Oce PageStream 466 Plus Printing System Product Spotlight

Symco Group buys and sells remanufactured Oce Pagestream 466 Plus as well as provides onsite maintenance of the Oce Pagestream 466 printing systems across the US.

In addition to the 466 / 466 Plus printing systems, Symco Group also buys, sells and maintains the entire line of Oce Pagestream to include the Oce Pagestream 372/372 Plus, Oce Pagestream 744/744 Plus, and Oce Pagestream 932/932 Plus printers.

Symco Group also sells parts and supplies for the Oce Pagestream printers.

If you are interested in learning more about these printers, want to purchase a remanufactured Oce Pagestream printer, parts or supplies please contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email us at info@symcogroup.com

The Oce PageStream 466 Plus Printing System Overview

Oce PageStream 466 Plus Printing System

The PageStream 466 Plus is equipped with the next generation SRA2 controller. The fastest, most powerful controller of its kind, the SRA2 gives you access to entirely new levels of functionality, speed, and performance.

With the multiple resolution mode feature, you can support legacy, existing and future applications at 240 or 300 dpi resolution – without time-consuming applications rewrites.

240 dpi 300 dpi

Advanced paper transport technology enables both pinless a pinfed paper for wider print width new paper-handling flexibility and impressive cost savings.

The PageStream 466 Plus. Setting a New Benchmark for Performance

  • Speed:
    • 466 images per minute letter-size, two across.
  • More Speed:
    • 854 images per minute printing 6 x 9″ forms landscape, two across or portrait, three-across.
  • Printing Power:
    • Duty cycle of up to 12 million images per month.
  • Switchability:
    • Switchable resolutions of 240 and 300 dpi.
  • Datastream Flexibility:
    • IPDS or Xerox datastreams (with Océ PRISMA Printer solution).
  • Forms Flexibility:
    • Pinless or pinfed paper. Wider print width of 18 1/ and paper weights from 18 to 40 pounds.
  • Platform Versatility:
    • PRISMA print server technology for multi-platform print
  • Reliability:
    • Enhanced paper handling, monitored electronic for registration.
  • Cost Savings:
    • Reduced paper costs using unfinished papers, no disposal of feed hole margins.

Oce Pagestream 466 Plus Paper Width

Flexibility and Economy for a New Standard in High Performance Solutions In today’s demanding document-processing environment, you must be able to satisfy increasingly sophisticated customer requirements. To remain competitive, you must have the technology and capabilities to produce quality documents that are informative and attractive on a variety of paper stocks, and in various sizes. In short, you need high-speed printer technology that can do more – better, faster, and with greater economy and flexibility than ever before

The answer is the Page Stream 466 Plus printing solution from Océ Printing Systems USA. The PageStream 466 Plus produces up to 466 letter- sized images per minute in two-across portrait mode and 854 6×9” images per minute in two- across landscape mode.

Whether you are printing direct mail, financial documents, or reports, this extraordinary device combines all the advantages of PageStream technology with a new LED character generator and powerful new SRA2 controller. You get speed, power, and flexibility to support multiple
resolutions, data streams, document sizes, and paper widths. You also get support for both pinless and pinfed paper all in one machine.

If your print volume or needs change, the PageStream 466 Plus can be field upgraded to a PageStream 932 Plus Twin to print 932 duplexed, letter size images per minute, portrait, two-across.

Sound like the solution you need? It’s all within reach with the PageStream 466 Plus printing system.

Oce Pagestream 466 Plus Paper Path

Advanced Paper Transport for a New Level of Forms Flexibility

The key design feature of the remarkable new PageStream 466 Plus is an innovative paper transport system that enables the use of both traditional pinfed and pinless forms.

In fact, the PageStream 466 Plus is the first digital continuous forms printer in it’s class that helps you cut paper cost as well as production time. With integrated pinless technology, you benefit from myriad advantages. There’s no need to use pre-punched roll paper, so you print more efficiently by using the full surface area – to a width of 18 1/4”. With this capability, you can use wider range of paperweights, and print 6×9” forms, two across landscape or three-across portrait. Because paper usage is reduced, you save on paper costs, require less lead time to order and eliminate the inconvenient edge trimmings.

