ACROSS the Nation
FALL RIVER—RPI Printing has made several investments in its prepress division. The printer updated its color-match proofer to an Epson Stylus Pro 9880 proofing system, and also added a Quad-core server to improve process control. A third upgrade included bringing its Ramage RIP to the latest 11.0 version.
ST. LOUIS—Universal Printing has installed in-line rotary trimmers on its Sunday 2000 web press. The Rima-System RS 820 trimming line, with the Model RS-34 indexing stacker, will allow Universal to eliminate costly off-line trimming and to efficiently press finish a wide variety of work.
HANOVER—Dartmouth Printing recently purchased a Rima-System RS-610 log stacker and RS-650 log palletizer.
STRATHAM—Squamscott Press is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Since opening its doors in 1949, the printer has developed its services to provide surrounding communities with full in-house prepress, offset printing and finishing. In light of todays' environmental issues, Squamscott Press has made "going green" an initiative that it is determined to support, going so far as to make sure all its paper vendors are FSC-certified and SFI members.
CARLSTADT—IDEAlliance has awarded UNIMAC Graphics G7 Master Printer certification.
CARLSTADT—Xeikon, a division of Punch Graphix, announced that Strategic Content Imaging (SCI) will acquire up to three additional Xeikon 8000s, bringing SCI's tally of Xeikon digital color presses to five.
ROME—Cathedral Corp., a provider of transactional documents, customer care communications, personalized direct mail and e-marketing programs, has partnered with Financial Statement Services (FSSI), a print and mail outsourcing company based in California. The move will allow Cathedral to expand is geographic reach and speed delivery of services to customers.
PHILADELPHIA—Two new presses have been added to the Comporto Communications arsenal: a Ricoh 906 EX black-and-white production press and a Ricoh 900 color digital press.