ACROSS the nation
CITY OF COMMERCE—Ross Bindery has purchased a Best Osako 368 AutoSet saddle stitcher from Best Graphics. The unit is the company’s 13th Osako and the third 368 Ross has installed in the past several months.
COSTA MESA—Western Litho has installed a new Rollem TR die-score system. A new addition to the company’s bindery department, the TR system is used for scoring, perfing, trimming and right-angle processing.
OXNARD—Custom Printing Director of Sales Charles Utts announced that the company plans to expand its plant after acquiring an additional 5,000 square feet of manufacturing floor space and sales offices.
SAN CARLOS—A Presstek Dimension 200 thermal platesetter has been installed at Infinity Press. Prepress proofing will be done on an EPSON Color Stylus Pro 10000 with an Oris Color Tuner RIP device.
WALLINGFORD—Northeast Thermography has added a four-color Ryobi 3304HA press and a new Printware Platestream SC CTP system.
AUGUSTA—A two-color, 201⁄2×283⁄8˝ Sakurai 272EIIH sheetfed press has been installed at Strother Printing.
BOLINGBROOK—R.R. Donnelley Logistics employees have presented the Fountaindale Public Library with a $25,000 grant for the purchase of a 32-foot bookmobile to be used as a mobile library branch for the community.
CARPENTERSVILLE—A six-color Komori Lithrone press with coater and a two-color Lithrone 40 perfector have been purchased by Carlith Printing.
DOWNERS GROVE—Ace Reprographics, the in-plant printing facility for Ace Hardware, is running a new Sakurai 572 EDII press.
DES MOINES—Full-service trade binder Bindery 1 has increased its finishing capacities with the addition of a Buhrs-Zaandam automatic poly-bagging system.
NEWTON—Mennonite Press held its Centennial Chuckwagon Jamboree recently to celebrate the people who have supported the company throughout its history. The Jamboree was open to the public and included food and entertainment. A full-service printer, Mennonite specializes in color printing, books and periodicals.
WICHITA—A Wohlenberg (sold by MAN Roland) 115PS Cut-Tec paper cutter has been installed at Wichita Press by Disgraf Service.