Proforma Marcom Solutions Acquires Springfield, MA-Based Eastern Advertising Novelty
November 10, 2014

Proforma Marcom Solutions, a provider of brand management solutions in Marlboro, MA, has merged with Eastern Advertising Novelty based in Springfield, MA. The new company, now called Eastern Advertising Novelty powered by Proforma, will offer marketing services to include multimedia services, e-commerce Websites, commercial printing, mobile marketing, as well as other services, reported the Telegram & Gazette.

Across the Nation
September 1, 2014

Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ September 2014 edition, featuring Printing Impressions' Imagine! Print Solutions, Badger Tag & Label, Precision Services Group, Evron Graphics, Data-Mail Inc., Southeastern Printing, Copresco, Plum Grove, Rand Graphics

Proforma Owners Acquire Century-Old Commercial Firm Hyde Brothers Printing of Marietta, OH
August 13, 2014

Hyde Brothers Printing, a long-standing Marietta, OH, commercial printer, has been acquired by Steve Flaughers, owner of Proforma 3rd Degree Marketing, and Dick Kulick, owner of Proforma Excalibur Business Solutions. The Proforma owners will extend the business’s offerings to include promotional items, multimedia services, branded apparel, mobile marketing, and Website design.

Printer News
August 1, 2014

Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ August 2014 edition, featuring Wright Business Graphics, Liberty Creative Solutions, Quad/Graphics, Sheridan Books, Mittera Group, COT Holdings, Chase Media Group and Proforma.

Printing Veteran Kirk Winnega Joins Proforma Network, Opens Blue Sky Marketing Solutions of Troy, MI
June 4, 2014

After 25 years of working in the print industry, Kirk Winnega has seen a lot of changes, from continuous business forms to laser cut sheets to digital design. Winnega has left that side of corporate life to strike out on his own by starting Troy-based Blue Sky Marketing Solutions, becoming part of the Proforma franchise.

As a Proforma franchisee, he is now part of a $450 million operation that provides assistance without all the overhead costs

"I’m no longer pigeon-holed into just one or two services, but can provide the best solutions for the customer’s needs. My career is exciting again

Bits and Pieces: Bull Market For Proforma
March 1, 2014

Linda Martinelli, who heads Proforma Graphic Printsource, is using her bovine affinity to compete for a possible berth in the Champions Tour Finale in Las Vegas that features a $500,000 purse. Well, Martinelli will compete in the form of her prized bull, named Proforma, which first must excel in the two-year-old champions class at the Champions Tour 1 in Orchard, TX (the event took place just as this issue was going to press).

Bucking Bull “Proforma” to Compete in National Bull Riding Event
February 11, 2014

Linda Martinelli, owner of Proforma Graphic Printsource, has taken her passion for bucking bulls and turned it into a new adventure and business opportunity. "Proforma," the two-year-old bull, has even become a mascot for Martinelli’s business, and on February 15, he will be competing in the Champions Tour 1 in the “Two Year Old Champions Class” in Orchard, TX.

Across the Nation
February 1, 2014

Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ February 2014 edition, featuring Marshall & Bruce Printing, BPI Media Group, Mountain Ink Printing and Melcher Printing, Primary Color

Cooley Group Acquires Proforma I.F.
October 22, 2013

Rochester, NY-based printing and branding company Cooley Group said Tuesday that it would buy another Rochester printing firm, Proforma I.F. Printing Services.

With the acquisition, Cooley increases its staff size to 32. Besides its headquarters in Rochester, Cooley has locations in Rochester, Syracuse, Utica, Albany and the Hudson Valley.