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The SNPA Buyers Guide highlights services and equipment offered by SNPA associate members.

           

Advertising

Audit Services


Book Publishing

Broker

Circulation

Consulting

Employee Benefits

Facility Design

Ink

Insurance

Internet & Digital Apps

Legal

News/Editorial

Newsprint

Packaging/Distribution

Prepress

Press Equipment

Pressroom

Printing

Purchasing

Research

Software Systems


Alphabetical listing of associate member companies

ABB, Inc.
AdMall/Sales Development
AdPay
AdPerfect
Alliance for Audited Media
Associated Press
Athlon Media
B&W Press
BarZ Adventures
Belden Interactive
Benefit Development Group
Borrell Associates
Brainworks
Broadcast Interactive Media
Broadwater & Associates
Bussian Law Firm
Central Ink Corporation
Certified Audit of Circulations
Content That Works
Cribb, Greene & Associates
Dario Designs
Dirks, Van Essen & Murray
Digital Technology International
Editor & Publisher
E. Viddal & Associates
Fisher & Phillips

Goss International Corporation

Green Shoot Media
HDS Premier Consulting

ICANON Associates, Inc.
Inland Newspaper Machinery Corp.
K&M Newspaper Services
KBA North America
Kostizi
Kruger
LEARNing More Circulation Idea Service
MacDermid Printing Solutions
Media Solutions Partners
Mediaphormedia / Ellington
MediaSpan Group
Mirabel Technologies, Inc./The Newspaper Manager™
MORI Research

Motivation Communications Associates
Muller Martini Mailroom Systems

MultiAd
Mutual Insurance Company
New Age Media Systems

NRS Media
Olive Software
Outsourcing USA

PAGE Cooperative
Parade Publications

Pediment/Capture Publishers

Penske Logistics
ppi Media Us, Inc.
Presteligence
ProImage America, Inc.
PuzzleFlow Solutions U.S.
Resolute Forest Products
SAXOTECH
Scarborough Research
Schur Packaging Systems
Search Influence
Second Street Media Solutions
Southern Lithoplate
The JobNetwork
TKS (USA)
TownNews.com
Trippons.com
TV Media Inc.
Universal Media, Inc.
US Ink
USA WEEKEND
W.B. Grimes & Company
Walls Media
WaltonPress
Wave2 Media Solutions
Way, Ray, Shelton & Co., PC
WorldNow
Zope Corporation


For information about the Buyers Guide or adding video to your listing, contact Cindy Durham in the SNPA office.
There is no cost to add your company logo or a three-minute video to your company listing.


 
ADVERTISING
 
AdPay, Inc.
Provides online classified advertising solutions for media companies and affinity websites. Through its patented online classified solution and the AdPay Classified Network™, AdPay provides the competitive edge media companies need to attract and retain users and transform their websites into vibrant online marketplaces.

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AdPerfect
Offers comprehensive yet configurable local and classified advertising solutions designed to achieve maximum revenue for media publishers. AdPerfect’s web-based applications reduce costs, simplify workflows and increase ROI. The suite of AdPerfect solutions include: Classified Marketplace Solutions, Integrated Media Solutions and Online Advertising Solutions. AdPerfect’s solutions are used by more than 450 media publishers across North America, the UK and Australia. 

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Brainworks
Manages all newspaper advertising: display, classified and preprints, as well as billing, accounts receivable, contracts, layout, pagination, marketing, sales force automation and web/palm integration.

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Green Shoot Media
Offers content and software solutions for newspapers. Our content includes pre-designed special sections, stories, photos and pages for ad departments. Our software includes Ad Supercharger, which publishes display ads in email and social media.

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ICANON Newzware
Newzware Business System Software – The best performance value in the newspaper industry. Circulation Management, Display & Classified Advertising, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Editorial and Ad Production tools are deployed separately or integrated as a complete business environment. ICANON Services ensure a legacy of performance with unequaled personal customer support.

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Mirabel Technologies, Inc./The Newspaper Manager™
The Newspaper Manager™ is Cloud-based software for today's multi-media newspaper publishers. Change the way you do business with the company that brought you The Magazine Manager®, the software solution of choice for more than 9,000 publications. Integrated CRM, ad/order entry, production and invoicing puts your entire staff on one system, increasing efficiency and revenues. Access your database real time from your PC, Mac, tablet and smartphone. Call or email Mike Cook at mcook@MirabelTechnologies.com or (954) 332-3208 to take a tour or visit www.MirabelTechnologies.com.

