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ACROSS the nation

April 2009

ITASCA—Having much success with two other 40?, six-color Mitsubishi presses, Genesis Press recently ordered a Diamond 3000S sheetfed offset press featuring Mitsubishi’s SimulChanger plate-changing system.

INDIANA

INDIANAPOLIS—The IDEAlliance has certified Litho Press as “Indiana’s first G7 Master Printer,” asserts John Lacy, the firm’s vice president.

KANSAS

TOPEKA—At Southwest Publishing, a new GFI Mx6 ink formulation dispensing system is in operation.

KENTUCKY

LOUISVILLE—As an addition to its pressline, MCW Printing, the producer of Fastline Publications, has installed four DGM 430 units configured as a four-high tower.

MAINE

FARMINGTON—To offer short-run, personalization and on-demand services, Franklin Printing invested in a new Kodak Nexpress S2500 digital production color press.

MARYLAND

ANNAPOLIS—Frank Gumpert Printing installed the Heidelberg Prinect workflow and a Suprasetter 75 Gen II CTP system, along with two Mac G5 computers running the latest version of the Tiger operating system.

BALTIMORE—A new GFI Mx6 ink formulation dispensing system has been installed at Creative Printing & Publishing.

MASSACHUSETTS

AGAWAM—Millennium Press recently invested in a suite of Heidelberg Prinect workflow solution upgrades, including the addition of Prinect Prinance MIS, Prepress Manager, Integration Manager, Pressroom Manager, Archive System, Digital Print Manager and Scheduler. 

WORCHESTER—Saltus Press has purchased a DGM 1035 folder with quarter folder (four-tape delivery) and multiple features.

MINNESOTA

ST. CLOUD—A GFI Mx6 ink formulation dispensing system has been acquired by Sentinel Printing.

MISSOURI

BRENTWOOD—Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Gene-Del Printing installed a Fujifilm/Screen CTP system with Screen Trueflow software, an Epson 9880 Fiery proofing system and a second Konica Minolta 6501 digital production unit. (The company was named after its founders, Gene and Delores Dodel.) 

MONTANA

MISSOULA—Gateway Printing has moved into a new 15,000-square-foot facility. As part of the relocation, Gateway invested in a Ryobi 524 GE press, GMG color calibration software and has achieved G7 Master Printer certification.

NEVADA

LAS VEGAS—To print business cards on 14-pt. stock with high quality and quick turnarounds, BCT Nevada bought a Presstek 34DI digital offset press.

RENO—A GFI Mx6 ink formulation dispensing system is now operational at Cube Services.

NEW MEXICO

SANTA FE—After seeing a demo of a four-color Speedmaster SM 52 press equipped with an in-line aqueous coater and Anicolor inking system at Heidelberg’s Print Media Demo Center, The Paper Tiger execs were so impressed with the demo press that they bought it.

NEW YORK

BLAUVELT—Three new Heidelberg products have been installed at Ryan Printing: a four-color Speedmaster SM 74 press with coater, a Prosetter 74 violet platesetter and a Eurobind 600 adhesive binder.

GARDEN CITY—Richner Communications (Herald Community Newspapers) purchased four DGM 430 units configured as one four-high tower.

OHIO

CLEVELAND—As a leading stationery supplier to the trade, Business Stationery (BSI) has purchased a new five-color Kodak Nexpress 2100 digital printing press and a TEC Lighting off-line UV roll coater.

SANDUSKY—Mark Advertising Agency has acquired a new four- color, 29? Heidelberg Printmaster PM 74 sheetfed press.

OREGON

PORTLAND—Rick’s Printing bought a four-color Speedmaster CD 74.

PENNYSLVANIA

EBENSBURG—Two recent investments are now paying off at Damin Printing: an Agfa Acento II S thermal platesetter that uses Azura chemistry-free plates and an Epson 9880 proofer.

PHILADELPHIA—Two major enhancements have been made to the digital press controls on the Tensor coldset web presslines at Bartash Printing: EPG KeyColor remote ink control systems, and Q.I. color registration and cutoff control systems.

TEXAS

CARTHAGE—A new GFI Mx6 ink dispensing system has been added at Complete Printing.

VIRGINIA

STERLING—Petree Press upgraded to a chemistry-free Heidelberg Suprasetter A52 platesetter.

STAFFORD—Stafford Printing recently purchased a Presstek PathWay Web-to-print solution.

WASHINGTON

MULKILTEO—A new six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 52 press was installed at AdPro Litho soon after the printer lost three six-color presses to rust and water damage.

SEATTLE—Clifton, NJ-based Sandy Alexander has opened a new Pacific Northwest office here, under the direction of its newly appointed vice president, Alan Grossberg.

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