Across the Nation
Standing, from the left, are Dennis Robinson, of MGI dealer Styers Equipment; and Bill Roelfs, A.C. Printing’s digital manager, with the Meteor DP8700 XL digital press.
From the left, Foster Printing’s Kris Blackburn; Tim Blackburn, president; and Dennis Blackburn, CEO; stand with KBA’s Marcus Schoen in between their two Rapida 162a sheetfed presses.
ALPHARETTA—New London Press has received an investment from Agilis Equity Partners and Valesco Industries. Operating under the new name New London Communications, the funding will allow the company to expand its sales force and marketing initiatives, as well as enhance its service offerings in targeted markets.
RATHDRUM—A new Screen Truepress Jet2500UV board and roll inkjet printing system has helped Print mfg transition from a retail large-format service bureau to a wholesale-only manufacturer of products for photo sharing and fine art print retailers.
FORT WAYNE—Since acquiring a new Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 six-color press, along with Prinect Prepress Manager prepress workflow, Excell Color Graphics has been able to drive down its labor and material costs.
UPPER MARLBORO—Linemark Printing has implemented Heidelberg’s Prinect Performance Benchmarking to compare the performance of its four-year-old Speedmaster XL 105 press to that of similar presses operated by other firms in its peer group.
LAS VEGAS—Creel Printing has extended its G7 designation by achieving Master Printer certification across prepress, sheetfedand heatset web operations. It is among a small group of G7-certified printers in the Southwest, and is reportedly the only company in Nevada to hold all three merits.
CARLSTADT—UNIMAC Graphics has been awarded ISO/IEC 27001:2005 Management System Certification for Information Technology.
Mahwah—To better serve the Web-to-print and photo specialty markets, GlobalSoft Digital Solutions has installed two new HP Indigo 7600 digital presses. They join the company’s existing two HP Indigo 7500s, two HP Indigo 5000s and seven HP wide-format printers.
PATERSON—Several new equipment and software purchases have been made at Direct Market Designs. They include a 52˝ Bobst diecutter, associated folder/gluers and new XMPie EasyPurl V7 software.
HEMPSTEAD—Sentinel Printing has installed a 275w solar system on its roof.