ACROSS the nation

Standing, from the left, are Randy Heitkamp, Messenger Press co-owner; Jared Hess, pressman; and Allan Kremer, co-owner.

All Color Offset Printers shop foreman Tyy Andee stands with pressman Ken Richards.

ILLINOIS

EFFINGHAM—Heatset web and large-format sheetfed printer Kingery Printing has purchased a Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 52 equipped with Anicolor inking technology.

KANKAKEE—The Kankakee Daily Journal, part of the Small Newspaper Group, has moved to Agfa’s Advantage N-SL violet platesetter and N92-VCF (violet chem-free) plates.

KANSAS

FT. SCOTT—Ennis Inc. has acquired an MGI Meteor DP60 Pro digital press for its facility here. Ennis expects the multi-substrate press to uncover more printing opportunities, such as plastic gift, loyalty and security cards.

KENTUCKY

CRESTVIEW HILLS—The University of Cincinnati’s Goering Center for Family and Private Business recently honored the Flottman Co. as the 2010 Tri-State Family Business of the Year (50-plus years in business).

MASSACHUSETTS

ANDOVER—Preparing to print the majority of its work digitally, Reid Graphics recently purchased an HP Indigo WS6000 digital press, allowing the converter to retire three flexo presses and an older Indigo Omnius digital press.

MICHIGAN

MACOMB—A specialty printer of presentation folders and related products, Admore Inc. recently bought a Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46-2 to replace its existing, nine-year-old QM 46-2, which had logged more than 75 million impressions.

NEW JERSEY

BELLMAWR—Publication printer Evergreen Printing has chosen Technique’s MIS and production scheduling systems to improve internal communication and workflow efficiencies at its plant here.

CLIFTON—Sandy Alexander has entered the grand-format segment by acquiring a pair of Rho UV inkjet production digital printers from Durst. One unit is a 98˝-wide Rho 900 for rigid substrates, while the other is a 5m-wide Rho 500R for soft media.

NEW YORK

NEW YORK CITY—The Copy Room has installed two Xerox Color 800 presses to boost its turnaround times and attract new customers.

STATEN ISLAND—Creative Media has acquired a Canon imagePRESS 6000 digital press and DesignMerge software to add digital color and variable data capabilities to its existing design, offset printing, print management and mail services.

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