The award-winning Walker Production Facility near Grand Rapids, Michigan was built in 2004 and is the headquarters of Advance Central Services Michigan. It serves as the combined print site for The Grand Rapids Press, The Muskegon Chronicle, Kalamazoo Gazette and Jackson Citizen-Patriot.
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Computer to plate systems
Pre-flighting and conversion
FOUR GMA SLS 3000 inserters
Front page notes applicator
We can zone your printed package and stage on carts or pallets for distribution.
Dual power feeds from two separate sub-stations; generator back-up for IT infrastructure.
The Walker Production Facility is the proud recipient of awards and recognition that include membership for The Grand Rapids Press in The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) International Color Quality Club for 2016-2018. Previously, the Walker Production Facility earned membership for The Grand Rapids Press in The International Color Quality Club for 2008-2012 and 2014-2016 and The Muskegon Chronicle for 2010-2012.
WAN-IFRA is a global organization representing more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. It’s International Color Quality Club is the only worldwide quality benchmarking for international newspaper printing.
Contact Aaron Phipps, Plant and Production Manager, to discuss how Advance Central Services Michigan can put the Walker Production Facility to work delivering excellence to you.