Huston Patterson in the Spotlight

Recently, Tom Kowa, President/CEO of Huston Patterson was interviewed by the video services team at Sikich, LLP. The video highlights the benefits we have experienced in our long standing partnership with the accounting firm in addition to showcasing our package printing capabilities and rich history at Huston Patterson.

Huston Patterson Launches Online Learning Platform

The HPx Academy Learning FacilityDecatur ILL., - Huston Patterson Corp., Decatur, Ill., has recently launched their print industry education program online. The HPx Academy online training program offers webcasts and recorded classes to their clients at no cost. Each part of the curriculum addresses critical areas within the print industry.

Don Ellis, VP of Manufacturing and the program’s main professor has seen a very positive response to their first session. “This is another great value Huston Patterson offers. Our clients, vendors and employees can take advantage of our courses without interrupting their busy schedules. Our clients wanted easier access to our courses and we responded, big time.”

Huston Patterson’s Strike Ends After 15 Months

Decatur, IL -- Huston Patterson Corp., a Decatur, IL, based large format package printer’s 15-month strike with Local 219M and District Council Four (DC4), Graphic Communications Conference of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has ended.  The former production employees represented by Local 219M and DC4 walked out of Huston Patterson at 7:00 am on June 30, 2010. Prior to the strike, many hours of negotiating and committee meetings took place, but after 15 scheduled negotiating sessions (8 that were canceled by the Local 219M and DC4 committee) the company imposed the current “Terms and Conditions” on August 24, 2009. All employees worked under those Terms and Conditions for ten months before walking out.


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Even though we’ve been serving our clients for over 115 years, we work to prove our value to our clients every day. Huston Patterson puts innovation at the forefront and our clients in the center, while always looking for better ways to lead our industry


Our new website is an ever expanding library of knowledge for the package print industry. We hope you stay a while and take advantage of the many ways we can help you succeed. Leadership, Craftsmanship, Innovation and Value… Experience all this and more at Huston Patterson.


Thoma W KowaThomas W Kowa

President / CEO

Huston Patterson


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