Marty Anson, president and CEO of Bindagraphics, said the purchase of Colad will supplement the offerings of Quality Information Packaging (QIP), a multimedia packaging division of Bindagraphics. "Our plan is to put Colad on the path of profitability by increasing operational efficiency, improving and enhancing the services we provide customers, and growing sales," concludes Anson.
Rasch Graphic Services, a trade finisher based in Houston, has appointed Roy Helmer to the position of production manager. He has extensive experience with finishing and fulfillment manufacturing.
Fry Communications, Mechanicsburg, PA, announced the startup of a second new Muller Martini Tempo 22 saddle binder.
Cary Printing, of Cary, NC, has added mailing services. A new Videojet PrintMail Widearray system provides personalization to direct mail work. Also, a Duplo collator and GBC double-loop wire binder have been installed.
The Argus Press in Niles, IL, a division of the Nationwide Graphics/Premier Print Organization, has opened a state-of-the-art fulfillment facility dedicated to Chicago-area customers using the company's e-fulfillment/distribution system, Argosy 2.
Binding Solutions, Charlotte, NC, is now running a Standard Horizon SpeedVac 100 tower collating system, a Standard Horizon SPF-20A stitcher/folder and a FC-20A face trimmer.
Heidelberg has installed a Stahl B30 buckle plate folder, a Stitchmaster ST 270 saddlestitcher and its new Polar ED 137 cutting system with jogger and transomat stacker at Payne Printery, based in Dallas, PA.
A Bobst diecutter, Bobst folder/gluer and Polar Autocut trim system have been purchased by Outlook Group in Neenah, WI.