ACROSS the nation


MESA—Hogue Printing has signed a deal with CRC Information Systems to implement THE System business management software, including the Commercial Estimating module. Hogue Printing, a 38-year-old family owned business, specializes in sheetfed printing, copying, design and packaging.


PALM SPRINGS—The Desert Sun newspaper, a Gannett company, has purchased two KBA Colora Tower additions for upgrading and expanding printing and color capabilities for its existing Goss Headliner offset press.

SACRAMENTO—Fong & Fong Printers and Lithographers has integrated a Gerber Sector coating blanket cutter into its workflow, lowering costs and speeding production. The printer formerly outsourced its coating blankets, requiring a three day turnaround.

SAN FRANCISCO—Pacific Printing and Imaging Association and Printing Industries of Northern California have signed an agreement to share administrative services to save on overhead expenses and increase member programming. Both organizations will remain in their present locations and maintain separate boards and identities.


LAKEWOOD—Golden Printing is celebrating its 35th year in business. The company was actually started in 1959 by Bernard Naas. His youngest son George and his wife Dana turned the company into a commercial enterprise in 1968. George Naas says he plans to run the company until either he or his Heidelberg GTO 52 gives out.


JACKSONVILLE—A two-color A.B.Dick QP25II press has replaced a Heidelberg Quickmaster at Best Choice Printing.


BROADVIEW—A five-color Komori Lithrone 28 is now in operation at Intel Printing.

CHICAGO—DigiSource International is now marketing all areas of facility management, including printing, copying, mail, fulfillment and document management services to its current base in Chicago and the Midwest.

ELK GROVE VILLAGE—Quality Color has purchased an eight-color Komori Lithrone 40 perfector equipped with a coating unit.


FORT WAYNE—Lincoln Printing has installed a new Muller Martini Minuteman 1509 saddle stitcher to enhance production of books and brochures.


LENEXA—Getz Color Graphics has increased its capabilities with the addition of a seven-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi sheetfed press. Disgraf Service completed the installation.

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