You could use <originInfo> and use displayLabel to designate that it's a printer (with or without place and date).
Alternatively (or in addition) you could use <name> with a role=printer (which can also use the code "prt").

Rebecca Guenther

On Dec 18, 2011, at 6:37 PM, Elizabeth McKelvey wrote:

Would it make sense to repeat the publisher element?
Betsy McKelvey
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Subject: [MODS] publisher and printing house

In MODS, <originInfo><publisher> is defined: the name of the entity that published, printed, distributed, released, issued, or produced the rsources.
According to the definition, printing house is described by <originInfo><publisher>
how can I separate publisher and printing house?
Maliheh Dorkhosh,
MA.student in LIS
Tehran North Branch of IAU
BA LIS Department of Shahed University
Head of cataloging department of the central library and documentation center. University of Tehran