Mercury Print Productions Plans to Increase Workforce Due to Textbook Contract
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—January 6, 2016—Mercury Print Productions, reportedly the third-largest commercial printer in the city, recently signed a multimillion-dollar contract that will significantly boost the company's workforce by 15 percent over the next several months, according to the Rochester Business Journal.
Mercury Print Productions CEO John Place told the paper that his company plans to hire handworkers, machine and sheeting operators, and digital pressmen this month to address the increase in business the company anticipates in February.
"We are very excited to be in a position in which we can support the local economy by adding jobs," said Place, who added that the contract will include the production of textbooks for the educational market.
Mercury Print Productions, which ranked 152nd on the 2015 Printing Impressions 400, with sales of $32.70 million, offers a wide range of services within its three company divisions to suit a variety of print, media and marketing needs.
Place told the Business Journal that he expects to grow revenues significantly. The company has 210 employees.