Premier Press and Vince’s Die-Cutting Announce Partnership

PORTLAND—May 8, 2012—Premier Press and Vince’s Die-Cutting are excited to announce their new partnership. With a combined 72 years of service in Portland’s printing industry, the union of the companies will allow increase in quality and efficiency. Original staff from Vince’s will continue to serve trade business clients with the quality, service and professionalism upon which they built their unmitigated reputation.

Premier Press’ nationally known quality, creative technologies and capabilities in offset, digital, wide-format printing, provided by a staff of 125 people, will be further enhanced with additional bindery services. Vince’s line up of services include diecutting, scoring, perforating, kiss-cutting, folding, gluing, die-making, conceptual design and more.

“We are excited about this transition, knowing that it will increase our capabilities and streamline our efforts in giving our best to our clients,” states Ken Orazio, founder of Vince’s.

“We are excited to expand our bindery services which will increase efficiency for quick turn times, quality and growth opportunities. The addition of talented professionals and their skills will help us to continue to grow in providing new and cutting edge services and designs to our clients,” says Jodi Krohn, CEO of Premier Press.

Long-time Vince’s Customer, Daniel C. Adkison, President/COO of Wright Business Graphics, is excited about the news. According to Adkison, “Wright Business Graphics is a long-time customer of Vince’s. They provide us with outstanding quality and service at competitive pricing. The merger with Premier Press aligns two great family-owned companies, ensuring an even brighter future.”

Chris Feryn, President of Premier Press, states, “Vince’s clients will have the same employee contacts, relationships and phone numbers. Equipment, estimating services, and client services will operate separately from Premier to maintain a level of autonomy and customer confidentiality.”

Long time Vince’s Die-Cutting employees Richard Orazio and Caleb Orazio will continue to provide expert technical expertise in producing quality products and technical sales support. Joe Paz will assist with product development and die creation, and Carol Spanner will continue to handle customer services and estimating. Additional key personnel will ensure consistent value, service and quality expected by customers.

About Premier
Premier Press is located in the Pearl District in Portland. A family owned and operated business founded in 1974, Premier Press provides a wide array of printing services including offset, digital, large-format, direct mail, retail environments and online services. Premier Press’ fulfillment services include warehousing, packing, kitting and order fulfillment.

Through craft, quality and 24/7 service, Premier Press has grown to 125 employees and is certified SGP as a sustainable green printing partner, the industry’s most inclusive credential of ecological business practices. The 100-percent wind powered company is the only full service SGP certified company on the west coast. Premier Press is a WBE certified Woman Business Enterprise committed to implementing sustainable cutting edge services, quality and technologies.

Source: Premier