ACROSS the nation
INDIANAPOLIS—HardingPoorman Group has added five new pieces of quality assurance equipment to its platform. They include: a prepress file validation system; a pharmaceutical folder camera verification system; an inserter match mail/verification system; an inkjet verification system; and a saddlestitching machine signature recognition system.
DAVENPORT—One-Step Inc. has purchased the 2,000th unit of Canon's imagePRESS C7010VP series digital production press. The new press allows the company to handle larger sheet sizes and heavier stocks, while delivering consistent output speed and maximized uptime.
DANVERS—In an effort to accommodate its growing sales force and new cross-media department, Shawmut Printing has doubled the size of its facility located here, from 4,000 to 8,000 square feet. With this expansion and Shawmut's existing fulfillment warehouse in Chelsea, the Danvers office will also house 15,000 square feet of fulfillment space.
LOWELL—King Printing, the first North American book manufacturer to install a new HP T350 color inkjet web press speed upgrade, reports that the HP T350 runs 50 percent faster than its previous T300 model, running at 600 fpm and producing up to 3,927 letter-size ppm.
FLINT—TGI Direct has become the first printer in the United States to install a Xerox iGen4 EXP digital press with matte dry ink to fulfill customer requests for manuals, direct mail pieces and catalogs, while also providing an anchor for cross-media campaigns.
CHANHASSEN—IWCO Direct has added an Océ ColorStream 3500 inkjet printing system here, the first U.S. install of Océ's new inkjet printer.
SHAKOPEE—A re-manufactured W+D 527GSV envelope machine has been purchased by Johnson/Anderson, an envelope manufacturing and commercial printing company.
ST. LOUIS PARK—Japs-Olson Co. has replaced an outdated inserter camera system with 10 new MCS Perfect Match 6.0 camera/inkjet systems.
COLUMBIA—Tribune Publishing has added two Krause LS-Jet 250 platesetters with two Glunz & Jensen Interplater 85HDX processors from Fujifilm to its plate processing line.