Our Story

The year was 1981, and our founders, Kent and Dawn Buescher, were growing their local marketing agency. Having started his first business at the age of 11, Kent had a true passion for entrepreneurship, so he and his wife, Dawn, spent the first few years of their marriage building Buescher Communications, a company that helped other entrepreneurs develop and spread their message. A key element of helping entrepreneurs was providing them with the right marketing tools—namely direct mail, postcards, brochures, and catalogs. To do that, Kent and Dawn needed a good commercial printer. The problem? They couldn’t find one. 

Kent and Dawn Buescher, Founders of U.S. Press

Some printers offered affordable prices but poor or inconsistent quality, while others offered good quality but steep prices and slow turnaround times. There was no perfect solution for the aspiring young couple.

“Well, if you’re not happy with what we’ve got, then why don’t you just go and print it yourself?” one print shop owner told Kent and Dawn.

So they did!

40th Year Anniversary of U.S. Press

In 1981, Kent and Dawn started U.S. Press as a marketing-focused commercial printer. With a steadfast commitment to their customers, the couple knew their approach had to be different from other printing companies. Their goal wasn’t to simply equip businesses with marketing tools at low prices; their goal was to empower companies with the right marketing tools and teach their customers how to use them effectively. They also understood that their customers depended on them to get the job done right every time, which meant providing high quality products printed to exact specifications and guaranteed turnaround times. No compromises.

For over 40 years now, our focus has been, and always will be, on our customers and their success. We’ve grown a lot over the years, but we still like to think of ourselves as a family business, all working together to help other businesses succeed. And we’re doing just that.