Modern Litho announces ownership transition

Jeff and Jenny Davidson, Owners of Modern Litho
Jeff and Jenny Davidson, Owners of Modern Litho

For Immediate Release: Jefferson City, Missouri March 23, 2023— Modern Litho, a publication and commercial printer and mailer headquartered in Jefferson City, Missouri, with production facilities in St. Louis and Kansas City, announces the ownership group has wholly sold the company to two of the existing shareholders, Jeff and Jenny Davidson as of December 31, 2022. The event marks the successful transition of the mostly family-owned company to the third generation as part of its planned ownership succession.

“On behalf of the outgoing ownership group, it has been our highest honor and privilege to steward the company (Modern Litho) with a firm long-term vision. We’ve made decisions large and small based on what’s best for the business, our employees, and our customers. It’s this conviction combined with truly exceptional employees, industry partners and vendors that have made Modern Litho the world-class print organization it is today. Jeff and Jenny Davidson having been part of the ownership for the last five years, will continue with the same goal and vision. We couldn’t be more proud and excited for the future of Modern Litho,” commented Darrell Moore, CEO.

The Davidsons purchased the company from the ownership group which included: Darrell and Chris Moore, Greg and Becky Meeker, and Darla Moore Porter. Darrell Moore and Greg Meeker will continue working for the company in executive roles.

About Modern Litho:

Headquartered in Jefferson City, Missouri with operations in St. Louis and Kansas City, Modern Litho has been serving the print needs of client organizations for more than 85 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.

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