Mars Graphic Services

IBS Direct Acquires Assets of Berkshire Printing
September 20, 2013

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA—Ted Sherwin, president, and George Schnyder, owner and CEO of IBS Direct, a direct response printing solutions and marketing services firm, announced that the company has purchased selected assets of Berkshire Printing. Greg LaCava, president of Berkshire Printing, joins IBS Direct as sales director.

Upfront
February 1, 2012

Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions’ February 2012 edition, including items on Intelligencer Printing, Burton & Mayer, RR Donnelley, BRD Printing, AlphaGraphics, Lehigh Phoenix, Corporate Press and PrintingForLess.com.

IBS Obtains Mars Graphic Services
December 1, 2011

IBS 
Direct, based here, has completed a deal to acquire Mars Graphic Services of Westville, NJ. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. IBS Direct (ranked number 289, with $14.7 million in sales, on the 2010 Printing Impressions 400) offers printing solutions, direct marketing program management, and new marketing technologies to implement and measure its customers' campaigns.

IBS Direct Enters Into Deal for Mars
November 4, 2011

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA—IBS Direct, based here, has completed a deal to acquire Mars Graphic Services of Westville, NJ. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

IBS Direct Announces Acquisition of Mars Graphic Services
November 2, 2011

IBS (#289, with $14.7 million in sales, on the 2010 Printing Impressions 400 ranking) offers high-quality printing solutions, direct marketing program management and new marketing technologies to effectively implement and measure its customers’ campaigns. Mars is a full-service printer with in-line finishing capabilities, as well as heatset and non-heatset web printing expertise.

PRINTER news
January 1, 2009

Printing Impressions' Commercial Printer News for January 2009

Year in Review -- 2005 All About Bob
December 1, 2005

By Erik Cagle Senior Editor It is virtually impossible to ignore the impact Robert (Bob) Burton had on the printing industry in 2005. Given his relentless pursuit of two companies this past year, it was almost a given that Burton would enter 2006 at the helm of some printing business. But let's not get ahead of ourselves. In the final analysis, 2005 will be viewed as a year marked by triumph, tragedy and transactions, not to mention some unexpected twists and turns. Which fits us to a T. While the news wasn't always positive, a silver lining—a moral or a lesson could usually

UPFRONT
August 1, 2005

Flint Ink, XSYS Print Merge ANN ARBOR, MI—Flint Ink and XSYS Print Solutions of Stuttgart, Germany, have agreed to merge. The combination creates a global ink supplier with revenues of roughly $2.6 billion and with about 8,000 employees. Pending regulatory approval, the deal is slated to be finalized around September 30. XSYS was created by the 2004 merger of BASF Printing Systems and ANI Printing Inks. Finnish Paper Lockout Ends HELSINKI, FINLAND—Finland's major paper manufacturers and unions representing more than one million forest industry workers finally reached a labor agreement after being urged to return to the negotiating table by Finland Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen. The