Direct mail fulfilment and print management services specialists, bakergoodchild, has announced that it has invested in a Kern 3500 High Speed mailing technology system, further adding to its growing production plant equipment.
With confidence in the use of direct mail continuing to improve, and due to bakergoodchild’s continued growth in this sector, the company saw this new investment as an essential piece of equipment to help provide quicker turnaround times, vital to their 24-hour turnaround capabilities.
The new Kern mailing system will further increase bakergoodchild’s capacity to handle larger mailing orders at quicker turnaround times. The Kern 3500 boasts greater flexibility, shorter production times, increased differentiation and automation. It also helps improve handling mail efficiently at even the highest speeds. It can handle up to 52,800 sheets per hour, has a high capacity loader for up to 8,000 sheets, and has an inserter and sealing module capable of processing both DL and C5 envelopes of speeds of up to 22,000 c/h. There is also no speed degradation between DL and C5 envelopes.
Wesley Sinclair, bakergoodchild Operations Director said, “purchasing the K3500 for me has shown how much bakergoodchild has moved on over the last 5 years. Not only will this machine help improve capacity, but it will also help with our growth strategy allowing us to despatch work even more quickly and efficiently than how we are currently. Its great being part of a fast-growing company and Kern has helped us along the way with their Technology and being on standby as and when required.”
Tony Bradley, Kern’s Head of UK Sales added, “the new Kern 3500 inserter will provide bakergoodchild with a fast and reliable solution, while the depth of our relationship means that Kern understands their business and we have the knowledge and experience to help improve efficiency and increase productivity in their specialist industry sector, direct mail. We are proud to be a part of the bakergoodchild success story and to help deliver its growth plans.”