And that’s just the beginning. Océ patented pinless technology means faster speeds, shorter service time, and easier handling. The PageStream 466 Plus is more reliable than traditional pinfed devices, thanks to electronic synchronization that ensures precise registration on every page. What’s more, you can switch from pinless to pinfed paper at any time- seamlessly.

One Printer, Multiple Resolutions… More Flexibility

Image quality today is a critical requirement for any high-performance printing systems. With this in mind, the PageStream 466 Plus offers the new multiple resolution mode feature, which provides simultaneous support for multiple resolutions in a single machine.

The PageStream 466 Plus accepts input resolutions of 240 or 300 dpi and prints them on a 600 dpi LED array, as standard. The result is greater flexibility, more effective use of your printer resources, and the ability to process legacy applications without time -consuming applications rewrites.

Next Generation Controller Power with Room to Grow

Oce Pagestream 466 Prisma Software

What makes the PageStream 466 Plus such a production printing powerhouse? The new SRA2 controller features nine parallel processors and significantly more power. You benefit from performance that is two times faster, memory capacity that is four times greater, and more connectivity and flexibility than you imagined possible. All of which gives the PageStream 466 Plus the muscle to handle the most complex applications and fast, new interfaces like Ethernet with ease. In fact, no other architecture is so well suited for current demands for flexible performance.

The SRA2 controller is the newest generation of the same SRA technology that has been powering PageStream printers since their inception. The
initial expectations for this revolutionary architecture have been proven time and time again, through platform changes, performance upgrades, functional enhancements and memory expansion.

What you really want to know, of course, is will the capital investment you make in the PageStream 466 Plus today continue to bring future returns? Look no further- with innovations like resolution switching and the future-proof SRA2 controller, you can rely on the PageStream 466 Plus to handle legacy, backup, existing and emerging applications today and for years to come.

Connectivity Plus

Need to connect your PageStream 466 Plus with multiple platforms? The PageStream 466 Plus integrates into most industry-standard host and server environments. Of course, it is supported by the PRISMA family of servers that extend the performance of PageStream printers across a broad range of processing platforms. Meanwhile, an integrated Type II intelligent paper processing interface (IPPI) enables complete workflow management through the attachment of up to six conventional pre-or post-processing devices.

Paper Handling Flexibility for the Next Millennium

The PageStream 466 Plus expands your choice media. With the ability to switch from pinless pinfed paper feeds, you can process many more types, weights, and sizes of paper. Delivering crisp, clear imaging quality, page after page, printing on non- traditional paper stock is practically a non-issue. And with value-added options such as Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) this capability is extende even further.

Making More Economic Sense with a Quick Change Developer Station
In addition to paper-handling flexibility, the PageStream 466 also supports the QCDS (quick change developer station) technology. With the QCDS you can switch out the standard developer station and print MICR – only when you need to. Just one more innovate way that the PageStream 466 Plus lets you make the most o your printer investment.

