Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG has officially inaugurated its new assembly plant in Shanghai, China. A second phase of construction, expected to be completed by next spring, includes the construction of a facility next to the first assembly hall. Assembly of folders and small-format presses here are geared toward the Chinese market.
xpedx has opened its new distribution/logistics center and offices in Ashland, VA. The 65,000-square-foot, “high-cube” facility features new offices and 24 dock doors in the warehouse. All 54 Richmond Division employees, including customer service and sales representatives, packaging service technicians, drivers and office employees, have moved to the new center. xpedx also acquired a new fleet of seven fuel-efficient trucks that operate from the facility.
Graphic arts industry consultant Clint Bolte, C. Clint Bolte & Associates, recently received Chambersburg’s (PA) 2006 Citizen of the Year Award.