The most modern Russian book office is functioning on the outskirts of Tver. The building embraces several huge and clean rooms divided into such areas as prepress industry, press, bindery, finishing, finished product storage and office center. 600 people are engaged in the work.
Pavel Arsenyev, the person on the picture, started the project from zero when nothing was available here yet. He composed a business-plan, made projects of the book office and organized a group of managers and employees. Today the enterprise works 7 days a week.
The printing room is equipped with all the modern ManRoland printing machines.
The machine checks the quality of printing online.
The three web feds from Rybinsk are the only domestic equipment available. According to reports, they are very good. They are used to print books that are not big in size.
Smoking in cabins like these gives a possibility of time saving and avoiding colds that can be caught while smoking in the street.
The bookbinder’s workshop always occupies a lot of space. Hard binding automated lines, Polar cutting machine, an automatic line of putting books in stacks and many other modern machines are available.
The machine will turn the sheets into a book.
Later the books will be packed and sent to the customer.
The cutting machine is controlled by computer and it never fails to cut the paper in the right way. The sheets are put even automatically.
The system removes paper cuts. The waste is pressed and will be utilized after that.
The CtP (Computer-to-Plate) technology enables to get printing plates right from the computer.
The plates are installed automatically as well.
These books and booklets were produced during 1 month. It actually manufactures 69 million of books and booklets a year which constitutes 8% of total production in the Russian market.
In average salary of 1200 US dollars a three-course lunch will cost the employee around 12 US dollars. On Saturdays they are taken to the theater by buses.