Augusta Printing Company Adds New Press, Now Looking To Hire New Workers 

A printing company in Augusta cut the ribbon on a new $3.5 million printing press, the first of it’s kind in the world.Governor LePage was on hand at J.S. McCarthy printing for the ceremony. The 85-foot-long Japanese made printing press makes the company twice as efficient and produces far less waste.It’s all part of a $6 million investment made this year. Since 2007, company President Rick Tardiff said the company has invested around $15 million into the company.Tardiff said this will not only allow them to be more competitive nationally and internationally, but it also paves the way for them to add more jobs here in Maine. “We added 15 new jobs last year,” Tardiff said. “Our overall wage average is over $20 an hour plus benefits. Our growth this year, we’re looking to grow and add ten new positions this year to our current workforce.”J.S. McCarthy printing currently has 175 employees. To learn more about their job openings you can visit their website: