Simon family immigrated to the United States from Germany.
Nicholas Simon purchased interest in a new German newspaper in Louisville, Ky., which later became known as "The Printing Rooms of Nicholas Simon."
Nicholas retired and his sons, Frank X. and John E., ran operations.
Frank X. Simon
John E. Simon
Frank X. and John E. changed the name of the company, as it became incorporated, to The Glaubensbote Publishing Company.
The company purchased a new Miehle Press. Alfred J., son of Frank X., joined the company as director. Frank X. served as secretary and John E. was president.
Because 75 percent of people could neither spell, pronounce, nor understand the company name, it was changed to Publishers Printing Company.
Alfred J. became president and general manager. He drew the company logo of the father reading the newspaper that is still used today by Publishers Printing Company, the parent company of Publishers Press.
Alfred J. Simon
Frank E. became president.
Frank E. Simon
Publishers Printing Company moved its 50 employees to a 33,000 square foot plant in Shepherdsville, KY.
Publishers installed its first heatset web.
Nicholas X., son of Frank E., joined the company.
Michael J., son of Frank E., joined the company.
Nicholas X. was named president and Michael J. became executive vice president, after the passing of Frank E.
Nicholas X. Simon
Michael J. Simon
Executive Vice President
Operations began at the 120,000 square foot Lebanon Junction plant.
The company makes history with the printing of Sports Car International, the first magazine to be printed with a complete CTP process.
Publishers Press established the first USPS-approved co-palletization program for short- to medium-run magazines.
The combination of co-mailing, co-palletization, and drop shipping makes up the PubXpress™ distribution system at Publishers Press, the first of its kind in this market.
Flexographic press added to print for the label and packaging market.
ContentXpress digital solution was released to enrich, store, manage, search, republish and share content dynamically.
Publishers wins Gold and Best of Show Award in the 2011 & 2012 Excellence in Flexography.
Michael J. was named president after the passing of Nicholas X.
Michael J. Simon
More than one million square feet of under roof warehousing and close to 1,400 employees with two locations.
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