ACROSS the nation

Pictured with the shop's Presstek 34DI digital offset press , are (from the left) Printing Spectrum's James Altebrando, president, and Patrick Dunn, vice president of operations.


CAROL STREAM—American Sheetfed has created a new division here, American Cards International, to serve as a manufacturer of laminated plastic cards.

CHICAGO—Northwest Mailing Service installed a 40˝, six-color Mitsubishi Diamond 3000S sheetfed press with an in-line aqueous coater, closed-loop color control system and Diamond Color Navigator color adjustment system.


LOUISVILLE—One of Gateway Press’ 40˝ Mitsubishi 3F sheetfed presses was lost in a fire in March. The company replaced it with a six-color Mitsubishi Diamond 3000LS with in-line tower coater.


MINNEAPOLIS—The IDEAlliance recently awarded Japs-Olson a G7 Master Printer certificate.

ST. CLOUD—Nahan has chosen EFI’s Monarch as its core management system; Monarch Planner for production planning and JDF control; PrintFlow for dynamic scheduling and optimization; and EFI Auto-Count for shop floor data collection.


FENTON—To complement its Kodak NexPress digital presses, FormStore Inc. has acquired Kodak’s Dimensional clear dry ink system.

ST. LOUIS—Cenveo/St. Louis plans to expand its main commercial printing plant here to a larger, more modern production facility.


LAS VEGAS— Las Vegas Color Graphics has added a 40˝, eight-color Komori Lithrone UV perfector.


BRANCHBURG— To enhance its digital printing capabilities, Darby Litho has added a Canon C7000vp.

BURLINGTON—Three new Xerox production systems installed at Barton & Cooney include two 495 continuous-feed printers and a Nuvera 120 Enterprise system.

VINELAND—Standard Publishing has acquired an HP Indigo 7000 digital offset press and UV coater.


ALBANY—A Heidelberg two-color Printmaster QM 46 press has replaced three aging small-format presses at Newkirk Products.


CHARLESTON—Knight Press has installed an MGI Meteor DP60 Pro four-color digital press.


HARTLAND—CCI/Coakley Tech recently purchased a Kompac Kwik Finish off-line coating and curing system.