Allen Press Celebrates 75 Years Serving Scholarly and Special-Interest Publishers

by | Feb 17, 2010 | 0 comments

This year, Allen Press, Inc., is celebrating its 75th anniversary as a successful printer and publishing services provider, specializing in scholarly journals and special-interest magazines. The company has a variety of activities planned throughout the year to honor this milestone and will publish a commemorative book in the spring detailing its history.

Founded by Harold Allen as a two-man operation in 1935, Allen Press now occupies a 140,000 square foot building and employs more than 300 people. The company remains family-owned and is among the top 15 employers in Lawrence.

The first scientific journal the company produced was printed in 1952; The Wilson Bulletin, an ornithological journal published by The Wilson Ornithological Society, is still printed at Allen Press today. The company now produces 450 scholarly journals and special-interest magazines for 350 organizations worldwide. Allen Press offers publishers a complete author-to-reader solution that includes printing, online journal hosting, composition, editorial services, manuscript tracking and peer review, distribution, and administrative and publishing services.

For further information contact:
Melanie Dolechek, Director of Marketing | tel 785 843 1234

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