240 jobs coming to former Colortree facility, Gov. Northam announces

Henrico County

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A new company is planning to bring the former Colortree Group facility back to life and hire 240 people.

The Tulsa-based marketing company Moore Corporation will be investing over $30 million to open Richmond Print Group — a new venture focusing on the direct marketing industry — at the facility that was housed by Colortree.

Colortree was a local printing company that closed abruptly in June 2019, laying off nearly 240 employees. Given just 15 minutes to gather their belongings and vacate the premises, employees were left jobless and devastated.

“I can’t even explain how that hit us on that Monday when we were let go, I was there 20 years,” one former employee told 8News.

Gov. Northam said the company taking over will prioritize hiring the employees impacted by the abrupt closure of Colortree.

Richmond Print Group told 8News in an email they hope all former Colortree employees apply for job openings.

Gov. Northam welcomed the data-focused printing company Tuesday by gifting CEO Gretchen Littlefield the state flag to fly over their new venture.

“We want to invest in the best technology and the best people,” Littlefield said.

In order to secure the project for Virginia, Gov. Northam approved a $100,000 grant.

“Every job is important,” Gov. Northam said. “It will allow someone to support themselves or families and put food on the table and roof over their heads.”

If anyone is interested in applying for jobs with Richmond Print Group, resumes can be sent to jobs@richmondprintgroup.com.

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