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21 Feb 2022

The Aster® brand win the “2021 China Printing Users’ Equipment” with the AsterPRO, automatic book sewing machine

In December 2021 China hosted the competition called “China printing and automation industry federation and digital technology summit”, organized by the Printing & Equipment Industry of China and the magazine “Printing Industry”.

The main themes were: High Quality, Strong Brand, and Win the Future, and both domestic and foreign brands were involved with all their types of equipment and processes before, during, and after printing. This summit aimed to find the most reliable graphic arts equipment and let the market know the companies who have the best solution in both China and abroad.

Forty-one enterprises entered a total of 53 products, evaluated on some different parameters: the product quality, the ordinary maintenance time, the uptime, ROI, after-sales level of service, and the market share.

Thanks to Aster Shenzhen, Meccanotecnica’s branch in China, the Aster® brand was able to participate in the contest, and AsterPRO, automatic book sewing machine, was evaluated as the winner for offset print finishing on the market.

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The Aster® brand is recognized worldwide as the best product line of automatic book sewing machine, a guarantee of reliability, cutting-edge technology, and high levels of performance and versatility.


Automatic book sewing machine: the solution for thread sewn books when excellence is a must.

AsterPRO incorporates all the cutting-edge technology for automatic book sewing. This is Meccanotecnica’s most complete book sewing machine, the flagship unit; the perfect balance between automation and precision, speed and reliability.

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