ACROSS the Nation
BOSTON—Two new technologies have been added at BFS Business Printing: an HP Indigo 5500 digital press and a Canon imagePRESS 7000. The company already runs an HP Indigo 3000.
LIVONIA—The Anderson Printing Div. of Valassis has installed a NELA plate distribution unit and RAO-M three-point punch/bender to dramatically enhance automation.
FLOWOOD—Service Printers recently crowned its all-Heidelberg pressroom with a new six-color Speedmaster CD 74 equipped with aqueous coater, Instant Gate, Axis Control and Prepress Interface.
MERRIMACK—An HP Indigo 5000 color digital press has been a terrific investment for Papergraphics, according to the company’s president, Frank Lagana, who notes that he puts a sample from the Indigo into his customers’ hands, “and they are blown away with the exceptional print quality.”
BELLMAWR— Vertis Communications’ direct mail facility here has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification; it’s the seventh Vertis facility to do so.
HAUPPAUGE—New Horizon Graphic has invested nearly $2.5 million in new equipment, including a fully automatic, six-color Komori Lithrone press with aqueous coater and closed-loop color controls, as well as a 45˝ Spectrum CIP3-compatible cutter in the bindery.
NEW YORK—The GRACol G7 specification for color management has been incorporated into the press calibration process at digital printing and marketing solutions provider Astoria Graphics, as well as its offset printing and finishing services division, Butterfly Press, located in Moonachie, NJ.
BROOMALL—To extend VDP capabilities to the direct mail market and specialized printing for pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, Prosit Print Solutions has selected a Canon imagePRESS C7000VP digital color production press.
PITTSBURGH—Centurion printer Reed & Witting Co. has added a new six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 with coater.
CHATTANOOGA—National Print Group recently relocated its silk screen division, previously situated in Kennesaw, GA, to a new 155,000-square-foot facility here. Company officials report that approximately 100 employees from the Georgia plant are transferring to the new location.
- Ken Michaud