ACROSS the nation
NORTH KANSAS CITY—Northcutt Printing recently purchased a new Vijuk V14 folder. Northcutt specializes in miniature folding.
LINCOLN—Midlands Packaging has been presented with a hand-made press replica of its six-color, 41˝ KBA Rapida 105 sheetfed press with in-line hybrid UV coating by the press manufacturer. The press was installed in January with production beginning in mid-February.
EDISON—A new six-color Komori Lithrone 40 is now up-and-running at Cultech.
IRVINGTON—Stuyvesant Press has acquired a Heidelberg Prosetter CTP system and an HP 5500 wide-format printer for proofing, signage and poster output.
PENNSAUKEN—Lehigh Lithographers has expanded its stamping and embossing capability by purchasing its sixth stamping press, a 50˝ Bobst Foilmaster SP-126. It now runs four Bobst Foilmasters and two Gietz stampers.
BROOKHAVEN—Bellport Printers has received a Carlson Craft award recognizing exemplary dealer excellence for 2003.
ST. JAMES—Minuteman Press and Effects of Color have joined together to enter the digital printing arena with a Heidelberg Quickmaster DI press.
Wappinger Falls—Wappinger Falls Shoppers has purchased a DGM four-high press as an add-on to an existing pressline. Installation was completed in January of 2004. Wappinger Falls Shoppers is a commercial and newspaper printer, publishing two weekly newspapers, The Southern Duchess News and the Beacon Free Press. In addition, they also publish The Hudson Valley Business Journal, a bi-weekly business publication.
MANHEIM—Phillips Graphic Finishing is now operating a new Kolbus KM470 perfect binder with 24 pockets and in-line three-knife cutter. Phillips installed the machine in its second plant, which takes the company to 42,000 square feet.
PHILADELPHIA—A-C Reproduction has acquired five new Lanier 5813 color copiers and one Lanier LD090 high-volume copier. Two of the color copiers and one of the high-volume units are connected to an EFI MicroPress.
WILLIAMSPORT—Webb Communications, a full-service commercial and publication printer, has added a Muller Martini Bravo-T saddle stitching system to its finishing and fulfillment operations. Webb specializes in tabloid format, mailed publications.