About GWI

Headquartered in Portland, OR, GWI has provided ink solutions and printing supplies since 1925. We currently serve over 1,000 clients throughout the Western U.S., including:

  • Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

We have deep partnerships with the country’s leading ink and print product manufacturers – and world-class Technical Centers in your region. We are never more than a phone call (or quick drive to your location) away to help you solve your greatest ink, substrate, print and color challenges.

Ready to take it up a notch? Let’s talk.

Our Goals:

Leverage science to elevate the craft of printing:

  • Custom ink color/solutions. Our breadth of resources and expertise are unmatched.
  • Dedicated testing/troubleshooting. We solve your ink, adhesion, and other issues. In our own, world-class local labs.
  • Color management and process control solutions. Stop printing like it’s 1999. We’ll get you up-to-speed. Save time and money by achieving brand-critical color that passes your clients’ test.

Provide the top products and resources available anywhere…

  • World-class partnerships. SunChemical, Flint, Kodak. The list goes on.
  • Projects for the world’s biggest brands. Don’t live in fear of your client’s Color Czar at press check. Project examples? Ask us.
  • All the product you need. Get access through our massive network for end-to-end solutions, including printing equipment, substrates and ancillary goods, plus industry-leading consulting and training.

…with the personalized service and fleet-footed results of a small, local company.

  • Technical + Sales consultants in your region. No time zone barriers here.
  • Hands-on, real-time support. Unlike the big guys, we understand deadlines.
  • We speak your language. We work seamlessly with your press, management and procurement staff. We ask the right questions.
  • Problem-solving for all your print and finishing challenges. Ink is just the beginning. We can help with adhesives, coatings, blankets, plates, pressroom chemicals, and more.