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Building your business one impression at a time.

When you partner with Mittera, you’re guaranteed access to a community of knowledgeable professionals, cutting-edge technology, quality, and efficiency. A family of award-winning midwest printing companies, you can rest-assured knowing we’ll listen to and deliver exactly what you want. With access to facilities across the Midwest, we can maximize any project from short-run market-specific versions to high-volume mailings. We’re equipped for volume and speed, but we’re trained for attention to detail and complex solutions. We print on a wide variety of material, from corrugated plastic to cover stock and 50# offset paper. Our variable data printing lets you vary your message, images, colors, and even barcodes on each piece within a single project—increasing your success rates. Most importantly, we commit to our customers and our community, from setting industry environmental standards to simply making sure we deliver every product on time.

Digital Presses
• Xeikon 9800 4/C
• Xeikon 8800 4/C
• Konica Bizhub C1100 4/C
• Konica Bizhub C7000 4/C
• Xante Impressa 4/C
• Xerox Nuvera 120 EA 1/C
• Xerox Nuvera 157 EA 1/C
• Xerox DocuPrint 180 1/C
• Kodak Digimaster 300 1/C
• Domino Single Head 1/C
• Domino Duel Head 1/C
• Indigo 5500 6/C 19”
Sheetfed Presses
• 2/C Heidelberg 19”
• 2/C Heidelberg GTO 20”
• 5/C Heidelberg GTO 20”
• 6/C Heidelberg 25”
• 6/C Heidelberg 29”
• 6/C + Aqueous in line
• 2/C Heidelberg 40”
• 6/C Mitsubishi 40” Press
• 6/C Heidelberg 40”
• 6/C Komori 40” with Tower Coater
• 8/C Heidelberg 40”
• 8/C’s one side or perfect 4/4
• 4/C Man Rolland 55"
• 2/C Halm 3” Envelope Jet Press
• 2/C Halm 6” Envelope Jet Press
Heat Set Web Presses
• 6/C Heidelberg 20” Single Half Web
• 6/C Heidelberg 38” Single Full Web
• 4/C Harris M1000 35.5” Dual Web
• 5/C Baker Perkins G16 38” Single Web with double cutoff
• 5/C Harris M130 38” Single Full Web
• 4/C Goss M500 38” Single Full Web
• Magnum 34.5” Single Web Insert Presses
• Community 35” Single Web Presses
• 4/C 40” Goss C500 Insert Presses
Finishing Services
• Multiple Polar 60” Cutters
• 30” Heidelberg Cylinder Letter Presses
• Multiple Saddle Stitchers
• Multiple Navigator Folders
• Müller Perfect Binders
• Stand Alone UV Coaters
Letter Shop
• List Services
• Inserting & ink jetting
• Inserters 2-8 pockets including jumbo capabilities
• Ink jettting & inserting
• On site postal verification
• Poly Bagging
• 6-pocket capability
• Fulfillment & Distribution

Know. Build. Send.

As Iowa’s largest privately owned midwest printing company, and as a part of the Mittera, we provide a truly collaborative and customized experience. Add the power of our data analytics, web development, and creative studio teams to your printed campaigns. Integrated marketing is what we’re great at—and we do it as a team.

Midwest printing at its best!

10776 Aurora Ave. – P.O. Box 3538
Des Moines, IA 50322

708 Industrial St. – P.O. Box 847
Waverly, IA 50677

1000 Railroad Street
Boyden, IA 51234

1117 East 14th St. North
Newton, IA 50208

555 Beichl Ave, PO Box 577
Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Mark Nilles

Mark Nilles

General Manager, Colorfx - Boyden

Mark has worked in the printing industry for a quarter-century—more specifically in production, sales, and management. When he isn’t handling the administrative duties of his job, he’s out on the production floor with his team. Mark believes the best approach to managing others is to work together, collaborate consistently, and be ready to jump in and get your hands dirty. Everyone takes responsibility to ensure clients’ needs and wants are met.

Shad Marvelli

Shad Marvelli

General Manager, Rock Communications

Shad started his career with Rock Communications in 1996 in the Sales and Marketing department. In 1998 he began work in Print Production as the Shipping and Receiving Manager, a position he held until 2007 before he became Director of Corporate Logistics overseeing all logistics for Rock Communications and Colorfx. By 2009, he assumed additional responsibilities overseeing Client Services for Rock Communications. He has continued his corporate role in logistics overseeing all Mittera Group print facilities along with client services at Rock Communications until being named General Manager of Rock Communications in the Spring of 2017.

Harry Matternas

Harry Matternas

General Manager, Colorfx - Urbandale

Harry’s formula for team success?

Creating opportunities for employees, coupled with indispensable insight. With 27 years in operations management (the majority of which have been spent in the printing and mailing industry), Harry is an expert at running large operations and delivering value both within the organization and for Mittera Group customers.

Karen Handeland

Karen Handeland

General Manager, J.B. Kenehan

Karen began her career in sales at a small advertising and promotional products company. She eventually landed at Rock Communications and Colorfx in the accounting departments, nourishing her analytical side. After satisfying her “left brain,” she dove into customer service, sales and production, operations management, and finally assuming her current position as General Manager of J.B. Kenehan.

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Never miss a moment to make an impression.

Award winning midwest printing solution!