Graphic Connections Group Purchases TFT Embroidery

CHESTERFIELD, MO—Feb. 23, 2011—Graphic Connections Group, a commercial printing, advertising specialties, direct mail and graphic design firm, announces the acquisition of TFT Embroidery. TFT specializes in the direct sales of embroidered logo apparel and other promotional items, contract embroidery services, online company store management and order fulfillment. Both firms are located in Chesterfield.

The TFT purchase will enable Graphic Connections Group (GCG) to expand its offering of in-house ad specialties and embroidered items. All TFT Embroidery employees will continue with the firm including Dale Grove, owner, who continues as General Manager of GCG’s TFT Embroidery Division. Employees will now office at GCG’s headquarters at 174 Chesterfield Industrial Blvd.

“Dale and his team have done an excellent job of providing embroidered products to companies throughout the nation,” said Jeff Charlton, President of Graphic Connections Group. “In fact, we have outsourced this service to TFT for the past 15 years and consider the acquisition a natural complement to our growing list of product offerings. It should become a substantial profit center as we continue to grow the company.”

GCG now offers an unsurpassed portfolio of mid to high end golf and sportswear, casual and dress shirts, caps, jackets and other outerwear, soft-sided luggage, golf towels, and a variety of other specialty items all custom embroidered with a company or event logo.

Embroidery services are handled on premises in GCG’s own production facility, insuring unparalleled response time and the highest level of quality control available in the industry.

About Graphic Connections Group, LLC
Since 1992 Graphic Connections Group, GCG, along with its subsidiaries, has been serving clients on a local and national basis. The company was founded by Jeff Charlton, a long time successful entrepreneur. GCG offers a wide variety of products to fulfill all your printing, design, direct mail, promotional products and marketing needs. For more information, call 636-519-8320 or visit