About LPI

BRAND STORIES TOLD HERE

Since 1984, LPI has partnered with brands of every size, in a multitude of industries, to transform traditional ink and paper projects into customer-engaging, story-telling brand experiences. We partner with you to generate viable solutions to execute your brand goals. From custom enhancements to complete packaging solutions, our team works with your team to bring your vision to life.

EVOLVING
COMMITMENT

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LPI is passionately committed to exceeding industry standards with every “Made in the USA” product we produce. We are proud to be recognized members of these organizations:

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DEA

INDUSTRIES
THAT TRUST LPI

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Today, consumers expect product packaging to be aesthetic, convenient and sustainable. LPI specializes in delivering outstanding brand communication, alluring design and compliant performance for the following markets.

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JEWELRY

HEALTH + BEAUTY

CONFECTIONERY

SPIRITS + LIQUOR

CANNABIS

ENTERTAINMENT

1984 LETTERHEAD PRESS FOUNDED
1984 LETTERHEAD PRESS FOUNDED

Letterhead Press began in the back of a Cedarburg, Wisconsin ice cream warehouse. With a single Kluge, Mike Graf & Mark Mulvaney began to provide foil stamp & emboss finishing for printers throughout the Milwaukee / Chicago area.

1986 HOLOGRAPHIC REGISTRATION DEVICE
1986 HOLOGRAPHIC REGISTRATION DEVICE

Letterhead Press succeeded in holographically stamping a magazine cover for National Geographic which led them to purchase the first and only Holographic Registration Device in the world.

1989 MOVED FOR A LARGE VOLUME JOB
1989 MOVED FOR A LARGE VOLUME JOB

Letterhead Press was awarded an order to stamp holographic imagery onto 3,000,000 Kellogg’s cereal boxes. To prepare for the order, a brand new, 15,000 sq. ft. warehouse was designed and constructed.

1993 PURCHASED THE ARNOLD COMPANY
1993 PURCHASED THE ARNOLD COMPANY

With this acquisition. Letterhead Press not only gained an entire team of experienced employees but was introduced the first modern die-cutting machines to the factory floor. The company evolved from foil stamping on a press to being able to offer die cutting, folding, gluing, and eventually carton converting. POP production…
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2002 MOVE TO NEW BERLIN
2002 MOVE TO NEW BERLIN

In early 2002, LPI relocated to our current home – the 130,000 sq. ft. – facility in New Berlin, Wisconsin. The combining of the new LPI and the Arnold company into one facility.

2010 EFFICIENT ENERGY
2010 EFFICIENT ENERGY

In 2010, a concerted effort to become more energy-efficient and sustainable. Over this year, many updates and changes were made to our facility’s production practices. These include: Complete relighting of facility with ultra-high efficiency lights Addition of Turnover units, eliminating over 200 tons of roof top air conditioning Installation of…
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2013 SQF CERTIFIED
2013 SQF CERTIFIED

To meet heightened consumer demand for increased food safety assurances, LPI underwent rigorous validation and verification of our systems that provided proof of continuous monitoring procedures. As a result, LPI became a certified Safe Quality Food provider.

2017 S. Walter Packaging Group
2017 S. Walter Packaging Group

In 2017, LPI became part of the S. Walter Packaging Group family. SWPG is North America’s premier custom packaging solutions company specializing in the design, manufacturing, and delivery of products and services that are purpose-built to enhance the brand image of its over 23,000 customers. SWPG acquired LPI to extend…
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2018 Rigid Boxes
2018 Rigid Boxes

LPI expanded its capabilities to include offer rigid box construction and finishing. LPI Expanded their capabilities to include rigid box manufacturing by purchasing the Ira Henry Box Company.

2021 – Rebranding
2021 – Rebranding

A New Chapter Begins: Since our establishment in 1984, Letterhead Press has been a beacon of creative partnership, manufacturing excellence, and innovation in New Berlin, Wisconsin. While a lot may have changed over the years, our commitment to providing custom packaging and graphic finishing solutions hasn’t wavered. This year, we…
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2023 – Welcoming Pulver Packaging
2023 – Welcoming Pulver Packaging

In a significant milestone, Pulver Packaging joins forces with LPI. This partnership enhances our ability to offer a broad spectrum of packaging and graphic finishing solutions, catering to brands of all sizes across various industries and verticals. Together, we’re set to redefine excellence in our field.


AWARDS

Winning awards year after year is not why we do what we do for every single client. (But admittedly, a wall full of trophies, plaques, and other accolades is not a bad thing either.)

Here are a few, recent recognitions LPI has received:

  • 2023 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
    • 2023 Innovation Excellence Award
  • 2023 Americas Print Awards
    • 2023 Best in USA Calendar
  • 2023 Great Lakes Graphics Association Excellence Awards
    • Best of Category (Digital Folding Carton)
    • Best of Category (Foil Stamping)
    • Best of Category (Embossing/Debossing
    • Best of Division (Diecuts, Pop-Ups, Unique Folds)
    • Best of Division (Specialty Inks or Coatings)
    • Best of Category (Other Special Finishing)
  • 2023 Great Lakes Graphics Association and FSEA Awards
    • Silver Leaf Award (Best Use of Foil/Embossing)
    • Bronze Leaf Award (Best Use of Digital Foil)