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Midwest Commercial Printer Expands With Investment In Latest Print Technology


Midwest Commercial Printer Expands With Investment In Latest Print Technology

Jefferson City, MO – May 15, 2019 – Modern Litho, a national leading custom publication and commercial print organization based in Jefferson City, Missouri announced today the purchase and upcoming installation of a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106 press. The 8-color perfector press will include speed enhancing features for commercial printing and magazine printing capabilities, and come equipped with CutStar in-line paper sheeting technology.

“We’re fortunate that our business continues to grow,” said Darrell Moore, President of Modern Litho. “Investing in equipment and technology that positively impacts our production workflow and employees helps us better serve our clients,” Moore added.

At 18,000 impressions per hour, the Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106 will complement and enhance the output of the pressroom in Modern Litho’s 96,000 square foot headquarter facility in Jefferson City.

“This press is the third Heidelberg long perfector in our line up and brings a significant boost to our capacity and flexibility to meet market opportunities,” said Jeff Davidson, Vice President.  He added, “We have a unique production model. Working together with industry partners like Heidelberg to meet the company’s specific needs is vital to our success.”

The organization serves a Midwest and national client base in addition to local markets across the state with production facilities in Jefferson City, St. Louis and Kansas City. The new XL 106 is slated to be in operation in June 2019.

Ranking at #156 on the Printing Impressions Top 400 Printing Companies, Modern Litho has continued its multi-year upward trend of double digit revenue growth. Other recent achievements include the Best of Print and Digital, Graphex and Gold Ink Awards.

About Modern Litho

With clients located across the Midwest and nationwide, Modern Litho is headquartered in Jefferson City, Missouri, with additional facilities in St. Louis and Kansas City. Modern Litho has been serving the print needs of client organizations for more than 80 years. Regarded as a premier printer of specialized publications, magazines, and catalogs for niche’ markets, Modern Litho’s capabilities include high-performance offset print, finishing and distribution of marketing and member communications, advanced variable data print, direct mail, and mailing services. Modern Litho is a G7® Master Qualified Printer and holds renewable resource FSC® and SFI Chain-of-Custody® Certifications. Markets of interest include non-profit and member-based organizations. For more information about our commercial printing capabilities, visit our home page.

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