CGX Obtains Windy City’s RT AssociatesAugust 2011
HOUSTON—Consolidated Graphics (CGX) has signed a letter of intent to acquire Chicago-based RT Associates. The transaction is expected to be completed by mid-September.
Founded by Bob Radzis in 1983, RT Associates offers a full suite of marketing campaign management tools, as well as digital and offset printing (including large-format), and fulfillment services. The company boasts Six Sigma lean manufacturing protocol and digital technology. It has also developed a proprietary marketing program that incorporates data analytics to develop Web-, mobile- and print-based marketing strategies such as Web-to-print applications and targeted marketing utilizing personalized URLs and QR codes.
"RT Associates is a technologically innovative company that will further expand our capabilities and footprint in the Midwest as we continue to build on our industry-leading position," notes Joe Davis, chairman and CEO of CGX. "We believe RT Associates is an attractive company that fits our proven strategic acquisition strategy."