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Gateway Press--Taking Care of Business. . . and People
November 1, 1998

Louisville, KY's Gateway Press invests in equipment and workers. BY ERIK CAGLE THE SEVEN Dwarfs may not be working in the bindery department, but it's a safe bet that there are Gateway Press employees who whistle on their way to work. Save the Hi-Ho jokes; this Louisville, KY-based commercial printer is a real workers' paradise. Even as the company grows bigger—an $8 million expansion added, among other things, 20 new jobs and brought the total number to nearly 300 employees—the personal touch can still be felt. How much do the employees love their work? The average tenure is 14 years. Although the company was

Bowne Dedicates South Bend Facility
October 1, 1998

SOUTH BEND, IN—Six weeks prior to its official opening and less than a year after groundbreaking ceremonies, Bowne & Co.'s South Bend manufacturing facility printed more than a half-million merger documents. The new facility, which became fully operational on Aug. 4, represents a 25 percent increase in web press capacity for Bowne, and is budgeted to produce the print component for roughly $100 million in sales. Bowne, as a whole, recorded fiscal year 1997 revenues of $716 million. The South Bend plant, strategically located to serve the Midwestern market, is expected to handle overflow mutual fund and financial printing from Bowne sites around the

Merrick Makes a Connection With Digital Printing
September 1, 1998

LOUISVILLE, KY—As the home of the Kentucky Derby, Louisville is accustomed to long shots. And in 1994, Merrick Printing bet on one of the longest shots of all: digital printing. Despite all of the hoopla surrounding digital printing, this technology does not ensure higher profit margins—as many hapless printers have discovered. Merrick Printing, however, has discovered differently, hitting the jackpot with its digital on-demand services. Digital Print Impressions (DPI), Merrick's digital division, recently moved from a 5,000-square-foot facility to a new 30,000-square-foot home located within the same business park. The larger location provides plenty of room for DPI's six Xerox DocuTechs, two DocuColors