ACROSS the newsDecember 2010
Printer Strikes Gold With New Iron
ELKO, NV—Print 'N Copy Center, a general commercial printing and copy center, has acquired its third Heidelberg two-color Printmaster QM 46 press to help service the local gold mining industry in what is the largest gold-producing region in North America.
"The new press helps us set a higher mark in terms of the quality of products we deliver and the speed with which we deliver them," says owner Reece Keener. "Greater reliability means fewer delays—our customers appreciate that."
Shop Honored for Fourth Straight Year
OKLAHOMA CITY—Vox Printing was recently recognized as one of the "2010 Best Places to Work in Oklahoma." This is the fourth year in a row that the printer, the highest ranked manufacturer in the state, has been recognized.
"We have been fortunate to be able to work with such great customers, employees and suppliers over the years," says LaVerna Reid, CEO. "They have all contributed immensely to making this recognition possible."
DOWNEY—PIP Printing and Marketing Services is the first PIP franchise to install a Xerox Color 800 digital press to help it produce direct mail, personalized membership materials, digital photo applications and other on-demand jobs.
LOS ANGELES—The Church of Scientology's Bridge Publications recently equipped its new sheetfed offset operation here with Heidelberg equipment, including a five-color Speedmaster XL 105 with Prinect Inpress Control; two Polar 137 XT cutting systems with Compucut; a Stahlfolder TH 82 folder; and a Varimatrix 105 diecutter with foil stamping.
PALM DESERT—Little Folk Visuals, a producer of materials for early childhood education, churches, schools and parents, has acquired a Heidelberg Suprasetter S105 computer-to-plate unit with a MetaDimension RIP.
SAN LUIS OBISPO—After completing an extensive self-study and hosting a site visit by a three-member team of industry and education experts, the Graphic Communication Department at Cal Poly has received national re-accreditation, which is valid through Aug. 31, 2016.
FORT LAUDERDALE—A Canon C7000 ImagePRESS and two Canon 1110 ImagePRESS units are the latest additions to The PaperMill's digital department to offer clients a range of color and black-and-white variable data projects, including valet parking tickets.
MIAMI—Colonial Press International has begun implementing a complete Prism WIN 2010 management information system (MIS).