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ABOUT US

We are more than just print production. We are a trusted, passionate partner. We are fulfillment experts. We are designers. We are deadlines and product challenges made easy. We are makers of prototypes. We are visionaries - you visualize it, and we make it come to life. We are the perfect home - everything you need: partners and products, under one strong roof. We are family owned and operated. We are proud. We are blessed. We are a team, and we have the Sophistication of an Agency with the Speed of a Print Chain.

We are Altrua.

WE WERE FORMED

Altrua Investments International was formed by Mike & Donna Kay Floyd marketing promotion agency.

GOING NATIONAL

First national project for Burger King Corporation – birthday party kit for 6,000 stores

TIME TO MAKE THE DONUTS

First national project from Dunkin Donuts – large vinyl display bags of coffee for 2,200 stores.

THE GOLDEN ARCHES

First regional project from McDonald’s – McRib pole banners for the Baltimore Region for 500 locations.

ALL IN THE FAMILY

Melode Floyd Smelko (daughter) joined the company for about 6 months to just try it out – she is still here trying it out as our CEO. When she started with the family business, there were 3 employees and 4 computers – from the inception there has been a focus on technology.

SEEKING APPROVAL

Nationally approved local marketing supplier for McDonald’s USA.

MOVIN' ON UP

Moved into our newly built 10,000 Square foot Distribution Center Opened July 1, 1996.

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW

Altrua purchases 94.1 WAKU and starts the first FM Christian Radio Station in the Capitol City Area.

GROWING PAINS

Altrua was spread in five locations across the city. It was time to bring all our operations under one location and we moved into our current 40,000 square foot facility.

TURN THE PAGE

Mike Floyd, our founder, wrote his story on Christian business principals – Supernatural Business.

ADDITION TO THE FAMILY

Skip Smelko (Melode’s husband) joined the company as our first Production Manager.

WE LOST A LEADER

Mike Floyd suddenly passed away and the Altrua family was heart broken.

THE NEXT GENERATION

After the loss of her husband of 49 years, Donna Kay Floyd retired and Melode & Skip purchased the company from her.

GARNET & GOING FOR GOLD

Printed and distributed over 18,000 Florida State Seminole Booster kits and AGS Branding was formed to service the sports marketing industry and we exhibited at our first NACDA conference.

BREAKING DOWN WALLS

An 8,000-square foot expansion was added to our production/distribution departments bringing it to 48,000 square feet facility.

STAND AND SALUTE

In association with the Vet Event’s Tally and Veteran’s Day Parade, the first Altrua’s Hometown Hero was named.

CLIMBING THE LADDER

Altrua Global Solutions was named one of INC’s TOP 5,000 GROWING Companies in the US – growing over 67% in 3 years.