Printing and Bindery Equipment Installation and Equipment Electrical Service

Graphic Electric is your printing press and bindery equipment expert. In fact, we are specialists in the graphic arts industry and began our electrical service business in 1986 to serve just the needs of local and regional printing companies. Over the years our service offerings have expanded and now we are electrical contractors to the printers, industrial laundries, and industry.

We provide electrical services for Heidelberg presses, Komori presses, Mitsubishi presses, NexPres, Miller printing presses, etc.

Turnkey Printing Press Installation Services

To assist you in understanding the value of our specialized electrical contracting services for a printing press installation we've detailed the typical steps from the initial contact all the way to the final printing press installation and testing. We provide all of the electrical contracting and county permitting needed for the installation of your new printing press.

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Printing Press Installations

Please find listed below several of our recent printing press installation details from our portfolio of projects.

Harris Lithograph Services – Landover, Maryland
Performed a completed installation of new 3,000 AMP, 480-Volt, NEMA 3 rated outside switchgear. Coordinated with PEPCO, architects, engineers and county officials to complete a smooth transition from existing power to new power with minimum interruption. Completed feeders to new Heidelberg six color 105 printing press and dryer.

Graphic Electric installed this printing press for a client.House of Printing – Burtonsville, Maryland
Performed a completed installation of new 3,000 AMP, 208-Volt NEMA 3 rated outside switchgear. Coordinated with Baltimore Gas & Electric, architects, engineers and county officials to complete the installation and re-feed of existing building switchgear. Provided new power with transformers, to feed new Komori five color press, dryer and air compressor. Relocated existing bindery machinery to make room for new printing press.

Defense Map – Bethesda, Maryland Relocated to St. Louis, Missouri
Disconnected four color 52" Planeta printing press from the Bethesda location. Prepared it for shipping to the new St. Louis, Missouri facility. Disconnected all folding and cutting machinery at old St. Louis facility. Disconnected sheeter at old St. Louis facility. The old facility was being relocated to a new St. Louis, Missouri location. Provided power to 52" Planeta printing press, all folders and cutters, and sheeter at the new print facility in St. Louis. Worked with riggers and machinist to complete installation within three week time period as required by the customer.

Bindery Equipment Installation

The installation of bindery equipment requires that our electrician meet with you, the customer, to determine the location and total electrical load of new bindery equipment. In the typical installation, a power upgrade is not typically needed.

Some of the types of new bindery equipment we install are:

We can provide electrical maintenance service on all equipment that we have installed. Typically in the installation of new bindery equipment, a county permit will not be needed. (The requirements for each county and project should be reviewed by our professional electrician.)

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