ACROSS the nation
TRENTON—Direct Group has ordered two new 21˝ Quantun 1500 XP perfecting web presses from Sanden Machinery.
ROCHESTER—Monroe Litho has been named a Forest Stewardship Council Certified Chain-of-Custody Supplier. Certification was granted by Scientific Certification Systems, an accredited certification body of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
COLUMBUS—The Watkins Printing Co. has purchased a new Best Osako 368AS saddlestitcher from Best Graphics.
Minster—Globus Printing & Packaging recently installed a six-color Speedmaster CD 74 with coater and access control. The new press has helped Globus to increase capacity, allowing the shop to prepare 17 jobs in an eight-hour shift. The family owned firm specializes in book printing.
PORTLAND—Cenveo Graphic Arts Center has installed its first Komori press, a six-color Lithrone S40.
Hazelton—Globe Print Shop has added a two-color Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46 and a 78X Polar cutter. The company, which has been in business for more than 68 years, is using the new equipment to produce general commercial work including letterhead, stationery and brochures.
Greenville—Eastern Business Forms reports it has reduced its makeready since the installation of a new Heidelberg Prosetter 52 CTP device and Pro 68 plate processor. Eastern Business Forms has been manufacturing business forms and related products since 1964. The shop houses 60 employees.
DALLAS—Blanks Printing and Imaging has gone on a spending spree, purchasing a KBA Karat 74 offset digital press; a Zechini laminating system; a HHS fugitive glue system; a Horizon collating system; and a 36˝ Polar cutter.
Richmond—Insty-Prints recently installed a new two-color Heidelberg Speedmaster 52 sheetfed press, replacing a two-color Quickmaster 46.
MADISON—Color Ink has opened a satellite location here, and has hired Steve Hughes to operate it.
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