Just a Minute with Don Dedert, President, Community Printing, Inc.

Last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 02:40 pm

Company address:  W65N210 Commerce Court, Cedarburg, WI 53012

Company Web site: www.communityprinting.com

Industry: Printing

Number of employees: 10

Education: Nicolet High School; engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; continuing education classes.

Family: Wife, Christa, is the general sales manager of the company, and two children, Christopher and Marie.

What was the smartest thing your company did in the past year?

“We updated our mailing capabilities, to better serve our clientele.”

What’s new at your company?

“We are celebrating our 30th year in business. This is quite an accomplishment. We celebrate longevity with our employees as well as with our customers. We are implementing a unique custom file transferring system.” 

Do you plan to hire any additional staff or make any significant capital investments in your company in the next year?

“We are always looking for great people to join our team. We will be focusing on our sales department this year. We would like to add personnel in both inside and outside sales capacities.”

What will be your company’s main challenges in the next year?

“Staying ahead of our competition. We have worked really hard on our 2007 business plan.”

What’s the hottest trend in your industry?


Do you have a business mantra?

“We will do what ever it takes to get your job done right and on time.”

From a business standpoint, who do you look up to?

“In my mind, there is only one leader in this field, and that is Quad/Graphics. They continually grow and implement new technology while sustaining their business.”

What was the best advice you ever received?

“Keep in mind that you are only as good as your employees. You are a team. Also stay current with the technology out there to the best of your ability. Continually reinvest in the company.”

What do you like to do in your free time?

“I enjoy going up North with my friends and family. I really enjoy working on all types of construction projects up North.”

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