Forbes Ranks Ennis 93rd on “200 Best Small Companies” List
MIDLOTHIAN, TX—Ennis is pleased to announce that it is listed among Forbes “200 Best Small Companies” for the fifth consecutive year. Ennis ranked 93rd on this year’s highly reputable list, moving up eighty seven places from the previous year’s ranking of 180.
The list, found in the October 30, 2006 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. Ennis remains the only wholesale printer to be recognized on this list by Forbes magazine!
Ennis, Inc. (www.ennis.com) (formerly Ennis Business Forms, Inc.) 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 Printing Segment and Apparel Segment. There are three groups within the Printing Segment: the Forms Solutions Group, Promotional Solutions Group, and Financial Solutions Group. The Apparel Segment consists entirely of the Apparel Solutions Group. The Forms Solutions Group is primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling business forms and other printed business products. The Promotional Solutions Group is primarily engaged in the business of design, production and distribution of printed and electronic media, presentation products, flex-o-graphic printing, advertising specialties and Post-it Notes. The Financial Solutions Group designs, manufactures and markets printed forms and specializes in internal bank forms, secure and negotiable documents and custom products. The Apparel Solutions Group manufactures T-Shirts and distributes T-Shirts and other active-wear apparel through six distribution centers located throughout North America.