Safeguard Places Ten Distributors on Print + Promo Magazine’s Top 50 List

November 30, 2018

DALLAS – An impressive ten Safeguard businesses were recognized on Print + Promo Magazine’s annual Top 50 list representing the brand’s top revenue performing distributors for 2018. The leading source of business strategies for the distributor sales professional, Print + Promo Magazine’s annual ranking recognizes the industry’s highest-selling companies based on revenue for the last completed fiscal year.

Fontis Solutions, based in Irvine, CA, was Safeguard’s highest-placed distributor on the list at #16, while five of the ten Safeguard distributors were ranked within the top 30.

The list helps cap off another successful year for Safeguard’s Business Acquisitions & Mergers (BAM) team, which just last month was honored at the 2018 M&A Advisor Awards as the Strategic Corporation Firm of the Year.

“Having ten distributors in this year’s Top 50 – which is up from eight last year – is a remarkable achievement and something that is reflective of the overall growth and commitment of Safeguard,” said R. Scott Sutton, Vice President of Safeguard and leader of the BAM team. “This distinction continues to solidify Safeguard’s standing as a leader in the printing, promotional products, apparel and business services industries.”

Safeguard’s top-ranking distributors on the Print + Promo list include the following:

  • #16 – Fontis Solutions
  • #26 – USFI
  • #27 – Brand Advantage Group
  • #28 – Consolidated Graphic Communications
  • #29 – Inspired Results
  • #36 – Bradley Marketing Group
  • #45 – Perfect Partner Business Solutions
  • #47 – SOLV
  • #48 – Innovative Print and Media Group
  • #49 – Safeguard Solutions

Access the full Top 50 Distributors List available on the Print + Promo website here.


For more than 60 years, Safeguard, through its network of distributors, has been providing the products, services and expertise needed by business owners to help their businesses grow. Through innovation, dedication and a commitment to quality and integrity, Safeguard has transformed itself from a small check printing business to a fully diversified business solutions enterprise. To learn more about Safeguard, please visit, or follow us on Twitter at

ABOUT SAFEGUARD BAM Since 2008, Safeguard’s award-winning Business Acquisitions and Mergers (BAM) Team has emerged as the most decorated strategic growth team in the industry. With more than 100 years of collective experience in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, business strategy and financial performance assessment, the BAM Team possesses the “know how” needed by Safeguard, its affiliates, distributors and franchisees to complete complex transactions across multiple business channels. The BAM team has completed more than 150 total transactions since its inception, earning accolades at the highest levels. In 2017, the BAM team won an M&A Advisors Deal of the Year award in the Professional Services (B-to-B) category as well as a bronze Stevie® American Business Award as Support Team of the Year. In 2014, the BAM team won a coveted Dealmaker of the Year award, presented by Franchise Times® Magazine. To learn more about the BAM Team, please visit, or follow us on Twitter at