Garvey Group Obtains Schawk Large-Format Division

NILES, IL—The Garvey Group announced it has acquired the wide-format printing division of Schawk Inc., a brand management firm. The new facility will be rebranded as The Garvey Group West Large Format Facility, and will remain in Los Angeles.

“I am thrilled that we were able to make this important acquisition, and I am convinced that all customers and employees will benefit greatly as we join together to offer a full range of digital, lithographic and creative services,” said Ed Garvey, owner and CEO of The Garvey Group, who represents the third generation of his family to run the 94-year-old business. “This acquisition continues our development as one of the most sophisticated, technology-driven strategic marketing partners in our industry.”

The Garvey Group’s operations in Niles, IL, specializes in printing point-of-purchase displays, packaging and box wraps, while the company’s Milwaukee, and Sturtevant, WI, plants focus on digital and custom commercial printing, marketing collateral and distribution services. The Garvey Group West produces out-of-home signage for major clients, including some of the biggest brand names in the film industry, the electronics world and the retail sector.

“The inclusion of this facility in our group provides the opportunity to work with new customers and develop new business connections, to grow our presence in the West and to provide expanded production resources for all of our customers,” Garvey added.

In other company news, The Garvey Group recently installed a new 110˝ Saber XXL paper cutter from Colter & Peterson.

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