Resource Directory 2009

AbitbiBowater
Contact: Don Wallace
Address: 95 S. Oakleaf Road
Algonquin, IL 60102
Phone: 866-478-9423
Email: don.wallace@abitibibowater.com
Website: www.bowater.com

AbitibiBowater produces a wide range of newsprint, commercial printing papers, market pulp, and wood products. It is the eighth largest publicly traded pulp and paper manufacturer in the world. AbitibiBowater owns or operates twenty-three pulp and paper facilities and thirty wood products facilities located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and South Korea. Marketing its products in more than ninety countries, the company is also among the world's largest recyclers of old newspapers and magazines and has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to sustainable forest management standards.

Advantage Energy Group, Inc.
Contact: Gary Ramus
Address: 800 McArdle Drive
Crylk, IL 60014
Phone: 815-788-7300
Email: gramus@aeg-usa.com
Website: www.aeg-usa.com

Advantage Energy Group, Inc. (AEG) custom designs, installs, and maintains high efficiency chill systems, industrial air pollution controls, and heat recovery systems for the graphic arts industry. AEG is committed to helping its customers and the environment by minimizing energy usage and easing the burden of ever-increasing utilities costs.

AGFA Corporation
Contact: La Toya Hodge
Address: 100 Challenger Road
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
Phone: 201-373-4025
Email: latoya.hodge@agfa.com
Website: www.agfa.com

Agfa Graphics offers integrated prepress solutions to the printing industry. These solutions comprise consumables, hardware, software, and services for production workflow, project, and color management. Computer-to-film, computer-to-plate, and digital proofing systems have earned Agfa Graphics a worldwide leadership position in the commercial and package printing and the newspaper publishing markets. Agfa Graphics is rapidly expanding its offerings in the growing digital inkjet market. Its experience in both imaging and emulsion technology has provided the expertise required for making an assortment of high quality UV and solvent-based inks. Joint development and manufacturing partnerships with industry leaders expand its technological reach and allow the company to develop comprehensive digital solutions for printing posters, banners, signage, displays, labels, and packaging. Product and company information can be found at: www.agfa.com.

Baldwin Oxy-Dry Americas
Contact: Shaun Kilfoyle
Address: 14600 W. 106th Street
Lenexa, KS 66215
Phone: 913-888-9800
Email: skilfoyle@baldwintech.com
Website: www.baldwintech.com

Böttcher America Corporation
Contact: Chuck Hands
Address: 4600 Mercedes Drive
Belcamp, MD 21017
Phone: 410-273-7000
Email: chands@bottcher.com
Website: www.bottcher.com

“Böttcher Systems” is Böttcher America’s comprehensive approach to working with printers to ensure maximum performance from their presses by helping to control costs and improve production efficiencies. Our Printing Industries of America award-winning “Chameleon” roller has significantly improved efficiency when running different ink systems on the same press. Böttcher’s Roller Exchange and Recovery programs continue to provide rollers made to OEM specifications using original Böttcher rubber compounds. Böttcher’s blanket division features an ever-expanding line of printing blankets for a wide variety of applications that will satisfy even the most demanding print shops. The use of Böttcher’s line of pressroom chemistry, including many OEM approved solvents, will help guarantee the proper cleaning of rollers and blankets, which is essential to maintaining high productivity from your press in the long term.

EFI
Contact: Dan Crnarich
Address: 40 24th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-690-3135
Email: dan.crnarich@efi.com
Website: www.efi.com

EFI™ globally optimized Print Management solutions, such as EFI Monarch, EFI Prograph®, EFI Hagen™, and EFI PrintFlow® Dynamic Scheduling, connect business and production processes with powerful specification, estimating, planning, purchasing and costing tools, while offering real-time, shared access to baseline and high-level information that allows for critical business decisions. Also, EFI’s award-winning EFI Digital StoreFront®, a customizable, familiar, and interactive 24/7 Web-to-print solution, provides print users and document owners a user interface that they will naturally adopt-increasing print volume while improving profitability. For more information call 1-800-875-7117 or visit www.efi.com/printMIS.

