About Us

Who We Are

Family-owned and operated since 1905, Fort Orange Press has grown to become one of the Northeast’s leading printing and mailing services companies. Strategic thinking and quality decisions have allowed us to develop and evolve with the ever-changing demands of businesses. While other printing services companies have not survived, Fort Orange Press has thrived, maintaining and growing our leadership position in the marketplace.

Our second-generation business remains a leader in today’s environment due to the continued investment in state-of-the-art equipment, innovative technologies, efficient processes, and talented people.

What Sets Us Apart

Innovative Technologies

Investing heavily in the most reliable and advanced equipment has set us apart from our competition. We stay at the forefront of technology to deliver print communications with expertise, accuracy and security.

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Efficient Production Process

Our end-to-end, closed-loop production workflow ensures the quality, accuracy and security of every project. The innovative process integrates and automates production functions, reducing costs and improving productivity.

Agile Team Approach

When working with us, you are engaging with a consultative and collaborative partner. Our experienced workforce of dedicated and talented employees works tirelessly to ensure value-added efficiencies and timely results.

Smart and Secure Facility

We fulfill clients’ mission-critical print communication needs from our high-tech, fully secure, modern manufacturing facility located in Albany, NY.

Our Dedicated Team

President and CEO

Robert F. Witko

VP of Finance

Jane Nieckarz

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VP of Production

Jamie Dickinson

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Production Manager

Daniel Mathieu

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Director of Mail Operations

Matt Trombley

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Lead Estimator

Anthony Picarazzi

CSR

Marlaina Halasz

CSR

Amy Lovegrove

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Personnel/HR Manager

Kari Berman

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Director of Election Strategy/Print and Mail Consultant

Daniela VanVeghten

Client Service Representative

Kristi Royston

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Print and Mail Consultant

JP Thomas

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Print and Mail Consultant

Maria Fiset

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Print and Mail Consultant

Greg Desidoro

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Print and Mail Consultant

Mike Glenn

Print and Mail Consultant

Jane Lloyd

Our Commitment to Clients

Fort Orange Press has built a reputation for exceeding expectations by delivering print communications of superior quality. While we strive for perfection, we measure our success in the ability to build long-lasting relationships. We credit our success to having built a company culture that meets the needs of our clients. Bringing over 100 years of experience to the relationship, working with clients to leverage our knowledge with your needs to develop and execute the most effective print communication programs.

Our Outstanding Quality Assurance and Credentials

Over the past 100 years, Fort Orange Press has built a solid reputation for delivering superior printing services and has been recognized along the way with some impressive awards, accreditations and certifications.

Our quality assurance is second to none. And we have established workflows and SOPs that assure 100% chain of custody as well as compliant and secure practices for all services provided to clients.

Quality Assurance

  • Encrypted Data transfer and processing ensures all confidential data is secure.
  • Proprietary data tool and CASS standardization parses out bad information and ensures all mailing data is accurate.
  • Print Quality Inspection detects common corruptions including streaks, voids and registration errors.
  • Videk Document Integrity ensures the printed document is clean (e.g., has no jet-outs) and, if applicable, correct perforations.
  • Color Quality Monitoring inspects each page to ensure critical color quality and brand standards are met.
  • MICR and Barcode Verification gives verification of optical readability to ensure seamless, accurate processing.
  • Front-to-Back Matching ensures sensitive data security.
  • Intelligent Inserters use cameras and 2D security codes within a closed-loop security crosscheck, ensuring the integrity of every mail packet.
  • Custom Booklet Assembly Integrity monitors page-level production of individualized booklets.
  • Forms Verification is an automated per-page assurance of the correct form used for the job.
  • Production Reporting provides detailed analytics for proof of work, job accounting and regulatory compliance.
  • Shipping Verification/Chain of Custody Document confirms a shipment is complete and is included with the shipment.
  • Proprietary Tracking and Reporting software to collect step-by-step delivery information from postal facilities on your outbound mail pieces’ delivery path, allowing clients to monitor the progress of the delivery.

Compliance

  • Fort Orange Press is NIST compliant ensuring that all operating procedures are in compliance with both NIST and HIPAA by testing and verifying with written confirmation based on HIPAA protocols and procedures. All employees are required to take third-party information management and HIPAA security training, among other security protocols.
  • Fort Orange Press is also SOC 2 Type II compliant, tested annually

Accreditations

  • Accreditations
    Since 2012, Fort Orange Press has held a G7 Master Qualified for proofing and press equipment to the G7 Standards. Based on the principles of digital imaging, spectrophotometry, and computer-to-plate technologies, developed by the company “Idealliance”.
  • Additionally, Fort Orange Press is Bodoni Systems-Accredited. Bodoni is another G7® Certified System that measures, controls, monitors and evaluates the color printing process for meeting the international standards.
  • Being an ecologically friendly and sustainable company has always been of top priority to us. Since 2010, we have proudly held a certification by the Forest Stewardship Council® which reflects how our products “come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.”

Recognitions

  • Fort Orange has been recognized in the annual “Top Printing Companies” in North America by Printing Impressions Magazine since 2011.

Memberships

  • Member GCIU & Allied Printing Trade Unions
  • Member PSDA (Print Services & Distribution Association)