Irvin J. Borowsky, the distinguished publisher and philanthropist who founded North American Publishing Company (NAPCO), the parent company of Publishing Executiveand Book Business magazines, died November 25 in Philadelphia, days after his 90th birthday.
Irvin J. Borowsky
Founded 53 years ago by Irvin J. Borowsky, four employees and a magazine, Printing Impressions (today the industry's best-known magazine for printing and graphic arts worldwide), North American Publishing Co. (NAPCO) has grown to become a formidable force in publishing
A hall of fame implies perennial recognition for perennial achievement, something which this year's Publishing Executive Hall of Fame inductees exemplify. In a rapidly changing industry, being able to adapt and thrive, growing profits while maintaining the highest standards of excellence, is no mean feat. Doing this year after year, while under constant pressure to cut costs, can seem downright miraculous.