Printing Services Receives 17 Awards for Exceptional Printing and Design

PIM Awards 2018

The old adage says that “when it rains, it pours.” That was especially true this spring, when Printing Services received a total of 17 awards for printing, design and video production excellence from four separate industry associations. The In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA) presented Printing Services with three awards, including two Gold and one […]

Congratulations to our two Star Performer Awards recipients!

University Services Star Performer Awards

Marie Berndt, Stores Specialist, U Market and Printing Services Mark Peterson, Estimator, Printing Services Star Performer Awards are presented to University Services employees and teams of employees who have provided exceptional service to the University of Minnesota over the past year. Award winners exemplify the following University Services core values that enforce the University’s teaching, research, […]

Meet the Team: Randy Lindorfer

Randy

Randy Lindorfer started in Printing Services as a Prepress Operator nearly 40 years ago. He began in the “analog printing” era making plates for offset presses and creating physical proofs. As Prepress Supervisor in the early 1990s, Randy helped lead the department into the digital age by installing computerized systems and more efficient equipment. His […]

High-Five: Printing Services Lands 5 Maroon Awards

Each year, creatives and communicators from across the University of Minnesota dig through the past year’s archives and submit their best work to the Communicators Forum’s Maroon & Gold Awards. Presented at the Communicators Forum Annual Conference, the Maroon & Gold Awards recognize forum members whose work exemplifies the University’s core values. At this year’s […]

Printing Services Receives 6 Stars of Excellence Awards

PIM Star of Excellence Best of Category Award

Printing Services recently received a total of six awards from Printing Industry Midwest (PIM)—the region’s trade association for the printing, communication and graphic arts industry. PIM’s Star of Excellence Awards recognize those responsible for the creation and production of print communications in the Midwest. The competition extended across a five-state area to promote excellence and […]

Graph Expo 2016

Shawn Welch, manager of Printing Services, recently attended the 2016 Graph Expo in Orlando, Florida. Graph Expo provides a showcase of the latest in design, printing, and communications technologies and also offers an array of educational opportunities. Shawn chose to attend seven informative and inspiring sessions, all focused on helping Printing Services offer University departments […]

Takeaways from the 2016 UCDA Design Conference

Two Printing Services designers, Sysouk Khambounmy and Julie Longo, attended the 2016 UCDA (University College Designers Association) Design Conference in San Antonio from 9/24–27. The 46th annual conference provided them with opportunities to get an in-depth look at the issues facing designers and communication professionals, both in and out of educational institutions, and gain inspiration […]

University of Minnesota Law School incorporates Augmented Reality (AR) into their Viewbook

The University of Minnesota Law School became the first department on campus to incorporate Augmented Reality into a publication. Printing Services was proud to produce their new viewbook from start to finish, by offering graphic design, video production, augmented reality and printing. The viewbook contains three interactive pages, which include six videos (2 transparent introduction […]