ACROSS the nationSeptember 2010
NILES—Direct marketing specialist Specialty Print Communications continues to expand its variable data printing capabilities with its purchase of a dozen 41⁄4˝ Kodak Prosper S10 inkjet heads.
INDIANAPOLIS—By using best practices in workplace giving, HardingPoorman Group has received a United Way of Central Indiana "Company That Cares" award for the largest increase in overall giving.
NORTH MANCHESTER—The HF Group has installed a Xerox Nuvera 144 EA digital production system to provide its publishing, university and library customers an option for quick turnaround book production.
MADISON HEIGHTS—Duren Resource, a provider of marketing services, printing, mailing and fulfillment and advertising specialties, has received ISO 9001:2008 certification.
MINNEAPOLIS—Docunet Corp., a female-owned digital printing firm serving the medical device industry, has earned ISO 9001:2008 quality certification.
ROCKAWAY—NELA has delivered a fourth Vision punch/bender to the North Jersey Media Group printing facility located here. The unit addresses the firm's need for increased plate capacity brought about by its expansion into commercial printing. It will punch and bend multiple plate formats for a Mitsubishi press.
GARNER—AccessGroup has successfully sourced and installed a 2006 model, six-color, 41˝ Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105-6+L press with coater, X3 delivery and UV dryer on a 525mm lift at Triangle Communications Group based here.
CLEVELAND—Qwestcom Graphics has acquired a five-color Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 74 perfector with coater, allowing the company to step up in format size to 20x29˝.
NORMAN—StoneHouse Marketing Services has extended its loyalty marketing program and ID card offerings with the installation of an HP Indigo 7000 digital press.
PHILADELPHIA—Innovation Printing & Communications has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 quality management system certification.
AUSTIN—The Whitley Printing Co. has added a Kodak Nexpress S2500 digital production color press equipped with a fifth unit for Dimensional clear dry ink capabilities.
CHESAPEAKE—To expand its direct mail capabilities, Professional Printing Center has added a six-pocket MailCrafter 9800 inserter.
RICHMOND—James River Press and Mailing Services Inc. have acquired a Xerox Color 800 press to offer high-end, variable data jobs to a variety of clients and prospects. The two companies are using the new press to produce a 5,000-piece, three-part mailer with seven versions and personalized imaging on both sides.
KENNEWICK—Esprit Graphic Communications has purchased selected assets and all client files of Pasco, WA-based Press Craft, which recently closed its doors after 50 years in commercial printing.
KIRKLAND—To replace an aging QM 46-2 press, EcoGraphics purchased and installed a two-color Heidelberg QM 46 press to print newsletters, envelopes and bulk mailing pieces.
RANDOM LAKE—Badger Tag & Label celebrates its 75th year in business this month by automatically putting anyone who places an order during September in a drawing for a $75 credit on that order.
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