Sheridan PA: A Look Back
Sheridan began its existence as Everybodys Poultry Magazine. It was founded by Hanover entrepreneur C.N. Myers. His love of show chickens prompted him to buy a letterpress and rent space in the building of a local newspaper company in order to create and produce the magazine.
Everybodys Poultry Magazine garners global appeal. The company outgrows its plant and erects a new facility.
Other publications are now printed at Everybodys Poultry and the name of the company changes to Everybodys Press.
Offset equipment is added to eight letterpresses, linotype, and bindery equipment.
R. Champlin Sheridan becomes President and sole stockholder of the company.
The company moves to Fame Avenue (where it remains today) in Hanover, PA with 58 employees.
The company name is changed from Everybodys Press to The Sheridan Press, reflecting the increased emphasis of providing printing and publishing services to the STM publishing community.
The Sheridan Press offers reprints of journal articles under the name Sheridan Reprints.
The company expands into book publishing with the purchase of book printer Braun-Brumfield, then creates Sheridan Books in 1999 after acquiring Bookcrafters, Inc.
The Sheridan Group is formed as the holding company for The Sheridan Press and future acquisitions.
The acquisition of Dartmouth Printing Company is completed, expanding expertise to include short-run magazine publishing and long-run journal publishing
Dartmouth Journal Services is established to provide full front-end redactory and composition services to the STM community.
TSP enters the digital-only print market with the launch of Sheridan Digital Print.
The Sheridan Press expands its facility by 50% and celebrates its 90th year.
The Sheridan Technology Lab was created to signify a commitment to developing new publishing technologies in support of content preparation and dissemination.
The Content Delivery Alliance is established for US, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Sheridan is accepted into the International Print Network (IPN).
Sheridan PA celebrates its centennial year!