ACROSS the nation


MESA—Hogue Printing Solutions is the new home for a seven-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Diamond 3000TP tandem perfector.


GLENDALE—An eight-color Komori Lithrone S40 perfector with coater has been installed at 4-Over Inc.

Irwindale—The Processors recently added a five-color Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 74 with perfector and coater to its pressroom. Founded in 1974, the shop houses 19 employees and services advertising agencies and network-based companies.

SAN DIEGO—Printing Industries Association of San Diego held its annual membership meeting at PetCo Park, home of the San Diego Padres baseball team, in June. Among those enjoying the game were the new 2005-06 PIA/SD board of directors: Richard True, Komori; Arthur Hill, Press Plus; Greg Gould, Eye/Comm; Sejer Sejersen, Sejersen DPS; Robert McDougal, Unisource; Bill Anderson, L&L Printers; Chris Hamm, Tabs, Etc.; Carl Davenport, Lithographix; Don McCurdy, VQS Enterprises. Also on the board are Colleen Ruis Jackson, Letter-Kraft Printing; and Boyd Richardson, Commercial Press, an RR Donnelley Co.


FORT LAUDERDALE—All American Printing Center recently installed a Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46 for production of its one- and two-color print jobs such as books and other small-quantity work.

Largo—BBF Printing Solutions hosted its first-ever open house in May. Featured was the company’s new Direct Mail Solutions division and its recently purchased 10-color Sanden XP1500 press. More than 100 people were in attendance including existing and potential customers, as well as local politicians and state representatives.


CARROLLTON—Printed Specialties reports it is now running a six-color, 40˝ Komori Lithrone press equipped with full automation.


BATAVIA—Thunder Press recently purchased a new Vijuk MV-2005 outsert system.

OAK LAWN—Atlantic Press has purchased a 12,500 scfm regenerative thermal oxidizer for its heatset web presses from The CMM Group.

ROCKFORD—The Rockford Register Star has selected Ferag for its gripper conveyor needs to complement a KBA Colora press as part of its production facility upgrade scheduled to be completed in April 2006.

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