ACROSS the nation
MONROE—Commercial printer CBC Marketing Group is implementing the latest version of "THE System" business management software from CRC Information Systems. CBC will take full advantage of THE System's MS SQL Database to streamline order entry and create custom management and analysis tools.
GRAND RAPIDS—B&J's Die Cutting recently added a 14x22˝ Kluge EHD foil stamping, embossing and diecutting press. The company provides diecutting, embossing, foil stamping, perforating, and folding and gluing services.
FENTON—Garlich Printing now offers an array of direct mail services. Equipment used for this work includes a Buskro HP and Atlas ink-jet system with a Buskro BK700 portable controller running both Compose IQ and Mail Manager 2010 software applications.
SAINT LOUIS—Lander Binding & Finishing has installed a Kluge UniFold folding and gluing system with the new Vertical Buckle Plate. It will be used for folding and gluing pocket folders, CD wallets and other products.
NEW YORK CITY—One of the nation's leading Chinese-American newspapers, the Sing Tao Daily, has installed a Presto saddle stitching system from Muller Martini at its production facility here. The New York edition of the Sing Tao Daily accounts for 60,000 of the paper's 181,000 national circulation. The San Francisco edition of the newspaper recently installed a similar Presto saddle stitching system. Its circulation tops 65,000.
CANAL WINCHESTER—The Printing Co. has installed a 14x22˝ Kluge EHD diecutter. The company has been in business for 103 years and plans to use this new equipment for diecutting hang tags for a major apparel retailer.
COLUMBUS—Hopkins Printing has expanded its bindery capabilities with a Bravo-S saddle stitching system from Muller Martini. The Bravo-S brings expanded versatility to Hopkins' 75,000-square-foot facility.
OKLAHOMA CITY—The Baptist Messenger, the third largest subscription newspaper in Oklahoma, has installed a Quad Stack four-over-four-color printing unit manufactured by Web Press Corp.