ACROSS the nation
ANAHEIM—Expedia Media recently installed a Heidelberg Quicksetter 300E imagesetter. The shop purchased a Heidelberg consumables package with the installation, including Saphira RA imagesetting film and chemistry. Founded in 1984, the shop houses 70 employees.
SANTA CLARA—Mahoneyprint Services, a provider of 1-to-1 marketing services, is now doing business under the name The Mahoney Co. The name change signifies the completion of the transition from a print provider to a personalized digital marketing solutions provider with its Xerox iGen3 press. As part of the reorganization, The Mahoney Co. is now organized into five divisions.
BOULDER—Intermountain Color, also known as IMC Web Graphics, announced it has changed its name to Signature Offset. In addition to its new name, the company unveiled a new logo and corporate identity system, which will be in place at all of its seven printing facilities in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and Mississippi.
Pompano Beach—Allegra Print & Imaging has installed a two-color Printmaster QM 46 from Heidelberg to increase efficiency. Founded in 1994, the shop houses eight employees.
STUART—Blue Water Printing has created a splash by purchasing a Kodak NexPress digital press and by acquiring fellow Stuart-based shop Promise Printing. Blue Water is a subsidiary of Southeastern Printing.
Lawrenceville—Network Communications has signed on the dotted line for a new four-unit Zirkon model 6720 press. This new design is a 35.5×26˝-wide machine. The press will be delivered in the fall of 2006.
WAUKEGAN—Two new presses were up and running just in time to mark the 35th anniversary of Lake County Press in September. A new NexPress 2100 plus digital press and an eight-color Heidelberg UV sheetfed offset press with fully interdecked curing capabilities are now in operation.
ROSELAND PARK—A new six-color Komori Lithrone 28 with coater was installed at Boelte-Hall Litho.
ANNAPOLIS—George Shenk, president of Whitmore Print & Imaging, announced the acquisition of the assets of Schneidereith & Sons, a 156-year-old offset printer. This is the second Baltimore-based, family-owned independent printer that Whitmore has acquired recently.