Central St. Croix Chamber member Minuteman Press in Hudson is named the Chamber’s ‘Business of the Month’ for September 2017
They have been an active member since the beginning, joining in 2009. The company was awarded the Central St. Croix Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year for 2013. They have been very involved by sponsoring our events, providing printing, hosting Java Jumpstarts and attending events. Pete Keskey served on the Chamber Board and Cindy Brown Bauer also has served on the Chamber Board from 2014 thru 2016.
Minuteman Press is an international franchise, with stores all over the world. Locally owned and operated, Pete Keskey opened the Hudson store in November of 2006 with two employees. At Minuteman, there are endless possibilities of things they can do to promote and grow your business. Besides the standard business cards, forms, letterhead and envelopes, they produce banners, signs, promotional products, rubber stamps, name tags, tablecloths and retractable banners, labels, invitations and so much more.
Everything starts with a top notch art department. They boast four full-time graphic designers who create award winning work. Serena Wildt (MMP Manager) started in 2007, Charlie Eichman, Jenna Wojan and Lauren Leitgeb are there to design everything from a logo to full color brochures and multi-page programs. They can take your ideas and turn them into reality on paper.
Getting you the right product for your business and budget is the main concern of the customer service department. Cindy Brown Bauer, Linda LaKosky-Eng and Kari Nustvold take care of the orders from the first phone call to the invoicing. Kari and Cindy bring many years of experience in promotional products and can hook you up with just the right item for your companies’ giveaways and customer appreciation: from pens to garments to tradeshow displays.
Offset Printing and Bindery lead Ralph Severson along with John Jenkinson produce and complete your items with folding, laminating, trimming, gluing, stapling and more. Finishing the project to meet the deadlines is their top priority.
Pete Keskey keeps the smiles and laughs plentiful as he makes sure everything runs smoothly. He has done so well with Hudson that he also has opened stores in Oakdale Minnesota (2011) and St. Paul (2015). He has won many awards from corporate headquarters and is extremely involved in many local chambers, being named Hudson’s Chamber Member of the year and Ambassador of the year for Hudson. They are very active in not only the Central St. Croix and Hudson Chambers, but he and Linda also are involved with the Baldwin, New Richmond, Stillwater and Somerset Chambers as well.