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MultiAd
Offers production efficiencies for the advertising department and selling ideas and tools for the sales team.

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NRS Media
Creates innovative ways to help media companies make more money. Using a true partnership model, we combine our extensive international media sales experience with a proven flair for commercial innovation to analyse the areas we can help you improve. We then provide revenue-generating solutions to overcome any issues uncovered.

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Outsourcing USA
Fast. Accurate. Priced right. The old saying is that you have to pick two. We've built a competitively-priced All-American ad production service that proves that you can have it all right now.

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Presteligence
Develops products spanning across online media, advertising and prepress production departments for newspapers of all sizes. Our e-edition and mobile apps give your subscribers a means of accessing their news anywhere they want. Our advertising portal centralizes the ad process, including online ad submission, e-tearsheets, e-invoices and online payment. Prepress products include production workflow, ink optimization, color-calibrated proofing and ink-presetting.

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The JobNetwork
Gain business and grow your revenues with The JobNetwork! As the first and largest recruitment ad network of its kind, TJN has been delivering unprecedented results for job seekers, employers and our publishing partners. In combination with our adaptive matching technology, we deploy one of the largest and widest distributed networks of affiliates resulting in recruitment reach and quality. Each publisher controls the branding, positioning and delivery of their offerings, all seamlessly integrated into their business and workflow. The entire offering is backed with a high level of service, training and support personnel to ensure meaningful revenues, security and measured success for our partners.

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Universal Media, Inc.
Founded in 1986 by three media executives with more than 60 years of extensive hands on experience in media planning, buying and strategy. The mission of Universal Media is to provide a complete package of strategic media buying and marketing services that are unequaled to any in the business. Universal Media specializes in working with retail chains that require in-depth marketing and analysis involving all facets of media placement.

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Wave2 Media Solutions, Inc.
Provides newspapers with self-serve advertising solutions. Wave2's iPublish AdPortal is being used on 150 websites for self-service advertising for the categories of small business retail, obituaries, real estate, celebrations, legal notices and preprint inserts.

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AUDIT SERVICES
 
Alliance for Audited Media
Maintains the world’s foremost electronic database of audited-circulation information, a growing array of verified readership/subscriber demographics and online activity data, and offers reports and services in multiple formats, including print, spreadsheet, CD-ROM and online.

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Certified Audit of Circulations
Not-for-profit circulation audit and research organization serving publishers, advertisers and advertising agencies.

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  BOOK PUBLISHING
 
Pediment/Capture Publishers
Pediment Publishing is a custom publishing company specializing in high quality coffee table books. Sale and distribution of our books is handled primarily through our media partners. The content of each book is designed to appeal to the audience of each media partner. From pictorial histories to columnist books, photography books, police and fire department histories, sports championships, current events and photo contest Capture Books, our beautiful, heirloom-quality books are designed specifically for each media partner’s market.

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BROKER
 
Broadwater & Associates LLC
Independent investment banking firm serving the media, communications and information industries.

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Cribb, Greene & Associates

Specializes in the sale of daily newspapers and large weeklies and weekly groups. Client base is primarily family-owned newspaper companies.

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Dirks, Van Essen & Murray

Assists companies in the sale and acquisition of daily newspapers and weekly groups, and in appraising newspapers for a variety of purposes.

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W.B. Grimes & Company
Investment banking firm to the media industry specializing in valuations, acquisitions and divestitures of media properties.

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  Way, Ray, Shelton & Co., PC
  Specializes in providing accounting and consulting services to the newspaper industry. In addition to providing annual auditing and tax services, WRS routinely assists its newspaper clients with acquisition, mergers, sales, spinoffs and financing arrangements.
 

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CIRCULATION
 

Brainworks
CircSmart™ provides extensive analysis and circulation management of all aspects of your product distribution. The software manages subscribers' accounts overseeing payments, expiration dates, stops, starts, vacations and pre-authorized or debit procedures to the amount of earned and unearned income related to a subscription.  CircSmart™ is a complete subscriber sales system along with a sophisticated subscriber service center.

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ICANON Newzware
Newzware Business System Software – The best performance value in the newspaper industry. Circulation Management, Display & Classified Advertising, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Editorial and Ad Production tools are deployed separately or integrated as a complete business environment. ICANON Services ensure a legacy of performance with unequaled personal customer support.

