Advance Central Services Michigan
provides shared services support for MLive Media Group

Advance Central Services Michigan provides cost-competitive shared services in human resources, accounting and technology to support the digitally focused mission of MLive Media Group. In addition, the company provides MLive Media Group with local production, transportation, distribution, customer service and facilities management services.

These important services drive measurable business results and support MLive Media Group’s focus on developing innovative ways of delivering timely and accurate news and information to readers and offering quality products to advertisers across multiple platforms.


Advance Central Services Michigan delivers The Grand Rapids Press, Kalamazoo Gazette, The Muskegon Chronicle and The Jackson Citizen-Patriot to homes each Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. In addition, single copy print editions are available at numerous store and vending machine locations in each market every day. Print editions of the four newspapers are supplemented with daily coverage available through an eReplica, a page-for-page digital copy of the newspaper, available on your PC, laptop, mobile, or tablet, and on

Advance Central Services Michigan delivers The Flint Journal, The Saginaw News and The Bay City Times to homes each Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday and content from those newspapers is always available online at The Ann Arbor News is delivered to homes each Thursday and Sunday and its content is also always available online at

Production Services

Advance Central Services Michigan is responsible for all facets of prepress, production, printing, packaging, transportation, delivery and customer care for all of MLive Media Group’s publications – The Grand Rapids Press, The Muskegon Chronicle, Kalamazoo Gazette, The Jackson Citizen Patriot, The Flint Journal, The Saginaw News, The Bay City Times, The Ann Arbor News and Advance Weeklies.

Commercial Print Services

Visit our Commercial Print page to learn how Advance Central Services Michigan delivers excellence to customers including Gannett and many others.