We did a lot of growing in the last year. In case you missed any of it or you’re new to Vomela, we wanted to introduce you to our family of brands..
We did a lot of growing in the last year. In case you missed any of it or you’re new to Vomela, we wanted to introduce you to our family of brands..
ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 5, 2023-- The Vomela Companies of St. Paul, Minnesota, announced the acquisition of Total Graphics Inc. of Burnaby, B.C. The..
If you've ever seen the Disney movie "Moana," you've heard of wayfinding. In the movie, the term refers to an ancient Polynesian art of ocean..
When most people think of magnetic signs, they picture interchangeable vehicle graphics. No offense to car magnets, but they're small potatoes..
Claire Richards is an expert on women in printing. After all, she is one. "I've been in the printing industry for 12 years, and I grew up with..
Cutting millions of business cards into fancy shapes would take forever—unless you use die cutting. Print projects that use die cutting are unique,..
If you want to add some bling to your print projects, there's nothing quite like foil stamping. Also called foiling or hot foil stamping, this..
Some of the most unique specialty printing techniques can be employed with little more than an added printing plate. Adding unusual inks to your..
ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 12, 2022 -- The Vomela Companies, a visual communications leader based in St. Paul, Minn., is commemorating its 75th..
If you're looking to add drama to your print job by way of texture, look no further than embossing and debossing! These techniques can be used alone..
Have you ever flipped over a business card and seen smudges of ink on the back? How about having fingerprints all over your glossy pages before the..
ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating 75 years, The Vomela Companies today announced that it has acquired Visual Impact LLC,..
When we say, “big ideas printed at any scale and on any surface,” we really mean it. In our 75 years in business, we have pushed our creative..
Vehicle wraps are a cost-effective way to establish a brand, make visual impressions, amplify messages, and improve response and conversion rates for..
Globally, the generational shift in consumers is driving massive changes in buying decisions. As Millennials and Gen Z represent a larger percentage..
We've entered a new age of business, where employees are widespread, often working remotely, and businesses must keep up with their needs. With so..
AI and automation are hot topics in all areas of business these days, and marketing is no different. Because direct mail has such a high response..
In 2022, it seems like everything has gone digital. On social media alone, more than 3 billion people globally are active users. Not to mention that..
As the sale and use of cannabis becomes more common and accepted, producers and manufacturers are embracing mainstream marketing strategies and..
Why would a printing company be concerned with cybersecurity? In this age of constant cyber threats, information security should be a major..
Despite the latest COVID variant rearing its ugly head, the trade show industry predicts that business travel, events and trade shows will begin to..
Each year people recognize Earth Day as a recommitment to their sustainable activities. For many public facing companies, that might be a step into..
In recognition of Women’s History Month, we’re taking a look back at the vital role women have played in printing and graphics throughout our..
Vomela Commercial Group's Northern Virginia location is moving to a new space this summer. Plans are underway to build out the new space and move our..
If you want to plan and implement a winning event marketing strategy, it should all revolve around your audience. Attendee experience is everything,..
Direct mail is trending upward in 2022! A recent report on direct marketing shows proof of an upward trend by companies not only in the United..
Leading commercial graphics and printing firm The Vomela Companies today announced its latest data integrity enhancement for its customers through..
Did you know that American founding father Benjamin Franklin was a printer by trade? As a child, he dreamed of opening his own printing and..
St. Paul, Minnesota-based The Vomela Companies was announced on January 26, 2022 as Founding Visual Communications Partner of the Green Sports..
The global paper shortage isn't stopping anytime soon, despite last fall's outlook. Supply issues are affecting each step of the papermaking process,..
St. Paul, Minnesota-based The Vomela Companies today announced that it has acquired the assets of Gillespie Graphics of Portland, Oregon. The..
There will always be a market for commercial printing. In fact, a November 2021 report shows that the global commercial printing industry generated..
The holiday season is fast approaching, which means it's time to order next year's promotional products! Here are 10 reasons to order your 2022..
What do people really think of your logo? What emotion does your latest promotion trigger? Which brochure design is more effective? For decades,..
Graphic designers love crossovers in books and magazines. And who can blame them? Those photos, text, or other elements that cross from one page to..
As trends change and new activation methods are developed, window displays remain an essential marketing tool for all retailers. While other modern..
COVID-19 supply chain challenges have impacted products in nearly every industry. One of the most recent being a commercial printing paper shortage...
If you're in B2B sales, you likely have a list of the top 20 (or so) prospects you'd like to land. The strategy of targeting these best-fitting..
In 2020, the Postal Service delivered approximately 129.2 billion pieces of mail and packages to customers nationwide. Undoubtedly, many of those..
Take a look around the next time you're out. Outdoor (and indoor signs) and banners advertise all types of businesses and products. Wall and floor..
As the world returns to normal after a tumultuous year, more people are venturing out of their homes again. Now is the time to make a splash in..
Since the first online sale in 1994, ecommerce has grown exponentially over time. Particularly in the last five years, the number of websites with..
Business is booming in the home services industry right now! Landscaping companies, home improvement businesses, and even pool suppliers are finding..
The last 15 months have disrupted the world in ways we could have never predicted. Now with the end of the pandemic in sight, the world is beginning..
It’s time to get technical! To understand why your printed piece doesn’t always match your computer screen, we need to dive into some basic color..
Summer is coming. Masks are (slowly) being removed. Employers across the United States are making plans for their employees to return to the office...
First published in 1951, the Ikea catalog was originally distributed to 285,000 households in southern Sweden. At its peak in 2016, more than 200..
We all make mistakes—it's only human, right? When it comes to your relationship with your printing partner, there are three major mistakes you're..
By now you know that The Vomela Companies network is a one-stop-shop for transforming creative ideas into high-impact specialty print graphics. With..
Entering year two of the pandemic, your company has decided to keep your annual event a virtual one (hopefully for the last time!). Previously an..
We've spoken briefly about binding methods before, but we often receive more in-depth questions about perfect binding. What is it? When should we use..
What is employee engagement? It's the passion workers feel for their jobs. It's how committed they are to doing a good job for their organization...
There's always a way to add some extra pizazz to your next print project. When you're looking for something special, consider the following ideas.
More than any other printed items, we see product packaging throughout each day. So often, we take it for granted. But if you're a product seller,..
According to Forbes magazine, 80% of consumers are more likely to buy from a brand that provides personalized experiences. This is not a secret!..
Transforming ideas into memorable brand experiences is what The Vomela Companies is all about. As a trusted commercial graphics and strategic..
Whether you’re building a new real estate development or you’ve been renting one for years, the importance of branding in these highly visible spaces..
In life and in business there are no guarantees, and 2020 was a great example of that. But just because you can’t prevent the unexpected from..
Few industries require adaptability more than healthcare. In a healthcare setting, professionals are constantly facing new challenges, new..
The editorial team at Printing Impressions have presented the 37th annual Printing Impressions ranking.
It’s never too early to make a good impression in real estate, and that includes the construction phase of new development. Even before ground is..
The year 2020 changed everything; how we manage our households, how we do business, and how we interact with the world at large. As we move into..
As the year 2020 draws to a close, little needs to be said about the events that made it unique. Last January, nobody could have expected the effect..
To stand out among the competition, a well-developed brand identity is crucial for businesses of any sort, no matter if they're B2B or B2C. We've..
Patients are the lifeblood of any healthcare company. Improving and maintaining high patient satisfaction is an essential part of every healthcare..
Education is a competitive market. It makes sense, too; parents want only the best when it comes to their child's schooling. The same goes for older..
The year 2020 has been unique in many ways, and with holiday shopping season in full swing, we’re going to continue to see a departure from the norm...
Whether it’s a stadium, convention center, outdoor venue, or beyond, big events call for a certain “wow” factor. Organizers often turn to printed..
A well-developed brand identity is a crucial cornerstone of any healthcare institution. A brand identity is the culmination of all the elements that..
Halloween is an excellent time for companies of every sort to show a little seasonal spirit. Did you know that, on average, just over eight billion..
There's no denying the many benefits of fleet wraps to any business with company vehicles. They're a low cost, high ROI way to constantly and..
In today's retail climate, we can expect customers to return to their favorite stores in a different way than they did before. It’s up to retailers..
Everybody loves the holiday season, but there’s nothing quite like sharing holiday spirit with children.
In any healthcare setting, patient safety takes top priority. This is especially evident in light of sweeping changes to all aspects of day-to-day..
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has featured The Vomela Companies' new construction St. Paul headquarters in the most recent edition of..
Being responsible for an educational facility – elementary, secondary, or beyond – is hard work. You have a million things to take care of, not to..
Any large-format event requires a wide variety of work – from logistical preparations to safety precautions, there are a lot of moving pieces...
The Vomela Companies, a printing company that designs and produces impactful visual communications, have earned Sustainable Green Printing (SGP)..
Providing consistent, reliable colors for specialty graphics printing is an undeniably complex process. Certain colors – grays and tans for example –..
Visiting the hospital or clinic can be a scary experience for anyone, and especially so for kids. There are a lot of unfamiliar experiences in..
