ACROSS the nation
New Press Heats Up Southwestern Printer
PHOENIX—Cereus Graphics has installed a new Komori Lithrone S40 sheetfed offset press. Cereus reportedly is the second printing company in the nation to begin operating the newly designed, 40˝ press after its Graph Expo introduction last fall.
ADAMSVILLE—Precision Graphics has installed a five-color Komori Lithrone 40.
PHOENIX—A two-color, 17×22˝ Sakurai 258EPII perfector has been installed by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
LITTLE ROCK—Magna IV has purchased two Model 3F sheetfed presses from Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses. The new 40˝ presses—a six-color with coater and extended delivery and a two-color—joined an existing six-color Model 3F.
BURBANK—California Coast Color has added a six-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Model 3F-13 sheetfed press with tower coater and extended delivery to its equipment list. The 14-year-old company has 15 employees and 11,000 square feet of manufacturing space.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD—Ad Industries announced it has acquired Cal-West United (also known as Rundel Products, Western Looseleaf and California Calendar), a manufacturer of vacuum formed packaging, looseleaf and specialty products.
NORTHRIDGE—Commercial printer Dot Graphics has installed a Creo Trendsetter CTP system. The company also reports it has plans to expand into a 35,000-square-foot facility later this year.
BOULDER—Twelve new Tensor printing units were installed last year at Intermountain Color. The company has placed another order for an additional Tensor four-high tower.
DENVER—National Printing & Packaging has added a six-color, 28˝ Mitsubishi Model 1F-15 press. It replaced a five-color, 26˝ press.
CHICAGO—Greeting card manufacturer Recycled Paper Greetings has added a 14×22˝ Kluge EHD foil stamping, embossing and diecutting press.
CRESTHILL—A four-color Komori Lithrone 26 has been installed at Graphic Promotions.
WHEELING—Segerdahl Graphics has purchased a new two-color Ryobi 582H sheetfed press.
INDIANAPOLIS—Ross-Gage Inc. has purchased its second Durrer Rega step and European thumb cut indexing machine.
LAFAYETTE—Haywood Printing, in operation since 1826, has announced several equipment upgrades for its bindery, including a Wohlenberg 115PS Cut-Tec paper cutter, a Muller Martini Minuteman 1509 saddle stitcher, and a Rollem Auto-4 CPS for numbering, perfing, scoring and slitting.