Member Spotlight: Pressworks

Columbus Chamber
The Columbus Chamber provides connections, resources and solutions that help small businesses and Fortune 500 enterprises grow Central Ohio's economy.

Provide us with a brief summary of your business’ services.
At Pressworks, we offer a broad spectrum of commercial printing solutions and services. We offer offset printing including a heat-set web press, a ten color roll to sheet fed LED curing press, digital and grand format printing, and variable data print services. Our inclusive services also include; full bindery, mailing, fulfillment, custom web stores, and distribution.

We are printers: exceptional, precise, and seasoned. Our teams of professionals are highly skilled at combining technology, innovation, and artistry to assure the finished product reflects our client’s vision. The result must always be our customers brand at its best.

Being exceptional is critical, but going above and beyond is what makes Pressworks unique.

Tell us about your company’s mission and values.
Founded by the Dick and Betty Izzard in 1985, Pressworks mission is to serve each of our clients as if they were our only client. To provide unprecedented customer service offering the best solutions available and ultimately producing a product that assures their vision is realized on-brand, on-deadline, and on-budget.

Our commitment to continually growing our capabilities by investing in cutting-edge technology allows us to combine new and traditional print methods to achieve a dynamic end product.

At Pressworks we are dedicated to providing the perfect blend of technology, innovation, artistry, and people.

What are the services you use the most (or are looking forward to using) from the Columbus Chamber?
We are new members of the Columbus Chamber and are very excited about the prospects of partnering with them to further establish Pressworks as the premier commercial printer in Central Ohio while assisting the Chamber in continuing to position Columbus as a global business leader. We are eager to tap into the vast resources and networking opportunities available to us through the Columbus Chamber of Commerce.

How do you stay engaged with trends that you see in your industry?
Active in print industry social media and traditional peer groups we are always keeping our thumb on the pulse of industry trends. Known as the designer’s printer, we continually communicate with our customers to gain a clear understanding of their needs. We are focused on not only keeping up with the trends but truly working toward staying ahead of industry trends.

At Pressworks we put our money where our mouth is, staying engaged in the trends and ahead of the curve requires investing in cutting-edge technology that enables us to offer our clients the benefits of the latest in print capabilities. Our most recent investments include the Vutek GS3xPro grand format printer. We have also added a state-of-the-art multi-cutter, a five-color Komori offset press with an aqueous coater, a Ricoh ProC9110 digital printer, and a ten color Man Roland press with a new, LED curing system. Making us one of the few commercial printers in Central Ohio to offer many of the capabilities provided by this equipment.

What is your company culture like?
We are a family, a family of hard working people that come together every day focused on putting our clients first. Family owned with almost one hundred employees, each with their own expertise that shares one universal goal: producing exceptional products for our customers. The roll-up your sleeves, pitch in, can do attitude, is critical to our culture, each person dedicated not only to their position but also to the company as a whole.

What does it take to be a successful employee at your company?
Teamwork is critical to the success of Pressworks which requires all employees to be team players and an understanding and willingness to do whatever it takes to meet a deadline and deliver an exceptional product.   Our employees have each other’s back, show respect toward their co-workers, and share a common cause- working together to assure our clients achieve their vision.

What makes Columbus such a great place to do business?
There are countless reasons that Columbus is a great place to do business. A growing community recently deemed one of the best cities in America, Columbus is full of energy, rich with young and established talent, it is multi-cultural, easy to get around, and home to 63 colleges and universities including the largest University in the world, The Ohio State University. In spite of its tremendous growth, Columbus continues to maintain the connected community typically found in smaller cities.

About Pressworks

Nestled in Plain City Ohio, Pressworks is easily accessed from just about anywhere in Central Ohio. Located less than 25 minutes from Downtown Columbus, and just minutes from Dublin.

Don’t be fooled by the quiet town of Plain City, located just behind Main Street is our enterprising campus with over 110,000 square feet of buildings, 100 employees, and the perfect combination of the latest in print technology and traditional technology assures every product we produce is perfect.

Environmental Footprint
The future is important to us! There are hues of green in everything we do. At Pressworks we make every effort to operate in the most environmentally conscious manner possible! Our use of soy inks, paper and ink recycling standards and low carbon footprint elements in our environment assure we are doing our part for the future of our planet.