ACROSS the nation
NORWOOD—Millennium Graphics recently installed a new six-color, 40˝ Komori Lithrone press equipped with a TriService ColorCommand temperature control/cooling system.
CUBA—Versa-Tags has installed a new Fujifilm Sumo eight-up imagesetter. Versa-Tags is a 30-year-old plastics printing business.
FORKED RIVER—Regal Printers has installed a new Rollem TR die-scoring system with a rollaway right angle.
NORTH BRUNSWICK—Webcraft, a business unit of Vertis Inc., has changed its name to Vertis Direct Marketing Services.
ROSELLE—Quality Graphics Center has added a Polaroid Graphics Prediction automatic digital halftone proofing system.
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.