Flint Group
Contact: Michael Green
Address: 14909 N. Beck Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: 734-781-4700
Email: mike.green@na.flintgrp.com
Website: www.flintgrp.com

Flint Group is a respected global company serving the printing and packaging industries. Our unmatched product offering of inks, blankets and sleeves, pressroom chemicals, and pigments satisfies virtually every printing need. The combined strength of our products and technical expertise is what sets us apart to give our customers the best on-press performance.

Fujifilm Graphic Systems USA
Contact: Peter Vanderlaan
Address: 850 Central Avenue
Hanover Park, IL 60133
Phone: 630-259-7213
Email: pvanderlaan@fujifilmgs.com
Website: www.fujifilmgs.com

FUJIFILM Graphic Systems U.S.A., Inc. is the nation’s largest distributor of equipment, consumables, and technical services for the graphic communications industry. Representing hundreds of suppliers at branch locations across the country, Fujifilm provides its customers with products and technologies from best-in-class manufacturers as well as a nationwide network of technical service and support.

Goss Corporation of America
Contact: Toby Clarke
Address: 121 Technology Drive
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 603-750-6002
Email: toby.clarke@gossinternational.com
Website: www.gossinternational.com

Goss International delivers unique opportunities to advance the print medium to new levels of impact and value through its innovative web press and print finishing technologies and Lifetime Support services. The company has world-class manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, and Asia and a global support network.

Harris & Bruno International
Contact: Scott Michels
Address: 8555 Washington Blvd
Roseville, CA 95678
Phone: 916-781-7676
Email: scottm@harris-bruno.com
Website: www.harris-bruno.com

Harris & Bruno International has been providing printing and coating solutions to the printing community for over sixty years. The LithoCoat™ Chamber/Anilox system has proven to be an industry standard for sheet-fed tower coaters. They have a complete line up of automated coating circulators including the new “H&B Smart Pump.”

Heidelberg USA
Contact: James Martin
Address: 1000 Gutenberg Drive
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 770-794-6114
Email: james.martin@heidelberg.com
Website: www.heidelberg.com

Apart from printing presses, Heidelberg’s product portfolio includes plate imaging devices and finishing equipment, as well as software components designed to integrate all print manufacturing processes. Heidelberg also offers a wide range of spare parts, consumables, used equipment, and services, along with training programs provided by the Print Media Academy.

Hostmann-Steinberg
Contact: Joerg Seeger
Address: 2850 Festival Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: 815-929-8640
Email: joerg.seeger@hostmann-steinberg.us
Website: www.hostmann-steinberg.net

Renowned for high quality, product consistency, and technical service, Hostmann-Steinberg is a member of the hubergroup, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of printing inks and related products. In an effort to further support hubergroup’s position as a technology leader, a competitive market requires a proactive approach, and Hostmann-Steinberg is actively changing to expand and provide more than just ink.

INX International Ink Co.
Contact: Rick Clendenning
Address: 150 N. Martingale Road, Suite 700
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: 630-382-1903
Email: rick.clendenning@inxintl.com
Website: www.inxinternational.com

Headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, INX is the third largest producer of ink in North America and a global supplier as part of Sakata INX worldwide operations.  We are an industry leader offering a full line of ink & coating solutions technology for packaging and commercial print applications.  Our product solutions focus on  metal decorating, flexographic, gravure, web offset, lamination, corrugated, sheetfed, inkjet and UV/EB inks and  coatings.   We are dedicated to our customers, employees, the graphic arts industry, and society.

Kodak
Contact: Michele Laird-Williams
Address: 401 Merritt 7
Norwalk, CT 06851
Phone: 845-641-1018
Email: Michele.laird-williams@kodak.com
Website: www.kodak.com

Kodak’s B to B Graphic Communications Group is a unit of Eastman Kodak Company, the world’s foremost imaging innovator. The Graphic Communications Group provides commercial printers, packaging printers, publishers, data printers, and enterprises with one of the broadest portfolios of technologies, products, and services in the graphic communications and document capture industries. Solutions from Kodak offers exceptional quality, streamlined production, and scalability to grow with our customers’ businesses, and only Kodak provides digital and conventional solutions within a unified workflow. For more information, visit www.graphics.kodak.com.

