Imagine! Print Solutions, Classic Graphics Join Forces
CHARLOTTE, NC—Imagine! Print Solutions of Minneapolis and Classic Graphics, based here, have merged, creating a commercial printing business approaching $280 million in annual sales. Terms of the deal were not released, but the firms will maintain their individual identities.
“The cultures and visions of our two companies are virtually identical,” said Bob Lothenbach, president and founder of Imagine! Print Solutions. “We share a philosophy of providing highly responsive and flexible service to our clients, a passion for print and a belief in team work.
“Uniting the two companies creates a stronger entity. Blending the strengths and location of our company with those of Classic creates an optimal service and distribution model and leverages manufacturing and purchasing power for more competitive offerings to clients. Most important, clients of both companies will be served by one of the strongest graphics companies in the nation.”
David Pitts, president of Classic Graphics, noted that combining the two companies provides clients access to wider and more sophisticated service offerings. Pitts will remain as president of Classic in the combined company.