expansive menu of services and some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Platinum Converting was founded in 1998 with a simple idea. Do “whatever it takes” to get our customers what they need, when they need it. No excuses. Contact us today to see how Platinum Converting can help your business…FINISH STRONG. For more information or to obtain a sample kit, call (630) 630-227-0400 or visit our website at www.platinumconverting.com.

The Complete Package

When nothing matters more than the quality of your final product, you need production equipment that can deliver quality consistently, time and time again. VISIONFOLD not only lets you handle all the styles that you would expect but, because of its ease of set up and effortless repeatability, it delivers the same flawless quality every time the job runs.

The way we achieve this, by combining superb build quality with innovative engineering, is complemented by attention to every aspect of the ergonomics of the machine, making VISIONFOLD one of the easiest machines to set.
You could say that VISIONFOLD is the complete package.

Contact Info

Contact Person: Rosalie Volny
Company Name: Platinum Converting
Telephone Number: (630) 630-227-0400
Email Address: rosalievolny@platinumconverting.com

Web site address: www.platinumconverting.com

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Apr

27th

Press Releases

PLATINUM CONVERTING AWARDED 2015 GRAPHICS EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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PLATINUM CONVERTING AWARDED 2015 GRAPHICS EXCELLENCE AWARDS

ITASCA, IL, April 27, 2015 – The Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA) has announced that Platinum Converting is a multi-award winner in the 2015 Graphics Excellence Awards competition. The judging was concluded on March 17-18, 2015, by a team of independent judges. The GEA competition is one of the largest printing competitions in the nation.

Platinum Converting won a Best of Division award for their Livestream Studio Surface carton and two Awards of Excellence for their Point-of-Purchase pop-up displays for OPI and Ace Hardware.

A panel of out-of-state judges with extensive experience in printing and print production was brought in to examine the work. Each entry was judged on its own merit in a category with similar printed pieces. The judging criteria included registration, crossovers, clarity and neatness, sharpness of halftones and line drawings, richness and tonal qualities of color, paper and ink selection, ink coverage, difficulty of printing, effective contrast or softness, finishing, bindery and overall visual impact.

Platinum Converting continues to produce award-winning finishing each and every year, demonstrating that they are a premier provider of finishing services.

About Platinum Converting:

Platinum Converting is a full-service graphic finishing company offering an expansive menu of services and some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Platinum Converting was founded in 1998 with a simple idea. Do “whatever it takes” to get our customers what they need, when they need it. No excuses. Contact us today to see how Platinum Converting can help your business…FINISH STRONG. For more information or to obtain a sample kit, call (630) 630-227-0400 or visit our website at www.platinumconverting.com.

Contact Info

Contact Person: Rosalie Volny
Company Name: Platinum Converting
Telephone Number: (630) 630-227-0400
Email Address: rosalievolny@platinumconverting.com

Web site address: www.platinumconverting.com

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Dec

02nd

Press Releases

Platinum Converting Launches Newly Redesigned Website!

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PLATINUM CONVERTING LAUNCHES NEWLY REDESIGNED WEBSITE!

ITASCA, ILLINOIS, December 2, 2014 –Platinum Converting has launched a dramatically redesigned website, underscoring their position as a premier provider of finishing services. The redesigned site enables customers, partners and visitors to easily gather information on Platinum Converting’s menu of services and enhances the discovery experience with powerful text, graphics and video.

“I am very proud to unveil our new website design. This website is a significant step in clearly communicating to our visitors our expansive menu of services available under one roof, while also capturing our true character,” says Platinum Converting President & Founder Jeff Huber.  “Our goal was to create a site that provides users with value and useful information, while also educating them on the finishing process and opportunities to make their print jaw-dropping.”

Huber states key advantages of the new website. “Finishing is very visual, so we showcased what we do within an extensive Gallery of photos,” he says. “Further, a visitor can now see what we do, how we do it and who is handling a given job in a short video. We created a window into Platinum Converting, so when you leave our site, you know exactly who we are and how you can benefit.” Key features of the site include a cleaner, more attractive design and a more engaging user experience. Social media pages connect to the site and are regularly updated to strengthen client relationships and add value. We think users will be pleased with the content, look and feel, and ease of use.

