Hi-Liter Graphics, LLC

HGI Co. — Completing a Triple Play
April 1, 2008

HOW’S THIS for a five-year plan? Buy three companies—web offset, sheetfed and digital—and meld their operations, people and cultures into a cohesive whole. Along the way: • Take Hi-Liter Graphics (acquired in 2003), in Burlington, WI, from a black-and-white nonheatset web offset shop into full-color heatset capabilities, and ultimately install the first MAN Roland Euroman 32-page, four-color web press in North America (the second globally); • Transition Inland Graphics (acquired in 2004), of Menomonee Falls, WI, back into commercial work while still maintaining its strong position in the book printing market; and • Expand Menomonee Falls-based Plus Digital Print (acquired in 2007) into full-color,

Hi-Liter/Inland Graphics Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Plus Companies
June 19, 2007

BURLINGTON, WI—Hi-Liter Graphics, LLC announced today that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Plus Companies of Menomonee Falls, WI. Plus Companies has two business units that operate under the names C-t-PLUS and Plus Digital Print. Hi-Liter is making an asset purchase of Plus Companies and forming wholly owned subsidiaries that will continue to operate under their current names (C-t-PLUS and Plus Digital Print). Additional terms and details of the transaction were not disclosed. It is anticipated that the majority of current employees will remain with the new company and continue to operate from the Menomonee Falls location. Dennis Redman, Founder of

Hi-Liter Adds New Hardware
December 1, 2006

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI—It’s been an active fall capex season for the Hi-Liter Graphics/Inland Graphics franchise, and 2007 is already shaping up to be pretty active. A 10-color Heidelberg Speedmaster 102 sheetfed press with perfector came online at Inland Graphics in October, according to Craig Faust, president and CEO of the organization. The press joins an existing four-color perfecting press. Hi-Liter Graphics, in Burlington, WI, is also augmenting its press firepower with the order of a four-color, 32-page 4x4 MAN Roland Uniset web offset press. Faust and Co. signed the contract days prior to Graph Expo; once constructed, the web press will be installed and operating

Graph Expo Increasing Momentum of MAN Roland’s Record Sales Year
October 26, 2006

CHICAGO—MAN Roland’s exhibit at Graph Expo 2006 drew standing room only crowds consisting of visitors who were in the mood to buy presses. Among the major sales: • 4X4 32-page commercial web press by Wisconsin’s Hi-Liter/Inland • 10-color ROLAND 700 perfector by Maryland’s McArdle Printing • eight-color ROLAND 700 perfector by The Sheridan Press in Pennsylvania • five-color ROLAND 500 perfector by Minnesota’s Bang Printing “We provided our guests with a place where they could talk and relax,” said Vince Lapinski, COO of MAN Roland Inc. “The result was in-depth conversations where printers expressed their business needs directly to our MAN Roland experts. In turn, we were able to