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Allen Press Installs World’s Fastest Stitcher

Maria Preston-Cargill Promoted to Executive Vice President

Lawrence, Kan. – November 8, 2018 – Allen Press, Inc. is excited to announce that Maria Preston-Cargill has been promoted to Executive Vice President. In addition to her current responsibilities leading corporate sales and marketing, Preston-Cargill will oversee Allen Press’ scholarly publishing services division and is tasked with innovating our service offerings and growing market…
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scholarly journals

Plan S: Challenges and Opportunities

Following the September 4 announcement of Europe’s still-evolving Plan S, society publishers have been trying to gauge the new funding mandate’s potential effects on its journals. And while some are concerned about the economic implications for journals, many are looking for new opportunities that may result from the changes. The plan is a mandate by…
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gold ink award winners

Allen Press Wins 16 Awards at Printing Impressions 2018 Gold Ink Award

Lawrence, Kan. – November 5, 2018 – Allen Press, Inc. was honored with 16 awards at the 2018 Gold Ink Awards presented by Printing Impressions. The Gold Ink Awards are known as one of the print industry’s most prestigious competitions with over a 100 companies competing in nearly 50 categories, including commercial printing, magazines, books,…
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USPS updates to new enterprise payment system

USPS Migrates to New Enterprise Payment System

What Publishers & Organizations Need to Know About the New USPS Enterprise Payment System On October 1, the United States Postal Service retired the current Centralized Account Processing System (CAPS) and are instead using the newly launched Enterprise Payment System (EPS) for its electronic payment process for customers. CAPS was an electronic payment system for…
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Fearless Girl Allen Press Leads Print Industry to Close Gender Pay Gap

Allen Press Leads Printing Industry to Close Gender Pay Gap

Lawrence, Kan. – October 24, 2018 – Allen Press, Inc. announced today that it will only do business with vendors and suppliers who affirm they pay women and men equally for the same work. Those who do not meet this requirement will be phased out beginning in January 2019. Everyone agrees it is wholly unacceptable…
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Giving Back to Our Community: A Summer of Social Impact

“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” – Coretta Scott King As a company with a long history in Lawrence, we truly believe in this quote and are continuously looking for ways to give back to our community. We serve our social impact statement with actions,…
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How Journals Can Improve Gender Diversity in Peer Review

Research increasingly shows how gender affects the peer-review process, and how it doesn’t. For example, some studies indicate that editor gender appears to have some influence over gender diversity among peer reviewers, but gender of authors, editors and reviewers may not necessarily influence which papers are accepted or rejected.

Back to School: Allen Press Packs Backpacks for Local Kids

Back 2 School Supply Drive provides Lawrence families with classroom essentials Each year, the Salvation Army of Douglas County collaborates with Ballard Community Services, ECKAN , The United Way, Lawrence Rotary Club, Hallmark, First United Methodist Church, Great Plains Media and the Douglas County Community Foundation for the Back 2 School Supply Drive, a charitable cause…
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Lead Generation Tactics for Increasing Society Memberships

Watch the video to learn how content marketing can help grow society memberships This webinar dives deep into how associations and societies can use inbound and content marketing tactics to gain new memberships.

Sneaker for a Cause: Allen Press Proudly Donates to LeBron James’ I Promise School

Thanks to LeBron James, the path to high school graduation for at-risk children in Akron, Ohio has been paved, and on that road lies a brick from Allen Press. We are proud to announce a donation to The LeBron James Family Foundation (The LJFF) and I Promise School that will support education within the Akron community…
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