ACROSS the Nation
EAST HAVEN—ABC Printing & Mailing has purchased a Kodak Lotem 400 platesetter with Prinergy Evo workflow and Kodak PREPS imposition software.
HOLLYWOOD—To better service its clientele—which includes Ford Motor Co., Macy’s, Kay Jewelers and Dominos Pizza—St Ives U.S. has standardized on using EFI Hagen Prograph software at its two printing facilities.
MIAMI—A new Heidelberg Suprasetter A52 platesetter and Stahlfolder USA B 20 folder have been added at Sergio’s Printing.
SHAWNEE—Prepress Graphic Professionals has acquired a Xerox iGen3 110 digital production press, sold by Fujifilm Graphic Systems.
WICHITA—McCormick-Armstrong installed a new five-unit Goss M-600 web press equipped with Goss Contiweb CS splicer, Ecocool dryer, Autoplate plate changing technology and an automated JF-55 combination folder.
BALTIMORE—Customers can now manage, track, proof, edit and approve their work 24/7 from any location with Victor Graphics’ new Kodak InSite prepress workflow solution.
LOWELL—With the installation of its new Screen Truepress Jet520 full-color variable printing system, King Printing is reportedly the first national book manufacturer to use the Screen press to print finished book blocks in an automated production line.
NORTH ANDOVER—Flagship Press has also purchased a Screen Truepress Jet520 ink-jet system.
PITTSFIELD—A second Komori press, this one a new six-color Lithrone S40 (LS640), is now up and running at Quality Printing.
MIDLAND—McKay Press is celebrating its centennial this year, having transformed itself from a newspaper in the early 1900s, to a commercial print shop in the late 1920s, to becoming part of the Consolidated Graphics network of companies in 1998.
TROY—All-digital shop MJA Graphics made its first foray into offset printing with the purchase of a new two-color Printmaster QM 46 from Heidelberg.
MINNEAPOLIS—Three Advantage CLS computer-to-plate units, from Agfa Graphics, as well as Agfa’s Arkitex software, have been installed at the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
KALISPELL—The population of this small town has nearly doubled in recent years, and American Printing is expanding its capabilities to keep pace with that growth. It recently invested in a new five-color Heidelberg Printmaster PM 52.
- Agfa Graphics
- American Printing
- Consolidated Graphics
- Eastman Kodak
- FUJIFILM Graphic Systems Div.
- G&K-Vijuk International
- Great Lakes Integrated
- HM Graphics
- McCormick-Armstrong Co.
- National Print Group
- Pictorial Offset
- St. Ives Inc. U.S.
- Victor Graphics
- Web Press LLC
- Xerox Corp.