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Tiger Roars With a New Printing Press!


EAST LONGMEADOW, MA - March 1, 2018 – TigerPress, a woman-owned, commercial and package printing operation based in East Longmeadow, MA, has completed the installation of a new Komori GL640 Printing Press. “This technology is an example of our commitment to customer satisfaction and growing the local economy.” said Reza Shafii, President of TigerPress. He added, “The Printing Press is now in full operation seven days a week and already booked for next several weeks”.

TigerPress produces about 70% of its electricity with the 2,500 Solar panels that were installed on the plant’s roof in 2017. “We also upgraded our workflow in 2017 and invested in new equipment to stay ahead of the curve”, said Jennifer Shafii, CEO of TigerPress. She added, “we have invested close to $5,000,000 to install clean Solar Energy, train employees in lean manufacturing, and upgrade machinery to service our clients better, faster, and be more environmentally responsible.” TigerPress continues to grow and offer more local manufacturing jobs. “With the help of a Workforce Training Fund, we managed to re-train most staff and have created 8 new jobs within last year alone”, Jennifer added.

The new Komori GL640 Printing Press offers several new technologies including automatic registration and closed loop color control and meets our high quality standards. With printing speeds of 16,500 of 28x40” sheets per hours, this new addition will have immediate impact in TigerPress’ ability to compete in larger markets and bring more jobs to Western Mass.

With a wide range of printing options, TigerPress offers comprehensive solutions for the printing, packaging, mailing, fulfillment, and distribution requirements of corporations, colleges, hospitals, and other business institutions. “With our top of the market equipment and accompanying VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) technology, we are able to manage all aspects of marketing materials, training programs, and packaging products to offer smart solutions for many types organizations”, explained Reza Shafii.

For more information contact Jennifer Shafii, CEO at 413-224-2100 x126.


Solar Power Installation Completed!


EAST LONGMEADOW, MA – JANUARY 6, 2017 – EnterSolar has completed the installation of our 653 kW Photovoltaic Array and National Grid has given authorization to start generating power. The grid consists of 2,466 individual panels covering the roof of our East Longmeadow production facility.

Solar Photovoltaic("PV") Systems generate electricity by converting light energy into electrical energy via the photovoltaic effect. The TigerPress installation has been in the works for two months and the EnterSolar team worked very hard to get our system up and running before winter.

View the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

For over 25 years, TigerPress has offered clients exceptional quality and customer service at competitive prices. To learn more about Green Printing or our solar energy project, call TigerPress at 413-224-2100


Solar Power Update


EAST LONGMEADOW, MA – NOVEMBER 9, 2016 – Progress is underway on our new 653 kW solar photovoltaic system. The system is expected to be operational by the end of 2016 and is being installed by EnterSolar.

Solar Photovoltaic("PV") Systems generate electricity by converting light energy into electrical energy via the photovoltaic effect. The TigerPress installation will take advantage of the large flat roof area on it's East Longmeadow manufacturing plant to install over 2000 solar panels producing 653,000 kWh.

For over 25 years, TigerPress has offered clients exceptional quality and customer service at competitive prices. To learn more about Green Printing or our solar energy project, call TigerPress at 413-224-2100


TigerPress Installs Canon imagePress C10000VP


MELVILLE, N.Y. - Sept. 26, 2016 - Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced the successful installation of a Canon imagePRESS C10000VP Color Digital Press at industry mainstay TigerPress's Massachusetts facility. The company's newest installation supports its mission of providing customers with next-generation digital print solutions.

TigerPress has been a leader in instituting the newest technology and offering creative solutions to its clients. Since its inception in 1985, the company has relied on Canon equipment to deliver high quality digital products. Originally known as CopyCat, a chain of quick copy centers, TigerPress changed its name in 1997 and has since grown to a full-service print provider. TigerPress specializes in printing museum quality catalogs, books, and marketing materials, while providing customers with vivid colors while avoiding the use of harmful chemicals. With sustainability at the forefront of the company's core initiatives, TigerPress has also established a unique approach to accurate color reproduction using the most earth friendly processes. A family run business, led by husband and wife duo Reza and Jennifer Shafii, the company takes pride in delivering the best goods and services with the flexibility to meet the most challenging customer requirements.

