ACROSS the nation


OMAHA—Catalog company Oriental Trading has installed FullPress, Xinet’s server software package.


MOUNTAINSIDE—Print Tech, a full-service quick commercial printer, has made two of its upper-level employees partners in the business. They are Christian J. Baker, business development director, and Gary J. Alessio, corporate sales director. The company has offices here, in Westfield and in Metuchen.

PENNSAUKEN—Bill Eachus, president of C&B Graphics, has announced the purchase of a six-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Model 3F-13 sheetfed press with tower coater. It joins an existing eight-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi press. C&B Graphics is a commercial printer with 22 employees. It was founded in 1998 and operates from a 24,000-square-foot facility.


NEW YORK CITY—Litho-Art Inc. has installed a six-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Model 3F-13 sheetfed press at its new 24,000-square-foot facility. The company recently moved into vacant warehouse space in the same building on Varick Street in Manhattan it has been inhabiting for the past 40 years. Company President Joseph Cashman notes Litho-Art has signed a 15-year lease and transformed the space into a state-of-the-art printing plant from scratch.

WHITE PLAINS—Paxar Corp. has purchased the business and manufacturing assets of Lerma, Mexico-based Disenos De Coleccion (DDC) in a $16.5 million cash transaction. DDC, with approximately $10 million in annual sales, is a manufacturer of merchandising labels and tags for Mexican retailers and apparel manufacturers.


CLEVELAND—Watt Printers has completed a 22,000-square-foot expansion of its facility, bringing the location to 64,000 square feet. The addition will be dedicated to Watt Printers’ growing direct mail and fulfillment business. Watt Printers is a full-service, totally digital printer with 75 employees.


CLAYSBURG—Digital and printed document provider NPC Inc. has been named “Employer of the Year” by the Martinsburg chapter of the Business and Professional Woman’s Club. Of the approximately 400 employees at NPC, 177 are women.

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