Technical Specifications – PageStream 466 PLUS

  • Printing Method
    • LED PLUS Imaging
    • Electrophotography (two-component system)
  • Toner System
    • Standard: One Black developer station
    • Optional: Color, MICR via Quick Change Developer Stations
  • Fusing Method
    • Heat and Pressure
  • Print Quality
    • Standard: 240 and 300 dots per inch quality, switchable Multi-Resolution Mode
  • Printing Speeds
    • 8.5 x 11 inches, portrait, two-across: 466 ipm
    • 8.5 x 11 inches, landscape, one-across : 302 ipm
    • 6 x 9 inches, landscape, two-across : 854 ipm
  • Maximum Printable Area
    • Pinfed Paper: 17 1/4 inches
    • Pinless Paper: 18 1/4 inches
  • Monthly Capacity
    • Up to 12 million images
  • Paper Input
    • Sizes
      • Width: 6.5” to 18 1/4” infinitely variable
      • Length: 3” to 28” in 1/6” increments
      • Fold Length: 6” to 14” for stacking purposes
    • Types
      • Pinfed and pinless one part continuous forms
      • Plain white paper, recycled content paper, pre-printed, perforated, punched or drilled
    • Weight
      • 18 to 40 lbs. Bond Basis Weight (17 x 22)
      • Grammage 70 to 160 g/m2 ± 5 %
      • Other weights subject to evaluation
    • Paper Feed
      • Continuous forms, box or roll feed
  • Paper Output
    •  Capacity
      • Forms 6” to 14” can be stacked internally
      • Maximum Stack Height is 17.7”,
      • Equivalent to 3300 pages (18lb. bond paper)
      • Roll (unlimited)
    • Post-Print Handling
      • Automated Integrated Power Stacker
      • Standard Océ Certified Post-Processing devices (i.e. automatic stacker, folder, cutter, job separator, rewinder, color imprinter)
    • Post Attachments
      • Standard: ADI (Additional Device Interface)
      • Optional: IPPI (Intelligent Post Processing Interface) for online attachment to various post- processing equipment, Océ Verification Manager
  • Controller
    • Technology
      • SRA2 Scaleable Raster Architecture
    • System Attachments
      • Standard: Choose one of the following:
        • S/370/390 Channel
        • ESCON
        • SCSI
        • TCP/IP (Ethernet)
      • Optional: A second System Attachment
    • Page Description Languages
      • Standard: IPDS
    • Options
      • Xerox DJDE and Metacode via Océ Prisma Printserver Solutions
      • Océ PRISMApro Server family
      • Océ FlexServer
  • Physical
    • Weight
    • 2514 lbs.
    •  Dimensions
      • Height: 60.3”
      • Width: 90.0”
      • Depth: 37.0”
    • Power Requirements
      • Voltage: 208 V, 3 Phase, 57 Amps,
      • Frequency: 60 Hz, ± 1 Hz
      • Standby: 2.4 kVA Operating: 13.5 kVA
    • Customer Supplied
      • Russell Stoll In-line receptacle #7428/78 or
      • Russell Stoll wall receptacle #7324/78
    • Océ Supplied
      • Power cable (4 wire -3 phase + ground) and Russell Stoll plug #7328/78
  • Environmental
    • Optimum Operating Temperature Range
      • 59o – 80o F
    • Optimum Operating Humidity Range
      • 45% – 55% (no condensation)
    • Noise Level
      • Operating: 67 dB (A)
      • Standby: 61 dB (A)
    • Heat Dissipation
      • Operating: 42,990 BTU/hr
      • Standby: 7,170 BTU/hr
    • Approved Standards
      • UL, FCC Class A

Mailcrafter Edge Inserter, (2) Reliant Stream Feeders and (2) Profold Elite Air Feed Folder For Sale…

Symco Group has a client who is looking to sell one Inserco Mailcrafter Edge High Speed Inserter – 4 station inserter with conveyor (purchased 2001), (2) Profold Elite air feed folders and (2) Reliant Streamfeed Feeders.


  • One – Inscerco Mailcrafter Edge High Speed Inserter – 4 station
  • One – Conveyor for Mailcrafter Edge High Speed Inserter
  • Two – Profold Elite Air Feed Folders
  • Two – Reliant Streamfeed Feeders

Equipment is available immediately and were originally purchased by the enduser new. They have closed their direct mail operation and the equipment is currently wrapped in storage.

If you want more information including pictures or want to purchase this equipment, please contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email us at info@symcogroup.com.

Inscerco Mailcrafter Edge 9800 High Speed Mail Inserter Product Overview

Mailcrafters Edge 9800 High Speed Inserting System

This rugged workhorse of the mailing industry is universally known as the best production value for the busy mail center and/or office environment. Engineered for reliable and long lasting service, the 9800, receiving periodic enhancements, has been in production for over 30 years. It will automatically collate, stuff, seal and stack envelopes or pass them through an inline postage meter to yield a finished mailing ready for bundling. The basis of its smooth high-speed operation is the parallel or conjugated cam. Mailcrafters gripper arm detection system guards against missed or double inserts and is regarded as the most reliable in the industry. Document selection and separation from the insert stations is by vacuum control which gives 9800/9800L a high degree of consistency and reliability for all types of paper media.

The Edge Series Model 9800/9800L is available in stacker, envelope turn-over, sealer-roller and conveyor configuration. Standard features include a safety two hand start and simple initial machine setup, without special tools. A true “operator friendly” inserting machine.

The ultimate choice for any mail center and/or office environment.

