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Happy 25th Anniversary Bianchi PR! A Look at How the PR World Has Changed Since 1992

Posted Aug. 18th 2017

Post by Adriana Van Duyn, Account Supervisor, Bianchi PR Things were quite a bit different 25 years ago! In 1992, Bill Clinton became president … Minnesota’s Mall of America, spanning 78 acres, was constructed … and Bianchi PR was founded. The PR world was also a bit different back then. In celebration of Bianchi PR’s 25th […]

Bianchi PR’s Top 25 PR Projects

Posted Aug. 9th 2017

Leading up to Bianchi PR’s 25th anniversary, we’ve shared our Top 25 PR Projects, a biweekly profile highlighting some of our favorite client projects. Here’s a recap of all 25. 1. BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #1 Freudenberg-NOK Lean Manufacturing Program Rollout (1992) 2. BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #2 TRW Automotive spin-off (2003) 3. […]

13 Things I’ve Learned in the PR Agency Business

Posted Aug. 7th 2017

Post by Jim Bianchi, APR, President  Back in ’92, when I started my PR firm, I had more than a dozen years of PR experience – and more than half of that with another PR agency – so I thought I knew pretty much all I needed to know. I was wrong. Really wrong. And […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #25 Munro & Associates BMW i3 Teardown (2015)

Posted Aug. 3rd 2017

In 2015, Munro & Associates launched a deep-dive teardown, costing and benchmark study of the revolutionary BMW i3 urban electric car – the first production vehicle to use carbon fiber extensively. This study was designed to help automakers and suppliers better understand the processes, technologies and costs involved in this revolutionary vehicle. How do you […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #24 Celebrating Snap-on Tools’ Production Milestone (2007)

Posted Jul. 20th 2017

In 2007, Snap-on Tools, an American designer, manufacturer and marketer of high-end tools and equipment to professional tool users, planned to celebrate a historic milestone at its production plant in Algona, IA. The plant, which had been in operation for more than 50 years, would be producing its two millionth Snap-on tool storage unit. Snap-on […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #23 Spotlighting a Law Firm’s Diversity Effort (2008)

Posted Jul. 6th 2017

In early 2008, Brooks Kushman – a full-service intellectual property and technology law firm – committed to growing its efforts to increase and retain diverse professionals. After conducting research to get a “pulse” on comparable law firms’ diversity efforts, Bianchi PR suggested a targeted media relations campaign. As part of the effort, Bianchi PR took […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #22 Adient’s First North American International Auto Show (2017)

Posted Jun. 29th 2017

Just a few months after its spin off from Johnson Controls, Adient, the world’s largest global automotive seating supplier, held its first press conference and exhibit at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Tasked with handling Adient’s media relations for the show, Bianchi PR was up for the challenge of competing for and […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #21 The New Steel’s National Media Luncheon

Posted Jun. 8th 2017

When the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) wanted to spotlight the benefits of new automotive steel grades beyond its usual trade-focused media targets, Bianchi PR secured a media luncheon and press conference with national media at a top venue for global newsmakers: Detroit’s Automotive Press Association. Just as the automotive “materials war” surrounding what material […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #20 Cooper Standard Showcases Technology Vehicle at MBS (2010)

Posted May. 25th 2017

To help Cooper Standard demonstrate several product innovations from the company’s four product groups, Bianchi PR worked with the Center for Automotive Research to be front and center with media interviews and vehicle tours during one of the most important auto conferences of the year: its Management Briefing Seminars. Pre-show work to make the trip […]

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