James Printing Renames to Modern Litho – Kansas City as of February 1, 2019

Kansas City, Missouri—January 21, 2019 Following a successful acquisition by Modern Litho in July of 2018, James Printing of North Kansas City will be renamed to Modern Litho-Kansas City effective February 1, 2019.

“While we’re proud of our 40 year history and the reputation we’ve built as a company, we’re looking to the future and making investments to ensure long term success. As a fully integrated organization with Modern Litho, we are better positioned to serve the Kansas City market and beyond with expanded capabilities and an enhanced sales and customer service team,” commented Evan James, President of James Printing.

As a result of the recent acquisition Modern Litho-Kansas City now offers:

  • Enhanced offset and digital print and bindery finishing capabilities
  • Expanded direct mail and mailing services
  • Advanced web-to-print technology, e-commerce and storefront capabilities
  • Large format print capabilities including signage and display graphics


“We greatly value the brand reputation and exceptional client relationships James Printing has established over the nearly 40 years it has been in business. Our intention is to continue to operate and invest in the location at 1340 Taney in North Kansas City and contribute to the metro area business community,” explains Darrell Moore, CEO and President of Modern Litho.

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. Investments across all locations in 2018 comprise of new equipment, added staff and square footage which have resulted in an expanding regional and national client base. Other recent achievements include the Best of Print and Digital and Gold Ink Awards.

About Modern Litho

With nationwide clientele and 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 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 visit www.modernlitho.com