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1879 – 2019

www.goesproducts.com

 

Our Journey Celebrates
ONE HUNDRED FORTY YEARS
of Service Within the Graphic Print Industry.

 

We have offered solutions to expand business by quickly creating good
will which is recognized at a quality price by the Advertiser and as a
quality service by the Consumer.

1871 - Fourteen year old C.B. Goes I, founder, arrives in Chicago from Vincennes,
IN obtains job with Chicago Herald as typographer. Saves ledgers and manuscripts
copy books with other employees by loading up horse drawn delivery wagons and
escaping the Chicago fire, continues to work in print discovers lithographic process
and wants to learn the trade.
1876 - Completes Lithography Apprenticeship and leaves Milwaukee, WI printing
labels and returns to Chicago for duration of his career.
1879 - Goes & Quensel , a partnership, is organized.
Charles B. Goes became the founding President. Leases space and access to power
generated by steam line shafts from Rand McNally as an independent captive job
shop as many other firms do. Rand operates as a broker for printers with salesmen
on street throughout the country.
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