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 to help maximize your productivity and quality. Our affiliated company, My Service Needs, services clamshell presses of all types. All our clamshell presses are backed by our installation, production and application support, plus our 30 years of experience and reputation for integrity.

Contact us today for your short run solution.

Crest Die Cuts Prismatic Materials

Crest Kiss Cuts with no Make Ready

Widemouth No Make-Ready Die Cutting

Upcoming Events

  1. Empire National Sales Meeting

    July 20 - July 21
  2. GPI Expo

    September 19 - September 20

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  • My Press Needs Gains Customer for Life

    My Press Needs’ (MPN) complete replacement of Empire Screen Printing’s 28”x 41” Crest Clamshell has resulted in a “customer for life.” That’s according to John Freismuth, president of Wisconsin-based Empire. “MPN’s reputation speaks for itself. I would tell anyone to buy a Crest,” he said. Read More »
  • Crest Clamshell Producing Huge Savings for Australian Printer

    My Press Needs (MPN) announces the installation of its second Crest™ 2.5M (63”x108”) Clamshell in Australia. GSP Print, a large format printer specializing in print, finishing and logistics for POP, billboards and events, purchased the press. GSP Fulfillment Manager Ian Franklin said the company, headquartered near Sydney, had a vision to become an “end to end process,” and purchased the Crest Clamshell to reduce outsourcing costs and operational turnaround times. Read More »
  • My Press Needs Installs Crest for Seifert Graphics

    My Press Needs (MPN) announces the installation of its 23”x 32” CrestTM Clamshell for Seifert Graphics Inc., Oriskany, NY. Seifert Graphics Screen Shop Manager Bob Graves said the company, which specializes in transit graphics for manufacturers and transit authorities throughout the United States and Canada, decided to purchase the Crest based “solely on productivity.” Read More »