1948 – Irving “Jack” Faverman left BBD&G Letterpress to found Faverman Press on Dudley Street in Roxbury.
1948 – Fire destroyed first location on Dudley Street. Jack Faverman reopened Faverman Press four doors down from the Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Roxbury.
1956 – Jack Faverman moved the business to 1038 Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan near the Public Library.
1965 – Jack’s son Howard Faverman joined the business. Howard studied camera and darkroom at Boston Technical High School and joined the union. Howard excelled at sales and marketing.
1968 – Jack suffered a heart attack at age 56. Howard assumed responsibility for running the business.
1971 – Howard moved the business to 1014 Turnpike Street in Canton.
1980 – Alan and Howard Shwartz purchased Faverman Press in March and renamed it Blue Hill Press.
1980 – The Shwartz brothers moved Blue Hill Press to 540-A Turnpike Street in Canton, sharing the building with LustreColor. During the 6 years that they owned the business, they concentrated on offset printing and grew from about $100,000 in annual sales to over $400,000.
1986 – Paul Lauenstein and his wife, Lonnie Friedman, purchased Blue Hill Press on February 1, 1986. They focused on small-format (11 x 17) offset printing and developed the Macintosh-based graphics capabilities of the company.
1996 – Annual sales reached $1,000,000.
1999 – Paul and Lonnie moved the business to 480 Neponset Street in Canton.
2002 – Daniel Bauman purchased Blue Hill Press on May 28, 2002.
2005 – Blue Hill Press acquired Flinn Printing Company of Hingham on October 11, 2005 and merged operations including digital printing and mailing in Canton.
2006 – Blue Hill Press installed Komori Lithrone 26” 5-color press on October 20, 2006.
2007 – Blue Hill Press installed computer-to-plate technology with Rampage Workflow and Fuji Dart 4300 platesetter on January 29, 2007.
2008 – Blue Hill Press launched newly designed Web site.
2009 – Blue Hill Press upgraded its digital printing by installing high-speed Xerox 4110 production engine and high-performance Konica Minolta Pro 5501 digital color production printer.
2009 – Blue Hill Press upgraded its in-house mailing department by installing new addressing line featuring Secap 26K multi-head inkjet printer with conveyor equipped with infra-red dryer.
2010 – Blue Hill Press installed Bell & Howell Mail Star six-station mail inserter on December 27, 2010.
2011 – Blue Hill Press installed Okidata Pro 900DP digital color envelope printer on December 28, 2011.
2012 – Blue Hill Press expanded operations to 10,000SF and installed second Bell & Howell mail inserter.