ACROSS the nationMay 2003
MARYLAND HEIGHTS—Jerome Group, a full-service provider of direct mail and direct marketing materials, has successfully implemented the Printcafe PSI print management system. Jerome Group uses the Printcafe PSI system not just to manage its traditional commercial printing business, but company-wide for all direct mail and direct marketing services. In addition, the company recently purchased the PrintFlow dynamic scheduling and PrinterSite Internal modules.
BERLIN—A new five-color Komori Lithrone 40 has been installed at Mountain Printing.
PENNSAUKEN—CRW Graphics has added a six-color, 40˝ Heidelberg Speedmaster CD102 sheetfed press to its facility here. CRW is a division of the Hippographics Co.
NEW YORK CITY—The Association of Graphic Communications (AGC) will honor three leaders of the graphic communications world with the Power of Communications Award. Francis Costello, president of R.R. Donnelley's publishing division, Angelo Rivello, senior vice president at Newsweek, and Robert Stabler, president of Agfa Graphic Systems, will be honored by the AGC at the 51st annual Franklin Event.
YAPHANK—A two-color Komori Sprint 28 perfector is up-and-running at Searles Graphics.
CANAL WINCHESTER—A five-color Komori Lithrone 28 sheetfed press has been installed at Hicks Printing.
CLEVELAND—Jim Dietz, president of Lake Erie Graphics, announced that his company has installed an eight-color Encad NovaJet 850 wide-format printer. Lake Erie Graphics is a 13-year-old, multicolor sheetfed offset printer.
SEBRING—MPI Label Systems will implement DiMS!' Web-based enterprise management software in its seven plants across the U.S. MPI produces pressure-sensitive, flexographic labels and labeling systems. Starting with the company's Ohio headquarters, MPI will implement DiMS!' entire end-to-end solution, which covers CRM and estimating through shipping and invoicing. Upon completion, the implementation will be rolled out to MPI's six satellite plants across the country.
ASHLAND—Tri-State Envelope has installed a five-color Komori Lithrone 40 with coater.
MOUNT JOY—Engle Printing & Publishing, a commercial and publication printer specializing in coldset web offset work, has installed a new Bravo-S saddle stitching system from Muller Martini. In addition to its commercial work, Engle publishes 22 community newspapers that are circulated weekly to more than 430,000 households in central Pennsylvania. The company also produces a number of specialty publications for readers in the eastern United States.
DILLON—Herald Multiforms announced that it has installed an eight-unit Goss Community news-paper press to expand its product line and added an FTP site for easy file transfer. Herald's new equipment is being used to print small-to-medium runs of community newspapers, newspaper inserts, tabloids, broadsheets, advertisements and newsletters.
DALLAS—Robert Yaquinto Printing reports it is now running a Bobst 104E diecutter, Bobst 102BMA foil stamper and Bobst Media II folder/gluer. Much of the company's core work is specialty related, and these machines will be used on projects on a regular basis. Yaquinto Printing has been in business for 40 years. The company says it installed the new equipment to serve customer requests.
Trafton Printing, also of Dallas, has implemented Printcafe's Hagen OA print management system.
FAIRFAX—A Heidelberg Prosetter 52 computer-to-plate device, Pro 68 plate processor and a complete Heidelberg Meta Dimension PDF workflow system have been purchased by Petree Press, reveals Noel Petree, owner.
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