Vanguard Printing Awarded Multi-Year Multi-Million Dollar Agreement by Bauer Publishing

Vanguard Printing will print five of Bauer Media's teen magazines.

ITHACA, NY—February 3, 2014—Vanguard Printing is pleased to announce it has been awarded a multi-year, multi-million dollar agreement by Bauer Media to print five of its teen magazines. Under the terms of the agreement, Vanguard will provide printing, binding and mailing services for these monthly publications.

The Bauer Media Group is one of the most successful media companies worldwide, publishing more than 570 magazines including the TWIST, M, ASTROGirl,Yikes and QuizFest titles that Vanguard has been awarded. Bauer now sells more magazines at retail in the United States than any other magazine publishing company.

Richard Buchert, senior vice president, production, Heinrich Bauer USA, stated “We strive for continuous improvement in our operations with the goal of delivering timely and relevant content through all of our magazine brands. We awarded these five Teen titles to Vanguard because we were impressed with their attention to detail and desire to exceed customer expectations. They offer a diverse suite of innovative services and outside of the box solutions,” he concluded.

Steve Rossi, Vanguard’s principal, also added “All of us at Vanguard are very proud to have been awarded this major contract. It enables us to expand our already robust magazine production capabilities by adding new equipment and personnel. This includes our new InkZone ink-presetting and closed-loop color technology which enables us to take comprehensive quality color control to the next level.”

About Vanguard Printing

Vanguard Printing has grown to be one of the largest privately-owned printing companies in the northeast. Its plant has been operating for over eighty years. This growth stems from their commitment to service and high quality standards. Vanguard produces an array of products including short to medium-run magazines, publications, brochures, catalogs, calendars, financial printing and more. With over 150 employees at its 240,000-square-foot, single-point manufacturing facility, Vanguard works around the clock to meet the tight schedules that are a part of today’s business. Vanguard is a full-service, leading-edge print supplier with an extensive combination of printing presses and bindery equipment producing a broad array of quality heatset and coldset web printed material, as well as digital and sheetfed printing with in-house UV coating.

Source: Vanguard Printing.

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