Inscerco Mailcrafters Edge 9800 / 9800L Features: 

  • Conjugated Cam Drive
  • Rugged Drive System
  • Envelope Turn-Over, Conveyor or Stacker Configuration
  • Two Hand “Safety” Start
  • Simple Set-Up Procedure
  • Color Operator Interface (Touch Screen)
  • PLC Control with Self Diagnostics
  • Station Toggle
  • Positive Vacuum Insert Selection
  • “Whisper” Vacuum Pump
  • Sequential Start-Up/Shut-Down Programming

Inscerco Mailcrafters Edge 9800 / 9800 L Standard Configurations:

  • Insert stations available:
    • 4 – 6 and up
  • Insert size:
    • 6″ x 9″ – 1/4″ thickness
  • Envelope size:
    • 6-1/2″ x 9-1/2″ maximum
    • 3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ minimum
  • Envelope flap depth:
    • 2-3/8″ maximum (depending on flap construction)
  • Power Requirements:
    • 220 Volt Single Phase 30 amperes
    • 220 Volt Three Phase 20 amperes
  • B.T.U. Ratings:
    • 220 Volt Single Phase 2405 BTU/hr.
    • 220 Volt Three Phase 1479 BTU/hr.
  • Machine Weights (6 Station):
    • 9800 9800L
      • Turnover:
        • 1351 lbs. 1534 lbs.
      • Stacker:
        • 1266 lbs. 1350 lbs.
      • Sealer Roller:
        • 1351 lbs. 1533 lbs.
      • Conveyor:
        • 152 lbs. 152 lbs.
      • (Add 900 lbs. for cabinet model)

Opex 51 Mail Opener for sale…


Symco Group has a customer who has one Opex 51 Mail Extractor System for sale.

Please contact Symco Group today if you are interested in more information or pricing. 800-878-8002 or info@symcogroup.com.

Opex 51 Product Overview:

Opex 51 Mail Extractor System

OPEX Model 51 Rapid Extraction Desk offers speed, efficiency and automatic adjustments to handle a variety of intermixed mail. The advanced design of the Model 51 provides high-precision control for semi-automatic mail extraction, including fine adjustment settings for accurate cutting. Advanced ergonomic features include workstation hydraulics to adjust the work surface height, convenient desktop, customized sort configurations and easy accessibility.

Depending upon your specific mail automation needs, the Model 51 allows you to choose three different cycling modes. The exclusive Thickness Profiling Candler of the machine performs a second check of the envelope for content security. OPEX offers a variety of optional enhancements for the Model 51, including an onboard Performance Control Center, Sort Trays, Mail Tray Holder, and Hydraulic Height Adjustment.

The Model 51 provides OPEX customers an efficient mail opening system by delivering:

  • Enhanced ergonomics: adjustable hydraulic work surface for various heights
  • High-volume mail processing: processes up to 4,500 pieces of mail per hour
  • Mixed mail processing: includes envelopes up to 6 3/8″ tall
  • Performance control center: offers immediate performance data
  • Feed pusher: provides a smooth envelope feed

Canon imageFORMULA CR-190i Check Scanner Product Spotlight

Symco Group buys, sells and maintains (on-site, depot and advanced exchange maintenance options) check scanners from all the leading check scanner manufacturers including Canon, Burroughs, Digital Check, Epson, Magtek, Panini and RDM. Symco Group also sells maintenance kits and supplies for all the scanners we sell and support.

If you are looking for one or more check scanners, maintenance kits or supplies please contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email us at info@symcogroup.com.

imageFORMULA CR-190i Check Transport Product Spotlight

Canon imageFormula CR-190i Check Transport


The Canon imageFORMULA CR-190i High-Volume Check Transport is the cornerstone for production check processing, delivering high performance, reliability, and image quality. With an efficient countertop design, the CR-190i check transport is capable of meeting even the toughest challenges.

The CR-190i check transport can help financial institutions, utilities, and other organizations that handle large volumes of checks improve the efficiency of payment processes and treasury management. This results in faster access to funds, reduced costs, and increased ROI. The features offered by this check transport are ideal for high-volume remittance processing, lockbox, and back-office/branch capture.


