ACROSS the nation
Munster—Lithographic Communications recently added a four-color Heidelberg Printmaster PM 74 press with dryer, automatic blanket washers and prepress interface. The company is using the new press to produce newsletters, brochures, newspaper inserts and direct-mail advertising materials. Since the installation in August, the press has produced more than one million impressions. The general commercial shop is family owned and operated and houses 48 employees. Lithographic was founded in 1988.
BELTSVILLE—Employees of Todd Allen Printing received a Bridge Builders Award from the Partners for Livable Communities for their work and support for Americans All, a national social sciences resource program that teaches democratic principles.
Cheverly—Peake Printers, based here, and DeLancey Printing of Alexandria, VA, have merged to form a new printing company, Peake/DeLancey Printers. Both companies are privately owned and vie for business in the DC Metro and East Coast regional markets. Merle DeLancey will serve as president and Jay Rupard will be CEO of the new company. Peake/DeLancey will operate out of Peake's 140,000-square-foot facility.
MASON—Inco Graphics has purchased three DGM four-highs, two DGM 430 two-highs and a DGM 1035 folder. Inco Graphics is a commercial printer, producing magazines, mini tabs, and several weekly and monthly newspapers.
VAN BUREN—Grand River Printing and Publishing has purchased two DGM 430 four-highs and one DGM 1035 folder. Grand River Printing is a commercial and publications printer, producing promotional materials, as well as magazines and brochures. Installation of the new line was completed in June.
Plymouth—Conquest Bindery has enhanced its booklet making capabilities with the addition of a new Presto saddlestitching system from Muller Martini. Conquest Bindery has been serving Midwest printers for the past nine years. Its services include cutting, folding, collating, booklet making, drilling and shrink wrapping.
CARLSTADT—Data Communiqué has added a VIJUK 321-T saddlestitcher, joining the two it already had in its bindery. Since opening its doors more than 75 years ago, Data Communiqué has evolved from its origins as a traditional printer and fulfillment house into a provider of data conversion, document, data, and content management, desktop publishing, electronic receipt and delivery of files, electronic (on-demand) publishing and EDGAR filings.