Eagle Merges with Eva-Tone
CLEARWATER, FL—Eagle Marketing Services of Ft. Collins, CO, is now a division of Eva-Tone, based here. Eagle Marketing specializes in developing direct mail, telemarketing and e-marketing campaigns, as well as providing creative services, list acquisition, database development and management, research, analysis and targeting. It has moved operations to Eva-Tone’s Clearwater facility. Eva-Tone specializes in, among other things, printing, mailing services and fulfillment. It had been Eagle Marketing’s primary print and mailing services provider for more than a decade.
Dingley Enhances Postpress
LISBON, ME—Catalog printer The Dingley Press increased postpress capacity with the installation of two new Heidelberg Pacesetter 1000 saddle stitchers. The acquisition of the stitchers, which can stitch up to 20,000 books per hour and are equipped for selective binding and ink-jet personalization, bring the company’s total to 10 high-volume Heidelberg saddle stitchers. “We needed to bring postpress capacity in line with our press capacity, especially following the installation of a two-web Heidelberg Sunday 3000 that produces up to 100,000 48-page magazine forms per hour,” points out Bill Braley, Dingley Press vice president of manufacturing.
St. Joseph Lands Publishing Plus
OTTAWA—ePRINT it, the digital division of St. Joseph Corp., has acquired Publishing Plus, which specializes in design, technical publishing and production support services. Established in 1990, Publishing Plus provides services in publishing, design and digital printing. St. Joseph is one of Canada’s leading integrated communications and information management companies.
Graphic Converting Consolidates
NILES, IL—Graphic Converting (GCI) announced it will relocate its point-of-sale and P.O.P. display manufacturing from Fenton, MO, to its corporate facility here. The move is part of the corporate restructuring GCI began last October.
United Graphics Goes Sheetfed
BUFFALO, NY—United Graphics made the transformation from print broker to print manufacturer with the acquisition of a six-color, 28˝ Mitsubishi Model 1F-15 sheetfed press. United Graphics opened in March 2000 as a print broker before the installation of the 1F-15 press last October.