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The press assembly was completed in January and was being put through its paces, with test printings leading to fine-tuned colors.

The press assembly was completed in January and was being put through its paces, with test printings leading to fine-tuned colors.


Press units being assembled, February 2008.

Press units being assembled, February 2008.


Control systems monitor all steps of the printing process.

Control systems monitor all steps of the printing process.


Rick Wineman, pressroom foreman, left, and Jim Davies, production
director, examine one of the plates that will be placed on the press prior to printing a page.

Rick Wineman, pressroom foreman, left, and Jim Davies, production director, examine one of the plates that will be placed on the press prior to printing a page.


The Vindicator’s modern offset printing press will produce a brighter, bolder, more colorful newspaper in a new contemporary size. Standing in front of The Vindicator Printing Company’s
$10-million investment are, from left: Mark A. Brown, general manager; Betty H. Brown Jagnow, publisher; Ted Suffolk, assistant general manager; Ernie Brown Jr., regional editor/columnist; Rick
Wineman, pressroom foreman; Todd Franko, editor/columnist; and David Skolnick, politics writer/columnist. Above, Mike Hall, facilities manager; Bertram de Souza, editorial page writer/columnist; Jim Davies, production director; and Luis Salgado, lead press installer of Britton Services.

The Vindicator’s modern offset printing press will produce a brighter, bolder, more colorful newspaper in a new contemporary size. Standing in front of The Vindicator Printing Company’s $10-million investment are, from left: Mark A. Brown, general manager; Betty H. Brown Jagnow, publisher; Ted Suffolk, assistant general manager; Ernie Brown Jr., ...


A detailed view of one of the many huge gears that moves the press.

A detailed view of one of the many huge gears that moves the press.