New leadership positions announced

Royal, one of the Midwest’s leading independent print manufacturers, is pleased to announce the following leadership changes. Kim Suchy is being promoted to the position of General Manager. Kim has held positions in inside sales, account management, marketing and sales management during her 22 years at Royal. In her new position, Kim will be responsible […]

Update regarding supply chain disruptions

To our Valued Distributors: There continues to be significant supply chain issues related to paper and raw materials, which increases lead times for Royal and all other printing companies. Paper mills are operating at full capacity, mill inventories are at historically low levels, allocations have been put in place, and input and transportation costs continue […]

Account Management team wins PIM award

We are proud to announce that our account management team was named “Outstanding Team of the Year” at the Printing Industry Midwest’s Star Awards Banquet on June 17th. Their selection was based on their performance in 2020, as they improved efficiencies, implemented new technologies, and met departmental goals, while also supporting each other and our […]

Steve Johnson celebrates 40 years

Steve Johnson has reached an exciting milestone of 40 years of service at Royal. Steve started as a Press Operator and is now our Purchasing Agent/Production Coordinator. Steve is responsible for all of the purchasing that goes on at Royal. In his spare time, Steve thoroughly enjoys watching sports and playing golf. Thank you Steve […]

Rising Star award winner

We are pleased to announce that we were recognized at the American Solutions for Business national conference with a Rising Star award. The Rising Star Vendor awards are presented to those partner vendors who have shown significant growth with ASB sales associates. Tim Urness, President and Owner, attended the awards ceremony and accepted the award.

Tim Van Norman celebrates 40 years

Tim Van Norman, Production Manager, has reached an exciting milestone of 40 years of service at Royal. While attending North Hennepin Technical College, Tim started his career with Royal in 1979 as a Press Operator. After many years as a dedicated Press Operator, Tim became a Production Supervisor and is currently Royal’s Production Manager. Tim is in […]

Royal announces new owner

Royal, one of the Midwest’s leading independent print manufacturers, announced today that Tim Urness is now the sole managing owner of the company, effective immediately. Tim succeeds Ron Urness, who was the company’s founder in 1977 and has successfully led Royal since that time. Tim has held many positions at Royal over the past 25 […]