About Larkin Industries

In 1976, Mike and Lynn Larkin started a print finishing business in their one-car garage. From this humble beginning, they achieved success and have grown the company to its present size while accumulating an impressive list of credentials. They remain active in the business today, along with several other family members.

The Company Today

  • Established in 1976
  • 50,000 square-foot facility (Two additions)
  • Controlled access with camera surveillance
  • 45 – 65 Employees
  • Privately owned (Active ownership)
  • ISO Certification
  • Financially sound

Awards and Recognition

  • Printing Impressions Gold Ink Awards — Silver, Bronze and Pewter
  • International Gallery of Superb Printing — Gold, Silver, Bronze and Pewter
  • FSEA Expressions of Excellence — Silver and Bronze
  • PIM Star of Excellence — Best of Class
  • U.S. Business Administration — Small Business of the Year
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award


  • FSC Chain-of-Custody material handling
  • Energy efficiency programs and facility upgrades
  • Printing Industry of Minnesota — Great Printer environmental certification
  • Certified recycling and waste reduction program
  • MN Pollution Control Agency water quality certification
  • Recognized by Small Business Environmental Assistance Program

Association Memberships

  • Foil & Specialty Effects Association
  • International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking
  • Printing Industry Midwest
  • Printing Industries of America
  • Arrowhead Manufacturers & Fabricators Association
  • Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association
  • Midwest Manufacturers’ Association
  • Tri-State Manufacturers’ Association
  • St. Paul – Midway Chamber of Commerce
Larkin Industries
International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking
PIM - Printing Industry Midwest
Foil & Specialty Effects Association
Great Printer Environmental Initiative
ISO9001:2008 Certified
ISO9001:2008 Certified
ISO9001:2008 Certified
ISO9001:2008 Certified
ISO9001:2008 Certified