Two North Carolina Firms Join Forces

GREENSBORO, NC—A pair of printers here, Piedmont Graphics and Color Express, have merged their operations, according to The Business Journal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The combined firm will do business as Piedmont Graphics and will operate out of that company’s 24,000-square-foot facility. In all, the printer will employ 30 workers. No employees were released as a result of the move.

Jerry Messick, owner of Color Express, will work in the sales department at Piedmont. John Rutledge will continue as Piedmont Graphics president and owner.