ACROSS the nation

Five-Color Press Expands Business

SUN VALLEY, CA—ColorFX Inc., a full-service trade printer, has purchased a five-color, 40˝ Komori Lithrone S40 with coater. The company also recently added an online ordering system to accept work from clients all across the country.

One DI Press Not Enough

DORAL, FL—City Colors, a trade printer based here, was so successful with its first Presstek 52DI digital offset press after 30 days on the floor, its management decided to purchase and install a second one. City Colors’ DI operation primarily produces gang runs of business cards and postcards for other printers.


OXNARD—Ventura Printing, which recently acquired the Business Mailing Center, has added a five-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Diamond 3000S equipped with aqueous coater and extended delivery.


AUBURNDALE—M&M Printing & Graphics purchased a Printmaster 46 press and a Polar 78X cutter, both from Heidelberg.


SAVANNAH—A third Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46, specifically designed for small-format offset printing, was recently installed at Spanish Moss Printing.


IDAHO FALLS—The Post Co. purchased a Kodak Trendsetter News 70 platesetter to turn out The Post Register daily and three weekly newspapers.


ADDISON—ASI Mailing and Fulfillment has recently added a 600 dpi, full-color Konica Minolta 3232 laser personalization printer that allows for color signatures on personalized mail.

JACKSONVILLE—Two new Kluge products were installed at Production Press. A Kluge UniFold automatic folder/gluer was configured with the company’s patented vertical bucklefolder, TransTable III and a two-head hot melt system. A new Kluge EHF Series press will provide foil stamping, embossing and diecutting.


COLUMBUS—Home News Enterprises purchased a second Kodak Trendsetter News platesetter. This location also uses the NewsManager workflow system and Staccato screening. A second Trendsetter was installed at its Greenfield location, which prints the Greenfield Daily Reporter.


FREDERICK—Increased demand for indoor/outdoor vinyl banners, canvas, window and vehicle graphics has spurred the Imagination Center to acquire a new 64˝ HP9000s solvent printer.

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