ACROSS the nation
WILMINGTON—Kirkwood Printing has added an eight-color Speed-master XL 105 press with in-line aqueous coater from Heidelberg The XL 105 complements the shop’s three existing 40˝ Heidelberg presses. Kirkwood is a commercial printer housing 92 employees.
SAINT LOUIS—One-to-one marketing firm KPEX has added an HP Indigo 5000 digital press.
HASTINGS—Gibraltar Packaging Group, a manufacturer and marketer of packaging products, has purchased a seven-color, 56˝ KBA Rapida 142. The new sheetfed press has been in production since early February.
HAMBURG—A five-color Komori Lithrone 28 press with coater is the newest addition at Gateway Printing & Graphics.
ROCHESTER—GretagMacbeth has installed a vipPAQ in-line densitometric color measuring system on a Mark Andy LP3000 flexo press at the Rochester Institute of Technology for use in its Printing Applications Laboratory.
BURLINGTON—Meredith-Webb is adding a new 63˝ Roland 900 XXL to its fleet of four existing MAN Roland presses. Scheduled to begin producing this spring, the extra-extra-large machine is a six-color model with in-line coating.
CARROLL—Add Inc. Printing of Ohio has changed its name to ADvantage Press. ADvantage Press prints the weekly ADvertiser publications in addition to offering commercial printing in the central Ohio region. Both ADvantage Press and the ADvertiser publication group are owned by Journal Community Publishing Group, headquartered in New Berlin, WI.
CLEVELAND—Hotcards.com, a full-service, full-color printing and graphic design house, recently purchased and installed a new five-color Sakurai 575SD with coater and a new 45˝ Saber paper cutter.