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LEARNing More Circulation Idea Service
Provides a monthly circulation idea magazine to newspapers.  

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CONSULTING
 
AdMall/Sales Development Services
Provides consultative sales and marketing intelligence to media salespeople through cost-efficient Web-based tools and training.

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Belden Interactive
Research and consulting to local news and information providers for Online, TV, print, radio and magazines. BI provides a full suite of services for research and expert consulting in news enterprise and niche product efforts.

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Borrell Associates

Tracks local advertising and helps online companies develop executive strategies. Focus is on interactive advertising and marketing, and primary strength is fact-based analysis. Produces industry-related reports, offers revenue benchmarking for local Web sites, gives presentations to companies and trade associations, and provides consulting services.

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HDS Premier Consulting

Increase gross revenue, improve profit margin and save money with HDS Premier Consulting. HDS' flagship, Virtanza™ Sales Training, Management Coaching and Certification program is customized with your advertising portfolio and teaches multiplatform consultative value selling.

Virtanza™ pays for itself and generates a pipeline of sales deals short- and long-term. Key clients include Dix Communications, Harris Enterprises, The Oregonian, Detroit Media Partnership/Gannett and Brehm Communications.

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Media Solutions Partners
Offers consulting services to assist in successful digital transition, including content strategy, revenue growth plan, project management, successful vendor selection, infrastructure guidance, web design, product strategy, change management and guidance in building strong digital organizations in an efficient and productive manner.

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MORI Research Inc.
Research and consulting company serves the newspaper industry, addressing editorial, advertising, circulation and Web-related topics.

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Motivation Communications Associates
Human relations consulting and training firm. Jules Ciotta, president, is an organizational psychologist and has conducted training and provided consulting in motivation and communication with emphasis on management skills, team building, human relations and quality.

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Way, Ray, Shelton & Co., PC
Specializes in providing accounting and consulting services to the newspaper industry. In addition to providing annual auditing and tax services, WRS routinely assists its newspaper clients with acquisition, mergers, sales, spinoffs and financing arrangements.

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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
  Benefit Development Group, Inc.
  Guides employers through the maze of benefit choices, regulations and administrative challenges. Focus is on solving healthcare-related issues that directly impact benefit programs – not just delivering insurance products.  Has extensive experience working with newspaper groups.
 

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FACILITY DESIGN
  Dario Designs Inc.
  Specializes strictly in the design of newspaper and printing facilities, and offers a wide variety of consulting services.
 

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INK
 
Central Ink Corporation
Central Ink’s CentraNews inks are the result of the latest technology in equipment, processing and raw material design.

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US Ink
The industry’s only 100% news ink company leads in the introduction of quality, innovative, high-performance products for the newspaper industry.

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INSURANCE
 
Mutual Insurance Company, Ltd.
Formed by the newspaper industry for the newspaper industry to provide libel and publishers liability coverage for print, broadcast and electronic media.

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INTERNET & DIGITAL APPS
 
BarZ Adventures

BarZ Adventures has created a location-based Smartphone app platform that is perfect for newspapers and magazines. This new publishing tool provides a simple solution that will help you grow your company's digital revenue and is also something your customers are actively looking for to help them promote their business.

BarZ Adventures is a seven-year-old software development company in Austin, Texas. We have developed a software tool that allows for you to easily create a location aware Smartphone app for Apple iPhones and Google Androids.

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Broadcast Interactive Media
Broadcast Interactive Media (BIM) is a best in class provider of data services and productivity tools that drive revenue growth for advertising and online publishers. We accomplish this through our ad optimization platform and data service product lines.

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Kostizi, Inc.
Helps newspapers and media partners drive additional revenue to their bottom line with a toolset that includes offers, ticketing, coupons, rewards, gift cards and loyalty under one hood. The Kostizi model is a profitable model, and is built by publishers with publishers in mind. Recapture your local market!

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Presteligence
Develops products spanning across online media, advertising and prepress production departments for newspapers of all sizes. Our e-edition and mobile apps give your subscribers a means of accessing their news anywhere they want. Our advertising portal centralizes the ad process, including online ad submission, e-tearsheets, e-invoices and online payment. Prepress products include production workflow, ink optimization, color-calibrated proofing and ink-presetting.

