Bakergoodchild management

bakergoodchild add to their mailing power with investment in the Kern 3500 High Speed system

In by Gunvinder Bhogal

Global specialist of direct mail fulfilment and print management services, bakergoodchild, has announced due to its thriving direct mail business, it has invested in a Kern 3500 High Speed mailing technology system, further adding to its growing production plant equipment.

With confidence in the use of direct mail continuing to improve, and due to bakergoodchild’s continued growth in this sector, the printing and mailing management specialists saw this new investment as an essential piece of equipment to help provide quicker turnaround times, vital to their 24-hour turnaround capabilities.

The new Kern mailing system will further increase bakergoodchild’s capacity to handle larger mailing orders at even quicker turnaround times. With the demand in direct mail showing no signs of slowing down, bakergoodchild has been experiencing busier times than ever before. Therefore, it has worked closely with Kern to get this new mailing system integrated and optimised for its demand requirements.

The Kern 3500 is a high-speed inserting system that combines advanced technology with Kern’s experience and customer-driven development.
Meeting the demanding needs of today’s high-volume mailer campaigns, the Kern 3500 provides greater flexibility, shorter production times, increased differentiation and automation. It also helps improve handling mail efficiently at even the highest speeds. It can handle up to 52,800 sheets per hour, has a high capacity loader for up to 8,000 sheets, and has an inserter and sealing module capable of processing both DL and C5 envelopes of speeds of up to 22,000 c/h. There is also no speed degradation between DL and C5 envelopes.

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Speaking about the addition of the Kern 3500 mailing technology system, bakergoodchild Operations Director, Wesley Sinclair, stated, “Purchasing the K3500 for me has shown how much bakergoodchild has moved on over the last 5 years. Not only will this machine help improve capacity, but it will also help with our growth strategy allowing us to despatch work even more quickly and efficiently than how we are currently. Its great being part of a fast-growing company and Kern has helped us along the way with their Technology and being on standby as and when required.”

Kern’s Head of UK Sales, Tony Bradley commented, “The new Kern 3500 inserter will provide bakergoodchild with a fast and reliable solution, while the depth of our relationship means that Kern understands their business and we have the knowledge and experience to help improve efficiency and increase productivity in their specialist industry sector, direct mail. We are proud to be a part of the bakergoodchild success story and to help deliver its growth plans.”

Being an independent specialist provider of bulk mail fulfilment and postal services, the company has invested in specialist bespoke mailing solutions and software, which enable them to be at the forefront of using modern technologies within print for direct mail marketing campaigns. Whether its urgent print jobs, management of mailing or saving on postage, bakergoodchild is committed to deliver you a market leading service.

For information on the services bakergoodchild provides, please visit their website ( or call 0800 612 1972.

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