Northern Ohio Printing
Northern Ohio Printing is reaping the benefits of being the first U.S. installation of Prinect Production Manager from Heidelberg.
After purchasing an MGI JETvarnish 3D digital spot UV coater at GRAPH EXPO 12, Northern Ohio Printing continues to feel its success. "There has been an increased demand for specialty prints and we now have the ability to capture this audience," said Gary Chmielewski, president.
Cleveland-based Northern Ohio Printing has blossomed into a $5 million business with 30 employees servicing more than 600 accounts. How did they do it? Founder and President Gary Chmielewski credits the company's ability to evolve during uncertain times, along with a stellar staff and capex investments.
Always on the lookout for new product and service offerings that will benefit the firm’s clients, Gary Chmielewski, founder of Northern Ohio, started to research options for digital spot UV coating in early 2012. “The flexibility to choose between the flat and raised 3D effects of the MGI JETvarnish 3D was a key factor in our decision,” said Chmielewski.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ February 2012 edition, featuring PaperWorks Industries’ KBA Rapida 142 sheetfed press installation.
Heidelberg has announced the following new product installations at Worzalla Publishing, Ry-Gan Printing and Northern Ohio Printing. Worzalla Publishing reports the purchase of a Eurobind 600 PUR binder and POLAR 66 guillotine cutter to support its new digital book printing operation, co-located with the company’s main facility in Stevens Point, WI.
New Diecutter a Plus for Northern Ohio CLEVELAND—After spending upward of $10,000 a month to outsource its diecutting work, Northern Ohio Printing decided to pull those jobs back in-house with the acquisition of a KAMA TS 74-60HF diecutter with foil stamping and embossing features. Gary Chmielewski, president and owner of Northern Ohio Printing, notes the new gear has begun to create a profitable niche market for itself. Thus far, the company has logged more than 40 diecutting, foil stamping and embossing jobs on the KAMA. Northern Ohio specializes in short- to medium-run commercial printing, with runs between 100 and 5,000 pieces for foil stamping and