CRC Information Systems
CRC Information Systems (CRC) will showcase the latest advances in its Nucleus MIS/ERP software solution at GRAPH EXPO 2012 in Chicago. New product introductions include Inventory Automation that features a complete barcode tracking system for both raw material and finished goods inventory; and the latest mobile application for the iPad will also be introduced.
CRC Information Systems (CRC) held their 24th annual User Group Conference on May 8-10, 2012, at the Chaparral Suites Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. The three day event provided users with product demonstrations, networking opportunities, and a good deal of time to meet with CRC management, trainers and developers to discuss specific software advances they’d like to see in the future.
Here’s an exclusive, PRE-SHOW PREVIEW showcasing new products submitted by many of the exhibitors that will be displaying their wares next month in Chicago. Colter & Peterson will showcase the BASA 3, which features an automatic jogging system that can automatically form layers of printed sheets, align them accurately and transport them to the subsequent cutting process. The BASA 3 is appropriate for paper from 16-lb. bond to 125-lb. tag, and is effective when combined with a modern, rear-table-feeding system. Existing gripper transport systems can be retrofitted. Visit www.piworld.com/infocenter: enter #377 MBO America will introduce the Super KTZ, featuring a knife-folding unit that
ARIZONA PHOENIX—Panoramic Press, a 50-year-old firm specializing in high-end commercial printing, has added a five-color Mitsubishi Diamond 1000LS press with in-line coater. COLORADO DENVER—Two Kodak Trendsetter News 100 platesetters and workflow systems have a new home at the Denver Newspaper Agency for its commercial division to print commercial products, as well as the New York Times. DELAWARE DOVER—Independent Newspapers has incorporated an unusual configuration into its new five-high KBA Colora web press. The configuration combines the productivity of a double-width 4/2 press with the flexibility of a single-width press, resulting in runs with fewer webs and fewer operators. HAWAII WAILUKU—The Ogden Newspapers purchased a Trendsetter News 70 platesetter and Prinergy EVO
CALIFORNIA BELMONT—Moquin Press reports increasing its pressroom capacity by 30 percent with the addition of its second Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 sheetfed press. The trade printer does $14 million in annual sales. CITY OF INDUSTRY—A new six-color MAN Roland 700 perfector with in-line coater, UV capabilities and extended delivery is now in operation at Marrs Printing and Packaging. GLENDALE—Macson Printing & Lithography, a family owned commercial printer serving the Los Angeles metropolitan area, installed a four-color Mitsubishi Diamond 3000R convertible sheetfed perfector equipped with an aqueous tower coater. LOS ANGELES—A West Coast shop is rewriting the book on being environmentally greener while improving its pressroom profitability. Schawk Los
New Press Heats Up Southern Market ATLANTA—A five-color Sakurai 575SDC sheetfed press with in-line coater is now running jobs at Canterbury Press. The machine, which is the first of its kind in the Atlanta market, was installed by dealer Paper Handling Solutions. ARIZONA TEMPE—Business Cards Tomorrow (BCT) has added a Presstek direct imaging (DI) press to its facility here and in Denver to support increased demand for short run, fast-turnaround printing. CALIFORNIA HAWTHORNE—Lithographix Inc. has installed a Sentinel ink management system from Accel Graphic Systems on its eight-color Mitsubishi D3000 press. ROCKLIN—J&M Printing, a general commercial printer, has installed a four-color Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 52 sheetfed press with in-line aqueous
Stitcher Makes Debut at Steffy BROWNSTOWN, PA—Steffy Printing, a full-service commercial printer, recently installed a Vijuk 321-T saddlestitcher to keep up with its customers’ quicker turnaround needs. Bindery Upgrade Made in Northwest KENT, WA—ESP Printing updated its bindery equipment with the addition of a Bravo-T saddlestitcher from Muller Martini. Bobst Group USA Plans Open House ROSELAND, NJ—Bobst Group USA has set September 21-26 for its Direction ’06 folding carton open house, conference, seminars and trade fair. “This will be our biggest Direction event yet,” promises Chris Raney, Bobst vice president for folding carton. “We’ve added a number of new features including some very topical breakout session seminars. We
Missouri Publisher Making Headlines Jefferson City, MO—The News Tribune Co., publisher of dailies and weeklies in Missouri’s capital city, recently went on edition with its new MAN Roland UNISET 75. The press is the centerpiece of an all-new $14 million production facility. The News Tribune’s UNISET 75 is configured with four reel stands, 32 couples and a 2:3:3 folder. As it was activated, a 32-year-old Goss system was decommissioned. CALIFORNIA CITY OF INDUSTRY—Ultimate Paper Box has invested in a new six-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Diamond 3000LX sheetfed press with aqueous coater. FRESNO—Corporate Express Document & Print Management, based in Omaha, NE, has signed a lease for 110,500 square
Presses Head for Hawkeye State HIAWATHA, IA—Two 41˝ KBA Rapida 105 sheetfed presses with coaters have been installed at Cedar Graphics. The first press is a six-color Rapida 105 sheetfed press; the second is a 10-color, five-over-five Rapida 105 long perfector with a roll-to-sheet feeder. CALIFORNIA GLENDALE—Color Depot has installed a Kluge EHF series press. The print trade shop included the preload continuous magazine option that allows the machine to be reloaded while in motion (for continuous feeding). The EHF press will be used primarily for foil stamping and embossing small boxes and CD sleeves. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO—A new six-color Komori Lithrone 28