To learn more about Digital Printing, call TigerPress at 413-224-2100

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TigerPress awarded Workforce Training Grant


NORTH BROOKFIELD, MA – JUNE 24, 2016 – The Baker-Polito administration today announced more than $8.47 million in Workforce Training Grant funds to 101 companies, which will enable the businesses to train current or newly hired workers. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito made the announcement in North Brookfield, and one of the recipient was TigerPress of East Longmeadow.

Senator Eric Lesser and representative Brian Ashe visited TigerPress manufacturing facility today, and congratulated the owners, Reza and Jennifer Shafii.

TigerPress was awarded a grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development to implement lean manufacturing training for its plant in East Longmeadow. The Workforce Training Fund helps address business productivity and competitiveness by providing resources to Massachusetts businesses to train current and newly hired employees.

To learn more about Green Printing or our Lean Manufacturing Initiative, call TigerPress at 413-224-2100




TigerPress to install Solar Photovoltaic System


EAST LONGMEADOW, MA – APRIL 12, 2016 – TigerPress will further it's Green Printer reputation by installing a 630 KW solar photovoltaic system. The system is expected to be operational by the end of 2016 and will be installed by EnterSolar.

Solar Photovoltaic("PV") Systems generate electricity by converting light energy into electrical energy via the photovoltaic effect. The TigerPress installation will take advantage of the large flat roof area on it's East Longmeadow manufacturing plant to install over 2000 solar panels producing 675,000 kWh.

For over 25 years, TigerPress has offered clients exceptional quality and customer service at competitive prices. To learn more about Green Printing or our solar energy project, call TigerPress at 413-224-2100




TigerPress wins PINE award


NEWTON, MA APRIL 13, 2016 – TigerPress is proud to announce that we have been selected by the Printing Industries of New England (PINE) to receive an Award of Excellence. PINE presented the award on April 13, 2016 at the Newton Marriott in Newton, MA. This year’s PINE Award winners were recognized for outstanding quality and unique production techniques including special finishing, use of color and visual appeal.

TigerPress won two awards; a Pinnacle Award and The People’s Choice Award at PINE’s Awards of Excellence print competition. The Pinnacle signifies that the winning entry was the very best entry in a particular category. All entries that earn Pinnacle designations will be entered in the 2017 Premier Print Awards competition, the largest international competitive print awards program. The People’s Choice Award was selected at the gala by the attendees who were asked to vote on their favorite piece.

Jennifer Shafii, CEO of TigerPress stated, “In 2015, we worked on a variety of projects and helped our clients create materials that were distinctive. We’re blessed to work with such talented teams and want to thank our customers for their continued support and their valued partnership.”

PINE is the largest trade association to serve printing and graphic communications companies throughout New England.

For more information contact Ed Demetrion, Vice President of Sales at 413-224-2100 x158 (ed@tigerpress.com).




TigerPress adds Fulfillment and Virtual Inventory Services


EAST LONGMEADOW, MA May 6, 2014 – TigerPress, a family-owned, environmentally friendly commercial printing and packaging operation based in East Longmeadow, MA, has just expanded its Fulfillment and Virtual Inventory Services.

“Online ordering, also known as Web-to-Print,” said Reza Shafii, President of TigerPress. “will be a great benefit to our customers.

TigerPress has acquired the fulfillment personnel and technology from another local printing company along with several Fortune 500 customers. The fulfillment department at TigerPress is fully staffed with experienced personnel ready to meet any fulfillment challenge.

With a wide range of printing options, TigerPress offers comprehensive solutions for the printing and packaging requirements of corporations, colleges, hospitals, design firms, banks and other business institutions.

For more information contact Ed Demetrion, Vice President of Sales at 413-224-2100 x158 (ed@tigerpress.com).