Fujifilm today announced that its primary US manufacturing complex, located in Greenwood, S.C., has begun using methane gas from a local community landfill to power approximately 40 percent of its operations. Company officials joined local government leaders and guests to celebrate the project’s completion at the Greenwood County Landfill. This is one of many steps Fujifilm Corp. is taking to reduce greenhouse emissions at its facilities worldwide. In the U.S., the company aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15 percent by 2012.
MGI USA, the multi-substrate (paper and plastic) digital press and finishing solutions manufacturer, announced that they have added six new dealers to their U.S. network within recent months: The Oldham Group, Graphco, Paper Handling Solutions, Guaranteed Service & Supplies, Inc. (GSS Graphics), Print & Finishing Solutions and Ken Williams Graphic Consulting, Inc.
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.”
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ATLANTA—With an eye toward shifting technology, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) is investing $30 million to enhance its printing facility while also trimming 80 newsroom jobs and shedding some circulation territory. The investment will go towards adding color towers on four of its TKS printing presses at the company’s Gwinnett County, GA, facility. The AJC plans to close its downtown Atlanta printing plant in two years. The moves are expected to help the paper offer more color pages and simplify the production process. Another $12 million is being invested in a computer system that will bolster the classified advertising department. The AJC has also decided to be stricter
CARROLLTON, OH—Carrollton Graphics, which has been in Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, has been purchased by a partnership of Bill Svatos, Martin McGreevy and Paul McGhee II. The group says it plans "an aggressive turnaround" for the printer after it emerges from Chapter 11 protection this month. Carrollton specializes in commercial and circular printing. "Our plan is to inject the resources, money and people required to make Carrollton Graphics competitive again," says Svatos. Svatos, who has been named president, has previous turnaround experience with CSC Ltd., a $240 million steel company in Warren, OH, and Spartanburg Stainless Products in South Carolina. McGhee is the owner of PM