95 years is a very long time, when you stop and think about it. It’s a significant milestone, and one that makes us pause and think about all of the great relationships that have helped us get to this point.
In 95 years, we’ve seen the printed word migrate from a process that was essentially unchanged since Gutenberg invented movable type. All the way to digital technology that can publish words, thoughts and ideas faster than Gutenberg ever imagined. It is amazing…
Every so often, I go back to the type cases that we still have in the back. They’re hard to get to, but fun to look at. I know that my Great Grandfather used that very type to help people and businesses communicate. It’s a little different now, but those type cases still have a home, and they are not going anyplace soon. It is our connection to the past.
It is a wonderful legacy to be a part of. And it couldn’t be possible without the great customers and the talented folks throughout the years who have applied their craft.
We don’t have big plans for this birthday. We’re saving up the energy for the 100th anniversary in 2017. It’s not that the 95th is not important, it’s that we’re focused on the future with a laser-like intensity.