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Rollin’ Rally keeps rocking and rolling in Iowa
21 Dec 2018

Rollin’ Rally keeps rocking and rolling in Iowa

The first annual Rollin’ Rally held last June 23 at the Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa was a smashing success. A collaboration of the Transportation Sector Board in the Cedar Rapids – Iowa City corridor, it coincided with the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival and attracted a large crowd.

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Modagrafics Partners with Wreaths Across America
14 Dec 2018

Modagrafics Partners with Wreaths Across America for pilot program

The Wreaths Across America program continues to grow, reaching 1.5 million military veterans who had wreaths placed on their gravesites at national cemeteries throughout the U.S. last December. Modagrafics is helping to increase awareness by offering a trailer graphics program that is gaining tractability and giving back. This year’s event is scheduled for December 15.

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Customer Spotlight: Superior Carriers
29 Nov 2018

Customer Spotlight: Superior Carriers

During his quarter century of military service – including five as a contractor – it’s safe to say Air Force veteran Mike Godfrey has witnessed more things than the average person does in a lifetime. But one thing he did not see coming was the surprise he experienced on September 21 when Superior Carriers management presented him with a new MACK Anthem sleeper cab.

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Wreaths Across America Trailer Graphics Program Has Been Extended
5 Nov 2018

Wreaths Across America Trailer Graphics Program Has Been Extended

Modagrafics has extended the new trailer graphics program for Wreaths Across America. Six trailer graphic designs are available and Deborah Sparks, who coordinates corporate development and community relations for WAA, says most people who wrap their trailers prefer to do it on a permanent basis. This year's event to honor military veterans takes place December 15 at national cemeteries through the U.S. Read more in the next issue of Brand News.

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Modagrafics Extends Deadline for Wreaths Across America Trailer Graphics Program
28 Sep 2018

Modagrafics Extends Deadline for Wreaths Across America Trailer Graphics Program

The deadline has been extended into October for the new trailer graphics program that benefits Wreaths Across America. Modagrafics pioneered this service that allows companies to honor our country's fallen veterans. Read more about this pilot program in the October issue of Brand News and watch this space for future updates. Please contact your Modagrafics Rep to learn more.

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  • Modagrafics Core Values

    Modagrafics Core Values

    These four Core Values drive us, encourage us, and challenge us to be better today than we were yesterday.

    Everyone has a voice: Everyone at Modagrafics, regardless of position, has a voice. Meaning that if someone sees an area that can be improved or if there is a concern, then they can take ownership of that situation and propose a solution.

  • New Scorecard process gets high grades

    New Scorecard process gets high grades

    It’s December so anyone attending school is busy preparing for finals. As business leaders, we face finals each and every day. We either win or lose accounts or opportunities based on the manner in which we approach a given assignment. 

  • The President’s Perspective

    With the holiday season in full swing and 2018 knocking on the door, I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for a year to remember. It has been an incredibly hectic and rewarding last 12 months, with many successes. Our goal remains steadfast to build our clients’ brands so they will prosper.

     Getting to this point has required a lot of sweat and sacrifice. We examined our business, spoke with many people, and revamped internal policies on how we do things to offer better performance. 

  • Employee Pumpkin contest turns heads

    Employee Pumpkin contest turns heads

    The Great Modagrafics Pumpkin Contest held on October 31 proved the company’s creativity extends beyond fleet graphics.

    The Sales team of Betsy Carlson, Charissa Fuerte and Jim Hurley won first prize and Amazon certificates for their entry. Betsy and Jim were responsible for the design and Charissa did a fantastic job of carving.

    Jennifer Goluszka, Executive Assistant, and Jenifer Holly in the Accounting Dept., showed their creative chops by submitting a white pumpkin to earn second place. Thanks to all who participated.

  • Modagrafics internship program

    Modagrafics Internship Program

    Modagrafics jumpstarts printing industry interest with college Internship program

    Similar to other manufacturing companies whose concepts seem out of date and potentially on the brink of extinction, the printing industry has been challenged to attract new talent. Companies must find a way to co-exist with technology and be relevant. A new program established last summer by Rolling Meadows-based Modagrafics shows promise to changing the impression.

  • MillerCoors uses the Spedian System

    Installer Spotlight: Icon Image Graphics

    Spedian system hits the west coast

    Icon Image recently completed a test trailer for MillerCoors that involved its use of the Spedian System. The Corona, California company, trained and certified by Modagrafics’ installation team to install the system, applied graphics to a 48-foot Miller Lite trailer for use on the west coast.

  • Arlon Graphics perfects the rivet application

    Vendor News: Arlon Graphics perfects the rivet application

    Installers have always looked for a quick and efficient way to perfect a rivet application. Most trailers have thousands of rivets, and every one that is covered with a graphics program requires detailed attention. Therefore, each installer likely will have their own preferred installation methods.

  • ColorThink Management software used at Modagrafics

    Achieving a Colorful Conclusion

    Modagrafics has a powerful new tool to help in the age-old struggle with color matching. ColorThink Management software from CHROMiX was introduced last month and this is the first of a three-part series that will explain its benefits and how the program works.

  • New OKI ColorPainter M64 digital press

    New printer takes Color to greater levels

    Modagrafics has completed the commissioning of their new OKI ColorPainter M64 digital press.

    Ideal for short runs and individual vehicle wrap work, the OKI ideally positions Modagrafics to exceed our customers’ expectations.

  • Modagrafics: Honesty, integrity guides installation department success

    Installation team rises to each occasion

    Honesty, integrity guides installation department success

    Modagrafics has developed a reputation for excelling in every facet, from the very first step of handling a project through implementation and wrap-up. That includes the Installation department, a team long on experience and driven to delivering the best possible outcome for our customers.

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