Hammer Packaging Rochester, NY, has acquired a webfed Berhalter diecutter. The firm has also purchased a third variable sleeve offset press (VSOP) from Muller Martini.
Since installing a Morgana AutoCreaser Pro 33, McClain Printing, Parsons, WV, is now able to crease in-house.
H-E-B Grocery, of San Antonio, has purchased a Rollem 2D finisher with the new VOD delivery and optical recognition, to produce large volumes of grocery shelf tags.
Chicago-based Rickard Bindery is now offering stretch film banding as a job packing option to its nationwide customer base.
FedEx in Kent, WA, (a shipping center that supports other FedEx branch offices) has installed a Rollem PB-15 automated drill to produce binders with a variety of hole patterns, including three-ring, Wire-o and spiral binding.
Two Brausse machines—a 78x55˝ PE-2M diecutter; and a Combo TA1100-C4/6 folder/gluer—have been added at Creative Printing in Merriam, KS.
Braintree Printing, in Braintree, MA, recently acquired an ATS-MS 420/30 banding machine.
Classic Graphics, Charlotte, NC, can now produce price cards for a large retail store with its new Rollem Jetstream.
Since installing an Arpac L18 automatic sealer, Hopkins Printing, based in Columbus, OH, has reported a significant increase in productivity and quality in the shrink-wrapping process.
A three-station, continuous-feed Stahl B26 folder with four combination buckle plates and scoring/slitting/perforating blades is now up and running at Eastwood Litho in Syracuse, NY. Replacing an aging, semi-automated Stahl folder, the Stahl B26 is being used to produce book work and small-format folding.
E&M Bindery & Finishing, a trade bindery and finisher in Clifton, NJ, has purchased a 40˝ Sakurai screen press to handle all of its in-house spot and flood UV coating needs. pP