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The leader in board game and card game production

Delano Service is one of the nation’s premier board game manufacturers and card game manufacturers. With production facilities in Michigan and Indiana we produce your games domestically which allows you to get your product to market quickly and economically.

Delano Service was founded in 1910 by E.W. Delano to print bank forms. E.W. owned the local county bank and was unable to get the forms he wanted to run his bank so he bought a printing press and started to produce his own forms. Over time, through a direct mail catalog, Delano became one of the nation’s leading suppliers of banking and financial forms with 20,000 bank, S&L and credit union customers across the country.

After E.W.’s death, the company was sold to Roger Ganger in 1984. Facing increasing consolidation and computerization in the financial industry, Ganger took the company into card game and board game production. Over the past 22 years, Delano has established itself as one of the nation’s premier turnkey board game printers and card game printers with the experience to assist small start-up game companies and the size and capacity to produce for large, established game companies.

In 2009, Delano joined the EPI Group of affiliated companies, further extending the portfolio of services available to its valued clients and to offer additional capacity to handle the growing demand for domestically produced games.

Memberships

Delano Service is proud to be members of organizations that support the game industry, educational industry and the printing industry. Below is a partial list of the organizations we support through membership:

TIA
Toy Industry Association, Inc. is a not-for-profit trade association for producers and importers of toys and youth entertainment products sold in North America.

ASTRA
The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association is a not-for-profit association serving independent toy retailers.

GAMA
The Game Manufacturer’s Association (GAMA) is the premier trade association for the hobby games industry. Its mission is to promote the general interest of all persons engaged in the buying, selling, licensing and manufacturing of hobby game products.

NSSEA
The National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) is a not-for-profit international trade organization serving the school market.

GATF
Printing Industries of America.

PIM
The Printing Industries of Michigan [PIM] is a non-profit trade association serving more than 200 commercial printing and graphic communications companies throughout the state of Michigan.

Major Customer

Makers and sellers of high quality board games, card games, and puzzles.