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ACROSS the nation

February 2003
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, 17x22˝ 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 14x22˝ 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.

TIPTON—McCormack Printing Impressions, a full-service commercial printer, has installed a Duplo System 4000 collating and bookletmaking system.


LOUISVILLE—Midland Communications Packaging has entered into an exclusive agreement with Chapman Group to represent the Peterson Case loose leaf binder line in Kentucky and other parts of the Midwest.

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MONTCLAIR—A two-color Komori Spirit 26 perfector has been installed at The Printers Place.


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