ACROSS the nation
DENVER—Mido Printing recently added several Kodak solutions, including a Magnus 800 platesetter, Prinergy Connect workflow system, Veris digital proofer and Matchprint 800 ink-jet proofing system.
DENVER—The Denver Newspaper Agency purchased two Kodak Trendsetter News 100 platesetters, Staccato screening, and News Manager, Preps and Prinergy EVO workflow systems for its commercial division. Also used are Thermal News digital plates.
MIAMI—After exceeding $400,000 a year in printing costs, advertising agency Figment Designs has brought printing in-house. The firm purchased a new five-color Heidelberg Printmaster PM 52 and a Prosetter 52 violet platesetter.
LAWRENCEVILLE—Graphic Communications upgraded its pressroom with a new six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102 with coater.
THOMASVILLE—Ponders Printing recently installed a Heidelberg Prosetter P74 violet platesetter in conjunction with an upgrade of its design department. The metal platesetter replaces an older polyester model.
HONOLULU—The Honolulu Advertiser, a Gannett newspaper, has purchased three Kodak Versamark DS5120 digital printing systems to address micro-zoned products.
INDIANAPOLIS—DCG: Digital Color Graphics has introduced DCG: FAST (Fulfillment and Automated Sales Team) Web-to-print services powered by EFI PrinterSite Exchange.
MARLOW HEIGHTS—McDonald & Eudy Printers has installed its first Ryobi press, a five-color, 23x29˝ model with convertible perfecting and coater. The family owned, web and sheetfed printer is a top 10 GPO printing vendor by volume.
GRAND RAPIDS—Prism’s QTMS iQ shop floor data capture system has been selected by Dickinson Press to provide real-time information. It is being installed on all web and sheetfed presses and bindery lines.
MINNEAPOLIS—Shapco Printing announced it has added a new six-color Mimaki JV5 large-format printer that prints on vinyl, fabrics and other substrates.
FULTON—Specializing in the printing of short- to medium-run magazines, The Ovid Bell Press recently completed advanced print training and the “Print by the Numbers” course taught by Tom O’Connor, a leading printing industry consultant. It involved all departments of the Fulton plant.