ACROSS the newsDecember 2010
LAWRENCEVILLE—Pinnacle 3 Direct Solutions has selected Software Marketing Associates' Pro-Mail suite of direct marketing and fulfillment software to help grow its marketing support services business.
INDIANAPOLIS—HardingPoorman Group has purchased PrintStream MIS software to manage the day-to-day operations of its plant, including estimating, production, scheduling, inventory, postage and accounting.
WESTFIELD—Six months after installing its first HP Indigo WS6000, Dion Label Printing took delivery of a second unit it used to upgrade from its WS4050. The printer benefits from the increased speed, print width, repeat length and ability to print on thinner or thicker substrates.
ROYAL OAK—Signs By Tomorrow, based here, has purchased an Agfa Anapurna M4f UV inkjet printer to offer new products and services, including POP, displays, posters, exhibition panels, stage graphics and ad panels.
Royal Oak High School has received the Printing Industries of America's 2010 Frederick D. Kagy Education Award of Excellence for implementing and maintaining a thriving graphic communications program.
MINNEAPOLIS—The Bureau of Engraving, a 112-year-old national commercial printing and distance art instruction business, has been granted Women's Business Enterprise Certification (WBENC) as a women-owned, operated and controlled business. Lynne Alexander serves as the business's chair and CEO.
ST. JOSEPH—A five-color Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 74 perfector with aqueous coater and extended delivery has replaced an aging six-color press at NPG Printing here.
ST. LOUIS—VSG is now using the Pro-Mail suite of direct marketing and fulfillment software solutions to help broaden its fulfillment business. VSG is a licensed replicator for CDs and DVDs, and provides related services such as fulfillment, authoring and interactive database management.
BELLMAWR—Evergreen Printing announced that the Philadelphia Business Journal and Media General have selected it to print and mail various publications and supplements for each company.
MOORESVILLE—Victory Press has added a Kluge 13x19˝ letterpress to help it keep costs down in a tight market, according to owners Dave and Lori Sirota.
DALLAS—Gigantic Color has installed an HP XL800 latex printer.
APPLETON—Adding a four-color MGI Meteor DP60 Pro digital press has helped JP Graphics expand its business into new digital markets, including new applications on plastic and synthetic substrates. The four-color, multi-substrate press is intended for shorter runs and has numerous applications for paper, plastics/synthetics and envelopes.
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