In 1988, the business was purchased by William C. Brown Publishing, headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa. William C. Brown company was a leader in Higher Education manufacturing. During this time Julin saw tremendous growth. While acquired to print the highest quality color pieces needed for the publishing business, they were also allowed to maintain and grow their customer base. During this time, John Williams was General Manager of Julin Printing and Vice President of Manufacturing at William C. Brown.