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ACROSS the Nation

January 2008
Celebrating the New, But Treasuring the Old

LOUISVILLE, KY—With the installation of its newest press, an eight-color Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105, and the historical display of its oldest, a 100-year-old Heidelberg letterpress, V.G. Reed and Sons has spanned a century of printing technologies. As a print and fulfillment solutions provider, the 140-employee company serves a wide range of customers including Fortune 500 companies, financial services firms, manufacturers, healthcare HMOs and niche publishers.


BULLHEAD CITY—Two Quad-Stack web printing units from Web Press Corp. have been purchased by Brehm Communications, one for its News West Publishing location here and the other for its Princeton Publishing facility in Princeton, IN.


HAYWARD—A new five-color, 40˝ Roland 500 press with in-line coating from MAN Roland is up and running at Alonzo Printing.


DENVER—Having purchased its second HP Indigo press ws4500, Lightning Labels is reportedly the only shop in North America to own a pair of the label and packaging digital presses.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Gran Farnum Printing has installed a new Fujifilm Dart 4300 platesetter and Fujifilm FLH-85-Z processor, and is now using Fujifilm LH-PJ plates.

SALIDA—Arkansas Valley Publishing has ordered Quad-Stack web printing units from Web Press Corp. for its Goss Community press line.


JACKSONVILLE—The Southeast Division of Trend Offset Printing is installing a new Goss M-600 web press with JF-55 combination folder, along with a new Muller Martini PrimaPlus 10-pocket saddlestitcher, as part of a $10 million expansion.

STUART—Multicolor Printing has invested in a rebuilt Kluge EHD Series press that will expand its capabilities into foil stamping, embossing and diecutting applications.


ATLANTA—To offer its customers innovative options such as 3-D printing and direct mail pieces, Dove Mailing has installed a new Xerox iGen3 digital color press.

STONE MOUNTAIN—A new five-color, 40˝ Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102 press with aqueous coating has been acquired by Wallace Graphics.


CHICAGO—The Chicago Tribune purchased three NELA VCP Vision punch/benders to work in-line with its existing Western Litho Lith-X-pozer platemaking units.


BALTIMORE—Women-owned Art Litho Printing Solutions announces its qualification as a G7 Master Printer by GRACoL.


BOSTON—A new Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46 press has been added at BFS Business Printing, where it complements two other Heidelberg presses.


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