The Jerome Group LLC

TransPromo Special Report — Learning from Those Who Know
June 1, 2008

HOUSTON-BASED Personix promises to help build stronger customer relationships through personalized communications. The company (a unit of financial data giant Fiserv) produces a wide variety of personalized printed and electronic materials for clients in the retail sales, financial services, healthcare, entertainment and telecommunications industries. Also a player in the investment services vertical, Personix produces statements (non-billing), checks and explanation of benefits documents. To help businesses reach their customers and retain brand loyalty, Personix provides customized credit cards, membership and ID cards, billing statements, personalized checks and other related advertising materials—all with a few extra personal aesthetics. According to Don Mathis, corporate director of composition,

Fiserv Swings Deal for Jerome Group
July 21, 2006

BROOKFIELD, WI—Fiserv Inc. has acquired The Jerome Group of St. Louis, a $44 million a year digital printer that serves industries including financial services, health care, telecommunications and retail. Jerome Group will become part of the Personix division of Fiserv Output Solutions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.All 300 Jerome Group employees will join…

May 1, 2006

Flag Contest Waves In 50th Anniversary BERRYVILLE, VA—Berryville Graphics, a book products manufacturer that’s part of arvato Print, a Bertelsmann company, has begun a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary. As part of the celebration, a Berryville 50th anniversary flag design contest was created for the plant’s workers. Four Colour Imports, a Louisville, KY-based book manufacturing representative for Friesens Printing in Canada and Everbest Printing in China, has hired Ronald Hicks as the company’s Northeast sales representative covering New York City and New England. Also, Kara Mills transitions into sales from production manager, handling 10 states. Bob Hanon, former owner of Hanon Printing, has joined

June 1, 2005

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA—RR Donnelley (RRD) representatives presented a $50,000 check to Cal Poly State University in support of the Graphic Communication Institute's new RR Donnelley Learning Center. As part of its ongoing commitment to furthering education in the graphic communications industry, MAN Roland awarded the following scholarships to the recently held NAPL and PIA/GATF Management & Leadership Institute: Garland Lipscomb, production supervisor, Stafford Printing, Stafford, VA, was awarded the MAN Roland Larry B. Perkins Scholarship and participated in the program's Graphic Communications Management course; and Scott Vaughan, prepress manager of Kase Printing, Hudson, NH, received the MAN Roland Harry V. Quadracci Scholarship to

May 1, 2005

Jim Meissner, founder and CEO of Color Ink in Sussex, WI, has reduced his duties to pursue his passion for fine art/oil painting. An exhibit of his work begins this month at Landmarks Gallery, located here. His work includes dramatic views of vistas in the Southwest, landscapes of Wisconsin, and paintings of places he has visited in Italy and Hawaii. Lisa Arsenault has been appointed president of The McArdle Printing Co., Upper Marlboro, MD, a subsidiary company of BNA Inc. Arsenault steps into the job from her previous role as vice president of sales. Under her leadership, McArdle's sales grew more than 25 percent in

Printing Impressions 400 -- 101 - 150
December 1, 2004

(Editor's Note: Company rankings for the current and previous years are based on figures reported in 2004. Therefore, companies that revised their 2003 revenues may have changed their 2003 ranking as compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing Impressions 400. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is calculated on the most recent information provided.) 101 ('03: 97) NorthStar Print Group, Watertown, WI Total Sales (Millions): $57.40 Previous Year's Sales (Millions): $56.52 Change (%): +2 Principal Officer: Richard Gasper Employees: 290 Primary Specialties: PKG 100% Web Offset Press Units: 0 Sheetfed Press Units: 0 Other Press Units: 81 Ownership: Public Plants: 3

Large-Format Sheetfed Perfectors -- Seeking Perfection
August 1, 2004

by chris bauer Managing Editor Printers live by the mantra that time is money. As more steps can be cut out of the prepress, printing and binding processes, more profit can be achieved. Large-format (40˝ and larger) perfecting presses ensure faster printing results by printing both sides of the sheet in one pass through the press. Many printers have put two and two together, and like the sum that sheetfed perfectors provide. "The drive towards large-format perfectors is stimulated in a large degree by the need for process time reduction," explains Doug Schardt, product manager, Komori America. "In other words, why do in two

DIGITAL digest
April 1, 2004

On Demand Closes Doors on Its New York City Run NEW YORK—Two surprises awaited exhibitors and attendees at the recent 2004 On Demand Conference & Exposition. Unfortunately, they both related to the event itself. On the first day, word spread of a change in location and timing for the next installment of the industry forum, which is scheduled to be held May 17-19, 2005, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in the heart of Philadelphia. There was no formal announcement, so most exhibitors first learned of the move when they were approached about reserving a booth for the 2005 show. The second surprise awaited attendees

ACROSS the nation
May 1, 2003

Paper Signs Deal for New Press PEORIA, IL—The Peoria Journal Star, a Copley Press property, has signed with MAN Roland for a new Geoman press to replace its current Goss letterpress system. The 42-couple, eight-web machine, earmarked to more than double the paper's color capacity, will reside in a new 66,000-square-foot extension that's being added to the company's facility here. california ANAHEIM—KNI Inc., a book manufacturer, has acquired Complete Reproduction Service, a Santa Ana, CA-based book manufacturer. The two companies will operate from the KNI facility here. Additional equipment that will be added include a three-knife trimmer, Wire-O and spiral binding machines,

Top 50 Color Digital Printers
February 1, 2000

Welcome to the fifth annual Printing Impressions ranking of the 50 print vendors at the top of the color on-demand printing market. The rankings were determined by 1999 annual sales figures, as reported by the companies themselves. 1. XYAN.COMKing of Prussia, PA(610) 992-7100Total Annual Sales: $62,500,000% of Sales From On-demand: 60Principal Officer: Alan BelyeaPlants: 47Employees: 735 Year Founded: 1994Digital Printing Devices: Canon CLC 1000 (2); Xerox DocuColor 12 (34); Xerox DocuColor 40 (8); Xerox DocuColor 70 (1); Xerox DocuColor 100 (1); Xerox DocuTech 135 (5); Xerox DocuTech 6180 (16)Capabilities/Servicess: Digital file transfer; Distribute and print; Distribution and fulfillment; Internet server; Large-format output 2. BPS