Forbes Names Ennis to Best Small Companies List
MIDLOTHIAN, TX—November 10, 2008—Ennis, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is listed among Forbes “200 Best Small Companies” for 2008. Ennis ranked 134th on this year’s highly reputable list. Ennis has been named to the Forbes list for six of the last seven years and for five consecutive years from ’02-’06.
The list, found in the October 27, 2008 issue of Forbes, is comprised of publicly traded companies with $5 million to $750 million in sales for the previous year. All companies appearing on the list must meet Forbes magazine’s stringent criterion, which requires them to be profitable, earning a minimum of 5% net margin and have a five-year average return on equity of 5% or greater. The ranking is based on return on equity, sales growth, and profit growth over the past 12 months and also over 5 years. Ennis remains the only wholesale printer to be recognized on this list by Forbes magazine!
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Ennis, Inc. (www.ennis.com) is primarily engaged in the production of and sale of business forms, apparel and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States. Headquartered in Midlothian, Texas, the Company has production and distribution facilities strategically located throughout the United States of America, Mexico and Canada, to serve the Company’s national network of distributors. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates in two business segments: the Print Segment (“Print”) and Apparel Segment (“Apparel”). The Print Segment is primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling business forms, other printed business products, printed and electronic media, presentation products, flex-o-graphic printing, advertising specialties and Post-it® Notes, internal bank forms, secure and negotiable documents, envelopes and other custom products. The Apparel Segment manufactures T-Shirts and distributes TShirts and other active-wear apparel through six distribution centers located throughout North America.