Whether it's a large national fleet or a small local business, you want to feel confident that your fleet graphics reflect your identity as a brand...
Outdoor graphics can easily be what sets a building apart from all others around it. They can add color, communicate messages, and transform a space.
With the turn of the decade, the idea of solar power as the right choice for business owners has gained remarkable traction. Long story short, the..
When it comes to the safe return of our students, teachers, and staff, there is no such thing as too much communication. Effective signage lets..
In business and in everyday life, first impressions are everything. Today's consumers expect the very best in security and reliability no matter the..
As sporting events, concerts, trade shows, and other forms of entertainment prepare for stadium-sized events, we can anticipate that things will look..
With the 2020 school year still in planning phase, it’s hard to make lesson plans, much less decide what kind of decor you’ll want in your school..
While many industries are experiencing downturns during these tumultuous times, one which continues to perform at the highest level is..
Today's consumers are smarter than ever. Because of a lifelong exposure to media of every kind, the average customer understands marketing and..
As students of all ages enjoy the summer months, it's important that we enter the next school year as prepared as possible to prioritize safety while..
While the primary focus of any healthcare facility is to care for patients, care must also be taken to provide other levels of value to the patient..
With more relaxed phases of COVID-19 restrictions going into place around the country, restaurant-goers can once again enjoy the delicious meals..
As a proud St. Paul-based company for more than 70 years, The Vomela Companies are concerned for country and our local Twin Cities community. Our..
If there’s any theme in the COVID-19 crisis so far, it’s adaptation. People around the globe have been forced to embrace a completely new day-to-day..
The long-awaited reopening of restaurants has begun across the country. While we look forward to enjoying our favorite dine-in venues, keeping..
Compliance is a hot topic right now, and it applies to every aspect of the healthcare industry. Whether it’s keeping patient information private..
As cities around the country begin to loosen restrictions implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic, work-from-home or furloughed employees will be..
Refuse → Reduce → Reuse → Re-purpose → Recycle As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we reflect on the actions we have taken across The..
Twin Cities-based Pioneer Press featured some of the work The Vomela Companies are doing to combat the effects of COVID-19 in our communities. With..
To our Customers, Vendors, and Employees:
You’ve got a 16-page brochure - how do you keep those pages together? What if it’s a 150-page book? Or a set of 24 laminated cards?
In times of uncertainty – fueled by rapidly evolving information – we find that concise, accurate communication is one of our greatest assets for..
A premier tennis tournament for the Women’s Tennis Association and the Association of Tennis Professionals, the BNP Paribas Open in Palm Springs,..
One of the greatest challenges of any financial institution is helping customers truly understand their finances. Many people view their financial..
With the college basketball season coming to a close in April, March will once again draw attention to the "madness" of the NCAA Division 1..
A fleet graphics campaign is a multi-step project no matter the size. From initial discussions to planning and execution, there's a lot to consider..
Previously, we've shared how retail businesses create experiences for their customers, often so seamless and organic that patrons hardly notice...
For the second year in a row, The Vomela Companies ranked #2 overall among printers with wide format capabilities in North America, based on..
We understand your brand is different and your projects are never a one-size fits all. Your design needs are as unique as each project. That is where..
As The Vomela Companies’ production teams and equipment relocate to their newly constructed St. Paul headquarters, they recently moved their..
Valentine’s Day is only a few days away, and that means the opportunity to create branded décor to showcase the season. As we’ve discussed, a..
In the wake of Super Bowl 54, we’ve just experienced one of the nation’s most prolific annual sporting events. Beyond being a championship football..
In the retail sector, businesses aim to create an experience so seamless and organic that customers don’t even notice the effort. The irony is that..
Branding a college or university campus requires a delicate balance. Too much intrusion on the setting can look tacky. But if there’s too little, the..
The first fleet graphics were around long before the fleets we’re familiar with today. Before semi-trucks and cargo vans, people were advertising..
St. Paul, Minnesota-based The Vomela Companies acquired the fleet graphics division of Implementix, of Wheat Ridge, Colorado. The assets related to..
Providing healthy nutrition and a comfortable environment is an essential role of cafeterias in every setting. Whether it's an elementary school..
The editorial team at Printing Impressions presented their 36th annual Printing Impressions 400 list in December 2019.The PI 400 is the industry’s..
2020 is going to be an exciting time for marketers with so many new technological developments and perception shifts happening in the marketplace...
Temporary graphics are a great way to make the most of the holidays or add flare to an event or special at your place of business. However, permanent..
