MGI USA, the multi-substrate (paper and plastic) digital press and finishing solution manufacturer, announced that Knight Press, a leading full service commercial print provider, has purchased a Meteor DP60 Pro® four-color multi-substrate digital press. The sale and installation are handled by Paper Handling Solutions (PHS), MGI USA’s dealer for Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas.
Quebecor World ushered in the opening of its new co-mailing facility in Somerset, NJ, with the addition of two new 30-pocket machines. The new capacity allows more publishers and catalogers to take advantage of the benefits of co-mailing. Quebecor chose the Somerset mail consolidation site due to its strategic proximity to the densely populated Northeast.
MONTREAL—Quebecor World ushered in the opening of its new co-mailing facility in Somerset, NJ, with the addition of two new 30-pocket machines. The new capacity allows more publishers and catalogers to take advantage of the benefits of co-mailing. The Somerset mail consolidation location was selected for its strategic proximity to the densely populated Northeast.
There is a new era dawning at Sun Inc. as it works to bring online a completely new facility in Columbia, SC. “It’s going to incorporate a totally integrated production system from front to back,” Cook says with pride. “We are going to be one of the few shops in the country that has gone to this extent, if there are any others that can match us.”
Goss Withdraws AppealWESTMONT, IL—The Department of Commerce has determined that MAN Roland followed fair trade practices in the pricing of its newspaper presses. These preliminary findings come in light of a review of MAN Roland's sales to U.S. newspapers in 1999 and 2000. The U.S. Court of International Trade agreed to dismiss an appeal by Goss Graphic Systems, which had challenged the DOC's findings regarding a review of the 1998-1999 period. Goss had charged MAN Roland and several other worldwide manufacturers, including Koenig & Bauer and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, with price dumping. Crowson Stone Acquires KohnCOLUMBIA, SC—Crowson Stone Printing has reached an agreement to purchase
BY DENNIS E. MASON A search for a modern printing company is not likely to begin in Columbia, SC. But it should end there, with Crowson Stone Printing. Founded in 1923 as Crowson Printing, Crowson Stone became the state's first offset printer in the 1950s. Still a family operation, it is led by John K. deLoach III, the third generation on the Stone side of the business. The 50 Crowson Stone employees generate annual sales of nearly $6 million. deLoach experienced other sides of business before taking the reigns of the family print shop, including earning a degree in business and finance. He then