The Bridge

The Bridge is an innovative documentary solution, a technological partnership between two renowned manufacturers: BÖWE SYSTEC and RISO. Two world leaders who were able to combine their professional production solutions to provide the market for edition and printing.

The concept

  • Print and retrieve your envelopes in real time (Print Mail On Time)
  • Acquire a production solution for an office budget
  • Print in colour, on demand ; no more overlays to manage
  • Produce your documents confidentially (no manipulation, no manual transfer between printing and inserting)
  • Respect the integrity of the folds
  • Print and insert with ease (integration of two intelligent solutions with a single cockpit screen)

Ultra-productive printing

  • FORCEJETTM technology : full colour cutsheet inkjet printing
  • ComColor 9150 X-Jet print engine : productivity, reliability, and optimal availability
  • Printing A4 / double-sided
  • High capacity feeder (4000 sheets)
  • IPDS print environment in option
  • Unique environmentally friendly cold printing technology

High performance inserter

  • Intelligent assembly of documents in one single envelope
  • Selective or systematic inserting of 2 enclosures More in option
  • Speed up to 8200 envelopes per hour
  • Single fold (envelopes C5) or wrap fold (envelopes C6 / 5)

The only documentary solution that allows you to

  • Create and print a full quadri double sided document
  • Identify the document
  • Fold each document
  • Assemble the documents for the same envelope
  • Attach to your document an advertising document

A prize-winning solution

  • In 2013, The Bridge received an award from the GRAPHITEC'EXPERTS committee. Selected from a number of innovations, the solution was awarded the "GRAPHITEC 2013 Coup de Coeur" prize.
  • In March 2014, The Bridge won another award, the "Manufacturing Innovation" prize at the 2014 Xplor awards in France.

See the 3D animation of the machine at www.the-bridge.pro.