ACROSS the nation
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.
MONTCLAIR—A two-color Komori Spirit 26 perfector has been installed at The Printers Place.
PENNSAUKEN—A new Tigra perfect binding system from Muller Martini has been added to McCormick’s Bindery. The binder can produce up to 3,600 soft cover books per hour.
OCEANSIDE—The Printcafe Logic SQL print management system has been implemented by Printcraft Graphics.
PALMYRA—The Paul T. Freund Co., a specialty printer of candy boxes and department store boxes, has added another Kluge EHD.
SYRACUSE—Dellas Graphics, a commercial printer and mailer, recently installed Printcafe’s PSI print management system.
COLUMBUS—Old Trail Printing has expanded its bindery capacity with a new Bravo T/S saddle stitching system from Muller Martini. Old Trail Printing took its name from its original location on The National Old Trail—Route 40 in Columbus. It is a full-service commercial printer, employing a work force of more than 100.
DUBLIN—Vincent Graphics has installed a six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster 74 press with an in-line coating tower. The second-generation commercial printing, direct mail, fulfillment and e-commerce company was founded in 1968.
COLUMBIA—Crowson Stone Printing reports a 50 percent reduction in paper waste during makeready and a one-third decrease in makeready time through its use of Heidelberg’s Prinect workflow solutions. The shop is using Heidelberg’s Prinect PrepressInterface and ImageControl systems to support its new 10-color, 40˝ Speedmaster perfecting press. With these systems in place, Crowson Stone was able to reduce the stock required for 10-unit, two-sided perfecting makeready to an average of less than 300 sheets.
EASLEY—An automated Osako 368AS saddle stitcher was purchased by Martin Printing from North American distributor Best Graphics.