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About Independent Printing

We trace our roots back to 1910 as the "job shop" for the Independent news paper in Richmond, California. In 1924, the print shop was incorporated as a separate business with Charles Brombacher as co-owner and manager. In 1944, the firm became Independent Printing Company, and in 1952 Kurt's father, Elton Brombacher, became the sole owner. Today, IPCO remains a family-owned enterprise, dedicated to providing high quality printing services to nationwide accounts. From our headquarters in Martinez, California and plant in Ashland, Oregon, IPCO provides a wide variety of products, from annual reports to sophisticated packaging and point-of-sale materials.
Owner Kurt Brombacher and his daughter Lisa Olson are the third and fourth generations to run IPCO.
The company was founded by Kurt's grandfather, Charles Brombacher.
Sales representatives John Tullis and Alan Pittman review a proof before presentation to the customer.
Meet our Martinez staff:
Left to Right: Kurt Brombacher, John Tullis, Lisa Olson, Marianne Kraus, Alan Pittman, Christine DaSilva, Margaret Dzikielewski, Sally Riggs, Linda Peterson