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Travel Tags Inc. Company Profile

Travel Tags, an IGH Solutions company, is the leader in plastic card printing, personalization and fulfillment with a special emphasis on gift, loyalty, and membership cards. Travel Tags offers industry-leading design, marketing and manufacturing expertise in creating custom card programs from initial design to individual consumer personalization, packaging, and fulfillment.

News from Travel Tags Inc.:

Travel Tags, Inc. Receives Star of Excellence Awards from Printing Industry Midwest

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Travel Tags, Inc. received four Star of Excellence Awards in the annual, five-state printing competition hosted by the Printing Industry Midwest, the region’s trade association for printing, communication and graphic arts i…

Travel Tags, Inc. Appoints Al Rausch President

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Travel Tags, Inc. today announced the appointment of Al Rausch as president.
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Mr. Rausch brings more than 20 years of industry experience to his new role and has a str…

IDEAlliance Confers G7 Master Printer Status Upon Travel Tags

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Travel Tags is proud to announce its recent qualification as a G7 Master Qualified Printer. G7 is an international standard (TR015) for calibrating printing presses and proofing systems to a common visual appearance. The G7 methodology…

Travel Tags Card Services Celebrates Double Victory at 2013 American Inhouse Design Competition

The company takes home two gold medals in web design and holiday mailing
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Travel Tags recently claimed two 2013 American Inhouse Design Awards for web design and holiday mailing. For nearly five decades, Graphic Design USA has sponsored d…

Travel Tags Employees ACE International Card Manufacturers Association Accreditation Exam

Ten employees recognized for their card expertise
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Ten distinguished professionals of Travel Tags have recently received ACE-M Accreditation from the International Card Manufacturers Association. After a rigorous day of training and a f…

Travel Tags Celebrates Impressive 40-Year History in 2013

Innovative company recognized as a world leader in the gift card industry
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Travel Tags, a global manufacturer and fulfillment house of unique gift card solutions, is embarking on their 40th anniversary in 2013. The company has an impress…

Travel Tags’ New HIPAA Compliance Increases Secure Card, Personalization, and Fulfillment Solutions for the Healthcare Industry

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Travel Tags’ secure facility in Portland, Oregon, Western Graphics and Data, has become HIPAA compliant.
This new qualification allows Travel Tags to provide a wider range of products to customers in the Healthcare industry.
Travel Tags is…

Western Graphics & Data’s Patent Issued for the Prepaid Card Packaging Industry

PORTLAND, Ore., July 9, 2012 — Western Graphics & Data, a division of Travel Tags, Inc., was recently granted a patent by the U.S. Patent Office for a new prepaid card packaging design specially developed to provide substantial security at a minimal manufacturing cost. This patent (No. 8,157…

Travel Tags Named PEAK 2012 Grand Award Winner for the Plastic Cards – Gift Cards Category

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., July 2, 2012 — Travel Tags, Inc. and Nordstrom were honored at the 2012 Print Excellence and Knowledge (PEAK) Awards and selected as the Grand Award winner in PEAK’s “Plastic Cards – Gift Cards” category for their Blades of Grass Gift Card. Th…

Travel Tags Brings Home the ICMA Elan Award for Best Gift Card of 2011

MIAMI, June 25, 2012 — Travel Tags, Inc. and Wal-Mart were honored at the 2012 ICMA Elan Awards for winning the award for “Best Gift Card of 2011″ with the submission of their Stained Glass Manger gift card, at the ICMA EXPO in Miami, Florida on April 17, 2012.
The gift card was designed an…

Travel Tags Well Represented at Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) Awards as Stacey Larson Wins Customer Service Representative of the Year

MINNEAPOLIS, June 18, 2012 — Travel Tags customer service representative Stacey Larson has been named the Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) Star of Excellence Customer Service Representative of the Year. Stacey received this honor at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota ca…

Card Fulfillment Services Adds Equipment to Better Serve Customer Needs

MANKATO, Minn., Sept. 2, 2011 — Card Fulfillment Services, a division of Travel Tags Inc., recently secured additional laser printing equipment significantly increasing overall capacity. This facility, which specializes in fulfillment and personalization kits, supports quick customer t…

Western Graphics & Data Receives ‘Recycle at Work’ Certification

PORTLAND, Ore., April 14, 2011 — Western Graphics & Data, an IGH Solutions company, receives certification from the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability as a company recognized to be “Recycle at Work Certified” – meaning the organization has improved…