Dynamic Performance:

  • Scans up to 190 Checks Per Minute: Capable of maintaining impressive scanning speeds with processing features enabled:
    • One-Line CIS CMOS sensor with three-line parallel data transfer
    • Two independent motor drive units capable of handling up to three items simultaneously in the paper-path
  • M-shaped Paper Path: Makes it possible for the CR-190i check transport to achieve
    • Dynamic Sorting – eject pocket sorting based on current item MICR data
    • Dynamic Endorsement real-time dynamic four-line endorsement
  • High Volume Check Scanning: Advanced features enable high-volume check processing
    • 250-item ADF with drop-in ability
    • 200-item eject pockets (two)
    • 50-item eject pocket (one)
    • Eject pocket “waterfalling”
    • 24,000 item Suggested Daily Volume

Exceptional Reliability:

  • Versatile Scanning: The CR-190i can handle large numbers of checks and other related small documents
  • Dependable Document Handling:
    • The CR-190i delivers exceptional document handling with:
      • Corrugated Retard Rollers
      • Ultrasonic Double Feed Detection – To accurately monitor double feeds
      • Built-in Jogger – with redesigned rollers, the jogger helps ensure proper document alignment and helps eliminate misfeeds
    • Magnetic / Optical Character Recognition: Canon achieves precise MICR data with:
      • Optimized MICR algorithm
      • MICR data complemented with OCR processing – Utilizes a MICR reader as well as OCR

Impressive Image Quality:

  • High-Precision Optical Technology: The CR-190i delivers impressive image quality through:
    • One-line CMOS CIS sensor – with three-line parallel data transfer
    • Fine Text Filtering – Binarization that removes patterned backgrounds and enhances edges around text for sharper images and improved OCR accuracy
    • 1200 dpi optical resolution – For fine print and small details
    • Up to 300 dpi output resolution – Valuable check information can be precisely reproduced

Efficient Design:

  • Countertop Convenience: The CR-190i check transport’s compact, robust and easy access design allows this device to fit into busy environments
  • Easy Maintenance:Simple and risk-free operator performed maintenance thanks to:
    • Clam-shell paper-path access
    • Enclosed mechanics
  • “Function Button:” Programmable control panel button for third party application functions by software developer


  • Model Name:
    • imageFORMULA CR-190i Check Transport
  • Type:
    • High-Volume Check Transport
  • Document Feeding:
    • Built-in Automatic Feeder (ADF)
  • Document Size:
    • Width 2.7 – 4.2
  • Document Size:
    • Length 4.7 – 9.6
  • Thickness Automatic Feeding:
    • 0.003 – 0.008 (17 – 40 lb. Bond)
  • Bypass mode:
    • 0.003 – 0.02 (17 – 112 lb. Bond)
  • Feeder Capacity:
    • Approx. 250 Sheets
  • Grayscale:
    • 256-level, 16-level
  • Scanning Element:
    • Improved One-line Contact Image Sensor (CMOS)
  • Light Source:
    • RGB LED
  • Operating Modes:
    • Simplex
    • Duplex
    • Grayscale
    • Black and White
    • Fine Text Filtering
    • Error Diffusions
  • Optical Resolution:
    • 1200 dpi
  • Output Resolution:
    • 100/120/150/200/240/300 dpi
  • Scanning Speeds:
    • Black And White
      • (Simplex / Duplex): 190 cpm/190 cpm
    • Grayscale
      • (Simplex / Duplex): 190 cpm/190 cpm
    • MICR: E13B / CMC-7
    • OCR: E13B / OCR-A/OCR-B / Check Writer / Universal Character
  • Interface:
    • Hi-Speed USB 2.0
  • Scanner Drivers:
    • Windows XP / Windows Vista / 7
  • Dimensions:
    • 8.4 x 18.7 x 10.7
  • Weight:
    • 18.5 lb.
  • Power Consumption:
    • 56.1 W or Less (Energy Savings Mode: 3.9 W or Less)
  • Suggested Daily Volume:
    • 24,000 Scans**
  • Other Features:
    • Auto Page Size Detection Built-in JoggerColor Dropout MOCR-based
    • Imprinting MOCR-based Sorting Deskew Function Button Paper Eject
    • Button Three Output Pockets (200 / 200 / 50)
    • Continuous Feeding Waterfall Output Mode
    • Bundled Software:Silver Bullet Ranger Driver with IQACanon
    • Scanning Utility Software

Examples based on typical settings, rated in checks per minute with U.S. personal checks at 200 dpi in black and white or grayscale.

** Calculation based on scanning speed and typical daily time of usage.

NBS Horizon High Volume Card Personalization System Product Spotlight

Symco Group is an authorized reseller and provides service and support on the entire line of NBS Technologies card personalization systems from their desktop lines which include the NBS Javelin and ImageMaster series all the way up to the NBS Horizon and Horizon Evolution HD.

