Publishers Press

Loss of The Printing House a Setback for Quincy Community
August 22, 2011

Publishers Press of Shepherdsville, KY, is assuming the printing duties for more than 200 editions of Homes & Land magazine, taking over for The Printing House in Quincy (FL). The shift marks the end of The Printing House, which was once one of Gadsden County’s largest employers. Homes & Land magazines, containing residential properties and acreage for sale, are published in 47 states, the District of Columbia and six provinces in Canada by licensed franchisees.

At its peak, The Printing House had a staff of 250 and printed more than 400 titles.

“It was done because of business reasons,” said

Jim Beach, 90, Maintains Machines at Publishers Printing
May 19, 2011

When Jim Beach came to work as a maintenance technician at Publishers Printing in Shepherdsville (KY) 25 years ago, he had a wealth of experience. He was 65 at the time and had already worked at an open pit quicksilver mine for the Bradley Mining Co. of San Francisco, served in the Army until 1945, lived with a family where he learned about tool making, drove a city bus in Columbus for two years and spent 27 years working for Naval Ordnance.

At Publishers...he works three eight-hour days a week and lives in Payneville, driving to work 41 miles each way.

Catalog and Publication Outlook : Moving Forward Cautiously
December 1, 2010

While many magazine and catalog printers have reported some improvement in their sectors since 2009, economic and industry uncertainty still carried its weight into 2010. Reduction in advertising pages, a migration to digital alternatives, and the rising cost of postage and paper have remained key issues.

New Press at Bullitt County (KY) Business
November 9, 2010

Bullitt County’s largest private employer is investing a couple of million dollars in new (label printing) equipment because of changes in the publishing industry. From its giant presses in Shepherdsville and Lebanon Junction (KY), Publishers Printing Co. and its 1,400 workers produce about a million and a half copies of magazines each day. The president of the company Nick Simon says magazine printing will remain the core of the company's business but, “It’s not going to be a growing industry, so we are looking for growth in other areas.”

One of those areas is the printing of high-end labels

Publishers Press Expands into Labels with Mark Andy Press
August 31, 2010

With the Mark Andy P7 17˝, 10-color web press being installed in October, Publishers will soon be equipped to produce high-quality pressure-sensitive labels for the first time, adding a value-added service to its already extensive set of solutions for printing needs.

The 2007 Printing Impressions 400
December 1, 2007

The 2012 Printing Impressions 400 list of the largest printing companies in the United States and Canada as ranked by annual sales.

BINDERY matters
May 1, 2007

Puritan Press Garners New Vijuk Saddlestitcher HOLLIS, NH—Puritan Press, which serves academic, corporate and non-profit institutions, recently installed a Vijuk 321-T saddlestitcher, distributed by Vijuk Equipment. The in-line punch on the new machine has been very helpful in fulfilling high-volume book orders that require three-hole punching prior to insertion into binders for one of Puritan’s largest accounts. Sigler Printing Augments Stitching Line AMES, IA—Full-service provider Sigler Printing has bolstered its saddlestitching capabilities with the addition of a Muller Martini Presto stitcher. The acquisition allows Sigler Printing to increase its cost-effectiveness, particularly in the short- to mid-range market. According to Jill Whitaker, vice president of operations, the Presto

BINDERY matters
April 1, 2007

IADD/FSEA Odyssey Slated for May MILWAUKEE—Postpress will be the name of the game during the 2007 IADD/FSEA Odyssey, to be held here May 2-4 at the Midwest Airlines Center. Sponsored by the International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking (IADD) and the Foil Stamping and Embossing Association (FSEA), the Odyssey will be packed with targeted information to assist printers in expanding their operations into the world of postpress converting. Odyssey will present classroom sessions, on-press educational sessions on the TechShop floor and a trade fair exhibition with more than 100 postpress suppliers. The IADD-sponsored sessions include “Getting the Best Impression on Your Creases,” which is targeted for