ACROSS the nation
PALATINE—Harper College's Graphic Arts and Technology Department recently purchased a four-color Heidelberg Speedmaster 52.
HEBRON—The Consumer Packaging Div. at Zumbiel Packaging has experienced growth, necessitating more production space and greater capacity. In response, the printer added a six-color, 56˝ manroland R900 UV press with an aqueous anilox coater within its 180,000-square-foot addition here. The press features the Telepresence remote diagnostics module, OK Balance, ColorPilot and printnet.
BALTIMORE—A partnership struck between Victor Graphics and Absolute Service Inc. (ASI) has extended the electronic content services available to Victor's publishing customers. ASI provides XML formatting, electronic versioning and re-purposing of books, in addition to XML and HTML authoring.
JESSUP—GraphTec, a commercial printing company based here, received the Grand Q best-of-show award in the 2010 Excellence in Print Competition sponsored by the Printing & Graphics Association MidAtlantic.
WESTFIELD—Dion Label has bolstered its label printing and package converting capacity with a new HP Indigo WS6000 color digital press.
TROY—Utley Brothers recently celebrated its 65th anniversary at a private event that included speeches by its current president, Duane Harrison, and vice president John Utley.
MINNEAPOLIS—Imagine! Print Solutions has added its second six-color HP Scitex FB 7500 wide-format digital printer.
BELLMAWR—Evergreen Printing placed seventh on a list of the best places to work (firms with up to 150 employees) in the Philadelphia-South Jersey region, according to a report compiled by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
CARLSTADT—Newly formed Content Critical LLC, a document outsourcing, direct marketing and commercial printer, acquired assets of two New York-area companies: Global Document Solutions and Astoria Graphics. Senior managers include Fred Van Alstyne, president and CEO; John Slaney, COO; and Alan Darling, senior VP of sales and marketing.
ROBBINSVILLE—Adding a seven-color HP Indigo 5500 digital sheetfed press with opaque white ink capabilities has given Princeton allpoints Communications the distinction of being the first such press installation in the United States. The 5500 press is designed to produce marketing collateral, direct mail, photo specialty products, as well as books and manuals.