Worzalla, an employee-owned printing company specializing in high-quality custom products including children’s books and coffee table books, announced substantial hiring figures in the first quarter of its fiscal year 2020. In the last three months, Worzalla grew its workforce by 12.5%, adding 37 new associates in a variety of positions for a total workforce of 334 associates. Total growth over the previous year is 19.7%. According to the Book Manufacturing Institute’s 2019 State of the Book Industry report, the U.S. added a total of 284,000 manufacturing jobs in 2018, describing the overall state of the industry as robust. The report says that the printed book industry has recovered from the declines it saw from the Great Recession and the rise of the e-book, and that the number of printed books is growing. “As demand for U.S.-printed books has grown, we have had to expand our workforce to meet the demands of our customers, publishers from around the country,” said Brianne Petruzalek, Director of Human Resources at Worzalla.
Bolger Printing, a provider of commercial printing services, has invested in a new HP Indigo 100K Digital Press to expand digital print capacity and support growing demand for high-impact printing applications using personalized data.
The new HP Indigo 100K press is Bolger’s second investment in HP Indigo digital printing in less than two years, following the installation of an HP Indigo 12000 HD Digital Press in 2019. As a result, Bolger is now decommissioning two offset presses with the installation of the 29 inch HP Indigo100K, offering a new benchmark in digital sheetfed productivity with nonstop printing of tens of thousands of B2 duplex sheets every day.
Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Bolger is a traditional commercial printer that has rapidly expanded into providing full-service mail and multichannel communications solutions for its audiences using data-driven workflows, including its innovative SmartQ platform for marketing automation.
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