Crain Communications Inc is a privately held media company producing trusted and relevant news publications, lead generation, research and data products, custom publishing and events with uncompromising integrity. Reaching more than 3.5 million business decision makers and consumers across the United States and in select markets in Europe and Asia, the company’s portfolio includes many of the most influential media properties in the verticals they serve including Automotive News, Autoweek, Advertising Age, Modern Healthcare, Plastics News, Business Insurance and Pensions & Investments.
Headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, the company’s 825 employees in 13 locations publishes 25 vertical news print and online publications and the multimedia content and product extensions related to each, contributing to the success of its readers and its clients.
Crain Communications was founded in 1916 in Louisville, Kentucky by GD Crain, Jr. It began with a staff of three people and two publications...first publishing Class (subsequently renamed and published by the company today as BtoB) and Hospital Management (a magazine for hospital administrators, which was sold during the 1950s).
At Crain, our company mantra is "Readers First." Every decision made at the company is made with the end user in mind.