Print is an ancient technology. Before the printing press was invented in the fifteenth century, humans had been printing words and images in some..
The holiday season is here, and as everyone knows, it’s a hugely important time for businesses both big and small. Customers and clients are eager to..
The holidays can be a stressful time of year for many, but that rarely seems to be the case for kids. With an extended break from school, presents to..
As technology continues to evolve, it changes everything around us—including the way we reach and engage with our customers. Quick Service Restaurant..
Every space is an opportunity for engagement, and healthcare systems are particularly well-suited environments for transformation of every kind. The..
Manufacturing Today, a trade publication focusing on industry leaders in a variety of manufacturing spaces, sat down with President Mark Auth to..
Earlier this month, The Vomela Companies teamed up with 3M to host a Lunch & Learn event highlighting some of new products available in their ..
At The Vomela Companies, we enjoy more than 70 years of continued growth, and we feel a responsibility to take care of the people, customers, and..
The holiday season draws near, and with the coming of the “noisiest” promotional season of the year, it’s important that stores learn how to stand..
Starting in July of 2019, The Vomela Companies began a multi-year transition into a newly constructed corporate headquarters in the Beacon's Bluff..
At The Vomela Companies, measuring how well we meet our customers’ needs and expectations is extremely important in ensuring the high standards of..
Halloween is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start preparing those in-store promotions and specials. Fortunately, there are several..
When you’re embarking on an exciting new print initiative, where do you start? Do you create some eye-catching art? Do you figure out what sort of..
The benefits of having a fleet of vehicles in your business, especially a large fleet, can’t be overstated. Specifically, having a large fleet not..
Creating engaging yet informative graphics in educational environments can feel like an impossible task, but trust us when we say it’s not. From..
Experiential graphics and signage make a difference when customers visit retail stores, but relying on one big, spectacular graphic to tell your..
At The Vomela Companies, we're dedicated to making your convenience store rollout, no matter how big or small, go off without a hitch. We have..
Data can be a vital tool for companies in the digital age, but it’s not always used efficiently. These three things can help make sure you are doing..
It’s not just the food that impacts customer experience in quick service restaurant (QSR) establishments. Design plays a major role in the overall..
With foot traffic increasing in convenience stores across the country, durability is essential when installing long lasting print graphics. This is..
When you have multiple locations to consider in the finance and banking industry, it can be easy to fall back on a simple, generic décor. While many..
It’s a great feeling, the thrill of planning something new. Whether it’s a first annual event you hope to continue or a redesign project for last..
Whether it's a restroom, food station, or cash register, wayfinding signage helps direct customers to where they need to be in your Convenience..
We are pleased to announce the recent addition Lou Raiola who has joined the company as Director of Corporate Social Responsibility & Cause..
65% of consumers say they have cut ties with a brand after one sub-par experience, so differentiating your business by personalizing direct mail..
School breaks are not the time to take a break from learning. As Review of Educational Research notes, most youth lose about two months of..
Security is one of the most important aspects for any banking or financial institution, whether it be at physical locations or within online services..
While convenience stores (c-stores) have been around for years, your signage shouldn't be. Keep in mind that busy environments may make it difficult..
Custom fleet wraps are an easy way to turn your ordinary vehicle into an extraordinary marketing tool. Fleet graphics transform vehicles into mobile..
Almost every industry finds value in making a great first impression, and that's especially true in the healthcare industry. Patients expect the..
In the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) and Fast Casual industries, decor is a balance between timeliness and quality. Rolling out seasonal or..
In an Arts & Entertainment space, big events call for big graphics. To turn your ideas into reality, you’ll need to partner with a printer that has..
Design trends come and go, especially in retail environments. What might entice customers to buy one day might deter them the next. To ensure your..
Changing the décor in a fast casual or Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) establishment can be intimidating, but rather than a massive overhaul to every..
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Anne Donadio to the position of Director of Manufacturing. Donadio joined our company 3 years ago as a..
Whether they're finding the cafeteria, winding through the halls, or searching for a classroom, wayfinding signage is essential in guiding children,..
In keeping with our mission to be the industry leader providing creative, innovative, and technologically advanced graphic products for our..
Bold, colorful, and larger-than-life, city wraps turn ordinary objects into works of art. Cities across the U.S. are adding wraps to water towers, ..
Today more than ever, shoppers are searching for experiences everywhere they go. Retail spaces are highly competitive, and there’s often only once ..
In any level of academia, print graphics are a great way to drive school spirit. Whether it’s fun cafeteria murals or simple wayfinding signage,..
Most signage in healthcare facilities directs and informs patients. Whether it’s a change in insurance policies or wayfinding signage between..