NBS manufacturers desktop card printers, embossers, high volume card systems, milling and embedding equipment as well as smart device personalization systems.

For more information on any of the NBS Technology card personalization solutions and software, please contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email us at info@symcogroup.com.

NBS Horizon High Volume Card Personalization System

NBS Horizon Card Personalization System

You demand innovation, choice, flexibility, and a smarter way of doing business. NBS gives you all the advantages you want with the Horizon, one of the most complete end-to-end card issuance systems available.

The Horizon card personalization system is designed to be both scalable and flexible. The vast array of Card Personalization Elements (“CPE”) offered on the Horizon platform meet the current and future needs of the mid to high volume card personalization markets. The built-in flexibility of the Horizon allows for seamless customization as production requirements change.

The Horizon offers these key features and benefits:

Cost Per Card

Orange Cards

The single most important metric to most card personalization experts is cost per card. The Horizon platform achieves a significant advantage over competitive products in its range when it comes to cost per card. The Horizon’s performance, reliability and spare parts/consumable pricing yield the industries lowest cost per card.


Connected Circles

The Horizon hardware platform coupled with the SmartSys machine control software combines to make the NBS card personalization system simple to setup and operate while maintaining ultimate flexibility. The power of SmartSys is compatible with a wide variety of data formats and offers powerful yet easy to use tools such as a JDM (card design/ layout), machine performance statistics, audit trail tools that provide full traceability and a powerful set of machine diagnostic capabilities.

Cost of Ownership

Three Octogons

This fully customizable, modular sys- tem is proven to provide one of the lowest cost of ownership in the industry. The Horizon is designed with performance, reliability, cost and service- ability in mind. NBS offers a wide range of cost effective product support services ranging from full on-site support to unlimited access to a global team of product support specialists. If cost of ownership is important to you, then the Horizon is the ideal choice for your mid to high volume card personalization system.

Smart Cards

Technical Specifications

The following details the Card Personalization Elements (“CPE”) available on the Horizon platform. The technical experts and sales teams at NBS know how to keep you up to speed with the rapidly changing card personalization market— whether you need assistance in facilitating a smooth migration from magnetic stripe to chip card technology or a quick response regarding any other card personalization concern. For expert advice and hassle-free support, the answer to your hardware, software, training, and maintenance issues is one phone call away.

    • Includes two removable “quick change” magazines each with a 250 card capacity which means faster and easier card handling including pre-loading of blank cards. The Horizon has the flexibility to be configured with up to three input CPEs (6 Magazines total).
    • Several different encoding types are offered such as, 300 & 2750 Dualco and 600 Oe (for JIS A, B, C options). Other coercively values may be available on a special order basis for an additional charge. Multiple encoder CPEs can be installed for user flexibility.
    • Uses an elegant, elevator mechanism to simultaneously personalize up to 12 contact smart card stations in a single CPE. The Horizon smart card CPE utilizes the NBS proprietary coupler. The cycle time for personalizing is reduced by the number of stations. The selection of the number of stations is dependent upon the maximum anticipated programming time per card as well as the throughput rate of the particular Horizon configuration.
    • This single station Contactless card CPE supports ISO 14443 type A & B as well as the Mifare range of cards. The CPE combined with SmartSys MCS software can also be used in readback and look up mode.
    • Provides clear, crisp photo quality color images at a high throughput rate of over 700 cards per hour. This CPE has one of the best resolutions in the industry at 300 dots per inch (“dpi”). It can print in color or monochrome as well as applying overlay to multiple selected areas or the entire card for the entire run.
    • The heated roller laminate CPE enables a laminate material to be applied to the surface of a card providing increased security and durability. A special laminate material is applied to the card surface using pressure and heat. The speed and temperature required is determined by the composition of the card being used.
    • The Horizon will support up to 3 separate embossers. Software automatically divides work between multiple embossers for optimal throughput. A front or rear indenter available — tailor the system to the user’s requirements.
    • The Horizon supports multiple tippers for faster/ easier production. The tipper’s reliable plate design allows for a maximum of 11 lines on a card. The tipper also has an integrated low foil sensor.
    • Applies labels to the front of a card. It works with any activation labels designed for use with plastic cards, on a 3-inch core, an outside diameter no larger than 8 inches in diameter and with bottom-off-first orientation.
    • Adds a greater degree of flexibility to the Horizon. Adding a flipper right before the stacker correctly orients the cards for placement into down stream equipment. The flipper CPE also enables the application of both front and rear laminates (Polyester Patch).
    • Includes two removable “quick change” magazines each with a 250 embossed card capacity. The Horizon has the flexibility to be configured with up to three stacker CPEs (6 Magazines total).
    • The Transport CPE can be used preserve CPE spaces for the future upgrades or can used with optional User Pro SDK to integrate non NBS hardware elements. The Transport CPE is a high throughput Horizon element, which can be ordered at time of purchase or field installed into existing systems.
    • The addition of the Horizon mailer solution gives you the complete functionality of card personalization from start to envelope! Now you can personalize your cards and have them inserted into mail ready format giving you a totally automated card personalization solution.

