Garvey Group Adds Schawk's Wide-Format Division in L.A.August 2013
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.
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," 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.
"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."
The Garvey Group's operation 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.