Century-Old Saltus Press Closes its Doors
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WORCESTER, MA—Saltus Press, a cold web, sheetfed and digital printer, has closed its doors following a 104-year run, according to the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. Employees were informed of the closure on Aug. 5. The company employed about 160 people as recently as 2009, according to the newspaper.
The printer, which opened in 1906, had three divisions: Charles River Publishing (cold web and mailing), Overly (books) and Comp Digital (digital services). Overly is now listed as a division of Jardine Associates, according to its Website.
Saltus Press' property, covering 185,600 square feet, is assessed at $2.2 million and has $20,000 in unpaid taxes, according to the Telegram & Gazette.