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Search Influence

Provides a white-label platform for newspapers to sell SEO and social media to advertisers. You can go to market with scalable, high-quality, online marketing today. Our partners include newspapers, publishers and digital agencies.

You get to offer online marketing solutions your advertisers want without the cost of building a digital agency. Serve your current customers in more channels, increase your customer base and help them grow with our scalable solutions powered by experts.

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Second Street Media Solutions
Partners with media companies and other organizations to convert site visits into revenues and build brand equity among target audiences.

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TownNews.com
Helps more than 1,600 daily and weekly newspapers publish interactive online editions.

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Trippons.com
Generate revenue with this plug & play mobile marketing program. Business-driven mobile coupons deliver customers to local merchants. Full monthly data reporting directly to each merchant. Free for customers, one annual flat fee for merchants. Be the successful mobile provider for local business. Exclusive sales agreements. This simple program is succeeding from Taos to Chicago!

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Walls Media
Creative design, communications and Web development. Specializes in turnkey solutions that allow newspapers to publish online. Ad agency and graphic design studio.

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WorldNow
Provides leading online publishing and revenue solutions for local media. Offers in-depth strategic consulting and best practices for managing a successful online business.

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Zope Corporation
Zope's newest product, Zebrareach (www.zebrareach.com), is a geo-aware loyalty management and communication platform for small business. Zebrareach combines the best features of mobile apps with the simplicity of loyalty cards, providing merchants insightful information about their customers. Zebrareach affords newspapers a recurring revenue opportunity from selling the subscription-based service.

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LEGAL
 
The Bussian Law Firm, PLLC
Law practice devoted exclusively to representing the media, nationwide, in First Amendment matters.

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Fisher & Phillips LLP
Represents employers nationally in labor and employment matters.

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NEWS / EDITORIAL
 
The Associated Press
The largest and oldest news organization in the world, serving as a source of news, photos, graphics, audio and video for more than one billion people a day.

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Athlon Media

Athlon Media is a division of Athlon Sports Communications, Inc., a Nashville-based media company with two major areas of expertise: publishing and sports marketing. Their newest venture, Athlon Sports, is a monthly sports publication launching in October with a circulation of seven million, making it the largest U.S. sports magazine.

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Content That Works

Helps local media and local businesses thrive by creating high-quality editorial products that attract readers, exceed advertisers’ expectations and put more money in your pocket.

CTW's original videos, magazines, online presentations and feeds, broadsheet pages, columns and custom projects in a dozen niche content areas can help your hard-working sales staff sell more, more easily, than ever before.

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Editor & Publisher
Covers the North American newspaper industry, including business, newsroom, advertising, circulation, marketing, technology, online and syndicates.

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Green Shoot Media
Offers content and software solutions for newspapers. Our content includes pre-designed special sections, stories, photos and pages for ad departments. Our software includes Ad Supercharger, which publishes display ads in email and social media.

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Parade Publications
Sunday magazine, founded in 1941, distributed by 350-plus newspapers, with a circulation of 35,400,000 and a readership of 77,911,000.

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Publishing Group of America
Publisher of American Profile and Relish magazines.

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TV Media, Inc.
Offers customized solutions for newspapers' TV supplements. An assortment of weekly television features also are available to add pizzazz to your TV supplement.

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USA WEEKEND
Newsy weekend magazine in 600 newspapers with 48.5 million readers, with articles, additional interviews, puzzles, contests and other features online.

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NEWSPRINT
 
Kruger Inc.
Manufactures and sells newsprint, specialty grades, lightweight coated paper, directory paper, tissue, recycled linerboard, corrugated containers, lumber and wood products.

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Resolute Forest Products
A leading global producer of newsprint, with an annual production capacity estimated at 3.0 million metric tons.

We produce newsprint at 12 facilities in North America and South Korea and supply leading publishers in close to 90 countries with top-quality newsprint – including products made of up to 100 percent recycled fiber. Approximately 49 percent of our total newsprint production is sold to markets outside North America.

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PACKAGING / DISTRIBUTION
 
Goss International Corporation
Web offset press equipment, enhancements, service, and parts (including remanufactured plate and blanket cylinders) for newspaper, commercial and special purpose applications.

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K&M Newspaper Services
Provider of automated newspaper inserting systems, PC inserter control systems, replacement parts and technical support. Specializes in rotary inserting system.

