Plum Grove Printers Grows Staff With New Business Development Manager & Digital Marketing Specialist

Debbie Laurie and Brandie Richardson join the staff of 33-year-old Chicagoland printing and promotional products marketing firm

Online PR News – 06-April-2013 – Hoffman Estates, IL – Plum Grove Printers of Hoffman Estates announced today the hire of two new professionals to join its full-time staff of 22. Brandie Richardson of Schaumburg joins Plum Grove as Digital Marketing Specialist with a focus on integrating Internet technology with traditional print marketing. Deborah Laurie, also of Schaumburg, will be Plum Grove's new outside salesperson, showing area businesses how Plum Grove can help them grow with printing, mailing, and promotional products.

Deborah Laurie joins Plum Grove with over 12 years of experience in sales, and seven years selling commercial and digital printing. She recently moved back to the Chicago suburbs from Las Vegas. Ms. Laurie will show Chicagoland's larger firms and multi-location firms how they can standardize and consolidate their print marketing with Plum Grove's custom print ordering websites.

Brandie Richardson joins the Plum Grove creative department with a strong background in print and graphic design. Brandie will increase Plum Grove Printers digital presence, continue to enhance the firm's recently relaunched website,, and develop products for personalized client web-to-print portals.

"We're ecstatic to be joined by these talented people," said Peter Lineal, who founded Plum Grove in Schaumburg, IL, in 1980. "They will be working in the exciting areas that have been growing and transforming our business."

Plum Grove increased its sales 26% in 2012. Lineal attributes the firm's recent success to the continued effectiveness of traditional marketing techniques as direct mail and imprinted ad specialties, as well as the company's commitment to customer care and environmentally responsible printing.

About Plum Grove
Plum Grove – printing, marketing, and promotional products with powerful execution. Plum Grove ( has a staff of over 20 employees, and is a full-service promotional products and business printer providing art and design services, printing services, copying, bindery and mailing services. The firm has an award-winning Design Department; presses from a two-color letterhead press to a five-color large-format press and several digital presses; a complete bindery department; and an addressing and mailing department. The firm is a State of Illinois environmental award winner for its green-friendly practices and a past recipient of the Business Ledger Annual Award of Business Excellence. Founded in 1980, the firm has been active in the community through their charitable grants program and involvement in chambers of commerce and other organizations.