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2019 Inc. 5000: See What Promotional Products Companies Made the List
August 20, 2019 at 7:27 pm

Every year, we look forward to combing through the Inc. 5000 list to see which of our friends in the promotional products industry made it among the esteemed ranks. This year, more than 60 companies related to promotional products made the list...

What Buyers and Sellers Should Know About Mergers and Acquisitions
August 20, 2019 at 8:29 pm

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can be complex—and there’s a lot to account for on both the buyer and seller side. Think about it this way: A coach usually has a game plan in place before the first play. Similarly, a company wouldn’t strike a deal without careful consideration of the current business landscape and other influential factors...

PRINTING United Exhibitor Space Is Sold Out
August 20, 2019 at 7:59 pm

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) announced that the show floor of its inaugural PRINTING United trade show is sold out. PRINTING United is being held Oct. 23-25, in Dallas. Registration is open for attendees online at...

Trade Association SGIA Acquires NAPCO Media
August 13, 2019 at 7:41 pm

Following last week’s news that SGIA acquired NAPCO Media, the parent company of Print+Promo, SGIA CEO Ford Bowers and NAPCO Media President Dave Leskusky discussed the acquisition in further detail and the impact it will have on the industries the organizations serve...

Proforma Affiliate Owner Wins $6 Million Virtual Reality Contract
August 13, 2019 at 8:06 pm

Rich Mitchell, owner of ProMediaAspire, has secured a $6 million contract with a nuclear power company across 13 of its nuclear generation stations. The contract provides a format to train workers through the use of cutting-edge virtual reality (VR) technology...

SGIA Acquires Print+Promo Parent Company NAPCO Media
August 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

In a move that further enhances its current partnership with NAPCO Media and creates unprecedented value for the industry, the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) today announced that it has acquired NAPCO Media...

U.S. Will Place Additional 10% Tariff on $300B in Chinese Imports Starting September
August 2, 2019 at 4:24 pm

It's been a few weeks without news regarding the ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China. In a series of tweets yesterday, however, President Donald Trump reported that U.S. trade representatives returned from China talks with disappointing results, and that he would add a "small additional tariff of 10 percent" on $300 billion in Chinese imports, effective Sept. 1...