Worzalla Hosting Hiring Tours to Showcase New Press
Worzalla, an employee-owned book printer specializing in printing high-quality children’s books, cookbooks, and hard-cover best sellers, announced that its newest printing press is now fully operational. As part of its Phase III of expansion, Worzalla purchased a Goss Sunday 2000 32-page Double Web Press that provides a broad range of print formats and page configurations. Testing of the new press, which measures nearly 200 feet in length, was a months-long process that is now complete.
“The final piece of our Phase III expansion is now finished, and it’s thrilling to see books rolling off the line of this massive new press,” said Jim Fetherston, President and CEO of Worzalla. “Our associates who have been working with the Sunday 2000 press have appreciated the technological advances and increased productivity.”
Along with Phase III expansion, Worzalla continues to grow their workforce which will operate the new press and for the day-to-day operations of creating the millions of books ordered by Worzalla’s customers each year. Worzalla is currently hiring for 75 open positions and is hosting two open house hiring events on April 26 and May 3 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at its headquarters at 3535 Jefferson St, Stevens Point, WI 54481. Closed-toed shoes are required, prior registration is not needed to attend. Attendees can learn about open positions for entry-level production, skilled production, team leads, and more. Worzalla offers on-the-job training for all new associates, no prior experience is required.
“It is an exciting time to join the Worzalla team because the demand for printed books is so high,” said Brianne Petruzalek, Vice President of Human Resources at Worzalla. “We encourage anyone who might be interested in learning more about our diverse career opportunities to stop by during our hiring events. You’ll be able to get a better understanding of the many roles it takes to print and manufacture books.”
Worzalla has made consistent investments and improvements to its manufacturing facility over the last several years. Phase II was completed in 2020 and included a $12 million investment to add 50,000 square feet to Worzalla’s facility plus the addition of a new Heidelberg 106 press and Kolbus perfect binder. The expansion of the facility completed in Phase II has allowed for the purchase and placement of the new Goss Sunday printing press in the Phase III expansion. In total, investments in Worzalla’s state-of-the-art book manufacturing facility total more than $30 million over the last few years.
This year, Worzalla was ranked the fifth largest North American book printer in Printing Impressions’ latest industry rankings titled “2021 Printing Impressions 300.” Worzalla was also ranked the 63rd largest printer by annual sales on the general list that includes all printing companies in North America.
Additional details are available at www.worzalla.com/careers.