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Reorganized our customer service program by establishing Project Coordinators assigned to each customer. Customers benefit with an accountable OWP contact, increased communication and a personal advocate to follow their job through production from file drop to delivery.
Oregon Web Press focuses on sustainability and becoming a more eco-friendly facility. We have become Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance. We reviewed and improved our recycling programs, adjusted thermostats, replaced our old mercury vapor lighting for new energy efficient lighting, and made a major capital investment in a new after-burner to scrub the air coming off our ovens.
Acquired Ink Optimization software for both print lines reducing ink usage by as much as 25% while maintaining sharpness and improving print quality.
Now a national printer with monthly customers from Seattle to the Bay Area the company drops Western from its name becomes Oregon Web Press.
Company hires a graphic designer and adds design services to support customers high end design needs.
Oregon Web Press re-brands with new logo.
Press department adds 4 Color King Press units to increase capacity to 3 webs, 24 pages of full color in one signature.
Oregon Web Press joins the Northwest PPI Association
Western Oregon Web Press purchases a 4 unit Hantcho heatset press allowing a higher quality print on glossy paper stocks.
Company expands its graphic department upgrading computers, networking and software.
Hugh Crowe’s son, Steve Crowe, takes over the duties of company president.
Company purchases 2 Kodak Trendsetter plate processors going to a fully digital front end.
The company joins the NAPL and begins participating in national industry events.
Company adds UV ink capabilities becoming a leader in the Northwest with this new technology.
To accommodate growth the company expands the Albany facility to 15,000 square feet.
To locate closer to the I-5 corridor the company moves from Corvallis to its current facility on 29th Avenue SW in Albany, Oregon.
Corvallis Web Press having become a regional printing company, changes its name to Western Oregon Web Press.
Hugh Crowe, owner of The Real Estate Press, decides to team up with Randy Leopard and Corvallis Web Press is born.