Hebert Communications Press Release
Written for C.P. Bourg

C.P. Bourg Wins ON DEMAND Best of Show Award for its innovative Bourg BME Booklet Maker

C.P. Bourg’s innovative, high-speed commercial booklet maker takes top honors in the “Binding, Finishing and Mailing Equipment” category as the first to stitch, fold and trim documents from the largest sheet sizes currently output by digital printers.

ON DEMAND Expo, Philadelphia, PA; March 31, 2009 – C.P. Bourg, the world’s leading technology developer and supplier of in-line and near-line document feeding, binding and finishing equipment, took top honors in the “Bindery, Finishing and Mailing Equipment” category at this year’s ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition, winning a Best of Show award for its new Bourg BME Booklet Maker.

The new high-speed, near-line commercial booklet maker was selected from several entries in its category as the first finishing system to stitch, fold and trim sheet sizes up to 14.5 x 23.5 inches (370 x 600 mm) – the largest currently output by digital printers – and for a variety of unique features and innovations aimed at improving near-line finishing speed, efficiency and flexibility. The Best of Show award winner is being featured here at ON DEMAND Expo in the C.P. Bourg booth #1715.

ON DEMAND Best of Show Award winners are chosen by InfoTrends, a leading market research and consulting firm that serves the digital imaging and document solutions industry and that partners with the ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition to produce the awards program. The ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition is the leading digital printing conference and exposition in the United States, addressing the range of products and technologies used to create, manage, personalize, print and deliver content as it is needed.

Accepting the award, Richard Trapilo, Executive Vice President and General Manager, C.P. Bourg, Inc. said, “Printers today are looking for every advantage they can find to make their operations faster, more efficient and more flexible. The new Bourg BME Booklet Maker not only meets these demands – it addresses each with a long list of features and innovations that make our new booklet maker a smart investment for almost any print finishing application. “We are pleased and honored that the Bourg BME Booklet Maker has been recognized with a Best of Show award by InfoTrends and the ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition.”

C.P. Bourg – The Print Finishing Experts
For nearly 50 years, C.P. Bourg has designed and delivered innovative binding and finishing solutions to meet the needs of the global printing and finishing industry. C.P. Bourg’s reputation – as the world’s leading technology developer and supplier of in-line and near-line document feeding, binding and finishing equipment for the broad spectrum of traditional and digital printing environments – is built on a history of Mr. Christian Pierre Bourg’s achievement and continuous commitment to quality, innovation and efficiency. This commitment has led to privileged relationships with numerous digital print suppliers, and with tens of thousand customers worldwide who rely on C.P. Bourg equipment to turn print on paper into quality finished products.

An award-winning supplier and Xerox Corporation Business Partner since 1989, C.P. Bourg most recently was named by Xerox as the Overall Finishing Business Partner of the Year for 2008 for the fifth consecutive year, and as the Xerox Monochrome Finishing Business Partner of the Year for 2008. The company also won a prestigious Prix Wallonie à l'Exportation award for outstanding performance from the Walloon Region (Belgium) Export Agency 2006-2008. For more information, visit www.cpbourg.com.

About InfoTrends
InfoTrends, a Questex Company, is the leading worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm for the digital imaging and document solutions industry. We provide research, analysis, forecasts, and advice to help clients understand market trends, identify opportunities, and develop strategies to grow their businesses. For more information, visit www.infotrends.com.