QRG Part of $7.5K PPEF Donation
Plymouth, MN - January 8, 2018
Kicking the year off to a charitable start, QRG and other Reciprocity Road members pledged $7,500 to advocate for the Promotional Products Education Foundation, an established institution, founded by industry leaders as a way to give back to the promotional products community. PPEF recognizes and encourages scholastic excellence and academic performance among promotional products industry professionals’ college-aged children through merit and need-based college scholarships.
QRG Ranked #15 in Print+Promo's Top 50 Distributors
Plymouth, MN - December 7, 2017
QRG ranked #15 in Print+Promo magazine's Top 50 Distributors of 2017. In a subcategory of the same report, QRG ranked #3 for forms distributors and in the Top 10 for labels and tags.
Redesigned QRG Website Launched
Plymouth, MN - October 16, 2017
The newly redesigned QRG website has a clean, uncluttered design and improved functionality. Content is focused on QRG’s services offering prospective clients a more comprehensive understanding of the Company's value proposition and overall client benefits. The website also offers updated information on news and press releases, multiple videos, branch locations, career opportunities, and our blog. The redesigned website is located at the same address: quality-resource.com Read more about the new site at: quality-resource.com/new-website.htm
Todd Pottebaum Elected to PPAI Board of Directors
Plymouth, MN - October 9, 2017
QRG President Todd Pottebaum has been elected to the PPAI Board of Directors. Todd will begin serving his four-year term immediately after the January PPAI Expo. Todd's commitment at this national level with help lead the direction of the industry and shape the QRG brand.
Milwaukee Holiday Gift Showcase 2017 Receives Raving Reviews
Milwaukee, WI - October 4, 2017
Attendees loved the holiday decor and homemade Christmas cookies at the 2017 Milwaukee Holiday Gift Showcase on October 4th. Clients and prospects stopping by throughout the day viewing holiday gift ideas and placing orders. The team received great feedback on the recent showroom redesign including new large-format photos throughout the office. Remember QRG, if you have a large-format printing need.
2017 Des Moines Product Showcase Great Success
Des Moines, IA - September 27, 2017
The Des Moines Product Showcase on September 27th had recrod breaking attendence with more than 85 customers and prospects present. Thank you to all who attended and contributed.
2017 Twin Cities Product Showcase Largest Ever
Plymouth, MN - September 21, 2017
The Twin Cities Product Showcase on September 21st was the largest and most successful event to date. More than 230 clients visited 30 booths highlighting more than 60 product lines. Clients and manufacturing partners alike were pleased with the outcome of the show. Thank you to all who attended and contributed.
2017 QRG Hurricane Harvey Donations Reached the Rafters
Plymouth, MN - September 7, 2017
QRG played a small role in the Hurrican Harvey Relief sending boxes much needed supplies to victims of the devistating natural disaster.
2017 QRG School Supply Drive a Huge Success
Plymouth, MN - September 5, 2017
School's back in session across the Midwest and QRG is proud to have played a part in helping supply local students in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin with school supplies. Our regional offices teamed up to help local students kick off their school year with all the essentials.
QRG's Todd Pottebaum on Common SKU
Plymouth, MN - September 1, 2017
QRG CEO Dennis Pottebaum Named to Ben Franklin Honor Society
Plymouth, MN - August 28, 2017
QRG CEO Dennis Pottebaum to be inducted by industry peers into the Ben Franklin Honor Society of Printing Industries of America. He was chosen from among many industry leaders as a highly respected and worthy candidate for membership because of your many contributions to your association and/or your industry. The induction ceremony is scheduled for November 10 in Concord, North Carolina.
2017 QRG Milwaukee Holiday Gift Showcase
New Berlin, WI - August 15, 2017
Join us for the QRG Milwaukee Holiday Gift Showcase. Our expert team will guide you to customized solutions for your upcoming holiday gift giving and year-end recognition initiatives. Ensure success with our on-time delivery promise and 100% satisfaction guarantee. When you partner with QRG, you get on-demand marketing execution and sales promotion support designed to build your brand, engage your customers, and inspire your employees.
2017 QRG Des Moines Product Showcase
Urbandale, IA - August 8, 2017
Join the Iowa QRG team at their Des Moines office for the annual product showcase and open house. With on-trend products and innovative ideas, our expert team will guide you to customized solutions for your upcoming projects and initiatives. When you partner with QRG, you get on-demand marketing execution and sales promotion support designed to build your brand, engage your customers, and inspire your employees.
2017 QRG Twin Cities Product Showcase
Plymouth, MN - July 19, 2017
Join the QRG team at their Twin Cities corporate headquarters for the annual product showcase and open house. With more than 60 lines of on-trend products and innovative ideas, our expert team will guide you to customized solutions for your upcoming projects and initiatives. When you partner with QRG, you get on-demand marketing execution and sales promotion support designed to build your brand, engage your customers, and inspire your employees.