Komori America Corporation
Contact: Susan Baines
Address: 5520 Meadowbrook Industrial Court
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Phone: 847-545-4063
Email: susan_baines@ne.komori.co.jp
Website: www.komori.co.jp

Toyko-based Komori Corporation, a premier manufacturer of sheetfed and web offset printing presses, provides world class technology especially suited for today’s highly competitive printing marketplace.  Delivering the highest level in print quality coupled with impressively fast makeready and JDF connectivity through open systems architecture, Komori presses help printers achieve higher productivity levels essential for increased margins and business growth.  Komori America Corporation is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, IL, and manages a sales and service organization throughout North America.

manroland
Contact: Gary Day
Address: 800 East Oak Hill Drive
Westmont, IL 60559
Phone: 630-920-2000
Email: gary.day@manroland.us
Website: www.manroland.com

manroland Inc., a division of manroland AG, is the world's second largest printing systems manufacturer and the world's market leader in web offset. manroland employs over 8,000 people and has annual sales of some Euro 1.7 billion. Web presses, sheetfed offset presses, consumables, and services provide solutions for publishing, commercial, and packaging printing.

Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses
Contact: Marke Baker
Address: 600 Barclay Blvd
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Phone: 847-634-9100
Email: mbaker@mlpusa.com
Website: www.mlpusa.com

Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses (MLP U.S.A., Inc.) markets commercial heatset web, sheetfed, and newspaper offset presses manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Mitsubishi’s comprehensive lineup of printing presses offers configurations, components and accessories to meet the diverse production needs of customers. MLP U.S.A. provides a range of services, including installation of Mitsubishi presses at customer locations, technical training for customers’ operating personnel, performance improvement consulting and research and development opportunities with industry partners.

Nordson UV
Contact: Mike Connor
Address: 300 Nordson Drive
Amherst, OH 44001
Phone: 440-539-4311
Email: mconnor@nordson.com
Website: www.nordson.com

Nordson Corporation has used over thirty-five years of UV experience to develop the new reliable greenUVTM curing and drying solutions to reduce your carbon footprint. Nordson designs and manufacturers the entire UV system to provide total compatibility between the various core components and ensure reliability with efficiency.  Reduce your carbon footprint with greenUVTM.  

Post Press Production
Contact: Christina Olandese
Address: 2601 Lively Blvd
Elk Grove, IL 60007
Phone: 630-860-9833
Email: colandese@jmmp3.com
Website: www.jmmbinding.com

Post Press Production letter shop mails over 600,000,000 pieces a year and our mechanical bindery finishes millions of pieces a month. Bindery services include spiral, double wire, and plastic coil binding. Also, padding, collating, shrink-wrap/poly-bagging, hand assembly, and kitting/fulfillment. Mailing services include inserting, personalization, folding, metering, and on/off-site USPS sorting.

Presstek
Contact: Jonelle Rexenes
Address: 55 Executive Drive
Huson, NH 03051
Phone: 603-594-8585
Email: jrexenes@presstek.com
Website: www.presstek.com

Presstek, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset solutions for the graphic arts market. Presstek's patented DI®, CTP, and plate products provide a streamlined workflow in a chemistry-free environment and are designed to make it easier for printers to cost effectively produce high-quality, fast turnaround short-run color printing with improved profit margins.

Prime UV-IR
Contact: Elinor Midlik
Address: 416 Mission Street
Carol Stream, IL 60188
Phone: 630-681-2100
Email: sales@primeuv.com
Website: www.primeuv.com

Prime UV is the proud manufacturer of Prime UV curing and Prime IR dryers for high-speed web and sheetfed presses.  Prime UV curing systems cure at the highest speeds – up to 3,000 feet per minute on high-speed web offset presses.  Prime UV equipment delivers heatset printed quality at 20% of the cost of a heatset oven! Eliminate VOC’s! Eliminate Emissions! No Permit Issues! Prime UV is considered BACT (Best Available Control Technology) by the EPA. Cure UV inks on newspaper, coldset, semi-commercial, and commercial web presses. Cure UV high gloss coatings in-line on commercial web presses.

