ACROSS the nation
PHOENIX—Harte Bindery & Mailing recently added a TD 66 Stahlfolder with continuous feed and a Stahl digital folder. The new postpress systems are being used to finish brochures and other general commercial materials. Since the installation, capacity at Harte Bindery has doubled.
IRVINE—Mini-Mailers has changed its name to MMi. It has also launched its Digital Color Direct Mail department. Using Web-to-print technology, MMi will offer integrated services from design to mailing in one process. MMi began as a one-man operation in 1986. It now employs 150 at two locations.
LOS ANGELES—Cenveo Anderson Lithograph has purchased a six-unit Mitsubishi Diamond 16 MAX commercial web offset press. The single-web press configuration with a shaftless drive system also includes a pinless combination folder and pinless former folder.
GUILFORD—Seamus Lonergan, president of prepress house Allied Color, reports the company has changed its name to Allied Premedia Solutions.
Miami—The largest minority-owned full-service printing operation in the U.S. is continuing its expansion. Colonial Press International (CPI), a web and sheetfed commercial facility, has installed a new Muller Martini BravoPlus saddlestitching system.
SUNRISE—Del Val Publishing has acquired a Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 74-DI press, a B-20 Stahlfolder and a Polar 92X cutter.
CHICAGO—Artpol Printing has installed a two-color Heidelberg GTO press and a Quicksetter 400 with plate processor. The new equipment is producing books, newsletters and catalogs.
EAST DUNDEE—Gatherite Bindery and Hi-Kaliber Printing, both located here, have merged to form Reed-Parker Inc. Terry Reed, owner and founder of Gatherite Bindery, will serve as the new company's president and Gary Parker will be general manager.
Valmeyer—MAR Graphics has purchased a Nipson VaryPress 400 digital production press that's integrated in-line with a Hunkeler Variweb finishing line. This acquisition will help the full-service direct mail, forms and labels company handle increased printing volumes, as well as streamline operations.