New Era Portfolio

2000

New Era Publishing, Inc. opens its door specializing in fine art limited edition prints in Austin.

2001 Q3

NEP signs a troupe of young and prolific artists called ThreeCarPileUp; this acquisition greatly enhances the company’s contemporary art portfolio.

2002 Q3

NEP develops the Advantage line to compete with the fine art poster and penetrate the Hospitality Design market with the first ever affordable and highest quality limited edition collection.

2003 Q2

NEP’s first major hotel project is The Four Season Hotel, Manhattan.

2003 Q3

NEP lands its first major client Ethan Allen.

2004 Q4

NEP expands from its 5,600 square foot building in North Austin to a 40,000 square foot facility in the disadvantaged 78744 zip code of South Austin.

2004 Q4

NEP moves to a vertically integrated model, framing the first of its limited editions.

2006 Q2

NEP acquires its Cruse Scanner.

2006 Q3

NEP officially abandons the 16lb fine art catalog and moves its collection to an e-Com platform enabling instant customization for its entire portfolio.

2007 Q3

NEP launches web-based solutions for blue chip retailers.

2009 Q4

NEP adds 8 million stock photography images to its line.

2009 Q4

NEP’s 1st rigid substrates are brought to the market.

2009-2010

NEP moves away from solvent-based ink to eco-friendly latex and UV-curable inks from HP.

2010 Q4

NEP reports its best financial year in its 10 year history.

2011 Q1

NEP expands to 62,000 square feet; the 5th expansion in 11 years.

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Explanation of Our Growth

New Era Portfolio is committed to high growth through innovation, adherence to quality, and a lot of hard work, which has nothing to do with market conditions working in our favor. If anything, the market has worked against us, not for us. Over the last ten years, we’ve seen hyper-competitive conditions and two economic downturn cycles. While many art companies have come and gone away, we have thrived. The industry continues to change and New Era Portfolio has changed with it. Growth, innovation, quality and hard work are combined assets, which make us ultimately the most dependable source for your valuable projects.