Portland, Ore.

Elise Hacking Carr is editor-in-chief/content director for Print+Promo magazine.

Wright Business Graphics, a subsidiary of Wright Enterprises Holding Company, hired Jeff Wiencken as a sales representative for the company's Portland, Ore. facility. Wiencken will be directly responsible for managing existing key client relationships as well as identifying new growth opportunities in the Northwest region.

The fun doesn't stop at 50. Additional suppliers responded to this year's Top Suppliers survey, but just missed this year's list. Here are some of them:

Minnesota-based distributor, American Solutions for Business (ASB) recently acquired a sales group from Portland, Ore. The team, lead by Kevin Welch, includes six sales associates and three staff people. This group was originally part of American Eagle Graphics, a west coast business that was founded in 1985. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

In 2010, the members of Strategic Print Alliance established the Flesh Membership Award to honor the memory of Royal S. (Scud) Flesh. Under Flesh’s leadership, The Flesh Company was a founding member of what is now the Print Services and Distribution Association (PSDA). The company remains a strong supporter of the organization to this day. The Flesh Membership Award, sponsored by Strategic Print Alliance, funds the first year’s dues in the PSDA for a new member.

Proforma, a leading North American provider of graphic communications solutions, welcomed seven new owners to its network.

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