Richland County Shelby Chapter
Of The Ohio Genealogical Society
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SHELBY PRINTING CO.
The Daily Globe, Shelby OH April 2, 1906
SHELBY PRINTING COMPANY
of the newer manufacturing concerns with a fine future - The
growth of the business such as to require still greater expansion,
with prospects for doubling the capacity within a short time.
Shelby Printing Company organized in 1905, is one of the newer
manufacturing institutions of the town with prospects ahead as
bright as any house could hope for. Their business is almost
mainly devoted to the making of salesbooks, duplicate, triplicate,
or quaduplicate devices for the rapid handling of business in
retail stores, manufacturing concerns and other establishments
requiring system and absolute certainty. The business of Shelby
Printing Company has increased by leaps and bounds during the
past few months - in fact so great has been the demands made
upon them that it has been with difficulty that they have been
able to fill the orders entrusted to them for execution.
capital stock of the Company is $75,000, the officers, being
J. C. Fish, President;
C. F. Fish, secretary;
Henry Wentz, Treasurer
and O. S. Gauch General
Manager. The company is purely local in it's character, and has
no relation to the combination which has sought to control prices
Company erected a very fine factory building along the B. &
O. Railroad, over a year ago, and during the coming year anticipates
adding very materially to it's factory space in order to provide
for the demands made upon them, and to more properly care for
the large amount of business offered them. As it is, their daily
capacity now is 25,000 books, and this product is shipped to
the four corners of the earth. Hardly a section of the U. S.
is too remote for them to reach, and their line may be found
in use in Maine, in California, Texas, Alaska as well as points
plant is equipped with the most modern devices to be had. It's
special machinery are marvels of ingenuity and rapidity and reel
off paper from large rolls, printing in one, two, or three colors
until the eye is bewildered. With the special machinery installed
by them they are able to produce very cheaply, and are today
the leading competition of the trust west of the Allegheny mountains.
During the past month the company shipped over 300,000 books
to various sections of the country - a record certainly which
gives this town a larger amount of advertising than it ever had
indications point to the rapid growth of the Shelby Printing
Company, and the day may not be very distant when it will be
one of the greatest concerns of the kind in the country - and
contribute in no uncertain way to the prosperity and expansion
of it's home city.
Printing Company c. 1910
Daily Globe, Shelby OH February 11, 1918
Account Sales Book Co., of Fremont, Ohio and
Printing Co., Consolidate. Both Factories Will
Operated by the Shelby Sales Book Co.
became the home of another $1,000,000 corporation Friday when
the stockholders of the Shelby Printing Company approved the
plans for the purchase of the Simple Account Sales Book Company
of Fremont, Ohio. The capital stock of the Shelby Printing Company
will be increased to $1,000,000 and the combined corporation
will be The
Shelby Sales Book Company.
new corporation will be officered as follows: W. W. Van Horn, President,
E. J. Carter, Vice President,
C. S. Huber, Secretary
and Sales Manager, and J. G. Van Horn, Treasurer and General Manager.
the fore front of Shelby's great industries stands the Shelby
Salesbook Company, a million dollar corporation, whose growth
in the next year will surpass your expectations and in whose
success the city will take great pride.
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