ACROSS the nation
GREENWOOD—The Index-Journal has purchased a new Goss Community press for increased color capacity in its daily newspaper of the same name. The press reportedly was chosen for its reputation for shorter-run newspapers and the simplicity of its operation. The single-width Goss Community for The Index-Journal will be installed in March and has two four-high towers, one two-high unit and four mono units. It is also equipped with hydraulic paper roll lifts, motorized register for four-highs, remote compensation for the four-high units, 50˝ roll stands and a quarter folder.
HOUSTON—Earth Color has implemented the Printcafe PSI print management system.
MCALLEN—Freedom Communications recently placed an order for a Goss Universal 45 for its newspaper The Monitor. The press will be used to print the daily editions of The Monitor.
NORFOLK—AmeriComm has acquired Fastlist.com, a division of High Tech Data Services. The acquisition will reportedly allow AmeriComm, a full-service direct marketing and communications company, to supply advertisers and direct mailers with an easy, online count and order system for residential mailing lists with state-of-the-art mapping capabilities. AmeriComm has five locations across the United States.
SPRINGFIELD—Gannett Offset has signed an order for the final phase of a comprehensive enhancement program from Goss International to upgrade its existing presses. The project involves the installation of Goss digital inker page packs and Goss press controls across Gannett Offset's fleet of presses. This latest order from Gannett Offset is for the installation of digital inkers on its Goss Colorliner press. The press was the first Goss Colorliner in the U.S., originally installed in 1988.
KENOSHA—Badger Press has purchased a Duplo System 4000 bookletmaker from Best Graphics.
MENOMONEE FALLS—Postal Solutions, a marketing production firm, has announced a new company name. Proven Direct marks the formal launch of its newest services—variable imaging and online marketing. According to the company, the word "postal" defined the company solely as a mailing house. The Proven Direct name, accompanied by the tagline "Your Marketing Solutions Group," will apply immediately in electronic communications. The company reports it has also launched a new Website at www.provendirect.com.