Ink is in our DNA

HardingPoorman is uniquely positioned to change the way you think and feel about printing based upon our long vibrant history, hundreds and hundreds of client success stories and seasoned and personal customer service.

Our staff is hard-wired with expertise because their DNA is laced with ink.

Our greatest asset is our people because the majority of our employees have spent an entire career in the printing industry.  
Our team consists of resourceful idea magnets that can quickly analyze your print objectives, provide you with concepts that cling and ultimately, present perfect print solutions designed for success.

 

CONTACT our press pros to re-energize your communications strategy with mind-blowing expertise.

YEARS IN PRINT

The staff at HardingPoorman has a cumulative total of 1,438 YEARS of print experience. Let that sink in…one thousand four hundred and thirty eight years of experience with an average of 12 years of service per employee.

This statistic alone boldly states our commitment, dedication, and undying passion for print.

Our clients know and believe their work is in extremely qualified hands and they place complete trust and confidence in our people and our process.


 

Leadership

 
 
Dave Harding Chairman and CEO

Dave Harding
Chairman and CEO

 
Keith CRAIG President

Keith CRAIG
President

 
Max Phillips Vice President of Administration

Max Phillips
Vice President of Administration

 

Purpose

Our Purpose is to "MAKE A MEANINGFUL DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OUR EMPLOYEES."  
 

Our Sense of Humor

"Just an FYI guys... PANTONE 17-1928 TPX tastes nothing like bubblegum."

Robert Burger

"Where's my toolkit?" ... "I TOOK YOUR HAMMER" ... "Yep— that's my whole toolkit."

Tom Lawrence

"If my wife calls about forgetting our anniversary, explain how the invention of the printing press was the most important event in human history."

Matt Arent

"I follow a friend named Larry Gutenberg on Facebook, so I tell my boss I'm reading about Gutenberg at work."

Rod Rollins

"Sometimes, the best part of my job is that the chair swivels."

Jeremey Unger

"Every week I give 100% at work. Monday: 13% ... Tuesday ... 22%..."

Liz Beaven
 

Our Values

LEADERSHIP

We believe the best way to lead is by example.  We listen to ideas and concerns of associates.  We encourage those we lead by recognizing and celebrating both individual and group accomplishments.  We encourage personal and professional growth of all employees at all levels.

HONESTY & INTEGRITY

We are truthful with customers, employees, vendors and others who touch our business. We can be trusted to deliver the truth, even when it may be uncomfortable. When we say we will do something, we follow through.

QUALITY & RESPONSIBILITY  

We are reliable and others can depend upon us.  We accept commitments and consistently perform in ways to meet them.  We take steps to ensure the quality of our work.

COMMUNICATION

We understand that clear communication is the key to our success.  We respectfully listen to each other to understand different perspectives and viewpoints.  We make sure that our ideas, thoughts and directions are clearly understood by others.

SAFETY

We value the safety of our employees and are committed to providing a safe workplace.

WORK LIFE BALANCE

We understand and are sensitive to the issues of raising families while committed to a demanding work environment.  We promote the balance of work and life with equal focus on meeting corporate goals and customer’s needs.

FINANCIAL SECURITY

We recognize that fulfillment of our mission and opportunities for growth can only be accomplished through strong financial management.  We seek business opportunities that will enhance long-term security.

IN MEMORY

 

Remembering Bob Poorman

HardingPoorman has the reputation of being staffed by vibrant, colorful professionals who simply love print and Bob Poorman was no exception. Bob was the rule. Sadly, Bob died in 2014 after a battle with ALS but his spirit remains throughout our shop.

As a company, we continue to celebrate the life and work of Bob Poorman, who contributed tirelessly to the business of print. Over a span of 25 years, Bob built Shepard Poorman Communications and HardingPoorman, two of the largest commercial printers in Indianapolis, Indiana. If you tour our facilities, you'll see and feel Bob's impact and influence inside our culture. Bob will always be a valued member of the HardingPoorman team.