NEW! Live die cutting demos at SGIA Expo

See live Crest Clamshell die cutting demos at the 2016 SGIA Expo, courtesy of us! This year’s event will be held September 14-16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

GMN 2026 Crest Cell
We’re featuring our new 20” x 26” Crest “Cell” Clamshell model. Its no more make-ready setup and compact size are a perfect fit for cell manufacturing environments.

Stop by our Booth 127 and watch as the Crest die cuts polycarbonates, Falconboard®, Gilman Brothers foam board products and more. See you there!

Your short run solution

My Press Needs, LLC (MPN), is a leader in clamshell press technology, specializing in the development, engineering and sales of platen clamshell presses worldwide. Our “no more make-ready” Crest Clamshells accurately die cut virtually any substrate, including styrene, polycarbonates, paper, PVC, corrugated and even thicker materials like Falconboard®, Foam Core and Ultra® Board.

The Crest’s high tonnage capability, precise die cuts and fast make-ready times will eliminate bottlenecks and increase your short-to-medium run production. Applications include graphic overlay, product identification, large format printing, POP displays, digital finishing, thermal die cutting, kiss cutting, embossing and more.

We offer advice and training on die cutting processes, and our affiliated company, My Service Needs, services clamshell presses of all types.

Contact us today for your short run solution.


Crest Widemouth™ Die Cuts ¼” White Falconboard®


The new 20″ x 26″ Crest “Cell” Clamshell


Crest Kiss Cuts with no Make Ready


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