Cheshire TLS 2″ Tabber For Sale

Symco Group has a client who is selling a Cheshire TLS (Tab, Label, Stamp) 2″ Tabber.

If you are interested in receiving more information including pricing and/or pictures, please contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or info@symcogroup.com.

Cheshire TLS Tabber Product Overview

Tab – Label – Stamp System

Cheshire TLS Tabber

The Cheshire TLS System has been designed to provide the busy mailing professional superior performance for tabbing, labeling and stamp applications. From the caster-enabled base, to production rates exceeding 30K pieces/hour (depending on media or tab/label/stamp), the needs of the professional mailer have been answered.

Precise automatic application of tabs on a wide variety of media

  • Meet requirements of client, operator, owner, USPS
  • Apply marketing messages at production speeds
  • Save hours of labor spent hand-labeling and stamping
  • Apply stamps to deliver a professional appearance to finished pieces
  • Apply postage accurately
  • Can be used in-line with most friction feeders, feeder bases, mail tables and even some folders
  • Tab, label, stamp with in-house capability, control and quality

Easy set up and operation

Setting up a job with the Cheshire TLS system is easier than most mailing equipment.

  • Easy job setups, quick changeover, effortless repositioning and feature flexibility ensure optimum performance and reduced maintenance budgets
  • Simple, thorough operator instructions ensure expedited operator training

Dual tabbing option

The Cheshire TLS offers a dual tabbing configuration for meeting 2009 USPS postal regulations for tabbing booklets.

  • Economical upgrade package to reduce the capital investment required
  • Optional Power Turn system can run 18,000 pieces per hour — twice the speed of bump turns

Product Specifications

Cheshire TLS Tab Label Stamp System Dimensions

  • Configurations:
    • 2” or 4” (5 cm or 10 cm) systems available (max. width of backing material)
  • Product Size:
    • Minimum: 3” x 5” (7.6 x 10 cm)
    • Maximum: 13.5” x 17” (34 x 43 cm) long
    • Min. Thickness: Folded 20# single sheet
    • Max. Thickness: 5/8 (1.6 cm)
  • Tabs/Labels/Stamps:
    • Self-adhesive on roll with 3” (7.6 cm) core with min. 1/16” (1.66 mm) gap between tabs, labels, stamps
    • Min. Width: 3/4 “ (1.9 cm) backer width
    • Max. Width: 2” (5 cm) backer width with 2” system; 4.5” (11 cm) backer width with 4.0” (10 cm) system
    • Minimum Pitch: 3/4” (1.9 cm) Maximum Pitch: 7” (17 cm)
  • Types:
    • Machine grade paper
    • Clear
    • Translucent.
    • Note: clear and translucent require an “engineered backer” with registration marks for indexing
  • Roll Size:
    • Up to 19 1/2” (49.5 cm) diameter mounted on 3” (7.6 cm) diameter core
  • Approx. Roll Capacity:
    • 50,000 ea. 3/4” (1.9 cm), 40,000 ea. 1” (2.5 cm) or 60,000 ea. clear 1.5” (3.8 cm) tabs
  • Speeds:
    • Transport Belt Speed: 0 to 600 fpm (182 m/min.)
    • Tabbing Head Speed: 0 to 375 fmp (114 m/min.)
  • Production Rate:
    • Up to 30,000 pieces per hour (single tab on 8 1/2” (21 cm) length product)
    • Up to 30,000 pieces per hour (double tab on 8 1/2” (21 cm) length product)
  • Application Speeds:
    • Transport belt speeds of 0 to 600 fpm (182 m/min.) for tabs < 2” (<5 cm) in pitch.
    • Transport belt speeds of 0 to 375 fpm (0 to 114 m/min.) for tabs > 2” tabs (>5 cm) in pitch
  • Accuracy:
    • Tab placement: +/- 1/8” (+/- 3 mm) repeatability
    • Automatic placement according to USPS specifications for tab placement and application
  • Interconnect Cables:
    • Emergency Stop – Cabling available to permit easy interconnection between emergency stop circuits of the TLS system and Cheshire 7000 Series Bases
  • Dimensions:
    • System Length: 37” (94 cm)
    • System Width: 33” (84 cm)
    • System Height: 71” (180 cm)
    • Tabletop Height: 34 3/4” to 37 3/4” (88 cm to 96 cm)
  • Operating System:
    • MS Windows XP SP2
  • Electrical Requirements:
    • 115 VAC @ 10 amps
  • Weight:
    • Approx. 450 lbs. (204 kg)

