Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ October 2013 edition, featuring Classic Graphics, Bartash, Design Distributors, Canfield & Tack
“Not only did Bartash need to obtain funding as its current lender was ceasing financing to large manufacturers, the company was also in the early stages of a substantial turnaround,” remarked Leo Pound, president of Pound Consulting, who is working with Bartash during the company’s turnaround.
Starting a print magazine about technology seems like a case of the message killing the medium. But not to Mel Gomez. He just wanted a magazine that spoke to him—in two languages. So Gomez, the director of niche publishing for the Southwest Philly-based Bartash Printing, started Tek Lado, which hit the street Sept. 27, bearing the tagline, "A technology and pop culture magazine for the new bilingual generation."
Tek Lado will publish bimonthly (the next issue is due in late November), but Gomez foresees a switch to monthly publication by April.
Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions' August 2010 edition.
Bartash will substantially increase productivity at its Philly plant with the purchase of three 4-high towers and one folder.
Printing Impressions' Across the Nation Commercial Printing News for April 2009
Printing Impressions' Across the Nation Commercial Printing News for February 2009
FROM NEWSPAPER publisher to newspaper printer, Bartash Printing has been around the block. And, considering its location—Philadelphia—that block is pretty historic. Philadelphia is the home of America’s first and foremost printer: Ben Franklin. And, like Franklin, who started out with very little, local printer Joe Bartash started out small before hitting it big. Bartash Printing, one of the largest cold web printing companies in the Philadelphia region, was started 55 years ago by Bartash to print his weekly newspaper, the Southwest Globe Times. In 1962, Joe’s son-in-law, Sidney Simon, joined the company. During the next 45 years, Simon and his son, Michael, built the