A New Era for Printing and Direct Mail in Houston, TX

The coming together of two industry titans, Houston-based commercial printing company Absolute Color Ltd., is excited to announce their merger with PremierIMS, a full-service printing, mailing, and direct mail marketing company.The merger will allow Absolute Color to expand its services to a much greater audience for commercial printing and high-impact direct mail marketing to the […]

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PIMS Employee Fishing Trip

A long-standing summer tradition at PremierIMS is the employee offshore fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico. Armed with plenty of sunscreen and Dramamine, employees board a fishing boat in hopes of catching the most fish and bragging rights for the year. When the 2008 recession hit many yearly activities were curtailed until better economic […]

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UH Digital Media Student Wins GEA Awards

PremierIMS CEO Norm Pegram teaches Printing Materials and Processes at the University of Houston’s College of Technology. One of his students, Kinza Muzahir won three student awards at the Graphic Excellence Awards presented by the Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast (PIGC). The PIGC Graphic Excellence Awards Competition recognizes the best in technology and artistry from the […]

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Pegram named President of MFSA-SW

PremierIMS CEO Norm Pegram was named 2018/19 President of the Mailing and Fulfillment Services Association of the Southwest (MFSA-SW). Susan Wilson of RR Donnelley, 2017 president, passed the gavel to Norm during the organization’s annual mailing conference. “I’m thrilled to be serving this year (2018/19) and look forward to growing our industry organization,” said Pegram.  The […]

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American Advertising Awards Gala

Support Your Industry! The American Advertising Awards, formerly the ADDYs, is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local AAF Club (Ad Club) competitions. The mission of the competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. Conducted annually by […]

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Advertising Students From China Visit PIMS

Giving the “nickel tour” of the PremierIMS facility is something Norm Pegram, CEO, loves to do any day of the week. Norm gives visitors a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to print and process thousands of mail pieces on a daily basis. “Folks always find it fascinating to see the printing presses and addressing […]

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Inside The Printing Museum – A Special Tour

The Printing Museum, located in the Montrose district, has showcased historical items relating to the art and science of printing since the 1980s. There you will find original historic prints, working printing presses, books, printmaking, letterpress and papermaking studios. What looks to be a small building as you enter, quickly turns into a maze of softly […]

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AAF-Houston Student Competition

Battle of the Sharks AAF-Houston hosted the annual Student Conference and Competition. The bright minds of these students lit up the room before the competition even started. 2017 sponsor, San Jacinto College, provided an assignment, and teams headed to a local agency, design firm, or in-house marketing department to develop a media campaign. Teams only had […]

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The Future of USPS: Self-Driving Mail Trucks

People have been experimenting with self driving cars since the 1920s. The technology consisted of a transmitting antennae placed on a car operated by a second car following behind it. Fast forward to today, and the self driving cars being tested have incredible software and sensors that help it navigate the road. All those Sci-fi […]

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Full House!

The August 3rd Informed Delivery Lunch & Learn was a great success! We are thrilled that we could provide an opportunity for marketers across Houston to come together and learn about the latest USPS digital mail service. Houston Postmaster Chenise LeDoux’s opening remarks were positive for the postal industry. She revealed Houston is one of […]

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