ACROSS the nation
ASHEVILLE—Plasticard-Locktech International (PLI), the world's largest manufacturer of hotel keycards and a specialty printer, has earned FSC chain-of-custody certification from the Rainforest Alliance's SmartWood program. PLI is now one of only three major plastics printers to offer paper products that carry the FSC seal.
MOOREVILLE—Celebrating its fifth year in business, Victory Press has added a 42˝ HP Designjet 5500 UV printer to produce short-run posters and proofs; a Konica Minolta bizhub C452 for digital runs; and a MBO B21 folder with right angle attachment.
BARBERTON—Davis Graphic Communication Solutions (Davis Printing) has installed a Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C8000 digital press. In addition, 19x25˝ UV coating capabilities has been added via a Duplo Ultra 205A coating device.
PORTLAND—PhotoCraft, a producer of point-of-purchase and retail displays for national retail chains, has been certified by the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP).
CANONSBURG—After success with its first six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 press, Heeter Direct is now operating a second six-color Speedmaster XL 105. Both are equipped with Prinect Axis Control. Heeter is also in the process of integrating Prinect Pressroom Manager and Prinect Integration Manager.
HARLEYSVILLE—Alcom has been designated as a landfill-free facility.
RAPID CITY—A new Kodak Prosper 5000XL inkjet web press has been acquired by Fenske Media. In the future, Fenske also plans to add Kodak's Prosper Image Optimization Station for optimal image quality.
ARLINGTON—Diversified Labeling Solutions (Itasca, IL), a trade manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labels, has opened a production facility here.
KENT—Superior Imaging Group has installed two new Fujifilm Acuity Advance HS inkjet flatbed printers. PI