Ennis Acquires Mutual Graphics of Knoxville, TN, as Part of Sovereign Business Forms Transaction
MIDLOTHIAN, TX—August 12, 2014—Ennis Inc. recently announced the acquisition of Mutual Graphics in Knoxville, TN, as one of the facilities included in the Sovereign Business Forms transaction. Ennis already had a strong presence in Knoxville, serving customers in the print industry for 46 years.
Considering the close proximity of the two locations, Ennis is taking the opportunity to integrate production into one facility. Therefore Ennis is announcing the consolidation of these two businesses into the Mutual Graphics facility, no later than the end of September, 2014. Both businesses will continue to offer the same degree of service to customers. Ennis Knoxville’s contact phone, fax and e-mail, as well as order history and artwork files will all be available at the Mutual Graphics facility. Employees affected by this consolidation will be considered for employment at any other Ennis location.
Ennis Inc. is primarily engaged in the production of and sale of business forms, apparel and other business products. The company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States. Headquartered in Midlothian, TX, the company has production and distribution facilities strategically located throughout the United States of America, Mexico and Canada, to serve the company’s national network of distributors. The company, together with its subsidiaries, operates in two business segments: the Print Segment (“Print”) and Apparel Segment (“Apparel”).
The Print Segment is primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling business forms, other printed business products, printed and electronic media, presentation products, flex-o-graphic printing, advertising specialties and Post-it Notes, internal bank forms, plastic cards, secure and negotiable documents, envelopes and other custom products. The Apparel Segment manufactures T-Shirts and distributes T-Shirts and other active-wear apparel through nine distribution centers located throughout North America.