Midstates Group Buys Lincoln, NE-Based A to Z Printing; Combines It with Jacob North
LINCOLN, NE—November 7, 2014—After 125 years in the printing business, Jacob North continues to provide traditional print and new media solutions for customers with a variety of needs. Over the years, Jacob North has been a trusted partner for area businesses, delivering top quality printed materials with exceptional service, and has also stepped forward as a leader in the community of Lincoln, NE, where the company was founded. In July of 2013, Jacob North became a member company of the Midstates Group. On Dec. 1, Jacob North and the Midstates Group will welcome A to Z into the family of companies.
Roger Feickert, CEO of the Midstates Group noted, "Jacob North is a key facility in our company. We strive to continuously build a strong network of services with the goal of providing outstanding service and competitive pricing to our local, regional and national client base. The addition of A to Z to the Jacob North facility and the Midstates Group further enhances our ability to expand affordable service options for our customers."
A to Z, which has been in the printing business since 1986, offers all types of quick commercial printing services including short-run printing, digital, in-house creative graphic design, wedding announcements and promotional items. "With the resources that Midstates Group will bring A to Z will now offer high-end commercial printing, mailing services, cross-media marketing, large-format graphics and apparel," said Justin Feickert, vice president of sales and marketing of the Midstates Group.
"Since becoming part of the Midstates Group in 2013, our capabilities at Jacob North have grown immensely with the addition of new equipment, technology upgrades and the hiring of additional staff," noted Jacob North General Manager Eric Stevenson. "Jacob North is excited for the opportunity to expand our footprint in Lincoln and the region by utilizing the expertise of Sue Quambusch and her team at A to Z in the quick commercial and digital print market, an area that Sue’s company has expertly demonstrated in Lincoln for decades."