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.
SALT LAKE CITY—Business and marketing communications franchisor AlphaGraphics Inc., formerly owned by the UK-based GA Pindar & Son, has been purchased by an affiliate of Maryland-based private equity fund Blackstreet Capital Partners II.
AlphaGraphics recently held its annual conference, where its business centers were recognized for achieving record growth. With the theme, "Extreme Makeover: Sales and Marketing Edition," the conference, held at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago attracted over 480 franchise owners, employees and other professionals.
(Editor's Note: Company rankings for the current and previous years are based on figures reported in 2004. Therefore, companies that revised their 2003 revenues may have changed their 2003 ranking as compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing Impressions 400. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is calculated on the most recent information provided.) 251 ('03: 245) Fisher Group, Hiawatha, IA Total Sales (Millions): $20.00 Previous Year's Sales (Millions): $20.00 Change (%): - Principal Officer: Martin C. Fisher Employees: 145 Primary Specialties: DM 90%; ADV 6%; CAT 4% Web Offset Press Units: 13 Sheetfed Press Units: 0 Other Press Units: 0