ACROSS the nationJanuary 2002
BUFFALO—Digicon Imaging has purchased more than $2 million in equipment and software upgrades at its 32,000-square-foot facility. The equipment includes a six-color MAN Roland 300 press, two CreoScitex Trendsetters and Imation's Digital Matchprint and Matchprint Plus systems.
HICKSVILLE—Coral Graphics has installed a six-color, 28˝ Komori Lithrone press equipped with a ColorCommand temperature control/cooling system from TriService.
LONG ISLAND CITY—Cosmos Communications, based here, has merged with Reproduction Services, of Bridgeport, CT. Rampart Group LLC represented Reproduction Services in the transaction.
CHARLOTTE—Trade finisher Subtle Impressions has installed an Automatän jogger/aerator load turner for readying loads of paper prior to downline finishing operations.
CLEVELAND—The Chilcote Co. has merged two of its divisions, Chilcote Graphic Services and Forest City Bookbinding to form a new enterprise under the name Graphic Imaginations. It was also announced that Lakeview Products, a diecutting, foil stamping and finishing company, intends to merge with Graphic Imaginations.
WESTERVILLE—Precision Printing, a full-service graphic communications company, has added a six-color, 40˝ Komori press with in-line aqueous coater.
MEDFORD—CDS Documentation is now doing business under the name CDS Publications. The name change was prompted by the need to more closely align the CDS brand with all sectors of the publications market, not just technical documentation. CDS is a member of the Kelmscott Communications network.
PORTLAND—Oregon Catholic Press has installed a Expon-Holzmag ELAN B60 briquetter to remove milling dust from around its perfect binder, separate the air and dust, and produce briquettes from the dust.
MADISON—Tuttle Lithography reports it is up and running with a new Fujifilm Dart Luxel T6000 CTP thermal platesetter and a PictroProof digital contone proofer. Tuttle specializes in sales catalogs, marketing and promotional materials, and stochastic printing.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS—Fey Publishing has expanded its production capacity by equipping its pressroom with a new two-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Model 3F-13 sheetfed press. Fey specializes in promotional materials, sample books and related products for the paper industry.
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