What is Aqueous Coating and Why Should I Use It? Aqueous coating is a clear, fast-drying water-based coating that is used to protect printed pieces...
In the first annual Wide Format Impressions 50, The Vomela Companies ranked #2 overall among printers with wide format capabilities in North America,..
Big events – and big spaces – call for a big spectacle. Events of this size rely on eye-catching print graphics to transform ordinary spaces into..
Game day is on the horizon, and you need to transport your school’s athletic team on a bus that brings school spirit from the team to the community...
Every surface in a school is a learning opportunity. Whether it’s educational, informational, or just plain fun, schools can transform spaces to..
As an advertising medium, fleet surfaces are among the most lucrative and engaging out-of-home media options available. Whether it’s a semi trailer,..
We believe every surface can be improved with vibrant, eye-catching graphics, and we have the experience to back it up. We wrap everything from giant..
Large-scale events need to be vibrant and exciting, and there’s no better way to create buzz than a large-scale print graphic that commands the space..
In a time when the vast majority of incoming freshmen are in the “Gen Z” age range, colleges are faced with an interesting challenge: to capture the..
Retail experts say that today's shoppers value a unique experience more than their predecessors. Limited-time-only pop-up retail shops have moved..
A personalized and targeted approach is just one way that hospitals and clinics are improving patient communication and outreach. That can be tricky..
Bring your college or university brand to life with the right graphics and help drive engagement and school spirit. College and university brands are..
The line between digital marketing and traditional marketing blurs more everyday. Whether done in the digital or physical space, marketing is still..
Going to a hospital or clinic can be a stressful and sometimes traumatic experience for children. Creating a welcoming environment helps distract..
Updating a fleet of vehicles requires substantial effort, but you don’t have to do it alone. Having been involved in countless projects at varying..
Store signage changes frequently, and often needs to be installed by professionals. This means downtime and outsourced labor, which may create..
From concept to installation, a print buying project demands planning, creative solutions, and collaboration with partners in various areas of..
From Preschool to Grad School, every student can benefit from engaging and educational environmental graphics. The physical learning environment is..
Wayfinding signs play a large role in the customer experience. We can all relate to the frustrations of searching for that one item, or trying to..
Brand awareness is one of the hardest things for any company to measure—it's a subjective, slippery concept. We know the importance of it, though...
Combining permanent and temporary graphics can help keep your QSR/Fast Casual Restaurant looking fresh all year long. At The Vomela Companies, our..
Eye-catching design is an essential component of any print project. However, there’s a lot more to a successful print than design alone. Here are..
While attention spans seem to be getting shorter, some argue that consumers are just getting more selective. From entertainment to shopping, we have..
Last year, more than 174 million Americans shopped in-store or online during the busiest holiday weekend of the year, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday,..
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ) has ranked The Vomela Companies #85 out of the 100 largest private companies in Minnesota. That..
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ) has named The Vomela Companies as Family-Owned Manufacturer of the Year in the first annual..
Your healthcare fleet graphics program brings with it unique challenges. A trusted and experienced print partner can help you manage the project from..
The Vomela Companies of St. Paul, Minnesota, announced it has completed the acquisition of Owatonna-based Learning ZoneXpress, Inc., a leading..
Continuity plays a crucial role in brand building, and that rings especially true for convenience stores and other franchise-style storefronts. Print..
The Vomela Companies, a full-service specialty graphics provider, will build a new corporate headquarters in St. Paul. The company, which has..
To create a “wow” moment for visitors and spectators in a venue setting, it’s often necessary to do things in a way they’ve never been done before...
From our expert Dan Seliga, Fleet & Commercial Sales Rep at The Vomela Companies. Check out this content, as well as more content like it, in the ..
One of the best ways to engage with new, existing or potential patients is through compelling direct mail campaigns and printed materials—from annual..
You’ve had a busy year, but even the most successful retailers end up with unsold merchandise after the post-holiday frenzy. How do you get these..
St. Paul, Minn. July 25, 2018 - The Vomela St Paul operations team recently received certification of the ISO 9001:2015 standard following an audit..
Wayfinding signage can enhance or hinder the shopping experience for your customers. Clear, easy to read signage is ideal - but what about the store..
From our expert Mary McCahey, VP of Sales & Corporate marketing at The Vomela Companies. Check out this content, as well as more content like it, in..
Reminders are one of the best ways to use your data and get patients in for their annual checkups and visits. Patients appreciate being alerted to..
In keeping with our mission to be the industry leader providing creative, innovative, and technologically advanced graphic products for our..