Mittera kickstarts the year with new capabilities following the acquisition of boutique printer, Brooke Graphics, LLC

Mittera Continues Expansion Strategy in the Chicago Market with New Dye Sublimation and Signage Printing Capabilities

Des Moines, IA — Mittera, a privately-owned national leader in print and marketing services embarks on the new year with the acquisition of Brooke Graphics, a well-established Chicago-based specialty dye sublimation printing firm. As Mittera’s 22nd acquisition, this expansion affirms the Company’s commitment to expanding services and diversifying offerings that consistently meet the growing demands of clients.

Finalized on December 31st, 2023, this acquisition creates a combined synergy of comprehensive services that enhance both company’s capabilities and offerings. Brooke Graphics adds rich expertise in dye sublimation and substrate printing to Mittera’s industry leading print and integrated marketing solutions. Jon Troen, CEO of Mittera expressed enthusiasm about the acquisition, stating, “This acquisition aligns perfectly with our vision of delivering cutting-edge printing solutions and enhancing our ability to meet the diverse needs of our clients. Sheila and TJ Bednarke bring a wealth of expert employees, a loyal customer base, and a strong national presence, all of which complement Mittera’s national reach.” The acquisition not only expands Mittera’s physical footprint but also emphasizes the continuation of marketplace consolidation in the printing industry. Integrating the strengths of both entities marks a significant focus in bringing the best solutions to valued clients with evolving needs. Mittera continues its mission to solve for and deliver tailor-made solutions across diverse client industries.

Owners of Brooke Graphics, Sheila Bednarke, Chief Executive Officer and TJ Bednarke, Chief Creative Officer, said, “Joining forces with Mittera gives us the opportunity to truly scale our market offerings and allow our loyal customers to do more with their marketing dollars. Customers are searching for true marketing partners that offer multiple solutions, and we know that a partnership with Mittera will allow us to integrate our capabilities and expand our reach for greater market impact for our clients.” Mittera will continue to operate out of Brooke Graphic’s Chicago-based facility.

Over the coming months, Brooke Graphics will be re-branded as Mittera, and customers will continue to work with the same team who have always provided the highest level of service and quality. For more information about this topic, please contact Janae Gray at

ABOUT MITTERA Mittera is a national privately-owned printing company committed to delivering innovative marketing solutions with a full-service approach to integrating print, creative, technology and data solutions for clients throughout the United States. With a strong forward-thinking approach, Mittera is dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of clients through cutting-edge technologies and strong partnership relationships to offer the most comprehensive communications solutions in the industry.

ABOUT BROOKE GRAPHICS Recognized as one of the largest production boutiques in the Midwest, Brooke Graphics specializes in digital and environmental signage, sublimation printing and finishing. Brooke Graphics is a trusted advisor and partner to major global brands, corporations, museums, galleries, non-profit organizations, photographers, visual artists, and designers.


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