ACROSS the nation
WINDSOR—Integrity Graphics has purchased an HP Indigo 7500 digital color press for its high-quality printing and broad media compatibility, which will help drive continued expansion of its custom MarketingHub program, www.eintegrity-usa.com.
CHICAGO—A new analytics-driven direct marketing firm, Precision Dialogue, has been formed with plans to expand its marketing platform by adding new companies over time. Precision Dialogue is the parent company to both Cleveland-based Metrics Marketing Group and Northwest Mailing Service, located here.
CRAWFORDSVILLE—RR Donnelley's Crawfordsville production facility has been recommended for certification to OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Status, reflecting excellence in occupational safety and health, as well as a commitment to continuous improvement.
LAKE CHARLES—A Ricoh Pro 907 digital production printer and a Ricoh Pro C720s color production system are the latest installations at Knight Media.
BALTIMORE—American Direct, a sister company to Tidewater Direct, has installed an eight-color Sanden 1500 web offset printing press to produce direct mail, primarily continuous forms, with variable repeat printing capability.
CHEVERLY—Craftsman Press, a direct mail printer, has chosen a complete EFI Monarch print management software suite, including Monarch's new mailing module.
HUDSON—MSP Digital Marketing has installed a Xerox iGen4 EXP digital press at its TecDoc Digital Solutions company located here, and has also upgraded its existing Xerox iGen3 press with iGen4 imaging software. The new additions allow TecDoc to produce variable data pocket folders and personalized six-page newsletters, as well as larger-format projects, such as retail signage.
WOBURN—Hannaford & Dumas, a full-service offset, digital printing and mailing company, has acquired InteractivePrint.com, a Web-based printer specializing in the efficient production of formulaic print materials. InteractivePrint.com will relocate its personnel and equipment to Hannaford & Dumas' facility.
CHELSEA—An aggregated e-book retail site, called ShelfWise, has been launched by Sheridan Books. It offers authors and publishers a quick and easy method for converting, enriching and distributing e-content directly to their targeted audience.