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Stouse LLC Acquires Magna-Plus Inc.
November 5, 2019 at 7:12 pm

Stouse LLC, a portfolio company of Minneapolis-based Goldner Hawn, has acquired Magna-Plus Inc., a well-known wholesale provider of custom printed labels, magnets and other promotional products, effective Oct. 25, 2019...

PPAI Responds to Senator's SWAG Bill
November 5, 2019 at 7:23 pm

Following the news of Iowa Senator Jodi Ernst's SWAG Act, a proposed bill that would prohibit government entities from using taxpayer dollars for advertising (including buying promotional products), PPAI sent out a statement to the industry...

RRD Reports Q3 Results; Marketing Solutions Grows, Business Services Declines
November 5, 2019 at 7:37 pm

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), Chicago, reported financial results for the third quarter of 2019. “I am pleased with our strong financial results for the quarter,” said Dan Knotts, RRD’s president and CEO. “Our favorable performance represents the third consecutive...

2019 Top 50 Suppliers: Key takeaways, fun facts and more
October 29, 2019 at 8:16 pm

It’s been an interesting year for our country, with information changing as quickly as a tweet disappears from a timeline. American businesses have been monitoring heightened trade tensions and recession risk. For printers, that list extends to paper supply shortages, raw material inflation and a lack of skilled personnel...

PRINTING United 2019 Recap: Everything You Missed at the 720,000 Square Foot Mega-Show
October 29, 2019 at 7:23 pm

We’re back from PRINTING United after an eventful week in Dallas, and we've finally had time to gather our thoughts on the 720,000 square foot show. That was hard to do, considering the sheer volume of exhibitors, education sessions and equipment demos to take in. Built on the foundation of the SGIA Expo, the inaugural PRINTING United brought basically the entire printing industry under one roof, with...

Proforma Affiliate Owners Win $12 Million E-commerce Contract
October 29, 2019 at 6:33 pm

Proforma, Cleveland, recently announced that affiliate owners and Million Dollar Club members Kristen Scotto and Rick Royall won a three-year $12 million contract with one of the nation’s largest automotive tire marketers...

How to Cultivate Successful Supply Chain Partnerships
October 29, 2019 at 7:19 pm

As conglomerates like Amazon and Vistaprint continue to change the way we conduct business, alliances between distributors and suppliers are needed now more than ever to protect their spot in the print and promo space. However, there’s a big difference between just working with someone and working well with someone, so it’s crucial to find the right fit for your professional partnership...

US Postmaster General Megan Brennan Announces Retirement
October 22, 2019 at 6:52 pm

The U.S. Postal Service announced that Megan J. Brennan, postmaster general and CEO, is retiring effective Jan. 31, 2020. "Megan Brennan is a devoted public servant who has helped lead the United States Postal Service...