Card Fulfillment Services Increases Capacity to Better Serve Customer Needs

MANKATO, Minn., Feb. 23, 2011 — Card Fulfillment Services, an IGH Solutions company, recently secured additional equipment, increasing their overall 2-sided thermal printing capacity by 35%. The facility, which specializes in fulfillment and personalization programs, will now be able to s…

Western Graphics & Data Introduces Security Label for Prepaid Card Packaging

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 23, 2010 — Western Graphics & Data, an IGH Solutions company, has introduced a specially developed tamper-evident label, capable of self-destructing at a minimal attempt of removal. This patent-pending label provides an additional level of protection for prepaid ca…

IGH Solutions – Turning Milk Jugs Into Gift Cards

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., Nov. 22, 2010 — IGH Solutions, a leading prepaid and gift card solutions provider, recently announced the introduction of the first plastic gift card made from recycled milk jugs.
IGH Solutions’ new Nattera Milkweed™ gift card is made from 30% post-consumer…

IGH Solutions Announces Partnership With Earthworks(R)

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., Nov. 18, 2010 — IGH Solutions, a leading prepaid and gift card solutions provider, strengthens its initiative to provide consumers and retailers with environmentally friendly solutions by announcing a partnership with Earthworks®.
IGH Solutions’ partne…

Western Graphics & Data Receives American Express(R) Certification

Western’s facility displays state-of-the-art security and inventory control
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 28, 2010 — Western Graphics & Data, an IGH Solutions company, has been approved by American Express® to package, ship and store American Express card products. Western Graphics &am…

Western Graphics & Data Expands to Better Serve Customer Needs

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 20, 2010 — Western Graphics & Data, an IGH Solutions company, recently secured an additional 19,000 square feet of production and warehouse space, significantly increasing overall capacity. The facility, which specializes in secure card personalization and packag…

IGH Solutions Announces Partnership with Giftango

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., Oct. 12, 2010 — IGH Solutions, a division of Taylor Corporation, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Giftango Corporation, the leading virtual gift card company. Under the agreement the companies will work together to bring b…

IGH Solutions Introduces Lightweight, Large-Format Lenticular Signage – Making Eye-Catching Animation Effects an Affordable Option

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., July 22, 2010 — IGH Solutions introduces Dynamic Images(R) DI Flex(TM), affordable, lightweight large-format lenticular signage that dramatically lowers the cost of lenticular out-of-home advertising campaigns.
“Experience has shown that lenticular s…

‘Iron Man 2′ Full-Motion-Video Cups Pack Rewards

Action-Loaded Cups Feature Slurpee Nation(TM) Rewards Code on the Inside
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., April 16, 2010 — Armor on and fully charged – lenticular, full-motion-video cups now get you closer to the action of one of the most awaited movies of the year. Featuring in-motion effects…

IGH Solutions Unveils New Line of Dimensional Products – Bringing the Impact of 3D to Product Packaging

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., April 7, 2010 — IGH Solutions announces the launch of Impact FX(TM), an affordable line of dimensional products that brings the power of 3D to product packaging.
Responding to market trends and the demand for brands to stand apart from the competition in big ways, parti…

IGH Solutions Receives President’s Award in Statewide Print Competition

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., March 30, 2010 — IGH Solutions, located in Inver Grove Heights, MN, received several honors for outstanding achievement in the annual Star of Excellence Awards, a statewide printing competition hosted by the Printing Industry of Minnesota, Inc (PIM), the largest gr…

Western Graphics & Data Achieves Certification for Card Personalization from World’s Largest Financial Institutions

Expanded technology in secure card personalization supports industry move toward speedier data imaging process
PORTLAND, Ore., March 11, 2010 — Western Graphics & Data, an IGH Solutions company, has been approved by Visa, MasterCard, and Discover to provide card personalization and enc…

It’s Alive! Collectible Full-Motion Drinkware Holds Liquid Artillery Slurpee(R) Beverage for G.I. Joe Fans

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., July 29, 2009 — G.I. Joe comes alive on four premium lenticular Slurpee(R) cups produced by IGH Solutions for a 7-Eleven(R) promotion leading up to the premiere of the “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” movie. The collectible plastic cups use a new lenticular pr…

‘Peel-n-Place’ Sticker Cups Show Superheroes ‘in Action’

