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Graphic Arts & Printing

In the competitive world of graphic arts, the guidance of an experienced advocate can make all the difference in achieving success. LB Carlson has provided full-service financial and business management consulting specifically for the graphic arts industry since 1975. We understand the unique challenges of this increasingly specialized industry and our experienced staff has allowed us to become the service provider of choice for graphic arts companies nationwide.

Our professionals focus on bringing value-added solutions to your operation, going beyond financial reporting and aggressive tax planning alone. We work to discover unrealized opportunities as well as workflow enhancements to help improve productivity.

Our nationwide client base includes:

  • Pre-press services
  • Ink manufacturers
  • Sheet-fed, digital, label, screen and web printers
  • Bindery and print finishers
  • Direct mail houses
  • Warehousing and fulfillment services
  • Quick printers
  • Equipment suppliers

Our recent speaking engagements include:

Thought leadership articles:

Practice Leaders
Rick Riesgraf
Melvin Enger

Your Graphic Arts & Printing Team Leaders

Jacquelyn Bistodeau, Manager

Daniel Loch,
Principal

Bridgette Janni, Manager

Darren Kray,
Principal

Matt Wills,
Manager

Dawn Polfliet, Principal

The Carlson Client Experience

Find out why so many graphic arts professionals trust our partnership.

R&D Tax Credits

An Untapped Opportunity in the Graphic Arts Industry

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