Omaha Public Radio News
Fri August 22, 2008
North Omaha business expands, plans to add jobs
By Katie Knapp
Omaha, NE – A longtime North Omaha business is expanding and plans to add jobs.
Interstate Printing is located on North 16th Street in Omaha, where they've printed catalogs, calendars and other materials for the past 52 years. Company officials announced Friday they've added a new printing press at a cost of three million dollars. The new four-color press prints the front and back of a page simultaneously. That means projects can be done in a more efficient manner.
Company CEO Gene Peter says Interstate Printing will add ten new jobs in the next one to two years. He says even with the new technology, the company's 65 employees are its greatest asset.
Omaha City Councilman Frank Brown says the expansion is a sign that North Omaha is on the move. North Omaha Development Project Executive Director Ed Cochran praised the public-private partnership that led to Interstate Printing's expansion.