The Printing House

UPFRONT
October 1, 2011

Commercial printing industry news briefs, including items on The Edward Hine Co., Dataflow Inc., The Printing House, Transcontinental, PrintHarmony.com, Schawk, Harmony Printing & 
Development, Integraphx and Hewlett-Packard.

Magazine Specialist The Printing House Closes its Doors
August 26, 2011

QUINCY, FL—Faced with updating its presses and making other substantial equipment investments, The Printing House has decided to close, the Tallahassee Democrat reported. The move left 40 employees out of work, according to the newspaper.

Loss of The Printing House a Setback for Quincy Community
August 22, 2011

Publishers Press of Shepherdsville, KY, is assuming the printing duties for more than 200 editions of Homes & Land magazine, taking over for The Printing House in Quincy (FL). The shift marks the end of The Printing House, which was once one of Gadsden County’s largest employers. Homes & Land magazines, containing residential properties and acreage for sale, are published in 47 states, the District of Columbia and six provinces in Canada by licensed franchisees.

At its peak, The Printing House had a staff of 250 and printed more than 400 titles.

“It was done because of business reasons,” said

The Printing House Sets Its ‘The Printz’ Mascot Loose in Toronto
July 19, 2011

The Printing House is running a contest in conjunction with the appearance of The Printz (the central character in the company’s marketing campaign) in Toronto, which will provide participants with multiple chances to win one of the 50 prizes available. “We appear to have misplaced The Printz.”

BINDERY matters
September 1, 2007

Curtis Picks Up Landmark Diecutter SANDY HOOK, CT—Curtis Packaging has installed the first Heidelberg Dymatrix 142 CSB diecutter in the Western Hemisphere. It replaces a 30-year-old machine. The massive, 60-ton diecutter was shipped from Heidelberg Postpress production in Manchengladbach, Germany. From there, the machine was dismantled, then shipped via freighter to the United States. Upon its arrival in New York Harbor, the Dymatrix 142 was sent to Curtis Packaging, becoming the first piece of Heidelberg equipment the company has ever owned. Now in full production mode at Curtis, the Dymatrix 142 CSB (cutting, stripping and blanking model) with automatic pallet feeder has met or exceeded all expectations,

Printing Impressions 400 -- 51 - 100
December 1, 2004

(Editor's Note: Company rankings for the current and previous years are based on figures reported in 2004. Therefore, companies that revised their 2003 revenues may have changed their 2003 ranking as compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing Impressions 400. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is calculated on the most recent information provided.) 51 ('03: 52) PBM Graphics, Research Triangle Park, NC Total Sales (Millions): $113.50 Previous Year's Sales (Millions): $102.20 Change (%): +11 Principal Officer: Terry L. Pegram Employees: 900 Primary Specialties: COM 85%; PUB 5%; PREP 5%; ADV 5% Web Offset Press Units: 11 Sheetfed Press Units: 90

Printing Impressions 400 -- 101-150
December 1, 2003

(Editor's Note: Company rankings for the current and previous years are based on figures reported in 2003. Therefore, companies that revised their 2002 revenues may have changed their 2002 ranking as compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing Impressions 400. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is calculated on the most recent information provided.) 101 ('02: 85) Tweddle Litho, Clinton Township, MI Total Sales (Millions): $62.90 Previous Year's Sales (Millions): $74.30 Change (%): -15 Principal Officer: Andrew M. Tweddle Employees: 200 Primary Specialties: COM 100% Web Offset Press Units: 10 Sheetfed Press Units: 2 Other Press Units: 4 Ownership: Private

2002 Printing Impressions 400 -- 101-151
December 1, 2002

(Editor's Note: Company rankings for the current and previous years are based on figures reported in 2002. Therefore, companies that revised their 2001 revenues may have changed their 2001 ranking as compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing Impressions 400. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is calculated on the most recent information provided.) 101 ('01: 105) Ames Safety Envelope, Somerville, MA Total Sales (millions): $64.00 Previous Year's (millions): $65.00 Change (%): -2 Principal Officer: Tom Kell Employees: 534 Primary Specialties: SPEC 88% (X-Ray jackets and folders); PKG 10%; FIN 2% Web Offset Units: 8 Sheetfed Offset Units: 24 Other: 0

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)

Printing Impressions 400 -- 101-150
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:101103Toppan Printing Co. America*, Somerset, NJ$70.60$62.00+14Shingo Ohkado180N/A0410Private 1*Parent: Toppan Printing, Tokyo, Japan  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:10296AdPlex Inc.*, Houston, TX$70.00$68.00+3Russell Anderson420ADV 74%; PREP 24%;