LAWRENCE, Kan. – March 21, 2018 – Allen Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Kathy Lafferty to our local sales team. Lafferty joins Allen Press with over 33 years of experience in print publishing, advertising sales and marketing.
LAWRENCE, Kan. – March 6, 2018 – Allen Press, Inc. is excited to announce the purchase of a Brausse 1050SFi Automatic Diecutter and Foil Stamping Machine with Stripping Alternative. The Brausse 1050SFi is the most advanced piece of equipment of its kind on the market, and Allen Press is the first and only commercial printer in North America with the Brausse 1050SFi on its shop floor.
Lawrence, Kan. – February 14, 2018 – Allen Press, Inc. has been awarded the Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) designation, recognizing exemplary human resources practices that create an outstanding workplace. For 17 years, Printing Industries of America’s BWA program has acted as an acknowledgment of printing industry excellence in human resources practices.
Being designated a Best Workplace company demonstrates the significant commitment that Allen Press has made to its employees by investing in their work environment, personal goals and ambitions and recognizing that an exceptional workplace also serves the needs of the company.
LAWRENCE, Kan. – January 30, 2018 – As part of an ongoing commitment to enhance its scholarly publisher services, Allen Press, Inc. is growing the team that delivers those services.
This includes the promotion of Mark Kohlhase to Vice President, Scholarly Publisher Services and Barbara Buzzi to Senior Sales Executive, and the addition of Elizabeth Just as a Sales Executive. Along with Julie Rinke, Senior Vice President, Operations, and Maria Preston-Cargill, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, the team will work to enhance scholarly publisher services and grow revenue from society and association publishers.
BY DOMINIQUE SCANLAN
Effective January 21, 2018 the United States Postal Service (USPS) will increase mail and shipping rates across the board. Publishers and marketers who utilize mailing services will be affected by these changes.
The USPS is not alone in its price increase for 2018. According to the Pitney Bowes blog, FedEx and UPS both announced an average shipping rate increase of 4.9 percent. In comparison, the USPS is still a competitive and cost-saving option.