WASECA, MN—Brown Printing has acquired the world’s first Goss Sunday 3000 web press with an extended 75˝ web width. Installation of the new Goss Sunday press in Brown’s facility here will begin next spring and is expected to be completed by July 2011. The four-unit, 32-page press will be capable of producing saddle-stitched and perfect-bound products up to 9˝ wide, reportedly a first for single-circumference web presses.
Xerox Peddles Espresso
ROCHESTER, NY—The on-demand book production machine that caught the printing world’s attention when it was first released now has name recognition in its corner. Xerox Corp. announced that it will now market, sell or lease and service the Espresso Book Machine, which prints, binds and trims bookstore-quality paperbacks with color covers in minutes.
RRD Touts 60˝ Inkjet Press
CHICAGO—RR Donnelley has developed what it claims is the industry’s first 60˝ wide, high-speed inkjet digital press. The new presses, to be deployed in the first half of 2011, will enhance the company’s fleet of proprietary ProteusJet digital printing units. RR Donnelley’s global platform features proprietary and commercially available technologies.
Quad Orders Insert Presses
SUSSEX, WI—Quad/Graphics will install two new Goss Sunday web presses with DigiRail digital inking specifically designed for the production of retail inserts. The company has also tapped Goss International for enhancements for several Sunday presses and folders at facilities in the United States, including installation of Goss Zero-Slip Nip technology. The new presses will be equipped with Contiweb FD pasters, Ecocool dryers and Omnicon controls.
New Digs for NCL Graphic
WAUKESHA, WI—NCL Graphic Specialties has broken ground on a 60,220-square-foot facility in Menomonee Falls, WI, and is planning a 56,000-square-foot addition to the 6.7-acre site. The package printer and label producer operates three Wisconsin facilities in Waukesha, Pewaukee and Brookfield.
emediagroup Swings Deal
GREENVILLE, SC—emediagroup, a provider of commercial printing solutions and services, has purchased certain assets of Carolina Graphic Arts, a local print provider, in an effort to bolster its local, regional and national commercial printing solutions. The deal allows emediagroup to expand its footprint, along with adding to its conventional, digital and large-format commercial printing offerings.
Anapurna M 2050 Sold to DRS