Across the nation 11-01
MIAMI—3 Dimension Graphics has installed its second Komori press, a six-color Lithrone 40.
CHICAGO—Jeffrey P. Diemand, president of Diemand Printing, announced the installation of a new eight-color Heidelberg Speedmaster 102 8-P-5 sheetfed perfecting press in the company's South Loop manufacturing facility. Diemand says the press will allow the company to produce high-quality work with the cost and productivity of a web press, while offering sheetfed press scheduling flexibility.
NILES—In conjunction with PRINT 01, Universal Press President Jory Siegel participated in a panel discussion at an APM Seminars event for 25 visiting Japanese printing executives. The group later visited the Universal facility to see its recently completed 36,000-square-foot addition.
INDIANAPOLIS—Print Communications has purchased a new 16-unit Print King IV heatset web press complete with remote register and four combination folders. The press was installed in the company's new 14,000-square-foot building addition. Print Communications also has installed mailing equipment, consisting of ink-jet, labeling and inserting capabilities.
Ross-Gage Indexing has installed what it claims is the world's first totally automatic thumb indexing machine. The machine counts pages, cuts to the specific page and affixes tabs automatically.
NICHOLASVILLE—Gulf States Litho has installed a TriService central ink pumping system on its six-color, 56˝ MAN Roland 900 press. Designed for expansion to include additional presses in the future, the system is currently pumping four-color process inks to the press, with multiple drops to provide for ink color rotation.
BROCKTON—Full-service printer Inkstone, based here, has acquired On-Cape Lithographers, of Hyannis. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Retaining its name, On-Cape Lithographers, which focuses on fine art reproduction, is now established as the museum services division of Inkstone.
CANTON—Artco Offset has taken delivery of a new six-color, 40˝ Komori Lithrone press equipped with a 7.5 ton capacity TriService ColorCommand temperature control/cooling system.
NORTH ANDOVER—Flagship Press has installed a new six-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi 3F press. It is outfitted with a TriService ColorCommand single-zone temperature control system.