Team Biography: Lisa Kramer

Meet Lisa Kramer.  She is in the Prepress Department at Welu Printing Company and works directly with customer files. She “grew up” in the industry using the old Compugraphic machines and Quark.  She is also proficient in the Adobe Suite of products like InDesign, Photoshop, etc.  Lisa has worked in the printing business for 40…

Frequently Asked Questions

At Welu Printing Company, we pride ourselves on being knowledgeable experts in all things print. We are always happy to answer any questions that you may have. Today’s blog post is dedicated to some frequently asked questions that are essential to the printing process. 1.      At what resolution should I save my photos and graphics?…

Team Biography: Mike Lange

Meet Mike Lange. Mike has been working at Welu Printing Company since 1989. His education includes a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Engineering Physics from Loras College. He also taught Graphic Cost Analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for a couple of years. Mike managed the transition from an all manual workflow in the early…

The Truth About Green Printing

Printing is more environmentally friendly than most people think. The truth is there are many misconceptions about print and its impact on the environment. Paper: Paper probably is probably the most misunderstood when it comes to the environment. You often see or hear comments like “Go Green, Go Paperless” or “Save a Tree, Don’t Print”….

Team Biography: Liz Mueller-Amling

Meet Liz Mueller-Amling, Customer Service Representative at Welu Printing Company. Liz has been working at Welu since January of 2014. Prior to this Liz worked over 25 years in the printing industry. Liz’s favorite part about working at Welu is her relationships with her coworkers and the friendly, team-oriented environment. To Liz, coming to work…

Team Biography: Julie Frommelt

Meet Julie Frommelt, President and CEO at Welu Printing Company. Julie has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Marquette University.  Before moving back home in 2002, she worked in Milwaukee, WI as a Management Consultant for Accenture. She is the Vice Chair for the Mercy Health Foundation and is on the Finance Committee for…

Team Biography: Julie Bush

Meet Julie Bush, Sales Representative at Welu Printing Company. Julie has been with Welu since April of 1990. Along with her many years of sales experience, Julie has participated in the Dale Carnegie Training Program. Julie has many unforgettable memories from her time at Welu. One that comes to mind for her is the time…

Team Biography: Jay Schiesl

Meet Jay Schiesl, Sales Representative at Welu Printing Company. Jay has a Bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Physical Education/Athletic Administration. Jay has been working in the print industry since 1999 and has been employed at Welu Printing Company since January of 2013. He serves on the…

Team Biography: Dave Welu

Meet Dave Welu. For Dave, printing is not just business, it is a way of life. In 1928, Dave’s father, Anton Welu, started a small bookbinding business, later named Welu Printers and Bookbinders. Dave had been involved in his dad’s business since he was in grade school and took several printing classes at Dubuque Senior…

Paper Myths and Truths

There are many misconceptions about the paper industry that are fueled by false information. Today’s blog post is going to take a closer look into paper myths and truths. Myth #1: Paper can only be recycled once. Truth: Paper can be recycled up to 7 times, as it is the most recycled material across the…

The History of Welu Printing

In 1928, Anton V. Welu opened a small bookbinding business in the heart of downtown Dubuque, Iowa.  For the next decade, Anton and his wife plied their trade of traditional bookbinding including hand sewing, forming leather bindings and fine gold stampings.  With the purchase of their first hand-fed press, the company moved down the block…