The Marek Group
Commercial printers are feeling the love from acquirers as their top line revenues increase, profits return and grow.
This week, Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from ICV Partners and SG360°; InnerWorkings and GateHouse Media; Abbey Press Printing; The U.S. Government Publishing Office’s (GPO); Dscoop; Angstrom Graphics and New Channel Direct; The Marek Group and Wunderlich, Pearson & Tetzlaff Inc.; and Pantone.
The Marek Group of Waukesha, Wis., has acquired Wauwatosa, Wis.-based Wunderlich, Pearson & Tetzlaff Inc., a full-service marketing and merchandising agency specializing in the industrial technology and food and beverage industries. The Marek Group’s CEO Fuzzy Marek says the acquisition is in alignment with the company’s continued focus on product and service expansion.
The Marek Group, headquartered in Waukesha, WI, has acquired CPI Promotions, a promotional product distributor and manufacturer located in Pewaukee, WI. Marek Group CEO Fuzzy Marek said the acquisition is a strategic move—an opportunity that continues to transform and diversify its business model.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ October 2013 edition, featuring Printco Graphics, All Color Business Specialties
The Marek Group’s acquisition of Publisher’s Diversified Mail Service, a 65-year-old Milwaukee-based direct marketing company, will provide additional postal expertise, data analysts and programmers, and a robust lettershop to enhance Marek’s direct marketing business.
MILWAUKEE—A communication breakdown has apparently prompted Milwaukee County to waste 450,000 election ballots because they were printed with more modern optical scanners in mind than the ones actually being used, according to WISN Milwaukee. What is not clear is where the blame lies for the incorrect specs.
Commercial printing industry news briefs, including items on Cenveo, The Marek Group, Manistique Papers, Thames Printing, Integrity Graphics, RR Donnelley, Consolidated Graphics, DME and Toyo Ink America.
WAUKESHA, WI—Offset and digital commercial printer The Marek Group has struck a deal to acquire Minneapolis-based Brandspring Solutions, an integrated marketing communications firm. Brandspring Solutions primarily serves the business-to-business market, along with the business-to-consumer and non-profit markets.
Brandspring Solutions, an integrated marketing communications firm, has been acquired by The Marek Group, one of the nation’s leading commercial printing firms recognized for its advanced offset and digital print applications. “We’re taking our successful solution development strategy to a whole new level,” said Tami Marek, president of The Marek Group.