ACROSS the nation
BRADENTON—Pad Printing Technology (PPT) has earned ISO 9001:2008 registration for its quality management practices.
WHEELING—Segerdahl Group's new seven-unit, 75˝ Goss Sunday 4000 web press and Technique's data collection system are providing seamless connectivity and reporting. The management information suite is providing real-time feedback to the company's management about all aspects of the press, including speed, operation codes, job costing, web breaks, mill joins, paper yield and performance.
PRINCE FREDERICK—A business delegation comprising more than 20 Chinese direct mail industry representatives recently visited DirecMail.com's facility here as part of a business exchange program focusing on the U.S. direct mail industry.
BOSTON—ABnote North America is relocating secure plastic card production, which includes government identification and financial payment cards, from Mt. Pleasant, TN, to its existing commercial card facility here.
DANVERS—Shawmut Printing, a full-service commercial printer, recently installed its fourth Komori press, a five-color Lithrone S40 (LS540) with advanced interface software, to address the company's increased demand for high-quality, more sophisticated applications.
LOWELL—DS Graphics recently added an HP Indigo 7000 digital press and HP SmartStream Production Pro print server.
LAS VEGAS—Creel Printing is installing QTMS iQ Web and iQ Paper systems on its two Goss Sunday presses. QTMS will be integrated into Creel's existing MIS through the QTMS application programming interface. QTMS will help the printer better manage its paper costs and reduce overruns, both planned and unplanned.
PENNSAUKEN—As part of Xerox's "Let's Say Thanks" program, CRW Graphics printed 50,000 postcards on Xerox iGen3 digital production presses at its facility here. The program is a free and easy way for the public to send messages to U.S. military personnel stationed overseas.
INDIANA—The Indiana Gazette has ordered two angle bar/slitter/realigner assemblies from Manugraph DGM for its existing Goss Urbanite press. The assemblies allow the newspaper to produce three-wide webs for six pages of broadsheet per web, at web widths up to 36˝ wide.