For Bill Fitzgerald, Universal Wilde's partner and CEO, a professional trip from Point A to Point B yielded an eye-opening experience at Point C. While working at a printing firm making Cromalin proofs early in his professional career in 1978, the Massachusetts born and bred Fitzgerald quickly found the mindless job to be the height of tedium. So, when they needed help in the shipping department, the invisible harps began to play.
DES MOINES, IA—Colorfx announced the acquisition of Acme Printing on Monday following a joint press conference with Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds that threw support behind Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney while ripping President Obama for being "fundamentally hostile" to job creators, the Quad-City Times reported.
Colorfx announced the acquisition of Acme Printing, also based in Des Moines and a provider of digital and sheetfed printing. Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds joined Colorfx’ Jon Troen in blasting President Obama for being “fundamentally hostile” to job creators
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ November 2011 edition, featuring items on Lithoprint Corp. and Northeastern Envelope.
Wilde’s award-winning direct and digital agency, advanced variable data print, proprietary delivery technologies, state-of-the-art mail services and comprehensive fulfillment operations complement Universal’s high-quality commercial print and promotional products arm to provide a complete spectrum of direct response solutions to our customers. John Sisson, formerly Universal’s chief technology officer, will serve as president of Wilde.
Commercial printing industry news briefs, including items on Worldcolor, Nutis Press and Mimeo.com.
DES MOINES, IA—Jerry Miller, 69, president of Acme Printing located here, died April 1, three days after suffering a stroke, the Des Moines Register reported. Mr. Miller purchased Acme Printing in 1976 and grew the business to more than $14 million in sales, taking it from a three-person shop to a plant with more than 100 employees.
Jerry Miller built Acme Printing from a three-person shop to an operation with 100 employees and more than $14 million in sales.
Commercial printing industry news briefs, including items on Quad/Graphics, Worldcolor and Smith Litho.
WESTWOOD, MA—Universal Millennium (UM), a portfolio company of Calvert Street Capital Partners, has acquired the assets of Wilmington, MA-based Acme Printing from parent company The MATLET Group. According to UM CEO Bill Fitzgerald, the deal provides customers with a powerful suite of tools, from web and sheetfed printing to Web-to-print and digital printing capabilities, across three facilities.