Dwight Vicks


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Dwight Vicks, III serves as president and is the third generation to run Vicks, a content delivery company originally known as Vicks Brothers Printing. Started by his grandfather, Dwight E. Vicks Sr., Vicks was founded in 1918 in Utica, New York. Under his excellent leadership the company grew until Dwight Jr., or “Duke” Vicks, took over from his father upon completing his MBA at Cornell in 1957. After risking everything to reinvent the company by purchasing a Miehle offset press, Duke secured Vicks’ place in the future of printing. Dwight III returned to Vicks in 1991 as the digital revolution was taking hold and expanded Vicks into digital printing and distribution. In 2018, Dwight received a Milestone Award at the NAMM Show in honor of the 100-year anniversary of Vicks.