Allen Press Acquires HP Indigo 7900 Digital Press

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 19, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. has purchased a HP Indigo 7900 Digital Press. The Indigo 7900 is the leading 13 x 19 inch format digital sheetfed press on the market and provides a wide range of digital applications through innovative print quality, media versatility and intelligent automation.

In addition to the Indigo 7900, Allen Press is adding a C.P. Bourg Inline Booklet Maker ExPress and an Epic CT-750 Coating System.

Allen Press Acquires Hawk M6 UV Inkjet Systems

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 10, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. has purchased two Hawk M6 UV variable inkjet systems from Capital Mailing Equipment, Inc. The Hawk M6 is the latest generation of high-resolution drop-on-demand (DOD) print technology.

The Hawk M6’s utilizes UV inks and LED lamps for drying which shortens production time overall.

Dan Scobee Promoted to Director of Manufacturing

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 8, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Dan Scobee to Director of Manufacturing. Scobee first joined the Allen Press team in October 2016 as a Web Press Consultant to help manage the installation of a new M600 web press.

“We couldn’t be happier that Dan will be taking on a larger role in the day-to-day leadership of the printing plant,” said Julie Rinke, Allen Press Vice President of Operations. “His experience within the industry is invaluable to us but most importantly, to our customers.”

Allen Press Wins Big at PIA GraphEx

PIA 2017 Graphex Awards

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 3, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. is the recipient of eleven awards from the Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica’s 2017 Graphic Excellence Competition (GraphEx). Three publication entries received Best of Category awards and six publications received Awards of Excellence.

The Best of Category awards include Naked Food Magazine (Environmentally Sound Materials), Phase/Spencer Museum of Art Newsletter (Newsletters) and The Mineralogical Record – Berezovsk, Russia! (Web Magazines, Periodicals & Publications). The Awards of Excellence winners include HighTower HAPPY, Mineral Collection in the American Northeast, Stanford Business Magazine, Creative Quarterly, Arabian Horse Times and Orchids.

USPS Suspends Mail Service to Guatemala

The United States Postal Service has temporarily suspended most mail services to Guatemala. This suspension affects Priority Mail Express International® (PMEI®), Priority Mail International® (PMI®), and First-Class Mail International® (FCMI), First-Class Package International Service® (FCPIS®), International Priority Airmail® (IPA®) International Surface Air Lift® (ISAL®), and M-Bag® items. The Global Express Guaranteed® (GXG®) service is still available.

The suspension is due to a contract dispute between the Guatemalan government and the country’s postal agency, El Correo de Guatemala.

While this suspension is temporary, the USPS has not announced when a resolution might come. Allen Press will begin removing Guatemalan addresses from print production mailing lists effective immediately. For more information, please contact your Account Manager or email us at marketing@allenpress.com.