ACROSS the nation
CLAREMONT—A 10-color Mitsubishi Diamond 3000TP tandem perfector with twin coating units has been installed at Phoenix Marketing Services, a commercial printer and marketing solutions provider that services such high-profile clients as Princess Cruises, Disney Entertainment, Pacific Life Insurance and the San Diego Chargers.
COMPTON—Color City, a four-year-old commercial printer that also specializes in trade printing for brokers and customized advertising products, has added a six-color, 28˝ Mitsubishi Diamond 1000LS sheetfed press with in-line aqueous coater.
GARDENA—A second highly automated Goss M-600 web press is being added at Southwest Offset Printing. The new eight-unit, two-web model features the Autoplate fully automatic plate-changing system, closed-loop controls, Goss Web Center components for automated presetting and Ecocool dryer with integrated chill rolls. A JF-45 folder with a 4/8 page module will allow the press to produce four- to 32-page signatures.
SAN DIEGO—The staff of BPI, formerly known as Bob’s Printing Inc., marked the company’s half century in the commercial printing business by inviting clients and guests to a 50th anniversary celebration.
TAMPA—To expand its capabilities in high-volume personalized marketing materials production, MLI Integrated Graphic Solutions has installed an HP Indigo press 5000. Management sees it as a “hybrid” digital solution, noting that it meets the same image quality and brand color requirements as the shop’s offset work.
ATLANTA—Stevens Graphics has added a new in-line roll sheeter to the eight-color Mitsubishi Model 3000TP tandem perfector press at its facility in Birmingham, AL. The company is reportedly the nation’s third largest directory printer and is a subsidiary of AT&T.
BRUNSWICK—Creative Printing recently installed a four-color Heidelberg Printmaster PM 74 press with automatic plate changing and washup, a Suprasetter A74 platesetter and Prinect workflow.
WHEELING—Technique Inc.’s full suite of MIS modules and shop floor data capture solutions have been added at Segerdahl Corp., a direct mail provider.