Customers who are hard-pressed for printed pieces turn to Allen Press. The company is a commercial typesetting, printing, and publishing company. It also provides editing, marketing, advertising, online publishing, and distribution services. Clients include corporations, professional associations, scholarly societies, university presses, and commercial publishers of journals, magazines, and books. Harold Allen founded Allen Press in 1935 as a print shop in the basement of a downtown bank building. The company is still family-owned.