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Printing Impressions 400 -- 301-350

December 2000
Editor's note: Company rankings for the current and previous years are based on figures reported in 2000. Therefore, companies that revised their 1999 revenues may have changed their '99 ranking as compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing Impressions 500. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is calculated on the most recent information provided.




































































































2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
Company:
Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
 
Web Offset Units:
Sheetfed Offset Units:
Other:
Ownership:
Plants:
301
268
Midland Press, Davenport, IA
$21.70
$22.88
-5
Gene M. Blanc
249
SPEC 43% (Technology, educational);
CAT 30%; DIR 20%; COM 5%
12
3
12
Private
3
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
Company:
Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Other:
Ownership:
Plants:
302
303
California Offset Printers, Glendale, CA
$21.50
$20.00
+8
William R. Rittwage
130
PUB 62%; CAT 15%; COM 15%; PREP 5%
17
0
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Employees:
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Plants:
302
287
Commercial Communications, Hartland, WI
$21.50
$21.40
-
Robert D. Hegwood
300
SPEC 50% (On-demand); COM 50%
6
18
14
Private
3
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Ownership:
Plants:
302
286
NCL Graphic Specialties, Waukesha, WI
$21.50
$21.50
-
David Mueller
200
COM 100%
46
6
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Company:
Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Ownership:
Plants:
305
293
Boutwell Owens & Co., Fitchburg, MA
$21.30E
$20.85
+2
Ward W. McLaughlin
160
PKG 100%
0
19
0
Private
2
 
2000 Ranking:
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Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
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Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Plants:
306
301
Mercury Print Productions, Rochester, NY
$21.09
$20.17
+5
Valerie D. Mannix
190
COM 100%
0
24
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
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Plants:
307
212
Graphic Planet, Carrolton, OH
$21.00
$30.00
-30
Bill Svatos
160
ADV 40%; CAT 20%; DM 15%; DIR 10%
56
8
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Plants:
307
224
HANO Document Printers*, Springfield, MA
$21.00
$29.26
-28
Willie Mirguet III
125
BF 80%; DM 15%; BCP 5%
105
0
0
Private
2
*Parent: Compass Financial Group, Newport News, VA
 
