The Derksen Story

In 1863, Herman Derksen formed a manufacturing and wholesale business based on a simple yet important premise: To fully stand-behind all products and services sold to his customers. The tradition lives on...

Through the years, The Derksen Company has expanded beyond its original product lines and achieved impressive growth with Products and services that meet the growing needs of our current customers, yet are still within the realm of our expertise, so carefully cultivated for over a century. An expertise based on quality products, superior customer service, attention to detail and fair prices.

We continue to explore and offer other services, which add value through increased productivity and cost savings for our customers. Like our computerized PrintBank Inventory Management Control System and our unique Corporate Recycling Management Program.

Actively responding to the requirements of our customers by providing products and services at attractive prices, dependable delivery and complete satisfaction. Because we believe that no customers' needs are too great or unimportant to handle swiftly and accurately.

That's the Derksen Difference, one rich in tradition! Over 130 years of heritage which we continue to uphold. We'll stake our reputation on it. Let us prove it to you.

Pre-Press

  • All artwork prepress and platemaking produced in house
  • Prepress utilizes Adobe Creative Suite 6
  • Mac workstations running Esko Desktop Plug-ins for Adobe CS6
  • Esko Artwork Backstage Pre press
  • Epson Stylus Pro 7800 for color accurate proofs for process work
  • HD Flexo II screening to help with highlights and gradient fades to zero
  • Esko CDI Spark digital platemaker using a 4,000 ppi laser
  • LUX platemaking technology for flat-top dot: smaller dot on plate
  • Vianord EV02A plate processor
  • Presses

  • All artwork prepress and platemaking produced in house
  • Prepress utilizes Adobe Creative Suite 6
  • Mac workstations running Esko Desktop Plug-ins for Adobe CS6
  • Esko Artwork Backstage Pre press
  • Epson Stylus Pro 7800 for color accurate proofs for process work
  • HD Flexo II screening to help with highlights and gradient fades to zero
  • Esko CDI Spark digital platemaker using a 4,000 ppi laser
  • LUX platemaking technology for flat-top dot: smaller dot on plate
  • Vianord EV02A plate processor
  • Personnel and Facilities

  • Two lead press operators with over 25 years printing experience each
  • On-site quality control manager
  • On-site research and development manager
  • 50+ employees with sales teams in four states
  • Family managed since 1994
     
  • Production Facilities

    • New 17” slitter/rewinder equipped with a state-of-the-art AVT Helios II 100% inspection system
    • 60,000 square foot building
    • 21,000 square foot addition December 2013
    • Space in recent addition for two additional large presses
    • Four acres of land allowing for 83,000 square foot potential production space