ACROSS the nation


GARDENA—Southwest Offset Printers has purchased a 28-unit DGM 430 press. The purchase also includes two DGM 1035 folders.

IRVINE—The Graphics Industry Council held its third annual “Shoot for the Cure” golf tournament in August. Over 125 executives from regional graphic arts industry-related firms teed off to help raise $40,000 for the City of Hope Cancer Center.

LA VERNE—Layton Printing, an 18-year-old, family owned firm, has purchased a Mitsubishi Diamond 3000LS sheetfed press. The four-color, 40˝ machine is Layton Printing’s first Mitsubishi press. The company specializes in the design and printing of unique, full-color business cards, notepads and postcards.


CLERMONT—Sprint is remaking printed phone books distributed in central Florida after learning the cover art could be sending the wrong message. The phone book in south Lake County features the magenta petals of the opium-bearing poppy, the flower used to make heroin. A Sprint spokeswoman says the picture was chosen from stock art for its color and attractiveness. The distributed books will not be recalled.


ADDISON, IL—Singles Plus Printing has purchased a Duplo System 4000 collator/bookletmaker from Best Graphics.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS—RT Associates has purchased a Duplo System 4000 collator/bookletmaker from distributor Best Graphics.

CAROL STREAM—On-demand printer Copresco recently installed a digitally automated Standard Horizon BQ-270 perfect binding system, an HT-70 three-knife trimmer, a second Scott index tape diecutting and laminating system, and new edge reinforcing equipment.

WHEELING—Segerdahl Graphics has announced the addition of its new Nordstrom “Applied & Dried” in-line UV system, aimed at penetrating the point-of-purchase (POP) and packaging markets.


LENEXA—The Personal Marketing Corp. (TPMC), a provider of personalized marketing materials for real estate professionals, has purchased two Xerox DocuColor iGen3 digital production presses to expand the breadth of full-color, personalized marketing applications for its 75,000 real estate clients nationwide. TPMC currently prints 4 million personalized pieces per month.

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