ACROSS the nation


CARLSBAD—The Iris Group is now running a new six-color Komori Lithrone S40 perfector with coater.

NORTH HOLLYWOOD—New in the prepress area at G2 Graphic Systems is a Fujifilm Quattro scanner, PictroProof II contone proofer and FinalProof GxT digital contract proofer, along with a Rampage workflow. The company also added a Xerox DocuColor iGen3 digital production press, as well as Fujifilm plates, in the pressroom.

SANTA CLARA—PrintPapa has acquired KirkPrint, a commercial printing company based in Sunnyvale, CA. The new owners, Paul and Shawn Nag, report the recent addition of a two-color Ryobi 3302 press. PrintPapa also has digital and large-format printing capabilities.


GRAND JUNCTION—The Colorado Printing Co. announced it will be moving into a new facility in the second quarter of 2006. The new building will increase production space from 33,000 to 140,000 square feet. The company also will install two new 10-color, 40˝ Heidelberg perfecting presses. The total investment, including the building and equipment, will exceed $10 million.

LITTLETON—A new six-color Komori Lithrone 28 with coater has been installed at CPI Card Group.


CLEARWATER—Roberts Printing reported a 25 percent increase in productivity and substantial quality improvements resulting from the recent addition of a six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 74 perfecting press with Axis Control and aqueous coating to its all-Heidelberg pressroom.

FORT MYERS—The Breeze Corp. has purchased 20 units of the DGM 430 press (configured as four four-highs and two two-highs, and two DGM 1035 folders) at its new facility here. The new DGM pressline will be used to print weekly tabloids and commercial work.


CLAXTON—Claxton Office Supply & Printing has added a new Heidelberg Printmaster PM 52 to its shop for production of two- and four-color print jobs. This new press was installed alongside a two-color Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46 and a Duosetter.

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