Innovative use of labels adds play value to “Transformers” cup
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., July 2, 2009 — IGH Solutions has combined two kids’ summertime toy favorites – “peel-n-place” stickers and lenticular promotional cups – to help promote t…

IGH Solutions Introduces Expanded Line of Dynamic Images(R) Products

New Products Capture Consumer Attention Using Innovative 3-D Technologies
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., June 24, 2009 — IGH Solutions, the world leader in motion and dimensional printing, announces the introduction of two new large format lenticular products to its Dynamic Images(R) product l…

Travel Tags Attains ISO9001:2008 Certification

Achievement signifies the fulfillment of the newest quality management system standards
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., June 23, 2009 — Travel Tags, an IGH Solutions company, today announced the achievement of ISO 9001:2008 certification.
The standards of ISO 9001:2008 specify requirements in…

IGH Solutions Introduces KROM(TM) Drinkware

Industry-First Use of Metalized In-Mold Labels on Promotional Drinkware
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., June 16, 2009 — IGH Solutions has introduced KROM(TM) drinkware – the first use of metalized in-mold labels on a promotional drinkware product line. The molded plastic cup, intended for…

Travel Tags’ Lenticular Cards: Announcing Notification Received From U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., May 21, 2009 — Travel Tags, Inc., an IGH Solutions Company (“Travel Tags”), is pleased to announce it has received notification from the United States Patent and Trademark Office stating that, within the next several weeks, Travel Tags will be awarded th…

IGH Solutions Introduces PVC-Free Lenticular Cards

Dimensional graphics from a “green” perspective
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., May 14, 2009 — IGH Solutions announced today the introduction of the world’s first PVC-free lenticular gift card constructed from APET, a plastic usually used in the manufacturing of water and sof…

Western Graphics & Data Receives Visa Certification

Western’s facility displays state-of-the-art security systems
PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 17, 2008 — Western Graphics & Data, a division of IGH Solutions, has been approved by Visa Inc. to package, ship and store Visa Card Products. Western Graphics & Data recently moved to a new high…

Xtreme Graphics Launches New Lenticular Drinkware; First Use of Full Motion Video Animation

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., May 28, 2008 — Xtreme Graphics has launched a new drinkware product line featuring lenticular effects capable of capturing full motion video clips on promotional drink cups.
Xtreme Graphics collaborated with 7-Eleven and its agencies in designing and producing the…

Western Graphics & Data Opens New Portland Facility

PORTLAND, Ore., May 15, 2008 — Western Graphics & Data, which produces packaging and data processing services for the prepaid card industry, is moving to a new facility in SE Portland. The highly secure facility is designed to allow secure packaging of financial cards and is the only facilit…

IGH Solutions Wins Best IMD Durable Product at 2007 IMDA Awards

Award-winning product displayed at PackExpo and Package Design magazine
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., Oct. 24, 2007 — IGH Solutions is proud to announce the receipt of the IMDA Award for Best In-Mold Decorated Durable Product for the manufacturing of lenticular in-mold labels applied on the Even…

Travel Tags Introduces New Card Offerings for Its Nattera(TM) Line

Creates Industry’s Broadest Environmentally Friendly Product Offering
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., Oct. 15, 2007 — Travel Tags today announced it is introducing several new additions to its Nattera(TM) line of environmentally friendly stored value card solutions. The new product lin…

Travel Tags Offers Customized Fulfillment Solutions

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., July 25, 2007 — Travel Tags announced today that a variety of fulfillment solutions are available including store replenishment, online B2C programs and fulfillment and custom B2B programs. "Our fulfillment programs offer a variety of unique and innovative s…

Travel Tags Goes Green for Earth Day

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., April 20, 2007 — Travel Tags today announced the launch of its earth-friendly product line, known as Nattera(TM). The Nattera line provides a variety of substrates including plastics, papers and boards that are biodegradable, recyclable or renewable. Consumers an…

Travel Tags Offers New Line of Novel Stored Value Solutions

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., Feb. 21, 2007 — Travel Tags announced the launch of a new line of innovative, interactive and novel stored value card and packaging solutions. The new line boasts features such as electronic lights, moving parts, value-added gadgets and more.
"We are always on th…

Xtreme Graphics Launches New INFINIDEPTH(TM) Drinkware

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., Dec. 5, 2006 — Xtreme Graphics, the world’s leading provider of high-quality plastic in-mold solutions, has launched a new drinkware product line featuring INFINIDEPTH(TM), its newest patent-pending 3D printing technology. This advancement in printing t…