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We Are Here To Serve You

Ultimately, our job is to make your job easier!
When you entrust your projects to Merrick, you can rest assured that it will be carefully crafted to the highest industry standards.
Our customer relationship practice and belief is that of a consultative and collaborative approach. This is predicated upon our belief that shared ideas and open lines of communication create the highest likelihood that your project will realize the success you had hoped for when your concept was first imagined…and we take our part in that drive toward success very seriously. We want to help you put your best foot forward, whether you are seeking new customers or strengthening your current relationships.
Our motto has long been “Merrick Makes It Happen”. Contact us and let us help you Make It Happen for your organization!
Call or email our Sr. VP – Sales, Richard Barnett, for your next project. It would be our honor to speak with you and to serve you!

Who We Are

Founded in 1964 by Fred and Charlie Merrick, along with their brother-in-law, Hank Mullins, Merrick Printing has grown into one the most highly respected printing companies in the United States.
Today, after over 50 years of proudly meeting the varied needs of our valued customers, Merrick Printing is still a family owned and operated business. We take tremendous pride in claiming Fortune 1000 companies amongst our customers…but we also provide focused, detailed service to the smallest of our customers!
Our president, David Merrick, is proudly carrying on the leadership tradition of the company and he has surrounded himself with some of the most experienced and knowledgeable management staff, skilled technicians, and conscientious shop floor workers to be found in our industry.

Management Team

David Merrick
David MerrickPresident
I am a 1982 graduate of the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Merrick Printing has always participated in supporting our industry, as I have served as a Director and Chairman for the Printing Industry Association of the South and also on the Master Printers Board of Directors. This service has allowed us to have a great understanding of our industry and develop key relationships with many of our associates. We are a proud family business and work with the objective of helping our customers meet their goals.
Matt Merrick
Matt MerrickExecutive Vice President
I am a 1991 graduate of the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. In 1994, at age 26, I became one of the first 7 globally announced recipients of the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certification. In 1999, I became Executive Vice President of Merrick Printing. I currently serve on the Printing Industry Association of the South Board of Directors as Treasurer in an effort to help the print industry both regionally and nationally. My career focus at Merrick Printing has been adapting the latest in technology for the print industry to our product offerings, in order to provide customers the best, most efficient, and newest print-related products available.
Charles Van Stockum
Charles Van StockumSr. Vice President
I have worked in the printing industry for 36 years, all of which have been with Merrick.
Martie Van Stockum
Martie Van StockumVice President – Administration
I have worked in the printing industry for 17 years, all of which have been with Merrick.
Bill Merzweiler
Bill MerzweilerSr. Vice President - Manufacturing
I have worked in the printing industry for 43 years, all of which have been with Merrick.

Sales Team

Richard Barnett
Richard BarnettSenior Vice President - Sales
I am a 1983 graduate of the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA). I began my time at Merrick Printing in 1979 and started in sales in early 1984.
I am a firm believer in persistence as the key driver of success for myself (and for most people). I greatly enjoy the process of getting to know my customers and their specific needs…and how I can help to make them more successful in their jobs by providing great service to go along with printing that is amongst the best one can buy. I consider myself very lucky that I have a career that allows me to meet so many wonderful and interesting people, while working in an industry that is constantly evolving.
Ken Eberhart
Ken EberhartVice President
I first became interested in graphic arts while studying at Ahrens Technical High School. My career in the printing industry now spans 46 years and 4 different companies, with the last 20 years spent here at Merrick. My sales philosophy is to anticipate my client’s needs before they arise and to do my best to treat them as I wish to be treated as a consumer. I feel that is what all of us want in life.
Justin Merrick
Justin MerrickVice President
I have worked in the printing industry for 10 years, all of which have been with Merrick. I serve as manager of information and publications for a key account and participate in managing our promotional merchandise sales.
John Barnett
John BarnettAccount Manager
I am a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Business. My career in the printing industry spans 41 years and all of those have been at Merrick. I gained experience in the press room, bindery, planning, estimating and as the warehouse manager during my first 11 years and my last 30 years have been in sales.
I consider it my mission to take care of my customer’s needs to the best of my ability. There is nothing I consider more important to my job than to make sure that my customer is given the best possible service and product that we can provide to them.
Jason Linkhart
Jason LinkhartAccount Manager
I am a graduate from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and have been with Merrick Printing for 8 years. I specialize in digital print, with experience in conventional print as well. I also co-manage our promotional merchandise services. I greatly value building strong relationships with my customers based on trust and integrity.

Hello and welcome to Merrick Printing!

Since 1964 Merrick Printing, located in Louisville, Kentucky, has been providing state-of-the-art print communication services to companies all over the United States and the world. From small, local ad agencies to Fortune 500 companies, the Merrick name has been synonymous with the highest quality printing available. At Merrick Printing, we have worked non-stop to become your most trusted source for print communication needs.

Browse our site for a glimpse of the possibilities Merrick Printing has available for you. Whether you are seeking 6 color + coating sheet fed printing, 1 or 2 color web printing, or 4 color or B&W digital output including variable data, Merrick offers a wide breadth of printing options… and our bindery offers everything from perfect binding to saddle stitching with services including inkjet mailing, kitting and fulfillment.
There is very little that we cannot produce internally, but should the need arise we can utilize our trusted network of industry partners to meet your every need.
Our motto is “Merrick Makes It Happen”… let us make it happen for you!