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J.S. McCarthy Printers Installs BOBST Blanker Equipment

J.S. McCarthy Printers, headquartered in Augusta, Maine, and Bobst North America Inc. of Roseland, NJ, announced the installation of an Expertcut 106 Blanker.

Jon Tardiff, President/CEO, states, “This new equipment will help J.S. McCarthy to meet the growing demand for value-added services from the many markets we serve, including the Food, Pharmaceutical, and Beauty Packaging  industries.” Tardiff shared, “BOBST continues to be a great partner for J.S. McCarthy, and this latest purchase will give us added capacity to serve our growing presence in the folding carton packaging market. This new equipment will ultimately help J.S. McCarthy in our ongoing efforts to maximize the productivity and provide us the versatility to meet the unique applications our clients require.”

The equipment complements previous BOBST purchases and reflects the changing print provider marketplace that is looking for added value options for printed products. The equipment is expected to be operational in mid-March.

About J.S. McCarthy Printers

J.S. McCarthy Printers is a leading commercial print and folding carton packaging provider with 150 employee-owners operating from their 145,000 sq. ft. wind-powered facility in Augusta, Maine. For additional information, please visit us at


BOBST is one of the world’s leading suppliers of equipment and services to packaging and label manufacturers in the folding carton, corrugated board, and flexible materials industries. Founded in 1890 by Joseph Bobst in Lausanne, Switzerland, BOBST has a presence in more than 50 countries, runs 12 production facilities in 8 countries, and employs over 5,000 people worldwide.  For additional information on BOBST, visit:

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