Japs-Olson Co.

Not Your Dad's Direct Mail - Part Two
June 29, 2015 at 10:40 am

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Japs-Olson of Minneapolis—a printer that can trace its roots all the way back to 1907! Japs-Olson embodies the lean manufacturing approach to today's direct mail. What I saw was a "holistic" integrated process. Japs-Olson is capable of sending more than four million pieces a day into the USPS mail stream. To do this efficiently, you need critical thinking to be applied at every stage of the process.

Attendees at 2015 Continuous Improvement Conference to Tour Three Printers
January 20, 2015

Attendees of the 2015 Continuous Improvement Conference have the option to tour three manufacturing plants in the Minneapolis area. Japs-Olson, Western Graphics and Tennant Co. will all be opening their doors to visitors, showing how continuous improvement strategies and concepts are being applied at their firms.

Printer News
September 1, 2014

Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ September 2014 edition, featuring Japs-Olson, Standard Register, Fry Communications, Flashpoint Graphix, Gill Studios, The Flottman Co., Graphic Visual Solutions, Printing and Graphics Association MidAtlantic and The Master's Press.

Japs-Olson Installs Landmark Kodak Inkjet Press
June 20, 2014

ST. LOUIS PARK, MN—Japs-Olson Co. has installed the first Kodak Prosper 6000C full-color inkjet press. Ideally suited for commercial print applications requiring high-ink laydowns, the Prosper 6000C press is part of a new Prosper press lineup that promises print speed and application flexibility. The Prosper 6000C press is ideal for data-driven print applications, such as direct mail and transactional printing.

Japs-Olson Expands Inkjet Capabilities With First Kodak Prosper 6000C Press Beta Installation
June 17, 2014

Japs-Olson Co. has added the first Kodak Prosper 6000C full-color inkjet press at its facility in St. Louis Park, MN. The installation is part of beta testing already in operation, conducted by Kodak and Japs-Olson to push the new press to its performance limits and tap the potential offered by the press’ innovations in transport, drying, writing systems and advanced press management technology.