Badger Graphic Systems Joins QRG
Plymouth, MN (June 2, 2017) - Quality Resource Group® (QRG) proudly announces that Badger Graphic Systems™ of Madison, Wisconsin has joined the QRG family of companies. With the addition of Badger Graphics™, a full-service print management and marketing company, QRG sales now exceed $40 million. Financial terms of the transaction were not released.
Todd Pottebaum, QRG President, noted, “Gene Davis has built a remarkable company that’s deeply rooted in core values, process, and the desire to exceed client expectations. We look forward to offering scale and resources to Badger Graphics’ esteemed client base. Our vision for continued growth and building value means the best people on our team offering innovative services and support for our clients. We’re excited to have Badger Graphics become part of the growing QRG brand.”
Badger Graphics CEO, Gene Davis, added, “Our partnership with QRG fuels our ability to drive value while maintaining our client-focused culture. We are excited about the enhanced services we will now be able to provide our clients and team.”
Badger Graphic Systems sales office and manufacturing facility will remain in Madison Wisconsin, and Davis will stay on with QRG in a leadership position.
Recently named one of PPB Magazine’s Greatest Companies To Work For in 2017, QRG is ranked among the top 1% of all promotional products distributors and is the 8th largest independent print company in the United States. Headquartered in the Twin Cities, QRG serves clients nationally and internationally with offices, distribution centers, and/or manufacturing facilities in eight cities. QRG’s passion is empowering brands with trendy lifestyle merchandise, stylish logo apparel, impactful incentives, meaningful recognition, and full-service digital and offset printing. QRG is led by the core values of professionalism, perseverance, doing the right thing, caring, and reliability. Recognized for donating time and resources to more than 200 worthwhile causes, QRG believes in giving back to the communities in which its employees live and work.
Denny Pottebaum Presented PSDA's 2017 President's Award
Plymouth, MN - February 1, 2017
QRG CEO Denny Pottebaum was named the Print Services & Distribution Assoication's (PSDA) President's Award recipient at the 2017 CEO Summit in Coral Gables, FL. The President's Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the print distribution industry. Denny was President of the Association from 2015-16 and has chaired a number of BOD committies including: Leadership Development, Finance and Compliance, Publications, Membership Outreach, and Education. Click to learn more.
Quality Resource Group (QRG) Named One of the 2017 PPB Greatest Companies To Work For
PLYMOUTH, MN (May 5, 2017) – Quality Resource Group (QRG) is one of PPB Magazine’s Greatest Companies To Work For in 2017. Headquartered in the Twin Cities with regional and branch offices throughout the Upper Midwest, QRG is a single-source, full service solutions provider for advertising merchandise and print. QRG helps clients create emotional connections that engage, influence and drive revenue by integrating client brands into their target audience lifestyles. QRG provides clients with creative solutions, impeccable service and complete brand control.
QRG was selected among suppliers, distributors and service companies for its ability to emulate best practices that keep workers happy, satisfied and engaged. The PPB recognition is based on employee responses to an online survey exploring several key areas, including engagement, effectiveness, leadership, ethics, pay, benefits, training and work/life balance.
“The culture at QRG is built on five core values: professionalism, perseverance, doing the right thing, caring and reliability,” said QRG President Todd Pottebaum, MAS+. “Our commitment to these values fosters creativity and encourages personal growth. By empowering our employees and encouraging collaboration, we have developed a culture of camaraderie, respect and pride. I’m honored to work alongside this great team.”
“It’s not only the products and services we provide that make us great, it’s the people,” said Dennis Pottebaum, QRG Chairman and CEO. “They’re amazing at what they do, they enjoy working together, and have gained the trust and friendship of the clients they work for. The environment of respect and communication at QRG makes working here fun and meaningful.”
Founded in 1965 and under current ownership since 1993, Quality Resource Group (QRG) is ranked among the top 1% of all promotional products distributors and is the 8th largest independent print company in the United States. Headquartered in the Twin Cities, QRG serves clients nationally and internationally with offices and/or distribution centers in eight cities. QRG’s passion is empowering brands with trendy lifestyle merchandise, stylish logo apparel, impactful incentives, meaningful recognition, and full service digital & offset print collateral. QRG is led by the core values of professionalism, perseverance, doing the right thing, caring, and reliability. Recognized for donating time and resources to more than 200 worthwhile causes, QRG believes in giving back to the communities in which they live and work.
Founded in 1903, the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) is the world’s largest and oldest not-for-profit association serving more than 14,300 corporate members of the $21 billion promotional products industry which is comprised of more than 37,661 businesses and a workforce of more than 510,000 professionals. PPAI represents the industry in Washington, D.C., and advocates on its behalf. PPAI operates The PPAI Expo, the industry’s largest trade show; provides the leading promotional products safety and compliance program, a prestigious professional development and certification program; and publishes industry trade journals and periodicals. The multibillion-dollar industry includes wearables, writing instruments, calendars, drinkware and many other items, usually imprinted with a company’s name, logo or message.