2000 Ranking:
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Plants:
307
298
JohnsByrne Co., Niles, IL
$21.00
$20.50
+2
Corey Gustafson
105
COM 100%
0
20
0
Private
2
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Plants:
307
290
Victor Graphics, Baltimore, MD
$21.00
$21.00
-
Thomas H. Hicks
210
BKS 80%; CAT 10%; DIR 10%
4
8
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Plants:
311
295
PCI Paper Conversions, Syracuse, NY
$20.94
$20.70
+1
Lloyd M. Withers
180
SPEC 100% (Note pads, Stik-Withit
adhesive notes and note cubes)
6
8
1
Private
2
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Employees:
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Plants:
312
246
Winthrop Printing, Boston, MA
$20.90
$25.06
-17
John F. Orrall/J. Peter Orrall/Ron Barstis
150
COM 52%; FIN 48%
20
25
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
Company:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Employees:
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Plants:
313
302
Classic Graphics, Charlotte, NC
$20.60
$20.09
+3
David Pitts
170
COM 45%; DM 20%; FIN 20%; CAT 10%
0
26
0
Private
2
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
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Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Ownership:
Plants:
314
328
Rose Printing, Tallahassee, FL
$20.10E
$17.80
+13
Charles Rosenberg
180
BKS 60%; PUB 30%; CAT 5%; COM 5%
12
15
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Plants:
315
303
B&W Press, Georgetown, MA
$20.00
$20.00
-
Paul J. Beegan
135
SPEC 100% (Envelopes, order forms,
two-way envelope formats for direct mail)
44
0
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
Company:
Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Ownership:
Plants:
315
262
Fortran Printing, Cleveland, OH
$20.00
$23.00
-13
Richard Swanson
115
PUB 35%; COM 25%; BKS 20%; PKG 10%
0
26
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
Company:
Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Ownership:
Plants:
315
367
Lenz & Riecker, Totowa, NJ
$20.00E
$15.00
+33
John W. Markert
200
COM 50%; FIN 25%; BKS 20%; SPEC 2%
24
18
0
Private
2
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
Web Offset Units:
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Plants:
315
300
Wintor-Swan Associates., Detroit, MI
$20.00
$20.37
-2
Elbert C. Clark
171
PUB 25%; CAT 25%; COM 25%; ADV 25%
12
22
8
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
Company:
Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
Web Offset Units:
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Ownership:
Plants:
319
317
Garlich Printing, St. Louis, MO
$19.91
$18.73
+6
Brad R. Garlich, Greg A. Garlich, Don R. Hockenbury
100
COM 100%
0
31
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Employees:
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Plants:
320
310
Alcom Printing Group, Harleysville, PA
$19.86
$19.86
-
William Coale
142
DIR 35%; COM 22%; FIN 15%; DM 10%
12
20
0
Private
2
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
Company:
Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
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Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Ownership:
Plants:
321
320
Century Marketing, Bowling Green, OH
$19.60
$18.22
+8
Albert J. Caperna
220
PKG 100%
0
0
39
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Plants:
322
322
Color Ink, Sussex, WI
$19.50E
$18.10
+8
Jim Meissner
107
COM 50%; PKG 15%; DM 10%; FIN 10%
0
35
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Plants:
323
321
Dome Printing, Sacramento, CA
$19.40
$18.20
+7
Ray Poole
95
DM 15%; PUB 15%; COM 15%; ADV 15%
13
12
1
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
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Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
Web Offset Units:
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Ownership:
Plants:
324
315
Delancey Printing, Alexandria, VA
$19.35
$18.98
+2
Merle Delancey
110
COM 50%; CAT 25%; PUB 15%; DM 5%
0
20
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
Company:
Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Ownership:
Plants:
325
337
Buchanan Visual Communications, Dallas, TX
$19.20
$16.50
+16
David Johnson
125
COM 60%; CAT 15%; ADV 15%; DM 10%
6
24
4
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
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Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
Web Offset Units:
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Ownership:
Plants:
326
313
VG Reed & Sons, Louisville, KY
$19.00
$19.00
-
Howard Reed
180
COM 20%; CAT 15%; FIN 15%; DIR 15%
14
6
9
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
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Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Ownership:
Plants:
327
323
Forest Corp., Twinsburg, OH
$18.80E
$18.05
+4
Reynold E. Bookman
220
SPEC 100% (Screen printing/P.O.P.)
0
5
26
Private
2
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
Company:
Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
Web Offset Units:
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Ownership:
Plants:
328
333
The Merrick Printing Co.*, Louisville, KY
$18.60E
$17.05
+9
M. David Merrick
142
COM 60%; CAT 20%; PUB 10%; ADV 10%
2
32
9
Private
2
*Parent: Merrick Industries, Louisville, KY
 
2000 Ranking:
Previous Year's Ranking:
Company:
Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
Web Offset Units:
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Ownership:
Plants:
329
319
The Harty Press, New Haven, CT
$18.56
$18.24
+2
George R. Platt
125
COM 37%; DM 35%; ADV 20%; PREP 8%
0
25
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Ownership:
Plants:
330
318
Delzer Lithograph, Waukesha, WI
$18.40E
$18.25
+1
Eric Delzer
125
COM 100%
10
19
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Principal Officer:
Employees:
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Plants:
331
356
FLM Graphics, Fairfield, NJ
$18.30
$15.50
+18
Frank L. Misischia
100
COM 70%; CAT 25%; DM 5%
0
22
0
Private
2
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Plants:
331
343
Visual Systems, Milwaukee, WI
$18.30
$16.00
+14
John B. Burg
90
SPEC 100% (Specialty plastic printing)
0
13
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Plants:
333
341
Burton & Mayer, Brookfield, WI
$18.20
$16.10
+13
Tim Burton
114
COM 70%; SPEC 10% (Pocket folders); DM 10%; CAT 5%
0
35
7
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Plants:
333
327
Clark Graphic Service, Warren, MI
$18.20
$17.90
+2
Judy A. Clark
75
COM 100%
0
24
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Principal Officer:
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Plants:
335
334
General Litho Services, Brooklyn Park, MN
$18.00
$17.00
+6
Gary L. Garner
167
COM 75%; DM 15%; SPEC 10% (Distribution)
0
28
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Plants:
335
324
Lithotype, South San Francisco, CA
$18.00E
$18.00
-
Chris Sewell
50
PKG 100%
18
0
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Web Offset Units:
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Plants:
335
408
Robot Printing & Communications, Redford, MI
$18.00
$13.00
+38
Barbara J. Wolak
149
COM 40%; SPEC 15% (Websites, electronic publishing,
binders, CDs); PUB 15%; CAT 15%
0
24
0
Private
2
 
