DOYLESTOWN, PA—Digital Reprographics Solutions (DRS) is the first company in North America to purchase an Anapurna M 2050 inkjet printer from Agfa Graphics. The Anapurna M 2050 is a high-speed, six-color plus white, UV-curable inkjet printer that has eight print heads, 8,192 nozzles, and the ability to print in both uni- and
bi-directional modes. It will provide DRS with expanded capabilities for color reproduction.
Glenn Takes Craftsman Helm
HOMEWOOD, AL—General commercial printer Craftsman Printing has appointed Patrick Glenn its new president. For the past five years, Glenn has been co-owner and corporate vice president, but will now assume responsibilities for all day-to-day operations of the company. Senior partner Jim Glenn will continue in his position as chairman.
Dartmouth Tap Sunday Press
HANOVER, NH—Dartmouth Printing, a web printer specializing in magazine and catalog production, will install a new nine-unit Goss Sunday 2000 web press in early 2011. Dartmouth is a member of The Sheridan Group, based in Hunt Valley, MD.
University Gets $3.99M Gift
APPLETON, WI—Lawrence University, where Paul Schmidt and his wife, Kay, attended the school’s homecoming festivities together in 1935, will receive $3.99 million courtesy of the Paul and Katherine Schmidt Trust. Paul Schmidt, who died last November at age 92, once served as CEO at the Harold F. Pitman Co., a printing industry distributor that was acquired by Agfa earlier this year. Kay Schmidt died in February 2009 at the age of 91.
IWCO Direct Adds Sorters
CHANHASSEN, MN—Direct marketing solutions specialist IWCO Direct has installed three Siemens Paramount delivery barcode sorters at its Hamburg, PA, facility. The installation brings the total to five delivery barcode sorters at the facility, which help customers reduce postage costs by commingling mail into common mail trays. They are designed to sort the most difficult mail pieces required by today’s leading direct marketers. PI