ACROSS the nation

STUART—Forest Stewardship Council Chain-of-Custody certification has been garnered by Southeastern Printing.


ATLANTA—A new Glunz & Jensen AP-1000 plate punch is now being used at the Journal and Constitution.


BELLWOOD—As part of Rider Dickerson’s ongoing “Green” initiatives, and to celebrate the company’s recent Forest Stewardship Council Chain-of-Custody certification, the printer donated 250 tree saplings to Chicago area designers at the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) annual meeting held recently at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

BROADVIEW—Lithographic Industries, a packaging printer that specializes in blister card printing in combination with gang runs, has installed a unique KBA Rapida 105 11-unit press, with straight 11-color or nine-over-two perfecting capabilities.

WHEELING—Segerdahl Corp., a direct mail printing operation, has invested in Technique’s full suite of integrated MIS modules and shop floor data collection solutions.


INDIANAPOLIS—Makeready efficiency has improved by 150 percent and press time has been cut in half (for two-sided four-color work) at Hobby Printing, since the installation of a new four-color, 29˝ Komori SPICA convertible perfector, equipped with CIP4 data compatibility.


LENEXA—To develop a niche for card printing (loyalty cards, key tags and other plastic card products), Getz Color Graphics purchased a new six-color, 29˝ Mitsubishi Diamond 2000LS sheetfed press with UV capabilities.


MADISONVILLE—Sprint Print now houses a new four-color Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 74 perfector with high-pile delivery and Prinect workflow, as well as a new Suprasetter A74 platesetter.

OWENSBORO—Greenwell-Chisholm Printing recently added a new six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 74 press with coater.


AUGUSTA—The carbon footprint of J.S. McCarthy Printers is being reduced after the company transferred all of its electricity purchases to 100-percent wind-generated power. The printer has made many environmental changes, including installing energy-efficient fluorescent lighting and high-efficiency air compressors, which are helping the company reduce its annual electricity consumption by 6 percent.

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