ACROSS the nation
NEW ORLEANS—Dixie Web has streamlined its book finishing operation with the recent installation of a Bravo-S saddle stitching system from Muller Martini. It handles both one- and two-up production and can accommodate high folio, low folio or suction opening of signatures. The stitcher automates makereadies by allowing operators to program the machine from a central control panel.
FARMINGTON—A two-color, 40˝ Komori Lithrone II is up-and-running at Nemi Publishing.
SCARBOROUGH—Crossweb Printing has installed a four-color, 181⁄8x22˝ Sakurai 458EPII four-up press.
ANNAPOLIS—A five-color Komori Lithrone 28 is now in operation at Frank Gumpert Printing.
BALTIMORE—Label printer Gamse Lithographing has added a Gerber Sector coating blanket cutter into its workflow. It is being used to create both aqueous and UV coating blankets, reports Bill Forness, prepress supervisor.
BROOKLYN PARK—Brooklyn Printing has installed a four-color Komori Lithrone 28.
ST. CLOUD—Palmer Printing has implemented the Printcafe Hagen OA print management system.
WEST ORANGE—Barton Press has licensed the Pro-Mail fulfillment solution from Software Marketing Associates to manage a nationwide fulfillment project for its client, GAF Materials. Barton quickly met its client's needs—it constructed a new fulfillment center and began processing orders with the Pro-Mail system in just five weeks.
CLEVELAND—HKM Direct Marketing has installed a six-color Komori Lithrone 40 press with tower coater.
PEWAUKEE—Quality Color Graphics is now providing "Staccato screening," and reports it is one of the only offset printing companies in the state with these capabilities. It comes on the heels of the installation of a new Creo thermal platesetter and 40˝ Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102 press.
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