Across the Nation
“One of our most popular print sizes is 12x36˝ with a full bleed, and the Meteor was the only press that could accommodate that,” says Jim Chadwick, director of technical services for Wild Apple. “As a fine art printer, quality and color consistency have to be absolutely top-notch, not only within the run, but also for reorders down the road.”
MORGAN HILL—A used six-color Komori NL-628 sheetfed press with coater has been purchased by ChaseVP, a "Green Certified" commercial printer based here.
FRANKLIN PARK—The Alzheimer's Association has selected Tukaiz' suite of image-personalized products, including calendars, notebooks, folders, posters, holiday cards and note cards, to aid in fundraising. Tukaiz also created a custom microsite to handle the production, shipping and fulfillment of each order.
LANDOVER—Mt. Vernon Printing, a Consolidated Graphics company, has achieved G7 Master Printer status through the IDEAlliance.
ANN ARBOR—Edwards Brothers has received chain-of-custody certification from the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) for both its Ann Arbor and Lillington, NC, offset manufacturing facilities.
ST. LOUIS—Swift Print Communications invested $500,000 to purchase an Océ Arizona 550 XT wide-format press and a Colex digital flatbed cutter, in turn expanding its display graphics capabilities.
COMMACK—A new six-color, 41˝ Diamond V3000LX sheetfed offset press with in-line UV coating capabilities joins an existing fleet of Mitsubishi presses at Coral Color Process.
Newburgh—New Ricoh C702s and Pro 1357EX digital presses have increased the production capabilities of Newburgh Envelope.
ASHLAND—Since installing an Océ JetStream 1000 production printer, Bookmasters is now able to offer more options for paperback and case bound, print-on-demand, color book printing jobs.
SPARTANBURG—To accommodate its continued growth, Copac Inc. has added a second Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 sheetfed offset press to provide packaging services that include high-end folding cartons, labels, inserts and hang tags.