Commercial Printing

The Union Democrat, based in Sonora, California, has a professional press crew that currently prints our local daily newspaper, two monthly community newspapers, numerous specialty tabloids, special event programs and advertising preprints. Rick Quillen, Operations Manager for the Union Democrat, has 30 years of printing experience. We are recognized for our print quality, excellent color reproduction and competitive pricing.  We can provide you with a customized product to meet your needs.  For an exact quote for your special project, please contact:

Derek Rosen, commercial print manager


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The Union Democrat press crew (left to right): Troy Rush, Daniel Collins, Karrie Frietas, Rick Quillen and Scott Finn.
Award Winning Press Crew
The Union Democrat press crew was recently honored with three awards for print quality. The 2009 Inland Press Association national competition honored our newspaper for both black and white and full-color print quality including a Best of Show award. Click here to see the story.

Graphic Design
We have an excellent graphic design team that can help you select fonts, build and design pages and maximize the color and impact of your particular project.

File Formats Accepted
PDF and any standard image formats: jpeg, tiff, etc.

Media Accepted
CD, DVD, USB Thumb Drives, USB/Firewire hard drives

 FTP File Transfer
We host our own FTP sites. Call for log-in information, then you can use this site to upload your files.

 Printing Equipment
Our 10 unit Goss Community press provides dependable and consistent printing quality with full color and spot color availability. We also have a selection of paper stocks to choose from.