ACROSS the nation
CARLSTADT—UNIMAC Graphics has been certified as a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) chain-of-custody company by SmartWood.
CLIFTON—As a member of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Climate Leaders program, Sandy Alexander has pledged to further reduce its total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 11 percent per dollar of revenue from 2006 to 2012.
ELMWOOD PARK—Nitka Graphics relocated to a larger headquarters, where the shop went from 5,000 to more than 10,000 square feet. It also purchased a five-color Speedmaster SM 74 perfector with tower coater, as well as some new bindery equipment.
AMHERST—A newly installed five-color Komori Lithrone 28 press with coater is up and running at Grover Cleveland Press. Company execs report that the machine is already enhancing the printer’s level of efficiency, automation and versatility.
BINGHAMTON—Parlor City Paper Box is expanding its customer base and reducing makeready times after acquiring its second KBA sheetfed offset press: a seven-color, 41˝ Rapida 105 prepared for hybrid UV.
ORCHARD PARK—A new six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 with coater is now running at Boncraft Inc. The press is equipped with the Prinect CP 2000 Center with Instant Gate and Prepress Interface connection, and Prinect Image Control spectral-photometric color measurement and control system.
WEST HENRIETTA—Cohber Press celebrated its 75th anniversary by investing in a new six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 with aqueous coater, which is reportedly improving run speed by 200 percent and makeready times by 40 percent. A high-end commercial printer whose clientele consist mainly of advertising agencies and Fortune 500 companies, Cohber is an all-Heidelberg shop running two to 10 colors.
BRADFORD—Bradford Publishing has implemented a Screen PlateRite News 2000 thermal platesetter to streamline its prepress workflow. Bradford Publishing prints the Bradford Era, Olean Times Herald and Salamanca Press, in addition to grocery inserts and numerous commercial projects.