Fine Line Graphics

Fine Line Graphics’ Aug. 1 Departure for Columbus Was Dictated by the Company’s Growth
May 12, 2011

Fine Line Graphics, a printing, mailing and fulfillment company, will relocate from Grandview (OH) to Columbus later this year. Jim Basch, president and treasurer of Fine Line Graphics, said while the industry has taken a hit in recent years, Fine Line Graphics emerged unscathed.

“Our business just exploded in direct mail and retail,” he said. “We completely ran out of space.”

Fine Line’s current facility at 1481 Goodale Blvd. is around 30,000 square feet. Its new building at 5454 Alkire Rd. will have about 63,000 square feet for new equipment and employees.

Not only will the company maintain its 57 employees, Basch said

Greening of Print — Saving Earth, Saving Money
August 1, 2008

PRINTERS, ONCE considered polluters by virtue of their manufacturing processes, are vigorously cleaning up their acts by using technologies, papers and inks that are sustainable—and recycling, reusing and reducing nearly everything that’s not. And, for many printing business owners, their efforts to save the earth can even save (and make) them cold, hard cash. In today’s eco-friendly frenzy, greening up can subsequently mean more “greenbacks.” Printing Impressions contacted green printers from major metropolitan cities to small town America that report “social responsibility” as the No. 1 reason why they are becoming stewards of sustainability. By implementing a wide range of initiatives—which include everything from

ACROSS the nation
June 1, 2002

Four MAN Presses Star at Newspaper INDIANAPOLIS—The Indianapolis Star has begun putting its new $72 million production facility to work, producing advertising sections on the first of four MAN Roland Geoman presses that are scheduled to print both daily and Sunday editions of the paper by mid-July. The new press hall encompasses more than 30,672 square feet on two levels. It is at the heart of a 260,000-square-foot complex, called the Pulliam Production Center (PPC) after the publishing family who led the Star over the past five decades. Stitcher Added to Handle Sales Boom QUINCY, IL—JK Creative Printers has purchased an Osako saddlestitcher from

Printing Impressions 400 -- 351-400
December 1, 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:351340Jacob North Printing, Lincoln, NE$16.80$16.25+3David T. Calhoun125COM 50%; PUB 15%; CAT 15%; DM 10%16228Private 2  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:352376Robin Enterprises, Westerville, OH$16.78$14.60+15Robin Hance126COM

The Alphabetized PI 400
December 1, 2000

If you know the name of a printing company that you think appears on the Printing Impressions 400 list, but you're not sure of its ranking, here's an easy way to locate that firm. Simply find the company in the alphabetical listings on this page. In addition to each company's name and headquarters location, a corresponding number appears indicating that firm's ranking on the Printing Impressions 400. ABS Graphics (Addison, IL) 400 Action Printing (Fond du Lac, WI) 353 Adams Business Forms (Topeka, KS) 96 AdPlex Inc. (Houston, TX) 102 Advance Business Graphics (Mira Loma, CA) 153 AFL Web Printing (Voorhees, NJ)