ACROSS the nation


NORTH HOLLYWOOD—Akers Brothers & Sister Printing, in business since 1944, has installed a Kluge EHF series press. Akers is using the new equipment for diecutting and foil stamping booster cards, a small card printed on 24-pt. adhesive coated stock. Additionally, the press will be used for similar applications on auto-lock bottom boxes.

SANTA ANA—B&Z Printing has purchased a new Best Osako 368 saddlestitcher from Best Graphics.


COLORADO SPRINGS—Pikes Peak Litho has installed a 400 watt/inch cold UV curing system from PRI Technologies on its seven-color, 77˝ Harris press.

DENVER—Document Imaging, an information and data management services company, has changed its name to GDXdata.

ENGLEWOOD—PrintXcel, a Quality Park Brand, recently installed RDM Image Qualifiers in all facilities producing business forms and checks. The RDM Image Qualifiers will allow all PrintXcel plants to design and test check documents for image compliance, ensuring that the documents will meet the requirements of Check 21 legislation that goes into effect in October.


WALLINGFORD—Northeast Thermography has acquired a Super Quad 20 slitting machine manufactured by Therm-O-Type.


BOCA RATON—Boca Raton Printing has added a two-color Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46-4 sheetfed press and a Stahl USA B-20 folder.

MIAMI—One of Miami’s fastest growing printers has expanded its bindery capabilities with a new AmigoPlus perfect binder. The Muller Martini system is now producing soft cover books in the recently expanded facility of Nupress.


ATLANTA—Geographics has chosen the QuadTech Color Control System on ICON for installation on its new Heidelberg Sunday 2000 web press. The ICON architecture allows all QuadTech controls on a press to integrate seamlessly, sharing common hardware and operator screens.

CARROLLTON—Package printer Printed Specialties reports the installation of a new Bobst Media folder/gluer with a four- and six-corner module.


CHICAGO—Robert and Lou Werner of Werner Printing & Engraving have completed the acquisition of Holmes Engraving. Holmes has relocated to Werner’s location. The two companies have a combined 185 years of printing and engraving experience.

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