Web Offset Installs Landmark Press
April 16, 2007

PICKERING, ON—Web Offset Publications, one of Canada’s largest privately-held printing companies, has installed the nation’s first five-color Mitsubishi Diamond 16 MAX-M web press. The press is equipped with a sheeter and pinless combination folder.The printer specializes in magazines, journals and consumer publications, along with commercial catalogs and eight-page inserts.

April 1, 2007

Cal Poly Dedicates New Sheetfed Press SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA—Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department received the donation of a new Heidelberg four-color Speedmaster CD 74 press to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its establishment. The perfecting press with anilox coater and Prinect system—which was a gift from Heidelberg USA—will introduce the newest sheetfed technology to Cal Poly students, said Harvey Levenson, head of the department. It will be used in sheetfed printing classes and as part of the department’s student-run company, University Graphic Systems (UGS). To better serve the graphic communications market, sales training consultancy 2WIN! Global has entered into a business

The Print Council Announces Three New Members
March 21, 2007

Friesens Corporation, Lawton Printing, and Corporate Press Join Organization’s Growing Membership WASHINGTON, DC—March 22, 2007—The Print Council, a national business development initiative dedicated to promoting the greater use of printing and print media, today announced that Lawton Printing, The Friesens Corporation and Corporate Press have joined the organization’s growing membership. As new members of the Council, these well-regarded printers will be working with other companies to increase demand for printed materials. Members of The Print Council include commercial printers, paper manufacturers, press, ink and equipment manufacturers, publishers, industry associations, ad agencies, and public relations firms. Through advertising and speaking engagements, The Print Council is

Ventura Printing Increases Production Capacity with Installation of Fourth Mitsubishi Press
February 8, 2007

OXNARD, CA—In early 2006, Ventura Printing acquired Business Mailing Center, a $2 million mailing and fulfillment firm in Oxnard. The combination of the new capabilities, a growing sales force and an influx of 40-inch work led the commercial printer to add another Mitsubishi press to its stable of sheetfed presses. The five-color, 40-inch Diamond 3000S is equipped with an aqueous tower coater and extended delivery. It is the fourth Mitsubishi press that Ventura Printing has purchased in 12 years. “In terms of size and run lengths, many of the jobs we have been receiving are a better fit for the 40-inch sheet size,”

February 1, 2007

G.F. Puhl Co. Building New Facility GALLATIN, TN—Construction is underway on a new 51,000-square-foot office and manufacturing complex for G.F. Puhl Co. Gregg Puhl, president, states that the new facility will improve manufacturing capacity and capability, and give additional storage space while providing a better work environment for office, technical service and manufacturing staffs. Puhl engineers and manufactures trim collection systems for the printing industry, folding carton corrugated box manufacturers and document destruction companies. The move is expected to be completed in the spring. 10-Color Perfector with Double Coaters Showcased ALLEN, TX—Sheetfed and web offset printer ColorDynamics and Komori America executives hosted

The Print Council Announces New Printer Members
January 24, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC—January 24, 2007—The Print Council, a national business development initiative dedicated to promoting the greater use of printing and print media, today announced that the Jacob North Companies and The John Roberts Company have joined the growing membership of the organization. As new members of the Council, these respected printers will be working with other companies to increase the market for printed materials. Ben Cooper, Executive Director of The Print Council, commented, “We are pleased that Jacob North Companies and John Roberts Company have elected to become part of our important industry effort to promote the value of print to the nation’s

Cooper Printing Installs Mitsubishi Sheetfed Press
January 23, 2007

FAIRFIELD, NJ—01/23/07—Cooper Printing Co., Inc., a family owned, 30-employee commercial printer, added a Mitsubishi sheetfed press to its 32,000-square-foot facility. The 40-inch press, a six-color Diamond 3000S, is equipped with a Harris & Bruno anilox coater and will augment capacity for the $4 million firm. “Presses in general have improved dramatically over the past few years,” observed Tom Cooper Sr., who started the printing company in 1975. “The new technology on the Mitsubishi press outperforms earlier models. The difference in print quality, makeready speed, time savings and materials usage is tremendous.” Cooper Printing purchased a six-color, 40-inch Mitsubishi press in 1995 and another six-color,

Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses Opens Larger West Coast Headquarters
December 28, 2006

ONTARIO, CA—Lincolnshire, IL-based Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses has announced the relocation of the company’s West Coast Headquarters from its previous location in Torrance, CA, to the city of Ontario, CA. The move substantially expands Mitsubishi’s ability to service customers in the Western states due to the significant press shipments by Mitsubishi to the Western Sales Region. The new West Coast office is located immediately south of the Ontario International Airport at: 1620 Fremont Court Ontario, CA 91761 Phone: (909) 947-5725 Fax: (909) 947-5919 Ontario is 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The Ontario facility offers approximately 12,000 square feet of space, more than twice

December 1, 2006

American Firms Win High Honors BUDAPEST, HUNGARY—Winners of the Sappi International Printers of the Year awards for 2006 were announced at a gala event held here at the Museum of Applied Arts. The nine winners were chosen from 33 finalists in the following categories: annual reports, books, brochures, calendars, catalogs, general print, magazines, packaging and labels, and printer’s own promotion. North American firms bringing home the cast bronze elephant trophy included Nahan Printing, St. Cloud, MN, for its Bergdorf Goodman Magazine Resort/Holiday 2005 in the magazines category and Cenveo Anderson Lithograph, City of Commerce, CA, for the 2006 Cadillac XLR brochure in the brochures

Buchanan Opts for Double Diamond Perfector
November 10, 2006

DALLAS—Buchanan Visual Communications has installed a 12-color Mitsubishi Diamond 3000R convertible perfector with twin coaters. Known as the Double Diamond perfector, the 40˝ sheetfed press incorporates 17 total units, reportedly making it the largest number of units of any commercial sheetfed press in operation.According to David Johnson, president of Buchanan Visual Communications, the ability of…