Printing Impressions
Contact: Dave Leskusky
Address: 1500 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone: 215-238-5300
Email: dleskusky@napco.com
Website: www.piworld.com

Printing Impressions, America's most influential and widely read publication for commercial printers, is the single industry publication where business management turns for information. Ranked 55th on B-to-B Magazine's Top 100 list, Printing Impressions profiles industry entrepreneurs and reveals the secrets of their success. It continues to lead the way with special sections addressing key issues and opportunities facing the industry.

Printers’ Service (PRISCO)
Contact: Eric Gutwillig
Address: 26 Blanchard Street
Newark, NJ 07950
Phone: 973-589-7800
Email: gutwillige@prisco.com
Website: www.prisco.com

Printers’ Service (PRISCO) is a 100-year-old manufacturer and direct distributor of pressroom chemicals, supplies, and accessories. Over 100 Prisco representatives are in direct contact with our customer base every day, to offer their unique pressroom expertise and support.  Prisco manufactures press chemicals coatings, adhesives, blankets, and lubricants. PriscoTech equipment includes water management and waste reduction systems. Our new PriscoDigital affiliate distributes Super Wide Format Inkjet systems.  Printers’ Service has eleven locations in the US, Canada, and Europe.

PRISM USA
Contact: Tim Daisy
Address: 203 Lowell St.
Wilmington, MA 01887
Phone: 978-284-6201
Email: tim.daisy@prism-usa.com
Website: www.prism-world.com

Prism has been servicing the printing industry globally for over twenty years. Prism Win is a modular management information system designed specifically for the printing industry and QTMS is a press and bindery counting solution with WIP and pallet tracking. Let Prism help you achieve better business through better information.

Smyth Companies
Contact: Steve Ivens
Address: 1085 Snelling Ave. N.
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 651-646-4544
Email: sivens@smythco.com
Website: www.smythco.com

Red Rock Technologies is the implementation arm of Smyth Companies.  Red Rock specializes in the high-speed application of promotional labels and premiums to web-printed materials and product packaging.  Red Rock machinery can be integrated into web finishing equipment and apply a variety of value-adding flats.

Sun Chemical
Contact: Christopher Parrilli
Address: 135 W. Lake Street
Northlake, IL 60164
Phone: 708-236-3838
Email: chris.parrilli@sunchemical.com
Website: www.sunchemical.com

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments and a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets. With annual sales over $4 billion, Sun Chemical has more than 11,000 employees supporting customers around the world.

Technique MIS
Contact: Mark Anderson
Address: 10 N. Martingale Road
Schaumburg, IL 60614
Phone: 888-532-6647
Email: info@technique-group.com
Website: www.technique-group.com

Technique offers unparalleled MIS solutions for printers. Our specialties include web printing (with unique features for cold-set web presses) and periodical and publication printing. Our production scheduling module is second to none. We also offer our own DMI solution for real-time SFDC and accurate monitoring of presses, roll stands, folders, stitchers, inserters, etc.

Xerox Corporation
Contact: Gavin Jordan-Smith
Address: 800 Phillips Road, 212-06S
Webster, NY 14580
Phone: 585-265-5098
Email: gavin.smith@xerox.com
Website: www.xerox.com

Xerox helps print professionals generate higher profits and deliver more value to their customers through innovative digital print solutions, personalized communications, web-to-print, cross-media publishing, and promotional transactional communications.  Xerox supports customer’s success through business development resources and services that complement and expand their existing business.  Xerox offers the broadest portfolio of market-leading digital color, monochrome, wide format, and workflow products in the market today. Ask about the exclusive Xerox Discount with the Power Buyers Program.

Published on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 (updated 05/29/2014)