ACROSS the nation

American Printing Lands New Press

MADISON, WI—American Printing recently diversified its pressroom with the addition of an eight-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Model 3F-16 sheetfed press.


FOUNTAIN VALLEY—A new A.B.Dick DPM2340 direct-to-plate device is up and running at Brookhurst Printer. The company provides printing for medical groups and the banking, insurance and hospitality industries.

HUNTINGTON BEACH—Taylor Graphics, a general commercial printer with 12 employees, has purchased a five-color, 20×28˝ Mitsubishi Model 1F-15 sheetfed press.

SANTA FE SPRINGS—At The Dot Generator, a six-color, 28˝ Komori Lithrone press equipped with a ColorCommand temperature control/cooling system from TriService has been installed.


ATLANTA—Geographics has completed the installation of the Sentinel ink management system from Accel Graphic Systems. The Sentinels were installed on a newly purchased 10-color, 40˝ Heidelberg Speedmaster 102 press and an existing six-color, 40˝ Komori L640.


CAROL STREAM—Copresco has installed a Xerox DocuColor 12 digital color press. Copresco also operates a DocuColor 2060 and five DocuTech 6180 machines.

GLENVIEW—Folio Press, a 32-year-old commercial printer, has moved to 4342 DiPaolo Center. Its in-house prepress team, Lightning Graphics, has moved here, as well.

SKOKIE—Triangle Printers has added the capabilities of a Creo Trendsetter 3244+s. The thermal platesetter has been combined to work with a Creo Brisque Impose digital front end, an Iris 43 WIDE double-sided imposition proofer and an Iris IPROOF digital proofing system.


BLOOMINGTON—E-book publishing services and print-on-demand provider 1stBooks Library announced it printed its 500,000th book in January. The company moved into larger facilities last year, and has signed an agreement with Lightning Source UK Ltd. to print and distribute all 1stBook titles within the United Kingdom.


BELTSVILLE—In order to satisfy customer requests for direct-to-plate services, Todd Allan Printing has installed a Fujifilm Finalproof digital contract proofer and a Javelin thermal platesetter.


SAINT CLOUD—Merrill Corp. has installed a six-color, 28˝ Komori Lithrone press equipped with a ColorCommand temperature control/cooling system from TriService.

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