ACROSS the nation
PETOSKEY—Mitchell Graphics has completed Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) chain-of-custody certification.
CHANHASSEN—IWCO Direct, a national provider of direct marketing solutions, has chosen EFI Monarch as its company-wide print management system. The firm's three Minnesota facilities running Hagen will upgrade to Monarch, and the three other plants (two in Pennsylvania and one in California) will add Monarch.
BELLMAWR—The New Jersey Law Journal and Connecticut Law Tribune have signed a multi-year contract with Evergreen Printing to print their weekly publications. Evergreen will also print and insert custom published supplements that expand the editorial content to subscribers.
CLIFTON—The purchase of a fourth Durst Rho 500R wide-format UV inkjet digital printer will allow Sandy Alexander to further expand its capacity for "soft" out-of-home media.
MOUNT VERNON—Rose Press has installed a Heidelberg Suprasetter A75 CTP device configured for use with Heidelberg Saphira processless plates.
NEW YORK—Duggal Visual Solutions, a supplier of printing, computer imaging, wide-format graphics and display services, has added a 126˝ HP Scitex LX800 latex ink printer and an HP Indigo 5500 digital press to its operations. They enable a range of new applications such as wallpaper, vehicle graphics, fashion "look books," cosmetic swatches and photo portfolios.
NIAGARA FALLS—In an effort to expand its envelope printing capabilities, Shipman Print Solutions has added three Halm Jet two-color perfecting presses to its envelope division.
ROCHESTER—Hammer Packaging recently acquired North America's first Heidelberg Speedmaster CX 102 40˝ packaging press. It is configured as an eight-color, UV-capable model with CutStar roll sheeter, Prinect Press Center with Intellistart, integrated Wallscreen and Axis Control system.
CLEVELAND—Phil Vedda & Sons Printing has added a five-color Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 75 press with aqueous coater and extended delivery to its all-Heidelberg pressroom lineup.
COLUMBUS—To address its customers demand for shorter runs and same-day turnaround, Nutis Press has purchased an Agfa :M-Press Tiger UV flatbed inkjet press.