J.S. McCarthy Printers
J.S. McCarthy Printers of Augusta, ME, is the first U.S. printer to install a Stahl KH-82 6KTLP folder with pallet-fed PFX feeder and Twinstacker TSH-70 delivery from Heidelberg. The new unit has so far saved J.S. McCarthy nearly 4,500 hours per year in folding production time, and the company is moving a large portion of its commercial signature work to the new machine.
Driven by its commitment to top-notch customer service, technological innovation and print quality, J.S. McCarthy Printers relies on Kodak Unified Workflow Solutions to drive results in all three areas. Using a combination of workflow, proofing and CTP solutions from Kodak, the Maine-based printer has increased efficiency, delivered superior print quality and strengthened client relationships.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ June 2012 edition, featuring J.S. McCarthy Printers and Precision Graphics of Oregon.
Gov. Paul LePage joined executives of J.S. McCarthy Printers this week to officially start up the firm’s new 40" Komori sheetfed press. The eight-color machine with UV printing capabilities joined two other large Komori presses in the shop.
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Hearing of the devastation in Japan, Rick Tardiff's thoughts turned first not to the multimillion-dollar, state-of-the-art printing press his company is having built in Tokyo, but to the people building it. “I was worried about the people, very much so,” said Tardiff, who was so intimately involved in the design of the printing press, he went to Tokyo himself to work on it, though he wasn’t there at the time of the disaster.
The machine is still slated to arrive in Augusta (ME) this summer, as the centerpiece of a $5 million, 22,000-square-foot expansion at Augusta-based J.S. McCarthy Printers.
The 2009 Graphic Users Association (GUA) North American Conference boasts an expanded program to help graphic communication service providers become more profitable by increasing efficiencies throughout their operations. Sponsored by Kodak and managed by the GUA Board, the 2009 GUA North American Conference, themed “Efficiency Revealed,” takes place May 17-20 at Orlando’s Grande Lakes Resort.
Citiprint Press Addition Makes Big Impact ALLENTOWN, PA—Citiprint purchased a four-color Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 74 with coater to complement a two-color Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46 installed in 2004, when the company first opened. Shabir Sumar, co-owner, says the added capability has been instrumental in attracting new customers and producing larger format work for its existing clients. Fong Brothers’ Packaging Niche Expands BRISBANE, CA—Catering to major corporate clients and advertising agencies, Fong Brothers Printing has expanded its packaging and folding carton printing capabilities. The company installed a new six-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Diamond 3000LX sheetfed press, which handles stocks ranging from 0.002˝ to
Stitch in Time Saves Nine NORWELL, MA—Smith Print, a full-service commercial printer in the greater Boston area, recently installed a Vijuk 321-T saddlestitcher equipped with six pockets plus cover feeder. The new stitcher was sold and will be serviced locally by Pasquariello Graphics. Frank Stanley, bindery foreman, and Tom Plourde, lead bindery operator, were involved in the final decision-making process and worked closely with Vijuk technicians during the installation and operational training. Open House Showcases UV Special Effects Options SAN RAFAEL, CA—A first-of-its-kind UV Special Effects open house, sponsored by KBA North America, was recently held at Paragraphics Inc., a