The new site launched on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. To visit the website, go to www.platinumconverting.com.

About Platinum Converting:

Platinum Converting is a full-service graphic finishing company offering an expansive menu of services and some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Platinum Converting was founded in 1998 with a simple idea. Do “whatever it takes” to get our customers what they need, when they need it. No excuses. Contact us today to see how Platinum Converting can help your business…FINISH STRONG. For more information or to obtain a sample kit, call (630) 630-227-0400 or visit our website at www.platinumconverting.com.

Contact Info

Contact Person: Rosalie Volny
Company Name: Platinum Converting
Telephone Number: (630) 630-227-0400
Email Address: rosalievolny@platinumconverting.com

Web site address: www.platinumconverting.com

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Oct

27th

Press Releases

Platinum Converting Awarded 2014 Gold Ink Awards

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PLATINUM CONVERTING AWARDED 2014 GOLD INK AWARDS

ITASCA, ILLINOIS, August 25, 2014 – Printing Impressions magazine, producer of the annual Gold Ink Awards, announced that Platinum Converting has won a Bronze Award for the entry titled, Field Museum- Inside Biomechanics in the Commercial Printing/ Folder category. They also received a Pewter Award for the entry titled, Ace Hardware Bag Sale flash totem in the Packaging/Point of Purchase Displays category. All winners can now be found at http://www.GoldInk.com/winners-revealed.

This year’s Gold Ink Award winners were chosen from more than 1,000 entries submitted within 50 different categories, including:

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Digital Printing
  • Commercial Printing
  • Packaging
  • Catalogs
  • Direct Mail
  • Brochures
  • Annual Reports
  • Calendars
  • Posters
  • Potpourri and many more!

Winning pieces were chosen based on print quality, technical difficulty and overall visual effect.

About Platinum Converting:

Platinum Converting is a full-service graphic finishing company offering an expansive menu of services and some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Platinum Converting was founded in 1998 with a simple idea. Do “whatever it takes” to get our customers what they need, when they need it. No excuses. Contact us today to see how Platinum Converting can help your business…FINISH STRONG. For more information or to obtain a sample kit, call (630) 630-227-0400 or visit our website at www.platinumconverting.com.

Contact Info

Contact Person: Rosalie Volny
Company Name: Platinum Converting
Telephone Number: (630) 630-227-0400
Email Address: rosalievolny@platinumconverting.com

Web site address: www.platinumconverting.com

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Mar

10th

Press Releases

PC Expands Die Cutting Services with Blanker

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PLATINUM CONVERTING EXPANDS DIE CUTTING SERVICES WITH BLANKER

ITASCA, ILLINOIS, March 10, 2014 – Platinum Converting announces the installation of the BOBST Expertcut 106 LER blanker in their Itasca 120,000 square foot facility, enhancing their already strong presence in die cutting services.

“Our new BOBST Expertcut 106 LER will give Platinum Converting the efficiency that only a blanker can deliver” says Jeff Huber, President at Platinum Converting.  “This machine adds additional cutting edge technology to our line-up providing high speed, accurate blank separation together with the option of full sheet delivery.”

Huber states key advantages of the machine. “The new machinery allows us to provide our customers with an industry-leading production solution in terms of speed, accuracy and efficiency,” he says. “Quality and consistency have never been better with a dynamic camera which allows us the ability to independently register every sheet through the press.” The die cutter’s performance supports the corporate objective of continually seeking to provide new, value-added services to our customers.

The new machine was installed in February 24, 2014.

About Platinum Converting:

Platinum Converting is a full-service graphic finishing company offering an expansive menu of services and some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Platinum Converting was founded in 1998 with a simple idea. Do “whatever it takes” to get our customers what they need, when they need it. No excuses. Contact us today to see how Platinum Converting can help your business…FINISH STRONG. For more information or to obtain a sample kit, call (630) 630-227-0400 or visit our website at www.platinumconverting.com.

Contact Info

Contact Person: Rosalie Volny
Company Name: Platinum Converting
Telephone Number: (630) 630-227-0400
Email Address: rosalievolny@platinumconverting.com

Web site address: www.platinumconverting.com

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