ACROSS the nation
Centenarian Printer Continues to Evolve
Recently, Davis Printing also acquired Merrick Graphics. Steve Merrick was named Davis Printing’s vice president of marketing and president of the new creative division, Merrick Design Group.
MONTGOMERY—Wells Printing has installed a Sakurai 675SD sheetfed press with coater. It was purchased through dealer Independent Graphic Services.
CITY OF INDUSTRY—Modem Graphics, a 90-employee printer and graphic services provider, recently installed a Mitsubishi Diamond 3000S sheetfed press equipped with an aqueous coater, its second six-color, 40˝ Diamond series press in six months.
DENVER—Warneke Paper Box is now producing jobs on its new eight-color Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102 with coater and full UV capabilities. The specialty printer’s 68 employees produce packaging materials for clients in the pharmaceutical, medical, food and cosmetic industries.
NORCROSS—Trade printer Custom Color Printing & Graphics suffered a plant fire in its production area in April. Its five-color, 19x26˝ Polly 566 press was severely damaged, but no one was injured and little damage was done to the other production equipment. In August, the company installed a six-color Komori press, ECRM Mako 4 platesetter and in-line processor to replace the damaged equipment.