Impact2032 Highlight – J.S. McCarthy Printers, Inc.

J.S. McCarthy Printers is one of the oldest and largest commercial printers in New England. Around since 1947, J.S. McCarthy has always had a focus on customer service and industry innovation, including its newest expansion into the folding carton packaging market. Along with a commitment to its customers, J.S. McCarthy also remains dedicated to the success of its employees, leading to the formation of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in 2019.

With the company’s focus on quality for both customers and employees alike, it’s not surprising that J.S. McCarthy has already developed many strategies that already align with Impact2032’s Vision for Financial Stability.

J.S. McCarthy partners with local schools by providing support to middle schools, high schools, technical centers, and programs for students looking for jobs in the trades. Support includes student presentations, career days, and job fairs as well as promoting career education through opportunities for mentorships and job trainings with summer internships for both high school and college students.

Internally, J.S. McCarthy offers competitive wages and benefits package, a 401K match on top of company ownership to all employees, paid time off, fast and free access to mental health care, on-the-job training, and a company-wide  “Zero Defects Program” that seeks to improve company culture by allowing employees to experience the accomplishments and challenges of other departments in their efforts to produce the highest quality products.

J.S. McCarthy really goes above and beyond to help employees by offering a wellness program with financial incentives to encourage employees to focus on their physical, mental and financial health. The programming includes an onsite wellness coach to help employees with goal setting and coaching around these areas. The company also offers short-term, interest-free loans of up to $500 per year to employees for life’s unexpected obstacles.

Through internal and external customer, employee, and community efforts, J.S. McCarthy will undoubtedly further the progress of the visions for health, education, and financial stability. Understanding there is always room for improvement, the company has even added a few new strategies within the Impact2032 Plan.

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