ACROSS the nation
PORTLAND—Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon has announced the successful installation of a Ryobi 3404DI press and a Presstek Dimension400 computer-to-plate system. To celebrate its new systems and to show off the new capabilities, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon hosted an art show and open house in May.
PROVIDENCE—Ocean State Book Binding has purchased two new GBC Digicoil automated plastic coil inserters. The company has also installed a 30˝ Heidelberg diecutter and Moll pocket folder/gluer.
DALLAS—Padgett Printing celebrated its 100th year in business in May by holding a "Party of the Century" including a lavish southwestern-style barbecue, music and tours of a period print shop with turn-of-the-century printing demonstrations.
HOUSTON—Classic Printers has implemented the Printcafe PSI print management system.
SPRINGFIELD—Sign Concepts has installed a new eight-color PressVu UV grand-format printer from Vutek Inc. It prints up to six feet wide. The company has expanded its production facility by 3,000 square feet.
MARSHFIELD—Heinzen Printing has installed a five-color Heidelberg Printmaster GTO 52.
MILWAUKEE—Visual Systems, a manufacturer of book components, overhead transparencies and ancillary products for educational publishers, has added a new six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster sheetfed press.
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