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April 2005
Perfector Finds Home at Village Press

TRAVERSE CITY, MI—A four-over-four, 41˝ KBA Rapida 105 sheetfed long perfector press is now in operation at Village Press. It is equipped with a roll-to-sheet feeder.

Printer's Press Prayers Answered

NAMPA, ID—A new six-color, 41˝ MAN Roland 700 sheetfed perfector with in-line coating has been installed at the Pacific Press Publishing Association (PPPA), one of the main publishers and print providers for the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.


HUNTSVILLE—White Tiger Graphics recently relocated to a larger facility to better serve customers in the CD and DVD industries. The expanded facility increases the size of the commercial printing plant to 45,000 square feet and allows the company to expand its prepress facility and office space. In addition to the relocation, the company's name has changed to White Tiger Printing and Media Packaging.


CERRITOS—Penn Litho & Fulfillment has ordered a new Beiren 3840 web offset press from Graphic Innovators. The six-unit, one-web shaftless press will have gluing, perfing, folding and sheeting capabilities.

HUNTINGTON BEACH—Taylor Graphics, a 22-employee trade printer, recently enhanced its sheetfed capabilities with the installation of an automated six-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Diamond 3000S press. It is Taylor Graphics' second Mitsubishi press, joining a six-color, 28˝ Model 1F-15 in operation since 2001.

NAPA—Fryes Printing reports it has transferred from film to a CTP workflow by adding a Heidelberg Prosetter 74 platesetter with imposition software and proofing to its prepress department.


DENVER—Cottrell Printing's digital expansion continues with the installation of Riteonline print ordering software from Screen (USA). It is integrated into Cottrell Printing's prepress workflow, which is built around Screen's Trueflow workflow management system and PlateRite 4100 six-up thermal platesetter.


Cartersville—Arco Ideas & Design recently added a Heidelberg Quicksetter 300E to its prepress department. With the new system, the shop now reports running four-color work such as tri-fold brochures, note cards and book covers. Arco Ideas & Design is a family owned and operated commercial printer that has been in business for more than 25 years.

Marietta—Color Spectrum Network, a manufacturer of printed folding cartons, has added a seven-color Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102 press with coater, extended delivery and ultra-violet (UV) capabilities. It supplements a six-color Speedmaster CD 102 installed in 2003.


CHICAGO—Bruce Jensen and Gail Ludewig of TotalWorks Inc. accepted the "Friends of the Year" award at the ninth annual Top Hat Ball, a benefit for Marklund, a non-profit network of services for infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities. TotalWorks has supported Marklund for many years by donating printing services including letterhead, reports, brochures and invitations.


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