the all-important finishing touch to the bound book block
the visible end by which your customer will judge your
product. Only by choosing the very best equipment that can
produce the highest quality, can you get the most out of your
investment. That's what the GEM is all about.
The GEM is the successor to the RB-7/11 and its predecessor
the RB-7/8 that in 1975 pioneered the first computerized
cover-lettering system for the library binding industry.
The GEM is able to strike each engraved type piece individually
with sufficient force to penetrate standard cover materials.
It can emboss on finished covers and also on the front and
back cover of finished bookblocks making it ideal for personalization
and ad specialty items. It is the superior quality of the
finished product that makes the GEM the system of choice
by binders in North America, UK, Germany, Sweden, Japan and