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Muller Martini Mailroom Systems, Inc.

Integrated inserting solutions, high-speed inserters, press conveyors, mailroom auxiliary equipment and production system software.

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Penske Logistics
A closely held transportation services company that encompasses retail automotive sales and services, truck leasing, supply chain logistics management, transportation components manufacturing and high-performance racing.

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Schur Packaging Systems, Inc.

A full-line supplier of packaging equipment, including: press gripper, roll storage, inserters, collators, stackers, bottom wrappers, bundle conveyors, palletizers, dock distribution systems, control systems and more.

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PREPRESS
 
MacDermid Printing Solutions
Newspaper Plates group, a leader in thin relief photopolymer printing plates and platemaking equipment, and MacDermid’s Newspaper Blankets group deliver industry-leading technologies for printing – flexo and offset.

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Presteligence
Develops products spanning across online media, advertising and prepress production departments for newspapers of all sizes. Our e-edition and mobile apps give your subscribers a means of accessing their news anywhere they want. Our advertising portal centralizes the ad process, including online ad submission, e-tearsheets, e-invoices and online payment. Prepress products include production workflow, ink optimization, color-calibrated proofing and ink-presetting.

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PuzzleFlow Solutions U.S.
PuzzleFlow is an international group of engineers and innovators creating advanced and affordable PDF prepress workflow automation systems. The PuzzleFlow Solutions U.S. team is a dedicated developer of automated, PDF-based, prepress, workflow and preflighting systems for the newspaper and publishing industry, ink optimization systems for commercial and newspaper printing, and advanced prepress systems and integration for publishing.

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Southern Lithoplate, Inc.
High-quality, high-value Lithoplates in both analog and digital CTP formats, along with associated chemistry and processing systems.

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PRESS EQUIPMENT
 
KBA North America, Inc.
A complete line of narrow web and wide web press technology.

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TKS (USA), Inc.
Full-line manufacturer of printing equipment, including ColorTop line of shaftless presses.

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PRESSROOM
 
Goss International Corporation
Web offset press equipment, enhancements, service, and parts (including remanufactured plate and blanket cylinders) for newspaper, commercial and special purpose applications.

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Inland Newspaper Machinery Corp.
Inland specializes in selling and brokering pre-owned newspaper presses and offers press appraisal and consulting services. In addition, Inland has partnered with Morrison & Head to provide newspapers the best source for reducing property tax assessments on production equipment.

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PRINTING
  ABB, Inc.
  ABB Printing Systems supplies solutions for newspaper production and workflow.  Products include press controls and production planning for new and retrofit applications, AC shaftless and shafted press drive systems, DC drives, RTP retrofits and integrated systems from prepress plate workflow to post press.  ABB systems increase productivity and ROI on operating capital.
 

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  B&W Press
  A privately owned G7 Master printer – in business for 45 years. Increase your paid subscriptions! We offer newspaper inserts with a built-in business reply envelope for privacy. Or, offer your advertisers inserts with a direct response envelope. Visit our website and request samples: (978) 352-6100 or www.bwpress.com.
 

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  Walton Press
  Offers coldset printing services, including broadsheet inserts, magazines, tabloids and other specialty publication projects.
 

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PURCHASING
 
PAGE Cooperative
Purchasing cooperative for privately-owned newspapers and newspaper groups.

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RESEARCH
  Scarborough Research
  Measures shopping patterns, media usage across platforms and lifestyle trends among U.S. adults. Scarborough has been the newspaper audience ratings service in the U.S. for nearly 40 years. Hundreds of newspapers – and the advertisers and agencies they serve – rely on Scarborough insights to make smarter marketing and business decisions about advertisement placement, audience targeting and sponsorship opportunities.
 

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SOFTWARE SYSTEMS
  ICANON Newzware
 

Newzware Business System Software – The best performance value in the newspaper industry. Circulation Management, Display & Classified Advertising, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Editorial and Ad Production tools are deployed separately or integrated as a complete business environment. ICANON Services ensure a legacy of performance with unequaled personal customer support.

 

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  Olive Software
  Provides digital edition and digital archiving solutions for the publishing industry. Our solutions enable newspapers, magazines and other content publishers to cut printing and distribution costs, boost online traffic, and create new markets and revenue streams.
 

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For information about the Buyers Guide, contact Cindy Durham in the SNPA office.