The Rise and Fall of Phototypesetting.

The Rise and Fall of Phototypesetting.

The company began as the Harris Automatic Press Company in Niles, Ohio in the house in which President William McKinley had been born. During the next 30 years, Harris flourished as a leading manufacturer of printing presses and an innovator in printing technology. The company outgrew its Niles facility, moving to Cleveland in 1917. In … Continue reading

Update: Frost in China.

Update: Frost in China.

Kym Frost, Typesetter (also known as Shrink) with Chairman Mao in China. I went last year to Hunan Province via Hong Kong and Shanghai. My real destination was Zhangjiajie National Forest Park which I had seen on a documentary and it just grabbed me.  While it was a bit of a culture shock for myself, … Continue reading

The Dutchies.

The Dutchies.

I felt very welcome at The Guv and made long friendships quickly. I had only had exposure to Miehle Vertical presses at Trade School. The Vertical 6 was the newest press, Dennis Duthy ran “A Centurion” which was chucked out and two new Heidelberg … Continue reading