Kern 3000 High Speed Inserters for sale (Qty 2)

Symco Group has a client who wants to sell two Kern 3000 high speed mail inserters. Unit one has a count of 2,471,645 and includes 970 sheet feeder, folder with turnover, 2 ZS inserters, turnover, inserter, exit, 1 divert bin, camera system and exit conveyor. Software level for unit one is Rev 3.45. Unit two has a count of 8,217,856 and includes a 971 sheet feeder, folder with turnover, 3 ZS inserters, inserter, exit, 2 divert bins, camera system and exit conveyor. Software level for unit two is 3.53.

If you are interested in learning more about these units or are interested in buying, please contact Symco Group at 800-878-8002 or email us at info@symcogroup.com.

The Kern 3000 Overview

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The Kern 3000 is a legend in high-speed performance. This machine has been the fastest inserting system on the market since 1992, accomplishing 26,000 filled envelopes per hour. The K3000’s incomparably fast cutting, folding, grouping, inserting, sealing, and checking all contribute to its record setting speed, recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s fastest document inserting system.


For large volume document processing, the K3000 delivers more mail per hour, saving both time and money. It can fold each document either individually or in groups. In the time it takes to read this sentence, the K3000 can group and fold over 200 documents!

Advanced Cutting Technology

The systems incomparable speed begins at the advanced cutter. Excellent cutting quality is achieved whether starting from rolls or continuous stacks. Ease in employment is tried and tested and the cutting-knife unit can be changed in no time.


The right information to the right people at the right time. This was and always will be the main principle of any Kern system. The K3000 is an advancement in document management with better technology and processes. The K3000 is equipped with an advanced reading system, ensuring that the contents of each finished mail piece are accurate.

The Kern Innovation of the Packing Pocket

Kern’s packing pocket has evolved from its original design on Kern’s early T-Line inserting systems to what is currently used by the most demanding production mailers around the world. Kern’s innovative packing pocket is designed to insert with no friction between the envelope and documents.

Benefits of the Kern 3000


Recognized as the world’s fastest document inserting system by the Guinness Book of World Records, the K3000 can achieve incredible speeds to get your job done.

Efficient Size

The K3000 processes mountains of envelopes world-wide – and yet in place it remains very modest with small space requirements, few moving parts, and short transport paths.


Not only can the K3000 achieve fast insertions, but it can also change formats in seconds, leading to increased productivity for your jobs.

Control Center

The control center of the K3000 controls and commands the system’s processes. Relevant information is always highlighted on the touch screen for the operator. Numerical values, volume amounts, access rights, and more are portrayed clearly for better system management. As an aid in pin- pointing error sites, a corresponding location image appears on the screen to accurately locate problems and reduce down time. The control panel is adjustable, giving operators the flexibility needed for optimum efficiency.

Product Specifications

  • Input Channels:
    • 1
  • Enclosures:
    • Up to 8
  • Envelope Dimensions:
    • #10’s and #9’s
    • Tolerance +/- 1/32
    • 3 9/16” x 6 6/16” to 4 14/16” x 9 8 /16”
  • Packing Thickness:
    • Max 1/8 in. (3mm)
  • Characteristics:
    • Extremely high performance
  • Cycling Speed:
    • Up to 26,000 envelopes an hour
  • Production Volume:
    • Very large