Award-winning printer carves out successful niche in catalogs and magazines.
David Savastano, Editor01.23.17
From its beginnings more than eight decades ago as a publisher of weekly shopping guides to its present status as an award-winning printer of publications, catalogs, and direct mail, Fry Communications, Inc. has been an industry leader in quality.
The company’s roots date back to 1934, when Fry Communications began as one of the first publishers of weekly shopping guides. A small family operation, the company focused on publishing that shopper for more than 30 years. That changed when Henry Fry moved the company into printing in the 1960s.
“Henry Fry, our current chairman of the board, purchased the company’s first offset press in 1967,” said Elizabeth Bellis, marketing project manager for Fry Communications. “In 1970, we expanded into printing government and commercial materials.
Over the years, our commercial non-heatset printing grew, enabling us to expand into business-to-business catalogs and trade and consumer magazines.”
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