ACROSS the nation
Austin—Whitley Co. recently added a six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102. The shop is using the new equipment to produce annual reports, college recruitment materials, ad brochures and magazines. Since the installation of the press, Whitley reports it has increased its output to 2,000 more sheets per hour. Whitley Co. is a family owned and operated general commercial print shop that services high-quality advertising agencies and critical buyers. The shop has been in business for 54 years and has been running Heidelberg equipment since 1968.
DALLAS—The Graphics Group, a Consolidated Graphics company, has installed a host of Heidelberg bindery equipment, including a Polar cutter, Transomat, Stacklift with platform and a jogger. The Graphics Group is a mid-size printer that services local ad agencies, graphic designers and corporations.
RICHMOND—Atwood's Kwik Kopy Printing was honored at the Crouser Professional Performance Alliance meeting for demonstrating "Exceptional Performance in Print Shop Management."
Fond du Lac—Action Printing has purchased a new DGM 440S press line from Dauphin Graphic Machines. The configuration of the line will be unique in that it consists of 12 DGM 440S shaftless units as three four-high towers, and two DGM 1035 folders. The setup includes remote ink control, CIP3 ink presetting capabilities and cutoff controls. In addition, it will house four splicers, web guides, automatic registration control and automated stackers at each delivery.
Racine—Econoprint has installed a new two-color Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46. The company is using the new press to produce letterhead, envelopes and brochures. Econoprint is a general commercial print shop that has been in business for 32 years. The shop houses 21 employees and services clients in the manufacturing and financial industries.
SUN PRAIRIE—Royle Printing has expanded its operation with the addition of an eight-unit, two-web Harris (now Goss) M-1000B press, a 12-pocket Muller Martini Prima Plus-SB saddlestitcher for selective binding and two Domino ink-jet stations. The company anticipates a 10 to 15 percent increase in staffing.