Ripon Printers Acquires the Assets of Sells PrintingMay 2012
RIPON, WI—Ripon Printers, which produces catalogs, publications, manuals and soft-cover educational products, has purchased certain assets of New Berlin, WI-based Sells Printing. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The combined companies have annual sales of approximately $55 million.
Founded in 1916, Sells Printing is a sheetfed, heatset web and digital print provider serving Fortune 500 clients and advertising agencies. Ranked 168th on the Printing Impressions 400 in 2011, Sells has won numerous awards for printing excellence.
“This is an exciting time for our customers and for Ripon Printers,” said Andy Lyke, president and CEO of Ripon Printers. “Sells Printing is well respected in the Milwaukee market and beyond. Its commitment to meeting and exceeding its customers’ expectations makes it a perfect match for Ripon Printers. We look forward to continuing this fine tradition, providing customer delight to all of our customers.
“We anticipate the synergy created by the combining of these two companies will create more employment opportunities, particularly at our main plant in Ripon. This is good news for our employees, company and the Ripon community.”