Perfect Pallets Post Press

Perfect Pallets Post Press Users Group – 4PUG

Welcome to the Perfect Pallets Post Press Users Group.  4PUG is designed to facilitate the free exchange of industry information between newspaper peers entrenched in post press operations.

Perfect Pallets, Inc. partners with over 1,500 newspapers throughout North America to reduce wood waste and load failures from entering their inserting facilities. Printers and Advertisers will package over 80 billion pre-prints on plastic returnable Perfect Pallets in 2016. This will eliminate over 100 million pounds of wood waste from entering newspaper facilities this year.

Perfect Pallets, Inc. is strongly committed to managing this free industry forum to facilitate better communication between newspapers, printers and advertisers.


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Recent Newspaper Discussions

xx Conveyors

June 29, 2017, 07:04:10 PM by Don Collier
I am looking for new/used conveyors. The mat top ones we have now are too pricey to continue repairing. Capital budgets are coming around and I need to start planning. How many people are still using...
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xx Quipp 500 stacker - Trouble shoot problem

June 27, 2017, 04:27:33 PM by Gordon Rufh
We have a Quipp 500 stacker that won't energize the turntable when we push the start button. Anyone have this problem? We do have an air supply. Not sure if it has something to do with the light cur...
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xx Newstech Machine Running Mediacom

June 14, 2017, 11:04:05 PM by Lynne Jones
I am working on a newstech machine, one of the main jacket feeders is backwards. I am wondering if the gripper opening/closing cam is different than the other hoppers that run the opposite way? As of...
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xx Shutting down production

May 23, 2017, 05:52:54 PM by Tim Headley
End of June this year, we will be shutting down all production at our site. Farming it out to another print site.
We have some equipment that will need to go after that time.
Let me know...
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xx Operator expectations

May 22, 2017, 05:05:30 PM by cmiddleton1220
I am curious how many hoppers everybody is feeding.  We currently have an SLS1000 - 10+1 setup.  I am only allowed 4 people to keep this thing running.  We are running at 9500 an hr, but actually prod...
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Member of the Month

Independence Examiner
Independence, MO
Casey Middleton - Nightshift Manager Read More

Q. How long have you been involved with post press? 

A. I accidentally fell into this position when I was laid off at an automotive shop. I was just trying to pay the bills, and the Examiner was looking for help. I quickly learned all the aspects in the mailroom and made supervisor position. I spent a couple years there before becoming Mailroom Manager.


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