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Print+Promo Announces the 2017 Top 50 Distributors
November 21, 2017 at 7:50 pm

It can be hard out there for a distributor. The migration to online shopping has allowed end-users to easily bypass the middle man (or woman). The threat of direct selling remains very real. And, let’s be honest, is there anything Amazon can’t do? Despite the challenges facing distributors, they manage to persevere by selling into new revenue-generating buckets, executing a vision and mastering the art of consultation...

Company Folders Inc. Welcomed to Downtown Pontiac
November 21, 2017 at 7:38 pm

Company Folders Inc. is the latest business joining the efforts to energize Pontiac, Mich. The online presentation folder printer celebrated its new headquarters at 22 W. Huron St. last week with a grand opening/ribbon-cutting ceremony. Deputy Oakland County Executive Matt Gibb was on hand to roll out the county’s welcome mat for its newest tech company. “The best thing we can do...

Benjamin Franklin Honor Society Inducts Seven New Members
November 21, 2017 at 7:19 pm

The Ben Franklin Honor Society of Printing Industries of America (PIA) formally inducted seven industry leaders at its reception and awards ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10 at the Embassy Golf Resort & Spa Hotel in Concord, N.C: Daniel Adkison, Marina Poropat Joyce, David Olberding, Dennis Pottebaum, Jacob Shaffer, Regina Testa and Bradley Thompson...

USPS Increases Rates on Jan. 21
November 21, 2017 at 6:42 pm

Forever stamps will increase from 49 to 50 cents on Jan. 21. On that day, Mailing Services product prices will rise “approximately 1.9 percent, and most Shipping Services products will average a 3.9 percent price increase,” according to the USPS...

Print+Promo Distributor Connect Closes Out the Year in San Antonio
November 14, 2017 at 8:40 pm

Print+Promo, the Philadelphia-based leading source of business strategies for distributor sales professionals, recently concluded its final Distributor Connect of 2017. Distributor Connect pairs top-selling distributors with leading print and promotional product suppliers for one-on-one, 20-minute, pre-scheduled meetings held in private supplier suites. For the latest event, which ran...

Halls & Company Acquires ActNow Media
November 14, 2017 at 7:51 pm

Halls & Company, Brooklyn Park, Minn., manufacturer of ID Line, announced that it has acquired ActNow Media, an Atlanta-based promotional products supplier. ActNow Media was founded almost 20 years ago by Fred Leamer, who started the company with the Write 'n Roll paper mousepad, and expanded...

GPO Awards $61M Contract for 2020 U.S. Census Materials to Cenveo
November 14, 2017 at 7:02 pm

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has awarded the contract for 2020 Census printing materials and mailing services to Cenveo, following a competitive procurement process. Cenveo is a Connecticut-based company, and production will take place at its facilities in Los Angeles...

I.D. Images LLC Hires Continuous Improvement Specialist
November 7, 2017 at 6:45 pm

I.D. Images LLC, a leading pressure-sensitive label converter with headquarters in Brunswick, Ohio, recently announced the addition of Joshua Denmeade as continuous improvement specialist. In his new role, Denmeade will help the company...

Sentinel Capital Partners Acquires Nekoosa
November 7, 2017 at 5:17 pm

Nekoosa, consisting of Nekoosa Coated Products, RTape Corp. and CET Films, announced the sale of the business to Sentinel Capital Partners. Sentinel Capital Partners, a New York-based investment firm, partnered with Nekoosa to support continued growth for the company and its growing customer base through new product introductions and acquisitions...

Top 50 Suppliers 2017 Interviews: No. 1 - Ennis Inc.
October 31, 2017 at 5:17 pm

Every year, Print+Promo releases its 2017 Top 50 Suppliers list. To give you some insight into what it takes to make it to the top, we spoke to Keith S. Walters, chairman, CEO and president of Ennis Inc., No. 1 on the list.

GPO Names Acting Chief Human Capital Officer
October 31, 2017 at 4:56 pm

U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Davita Vance-Cooks has named Dan Mielke acting chief human capital officer. Mielke will oversee all of GPO’s human resources operations. He brings four decades of workforce planning, recruiting, employment value programs and policy development experience to GPO...

DARD Products Adds Vice President of Marketing and Business Development
October 31, 2017 at 4:37 pm

DARD Products, Evanston, Ill., announced the addition of Susan Lewandowski as vice president of marketing and business development. Lewandowski will be responsible for the leadership of the DARD sales team, developing new business opportunities and creating customized solutions to customer needs...

Deluxe Corp. Reports 8.5 Percent Increase in Revenue for Q3 2017
October 31, 2017 at 4:28 pm

Deluxe Corp., Shoreview, Minn., announced its financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2017. Revenue exceeded the company’s prior outlook driven by strong performance by all three segments. GAAP diluted EPS was $0.59 which was below the range of the prior outlook and included aggregate charges of $0.73 per share for asset impairment charges, restructuring and transaction-related costs...

Bridging the Physical and Digital Worlds with Packaging
October 31, 2017 at 4:03 pm

In a world that is consistently going digital, packaging has been a constant presence in the physical world. And as long as there are products being produced and sold, it’s unlikely that will ever change. However, finding ways for packaging to provide a consumer with both a physical and digital experience can lead to highly beneficial opportunities for brands. On the second day of the Digital Packaging Summit...

Print+Promo Presents the 2017 Top 50 Suppliers
October 24, 2017 at 7:24 pm

Not only does Print+Promo's Top 50 Suppliers list offer a glimpse into industry activity and health, it gives print manufacturers a chance to gauge where they stand among their peers. Did your company make the list? Find out...