Kirkwood Printing Parent Acquires Nu Graphics

WILMINGTON, MA—Kirkwood Holdings has acquired Nu Graphics Etc., a digital printing solutions company. Nu Graphics Etc. joins commercial printer Kirkwood Printing (ranked 111 in the Printing Impressions 2011 Top 400 list with $43 million in sales) and direct marketing communications specialist Kirkwood Direct in serving a range of domestic and international clientele. Perrone Group, which is also under Kirkwood Holdings’ umbrella, offers direct marketing expertise to the higher education and nonprofit marketplace.

“The purchase of Nu Graphics Etc. is a growth-based acquisition designed to meet our clients’ rapidly growing demand for high-quality variable-digital and large-format printing,” said Robert Coppinger, president and CEO of Kirkwood Holdings. “We are poised to take Nu Graphics Etc. from a strategic partner to a member of the Kirkwood family, retaining the same exceptional management and services.”

Kirkwood Printing was founded in 1973 and purchased by its present owners in 2004. Kirkwood Holdings has grown from $9 million in annual sales to $50 million in less than a decade.

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