About Us

Hudson Printing has been in operation for over 60 years. For 30 years Hudson Printing was under the leadership of Owner Gary Began and Bob Sweet. Hudson began as a very small company utilizing a 3,000 square foot print shop and a couple of employees in Hudson Ohio.
Over the years Gary and Bob outgrew their facility and purchased the current building here at 9085 South Freeway Dr. in Macedonia. They purchased larger presses, and began a move into the digital prepress and copy center business over the years.

In 2010 Pat McCausland, and Al Carrero began the purchase of Hudson Printing from Gary Began. Since that time Hudson Printing has gone through a major transformation of the company, through equipment updates, Process Improvement systems, Lean Manufacturing systems, Visual Factory systems, Quality Control procedures, Error Tracking systems (CPAP), to in depth SOP training. To date we have replaced our Harris presses, our AB Dick presses, the Print Masters, the Komori, and all of the older copier equipment. We have also retooled our Bindery to include more state of the art equipment, such as robotic cutting equipment, Palamedes jogging, stacking, and strapping equipment and a host of other miscellaneous equipment. Today we are proud to say that we have been and have remained a G7 qualified plant for the last three years, once again showing our commitment to our equipment, employees, and most importantly you our customers.

We also offer other services such as graphic design, prepress, digital copy, direct mail, bindery, poster/banner creation, CD/DVD production, and promotional items. This, combined with our 12,000 square foot warehousing and fulfillment center, offers a complete relationship for Hudson Printing and our partners.

Lastly, in January 2015 Hudson Printing entered into the “Agency Marketing” arena with the startup of Hudson Collective. Please ask your sales expert or Customer Service representative for more information.

Equipment Upgrades

Mitsubishi – 28 X 40 six color Mitsubishi with a coater. This press is capable of producing three times the product of the Harris and Komori presses, at a much higher quality, while reducing make ready times, waste, and startup costs. This equipment is ideal for midrange to long run volumes.

Presstek DI – 14 X 20 Chemistry Free Direct Imaging Ryobi. This press is capable of producing on substrates from onion skin to 24pt board. This press completes a make ready in under fifteen minutes with no human intervention, and can run up to a 300 line screen. This equipment is ideal for short to midrange run volumes.

Canon Oce’ (two) and Canon Color Digital Machines (Two) – These high quality digital boxes are capable of producing high quality repeatable color with greatly improved uptimes. This equipment is ideal for multi-page short run volume, or single page short run volume.
With the retooling of our company, today Hudson Printing can offer our clients a full range of services, from single page, single color offerings to full 6 color printing and coatings in any format and quantity.

Our Core Value

“We promise to deliver our customers solutions for success!”

Al Carrero, CEO