ACROSS the nation
LEWISTOWN—News-Argus Printing recently purchased a Hasler HJFDR feeder, Hasler HT30 tabber and Hasler HJ3600P ink-jet labeler with dryer/conveyor combination, capable of applying two tabs/one label at 40,000 per hour with a single pass.
LAS VEGAS—A new Kluge HyperFold automatic folder/gluer was installed at Royal Printing, joining other Kluge equipment including a 13x19˝ letterpress.
BURLINGTON—Barton & Cooney, a high-volume printer and direct mail services provider, is adding a 24,000-square-foot production facility in nearby Bordentown, NJ, to help meet its growing fulfillment, packaging services and direct mail businesses. The new plant will also house a redundant data processing center, serving as a disaster recovery operation.
CARLSTADT—Nearly 40 advertising and design agency personnel recently attended a first-ever pressroom seminar at Pictorial Offset titled, “The Pursuit of Quality: How to Read a Press Sheet.”
JERSEY CITY—CGI North America has completed the installation of two new printing presses: a six-color, 16-page Komori System 38S heatset web with combination folder, pattern perforator and glue unit; and an eight-color Komori Lithrone S40 sheetfed press.
NEW YORK CITY—Sheetfed, web and digital printer 1-800-Postcards has purchased its third KBA press, a Genius 52 UV, to produce 3D and lenticular printing. It joins an existing eight-color, 41˝ KBA Rapida 105 sheetfed perfector and a KBA web press.
ROCHESTER—The American flag that was flown during Operation Iraqi Freedom on a U.S. Marine Corps EA-6B Prowler aircraft, was presented to Express Press, along with a special letter and certificate of appreciation for producing the Expressly Military cruise books for the past five years.
ROCKY MOUNT—A Kluge OmniFold automatic folder/gluer, recently installed at Riverside Printing, is being used to produce a wide range of products from presentation folders to packaging and folding cartons.
DAYTON—WorkflowOne, a leading document and print management provider, has signed a contract with Premier Inc. healthcare alliance to provide document management for all of Premier’s 1,700 member hospitals and 45,000 healthcare sites. The pact is estimated to be worth $300 million over the three-year term of the contract.