Madison promotional products company sold to Minnesota firm

After 23 years, Madison-based Ascentives, a promotional products supplier, has been sold to Minneapolis-based Quality Resource Group (QRG), according to a letter from Ascentives owner and President Rick Karls.

QRG is full-service branded merchandise agency and commercial printer specializing in corporate identity solutions. QRG is ranked among the top 1% of all promotional products distributors and is the sixth largest independent print company in the United States.

With the sale, Ascentives is also moving its local operations to 1155 Wilburn Road, Sun Prairie.