ACROSS the nation
Standing, from the left, are Carol Aurand, vice president of operations at The Herald; David Stump, CEO; Ken Kark, vice president of sales; Randy Kalb, vice president of information technology; and Bob Tarr, vice president of sales, marketing and business development. (Double click to enlarge.)
Shown in between Foster Printing’s two 64˝ KBA Rapida 162a sheetfed presses are, from the left, Kris Blackburn, vice president of sales; Tim Blackburn, president; Dennis Blackburn, CEO; and Marcus Schoen, KBA sales manager.
DAVENPORT—Midland Information Resources has reached a milestone by printing more than 500 million linear feet (the equivalent of one billion impressions) on its Océ VarioStream 9210 digital printer.
CRESTVIEW HILLS—To celebrate its 90th year in business, the Flottman Co. initiated a “90 Years, Plant 900 Trees” campaign. For every FSC certified job purchased, the Flottman Co. is donating 150 trees to the Nature Conservancy until it reaches the 900 tree donation mark.
ANNAPOLIS—Post Haste Mailing claims it is the first company to use Memjet technology in a RENA Mach 5 printer to produce four-color, full-bleed envelopes at speeds up to 7,500/hr.
CLINTON—Dunn and Co., a specialist in book printing, binding, folding, laminating, conversions and repairs, has added a Xeikon 8000 digital color press to print short-run books.
EAST BRIDGEWATER—Harte-Hanks Inc. has installed an HP Indigo 7500 digital press at its facility here, which produces marketing collateral.
WORCESTER—The recent installation of a Heidelberg Suprasetter A52 CTP device and a switch to Saphira Chemfree plates have given Quick Stop Printing the ability to produce high-quality jobs more quickly.
PLAINWELL—The Graphic Communications department of the Michigan Career and Technical Institute (MCTI) has installed a Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46-2 press to train its students, as well as to produce a variety of printed materials for MCTI and other state government agencies.
MINNEAPOLIS—Imagine! Print Solutions has entered the permanent point-of-purchase market to offer customers the ability to add more in-store and at-retail impact.
MINNEAPOLIS—The John Roberts Co. has begun implementing the full suite of the Prism WIN management information system (MIS), including QTMS for automated shop floor data capture and automated tracking of work in procress.
ST. LOUIS—Swift Print Communications has been certified as a G7 Master Printer from the IDEAlliance, joining more than 560 printing companies worldwide to attain this certification.