ACROSS the nation

Standing with The Foresight Group’s new Speedmaster SM 52 press are, from the left, Bill Christofferson; Richard Jenkins, pressman; and Scott Mossbarger, vice president of operations.

Kodak Chairman and CEO Antonio Perez (left) and Mercury Print Productions President and CEO John Place celebrate the installation of a new Prosper 5000XL inkjet press during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

BREMEN—A new MGI Meteor DP60 Pro multi-substrate digital press has been installed at Gateway Printing. The press was purchased from Paper Handling Solutions, an MGI dealer.


CHICAGO—To meet its growing demand for variable data and quick turnaround times on digital printing, Rider Dickerson is now operating a new HP Indigo 7500 digital press.

EFFINGHAM—Kingery Printing has upgraded its EFI Monarch print management system and purchased additional software modules to further increase productivity.

ELK GROVE VILLAGE—International Label & Printing has installed a 13˝ Nilpeter FA-3 combination digital/UV flexographic press. Reportedly the only press of its kind in North America, the machine contains three UV flexo units in addition to a Caslon four-color digital module—all in-line.

HENRY—M&D Printing has upgraded its EFI Hagen print management system to EFI Monarch. The catalog and magazine printer also purchased EFI PrinterSite Internal to automate its request for quote process.


FORT WAYNE—Dataprint has installed a Ricoh Pro C901 digital production color printer at its facility located here.


HESSTON—As part of its initiative to offer yearbook printing to schools in Kansas and surrounding areas, Hesston Prestige Printing chose to acquire a new Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C7000.


CHEVERLY—Mosaic has selected a suite of integrated EFI technologies, including EFI Pace, EFI Digital StoreFront, EFI Auto-Count and EFI PrintFlow scheduling.


ANN ARBOR—Edwards Brothers has formed the gps Global Print Solutions alliance with three foreign book manufacturers to establish a global book manufacturing network. The company has also installed three new Kodak NexPress SX 3600 color presses for its Michigan, North Carolina and New Jersey digital book and journal centers.

CHELSEA—Hopkins Fulfillment Services (HFS) has signed an e-book distribution agreement with Sheridan Books that will allow HFS to distribute electronic content to its clients and publishers through HFS Digital. In other news, Sheridan has qualified as a G7 Master Printer from the IDEAlliance.

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