Family Owned Since 1899
The Neyenesch Family
The beginnings of our founding story start way back in 1890, when our founder, W.B. “Bill” Neyenesch, worked at the print shop of the Auditorium Hotel in Chicago. Here, he found his passion for the print industry and honed his skill as an expert in the field. When opportunity called to manage the print shop at the esteemed Hotel Del Coronado (and eventually the U.S. Grant Hotel) in San Diego, Bill, his wife Mary, and their two young sons, William and John, packed up and came out west.
After several years at the U.S. Grant Hotel, Bill decided to purchase all of its equipment and set up shop behind their home on K Street. This is where Neyenesch was born.
K street brought so much wonder to our company. It was here that we grew our family business. All of the Neyenesch children were educated in print and learned the ropes before entering into business. John, Robert, James, Mary, Margaret, and Fred—the Neyenesch children—were trained by their father for ten years to help with their burgeoning contracts.
The entire family was involved in innovation and consistent iteration of processes and procedures to create the best possible products. Our commitment to excellence has allowed us to work with premier San Diego organizations like the Mingei Museum, the San Diego Zoo, and our local colleges and universities, to name a few, as well as several national clients.
Today we consider all team members family, and we are proud to carry out our traditions and printing expertise into the 4th generation.
From direct mail, packaging, brochures, pocket folders and more, our team’s commitment to cutting-edge printing technology and customer satisfaction can be seen and felt throughout our history.
Committed To Quality
At Neyenesch Printers, we are serious about our commitment to quality. We strive to exceed customer expectations at every endeavor so that you—our customer—become a partner that we can work with for years to come. Don’t take our word for it—you can find out more about our print industry certifications and our environmental policy below.
Our Environmental Policy is to improve sustainability, prevent pollution, and comply with legal requirements to ensure that all products are made with the earth in mind. As a leader in the printing industry, we continually work to improve the effectiveness of our Quality and Environmental Management Systems to stay ahead of the curve.
The Scope of Neyenesch Printers, Inc. Quality and Environmental Management System is available upon request.
Neyenesch is a woman-owned business certified by NWBOC (Certificate # RW BE17763).
The Top 1% In Quality
We are one of less than 1% of printers that meet the stringent requirements set by the International Organization for Standardization for our Quality Management System. We are proud to be registered as an ISO 9001 – 2015 standard (Certificate # 0102289).
Our color management system uses GRACol Standards. This profile is aligned with the European ISO 12647 standard, assuring consistent and predictable color internationally. We are qualified as a G7 Master Printer (Certificate) by IDEAlliance.
Neyenesch is an FSC® certified printer, certificate #BV-COC-023950.
Our Data Security Management aligns with the HIPAA Compliance Standard, which RIS Security attests. Find our letter of attestation here.
Our Commitment To Sustainability
For us, progression towards a more sustainable business practice is a top priority. To ensure a brighter tomorrow, we’ve committed to energy conservation and environmental accountability efforts today and source our printing materials from businesses with high ecological standards.
Being held accountable helps us make the smartest and most sustainable decisions. Our Environmental Management System meets the ISO 14001 – 2015 international standard (Certificate #0113009). We are proud to be the only San Diego printer with this certification.
Because we source our ink from an industry leader in sustainability, our ink base consists primarily of renewable vegetable oils.
Our printing plate processing is water and chemical free using Kodak Sonora Process Free Plates. We’ve reduced our water consumption by 60%.
We are proud of our eco-conscious decision to be an alcohol-free printing company. Isopropanol alcohol, a material commonly used in fountain solutions and other printing processes, evaporates extremely quickly and has a flashpoint of 12 degrees, meaning that it is highly flammable even at frigid temperatures. Steering clear of materials like alcohol and other VOCs (volatile organic compounds) reduces our environmental footprint. We also utilize VOC capturing systems to reduce VOC released into the atmosphere.
Using low-energy lights, auto-off switches, and efficient drive motors in our presses allows us to minimize our energy consumption. We also utilize energy storage batteries which reduce our draw against the power grid during ‘high peak’ periods.