Press Launch

updated: Sep 23, 2020 sixteen:26 EDT

Fort Orange Press ordered a few superior-tech, clever inserters and a superior-speed overprint printing push from W+D North America Inc. W+D specializes in very-productive integrated mail and print know-how methods for the election industry. Fort Orange Press has invested $4.5 million in state-of-the-art products to bolster its vote-by-mail print and immediate mail abilities and capacity. The expenditure makes it possible for Fort Orange Press to improve capacity threefold and grow its footprint over and above the Northeast to other East Coast and Southern states.

The W+D BB820 inserter is viewed as 1 of the most subtle clever inserters produced. It functions patented 2nd stability code know-how inside of a shut-loop stability crosscheck to assure the accuracy of every single mail piece. The BB820 inserters are rated for 20,000 inserts for every hour which will assist the demanding specifications of vote-by-mail ballot printing and mailing. The W+D BB700 S2 is a multi-format, adaptable envelope inserting system that provides an output of up to sixteen,000 envelopes for every hour no matter of the envelope format. The blend of these a few inserters will make it possible for Fort Orange Press to deliver nearly 60,000 vote-by-mail deals for every hour, with total accuracy and stability. 

In addition to the W+D inserters, Fort Orange Press has ordered a W+D Halm SuperJet – this permits Fort Orange Press to deliver a lot quicker turnaround situations for custom printed envelopes like oath, reply and outer envelopes used in vote-by-mail election remedies.

To round out its printing abilities for vote-by-mail desires, Fort Orange Press has also added a new Canon Océ ColorStream 3700 to its facility. Considered the most trustworthy electronic inkjet net push in the industry. The addition of these presses, in blend with present electronic and offset print production presses, makes it possible for Fort Orange Press the ability to deliver in excess of 1 million ballots in an 8-hour change.

Robert F. Wiko, President of Fort Orange Press commented, “Fort Orange Press has been a trustworthy election partner since 1905. In anticipation of amplified vote-by-mail initiatives, we have invested tens of millions in leading-of-the-line know-how (and staff) in buy to ramp up production capacity. This investment in new products and staff makes it possible for us to not only service present boards of elections but grow our footprint and offer our solutions to any state in will need of a print and mail husband or wife for vote-by-mail initiatives.”

Michael Ring, President of W+D North America, notes “There is no equal to our inserters’ patented ballot and mail intelligence know-how they have been created to effectively tackle vote-by-mail ballots as perfectly as one:one immediate mail. This unique know-how permits the maximum net throughput and accuracy. With these methods in location, Fort Orange Press is poised to tackle the amplified capacity for the 2020 typical election vote-by-mail initiatives. We are thrilled to be a husband or wife with Fort Orange Press.”


Robert F. Witko, President & CEO, Fort Orange Press
Business: 518-489-3233 or Cellular: 518-281-2453 or E-mail: [email protected]

Suzanne Anslow Gunther​
​Mobile: 518-275-8763 or E-mail: [email protected]

Source: Fort Orange Press