Facility/Equipment
State-of-the-art
Rider Dickerson’s production facility in Bellwood, Illinois houses a full range of presses and equipment. We make continuous investments in the latest technologies to provide the highest quality, most efficient print and digital marketing solutions for our clients.

Our large facility gives us the flexibility to manage large projects both individually and simultaneously, and allows for future growth and expansion.

DESKTOP SERVICES
AND ELECTRONIC PRE-PRESS

Fully equipped multi-shift Electronic Prepress
Department with FTP providing prepress services for all digital imaging needs including authoring cd’s, electronic file transfer & creative image
manipulation.

WORK STATIONS/SOFTWARE
• 5 – Power MAC Dual G5 Workstations
• 10 – Power MAC G4 Workstations
• 5 – PC Workstations
• 2 – Dell Optiplex Workstations
• PrePress software: Adobe InDesign,
   Illustrator, Photoshop & QuarkXpress

PROOFING DEVICES
• 2 – HP 5500 Digital Proofer
• 1 – Epson 4800 Digital Proofer
• 1 – Epson 9800 Digital Proofer
• 1 – Veris Digital Proofer
• 1 – Matchprint Virtual Proofing (MVP)
         Contract Monitor Proofing Remote
• 1 – Digital/Thermal Matchprint 26 x 40
• 1 – Creo Integris 800 Digital Proofer
• 1 – Apple Laserwriter 8500 600 dpi b&w
         Laserprinter 13” x 20”

IMAGESETTERS AND RIPS
• 3 – Heidelberg Delta Rip
• 2 – Heidelberg/CREO - Computer-to-Plate
         Systems w/Spectrum Option
• 1 – Creo Trendsetter 800 Quantum 
         w/Spectrum CTP Option
• 1 – Prinergy RIP

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
• FTP Site
• AppleShare
• InSite: Web Portal for job approval, FTP & 
   MVP

PRESSROOM
Multi shift operation with complete computer to plate systems on all presses.

WEB PRESSES
Heidelberg M-600 (5 units)
• 23 9/16” Cut-off x 38”
• Autoplate (automatically changes up to
   ten plates in minutes)
• Closed Loop Color System, Register 
   System, Cut Off & Edge Guide Controls
• WPM Versiprinter with Pattern Gluing, 
   Scratch-Off, & One Sided Aqueous 
   Coating Capabilities
• WPM Perforating & Scoring Unit
• Slitter & Ribbon Deck with Folding
   Options
• Heidelberg JF 50 Folder with Automatic
   Changeover
• Heidelberg Delta Fold
• Four and Eight Page Module In-line    Folding of Four Page & Eight Page    Signatures
• VITS High Speed Air Sheeter
• Baldwin Automatic Vertical Stacker

Heidelberg M-600 (6 units)
• 23 9/16” Cut-off x 38”
• Autoplate (automatically changes up to
   twelve plates in minutes)
• Closed Loop Color System, Register 
   System, Cut Off & Edge Guide Controls
• WPM Versiprinter with Pattern Gluing,
   Scratch-Off, & One Sided Aqueous
   Coating Capabilities
• WPM Perforating & Scoring Unit
• VITS High Speed Air Sheeter

PRESSROOM (continued)

SHEET FED PRESSES
• 1 – 29.5” x 41.3” 6/color Heidelberg XL-
         105 + Aqueous
• 1 – 28” x 40” 6/color Heidelberg CD +
          Aqueous & Overall UV Coating
• 1 – 14” x 20” 4/color Heidelberg GTO
• 1 – 14” x 20” 2/color Heidelberg GTO
• 1 – 10” x 15” 2/color High Speed
          Envelope Press Digital/Variable Data
          Press
• 1 – 13” x 19” HP Indigo 7500 digital press
          Large Format Presses
• 1 – 54” x 77” 5/Color Miehle + Aqueous
• 1 – 43” x 60” 6/Color + Aqueous Miehle         + Overall UV Coating

FINISHING
• 2 – 45” Polar Computerized Cutters
• 2 – 42” Pacemaker Computerized Auto
         Spacer Cutter
• 1 – 36” Heidelberg Polar 92
         Computerized Cutter
• 6 – 26” x 40” MBO Folders with Double
         Gate Folding, Glue Tacking, Pocket
         Forming, Accordion Folding, Roll
         Folding & Additional Formats
• 1 – 20” x 26” Stahl Folder with in line
         Scoring & Perforation Capabilities
• McCain saddle stitcher - 8 pocket with
   Cover Feeder
• Heidelberg ST 270 Stitchmaster - 6
   pocket with Cover Feeder

ADDITIONAL BINDERY SERVICES:
• Drilling     • Shrink wrapping
• Counting • Handwork

MAILING
POSTALSOFT PRESORT SOFTWARE
• Cass certified to improve address
   accuracy
• Can be used to remove duplicate name &
   addresses
• Able to merge multiple mailing lists & to
   purge unwanted names and addresses
• Capable of presorting mailings for
   Palletization & Multiple Entry Points in
   order to maximize postage discounts
• 1 – Richo Aficio 650
   VideoJet Bx6400 Digital Imaging System
• Includes (2) Binary Array 2” Print Heads
   capable of printing at high speeds on
   almost any substrate, cheshire TLS (Tab,
   Label, Stamp) System and Mosca
   Automatic Strapper for mail bundle & tray
   strapping

DISTRIBUTION AND FULFILLMENT
• Comprehensive Project Management          from Print to Storage to Delivery
• Specialized Packaging, Shipping & Shrink
   Wrapping
• Inventory Management, Storage,
   Assembly, Pick & Pack & Kitting
• Customized Drop Shipments & Reporting
   for Multiple Destinations
• UPS, FedEx, LTL or Truckload Shipments
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