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.
I don't understand why one day is a great day and the next day has to be a disaster. This happened to me on September 13th and 14th. It's tough on my psyche to go from euphoria to—boom—the pits in the space of 24 hours. Saturday, the 13th, was perfect. There was a great sale at K-Mart. I now have 24 large cans of Maxwell House French Roast coffee, 108 rolls of Viva paper towels and 108 rolls of Scott toilet tissue. As you know, these are some of my favorite brands. It's not the bargains that thrilled me; it's the stockpiling I'm after. I
The Model AAT automatic tab laminate and diecut machine is available from Advent Machinery in sizes from 5x8˝ to 14x22˝. Features include computerized control of all machine functions. Simple, dual platen design is in lieu of dozens of heated rollers, thus permitting versatility to produce "special" jobs on glossy or coated stocks and quick turnaround for full body printed jobs. The dual platen design features both upper and lower heaters with fully automatic temperature control. The platens provide for self-adjustment and alignment for all types and thickness of stock, thereby reducing setup times from job to job. Options available include: automatic positioning/collating package;
A Digital Evangelist FRANK SCOTT has managed to become one of the graphic arts industry's recognized authorities on digital ad delivery, while still keeping up with the demands of his work for Time Inc. As director of digital development, Scott was part of the team that converted Time's New York-based magazines to computer-to-plate production and established its partnership program to solicit ads in digital format. After working for more than 20 years on the publishing side of the industry, Scott has moved onto new challenges by joining the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF) staff as vice president and director of research. Since this is
These recently named company presidents are rolling up their sleeves to catapult their companies to new heights. BY SCOTT POLK Bruce ThomasPresident and CEOCadmus Communications, Richmond, VAWhen Bruce Thomas was 18 years old, his father thought a factory job would be a positive experience for his son. So Thomas, who had recently graduated from high school, went to work for a stamping factory in Cleveland. About the same time, there was a sanitation worker strike in Cleveland and the uncollected garbage was beginning to pile up in bins at the stamping factory. Finally, the company arranged for dump trucks to come and ship