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Pictured with PaperWorks new KBA Rapida 142 sheetfed press are Ralph Clanton (left), plant manager, and Jim Downey.

Large-Format UV Sheetfed Press Helps Packaging Provider Speed Delivery Time

GILEAD, NC—PaperWorks Industries, an integrated, full-service packaging provider, has installed a new 56˝, seven-color KBA Rapida 142 sheetfed press at its facility here. The UV press is expected to start up in March.

“It will provide us with the ability to offer even faster turnaround times and higher quality, and allow us to be more responsive to our customers due to the unique features on-press that we didn’t have before,” says Jim Downey, general manager. These include UV capabilities and KBA’s closed-loop Quali-
Tronic in-line color density measurement and control system.


BIRMINGHAM—Since installing an Océ JetStream 1000 color inkjet printing system, Pinnacle Data Systems has enhanced its full-color production efficiency and reduced its reliance on preprinted color forms. Initial applications have been brokerage and financial statements and utility billing.


Naperville—Sir Speedy of Naperville now has an online, self-service design and print solution called Design Online (, which allows customers to design brochures, business cards, stationery, newsletters and banners using templates.


INDIANAPOLIS—HardingPoorman Group has selected EFI Monarch and EFI PrintStream Fulfillment software solutions to help manage its printing, mailing and fulfillment operations.


Prince frederick—Direct marketing solutions provider has entered into a two-year contract with Renewing American Leadership (ReAL), a Virginia nonprofit, charitable organization. will help ReAL increase current and prospective donor/supporter engagement, as well as become list manager for the organization’s donor file of more than 100,000 names.


braintree—Braintree Printing has acquired a Rena Mach 5 digital color inkjet envelope printer to help the firm expand its variable data printing services.

NORTH ADAMS—Excelsior Integrated, a newly formed company by Excelsior Printing, has acquired the assets of Berkshire Information Systems (BIS), a provider of fulfillment, inventory management and electronic commerce services. The new firm will remain in the former BIS facilities in Lee, MA.

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