2000 Ranking:
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Plants:
335
324
Service Web Offset, Chicago, IL
$18.00
$18.00
-
Alan Mitchell
100
COM 100%
11
0
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Plants:
339
296
Padgett Printing, Dallas, TX
$17.60
$20.62
-15
A. David Torok
106
COM 100%
10
18
8
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Plants:
340
330
Fabricon Products, River Rouge, MI
$17.52
$17.50
-
Bruce L. Dinda
98
PKG 100%
0
0
56
Private
3
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Plants:
341
330
Brodock Press, Utica, NY
$17.50
$17.50
-
Craig S. Brodock
101
COM 80%; PREP 20%
0
22
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
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Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Plants:
342
338
Graphic Enterprises, Madison Heights, MI
$17.14
$16.41
+4
Fred G. Parr Jr.
94
COM 100%
0
18
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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343
336
Mossberg & Co., South Bend, IN
$17.06
$16.93
+1
James W. Hillman
132
COM 60%; PKG 12%; FIN 10%; CAT 8%
0
28
13
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Plants:
344
343
Custom Graphics, Solon, OH
$17.00E
$16.00
+6
Henry Schneps
110
COM 40%; CAT 16%; PKG 14%; ADV 9%
0
21
3
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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344
381
Impress Communications, Canoga Park, CA
$17.00
$14.50
+17
Nicholas Liakas
96
COM 40%; CAT 30%; PREP 30%
0
24
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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344
353
Inland Press, Menomonee Falls, WI
$17.00
$15.60
+9
James H. Lacy
130
BKS 85%; COM 10%; CAT 5%
0
22
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Plants:
344
343
Kohler and Sons, St. Louis, MO
$17.00
$16.00
+6
Kevin C. Kohler
86
COM 50%; SPEC 30% (Point-of-sale);
DM 10%; PKG 10%
0
21
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Plants:
344
303
RPP Printing Enterprises, Libertyville, IL
$17.00E
$20.00
-15
Jeffrey R. Pauly
120
COM 80%; SPEC 10%; CAT 10%
0
23
0
Private
2
 
2000 Ranking:
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Previous Year's (millions):
Change (%):
Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Plants:
349
366
O'Dell Publishing, Liberty, MO
$16.96
$15.07
+13
Daniel G. O'Dell
100
ADV 70%; CAT 20%; NEWS 10%
24
0
0
Private
1
 
2000 Ranking:
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Total Sales (millions):
Previous Year's (millions):
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Principal Officer:
Employees:
Primary Specialties:
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Plants:
350
351
Informco Inc., Scarborough, Canada
$16.86
$15.70
+7
Carolyn E. Horan
130
FIN 30%; BF 30%; COM 25%; ADV 15%
20
12
3
Private
1
 


Legend:
ADV--Advertising Inserts and Other Preprints
BCP--Bank Check Printing
BKS--Book Printing
BF--Business Forms
CAT--Catalogs
PREP--Prepress Services
DIR--Directories
DM--Direct Mail
FIN-Financial Printing
PKB--Flexible Packaging, Paperboard, Envelopes, Tags, Labels, Folding Cartons
COM--General Commercial Printing
NEWS--Newspapers
PUB--Publications and Periodicals
SPEC--Specialty Printing
N/A--Not Available
E--Estimated Figure



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