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CONKLIN—Matthew Bender & Co. has installed a new AmigoPlus perfect binder from Muller Martini in its production facility here. Matthew Bender is a publisher of legal analysis and case law.

ISLANDIA—NYLabel is celebrating its 125th anniversary. Established in 1878 as New York Label & Box Works, the company was an importer of pharmaceutical labels and boxes. Run by third generation family ownership, it now produces a full line of custom pressure-sensitive labels. An open house, cocktail party and golf outing are planned.

NEW YORK CITY—Team Litho announced that it recently installed a new six-color Komori Lithrone 28 press.

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GREENSBORO—Graphic Printing Services has installed a six-color Komori Lithrone S 40.

LEXINGTON—Green Printing & Packaging, a subsidiary of Chesapeake Corp., has earned ISO 9001:2000 certification. Green Printing & Packaging is a full-service printing and packaging supplier, employing more than 100 people in its 100,000-square-foot facility.


LORAIN—Mailroom workflow at the Lorain Morning Journal became more streamlined after the newspaper installed an Apollo compensating counter/stacker from Muller Martini. The Morning Journal is a daily newspaper published seven days a week and serving Lorain, Erie, Huron and western Cuyahoga counties, all west of Cleveland.


PORTLAND—Commercial printer Irwin-Hodson Co. has signed a deal to implement THE System business management software from CRC Information Systems. Irwin-Hodson will implement a fully integrated software solution, including THE System’s finished goods inventory and automatic data collection modules.


CRANBERRY—Plastikoil of Pennsylvania has purchased a Bobst SP 104-E Autoplaten diecutter and Media 100-II A2 folder/gluer. The company also has moved into a new 45,000-square-foot facility. Plastikoil is a family owned business specializing in book binding, finishing and carton production. It employs a staff of 55, running two shifts.

MOUNT JOY—Commercial printer Engle Printing & Publishing has purchased THE System business management software from CRC Information Systems, including THE System’s commercial estimating and executive notification modules. It is a third generation printer that specializes in coldset web offset printing. Engle Printing also publishes 22 weekly newspapers and handles other specialty publications.

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