The Image Group

Sustainable Purchasing
USA-Based

The Image Group provides comprehensive print management services, including: commercial offset and digital printing, custom packaging solutions, wide format digital graphics, direct mailing, forms, labels, and more. The Image Group works with a broad network of print manufacturers to deliver best in class solutions for your print marketing needs.

Because we are not tied to specific print equipment The Image Group is able to recommend unbiased solutions that meet each of your unique project needs. We’ll work with you to design, produce, and deliver the perfect piece – on time and on budget.

Please see the Additional Information section for a list of products and services offered.

Local office in Ann Arbor.

Purchasing Guidelines

As a best practice procurement recommends obtaining multiple quotes from the strategic  suppliers to ensure competitive pricing.

Access Quote to Order.

More information on the program and how to log in can be found in the job aids within the portal.

Sustainable Purchasing

The Image Group has identified sustainable items within their product line that are available for purchase by the university.

Sustainable products/ service

Ordering Information

Orders can be placed through Quote to Order.

PCards and non-QTO purchase orders are not accepted.

This portal is designed to help customers request quotes from multiple suppliers, select a supplier for each project, record data for later use, communicate via a message board specific to your project, and retrieve historical information on your projects. A U-M ID and a Kerberos password are needed to get started.

Additional Information

Through our manufacturing network The Image Group offers a nearly endless array of print services from short run digital print, to sheetfed and web offset. We provide web-to-print stationery programs, die cutting, embossing and foil stamping as well as cutting edge digital print enhancements and embellishments. We produce wide format environmental and vehicle graphics, custom packaging solutions, posters, banners and point of purchase display materials.

The Image Group also offers direct mail management, mailing list development, fulfillment and mailing services, large format graphics installations (vehicle and architectural), and project management services for complex and multi-faceted projects.

Best of all by entrusting The Image Group with both your print and promotional marketing needs, you know your brand is protected, your message is consistent, and your project’s ultimate success is assured. The Image Group has been a strategic promotional and apparel partner of the University for over 5 years, with two outside sale reps on campus regularly and two inside sales reps to respond to your needs quickly.

Below is a short list of the products and services The Image Group can provide:

  • Flyers
  • Brochures
  • Booklets
  • Postcards
  • Rack cards
  • Letterhead
  • Envelopes
  • Business cards
  • Door hangers
  • Direct mail fulfillment
  • List management
  • Custom packaging solutions
  • Large format graphics
  • Vehicle graphics
  • Wall graphics
  • Window graphics
  • Design and installation
  • Banners
  • Yard signs
  • Forms
  • Table tents
  • Presentation folders
  • Catalogs
  • Books
  • Event tickets
  • Bookmark

In addition, The Image Group offers extensive finishing piece stand out from the crowd:

  • Die cutting
  • Spot UV
  • Dimensional spot UV
  • Foil stamping
  • Soft touch finishes
  • Lamination
  • Saddle stitching

And print embellishments to make your:

  • Perfect binding
  • Book binding
  • Kitting and fulfillment
  • Embossing

Let us show you how we can deliver unique, engaging and cost-effective print solutions for you. Contact your Image Group representative today.

Account Management Team:

 

Joe Herr, Senior Account Manager
Phone: (734) 922-8004     
Email: jherr@theimagegroup.net

 

Brian Grant, Senior Account Manager
Phone: (734) 564-2960
Email: bgrant@theimagegroup.net

 

Cheri Kinkead, Account Manager        
Phone: (734) 662-5225
Email: CKinkead@theimagegroup.net

 

Lindsay Murrell, Account Manager      
Phone: (419) 725-6620
Email: Lmurrell@theimagegroup.net

Supplier Contact

Tasha Hussain Black, VP of Sales
Phone: (419) 930-2234
Email: thblack@theimagegroup.com

Joe Herr, Senior Account Manager
Phone: (734) 922-8004     
Email: jherr@theimagegroup.net

Brian Grant, Senior Account Manager
Phone: (734) 564-2960
Email: bgrant@theimagegroup.net
 

Cheri Kinkead, Account Manager        
Phone: (734) 662-5225
Email: CKinkead@theimagegroup.net
 

Dave Marley, IT
Phone: (419) 725-6620
dmarley@theimagegroup.net

Procurement Contacts

Contract Administrator - Primary:

Name: Robin Eckel   

Phone: (734) 763-9887

Email: robincc@umich.edu     

 

Procurement Agent:

Name: Charisse Fox

Phone: (734) 647-6450

Email: foxchari@umich.edu