PCI Buys Original Impressions, Creating One of Largest Printer/Mailers in S. Florida
MIAMI — March 10, 2016 — Postal Center International (PCI), the largest transactional printer, postal and mail processing service organization based in Broward County, and Original Impressions (OI), a full service marketing communications company, has announced the sale of OI to PCI in a private transaction to form one of the largest printing, mailing and marketing solutions providers in South Florida with ties to global companies.
“We believe this transaction is a first for our industry and reflects the culmination of a vision to be the leading marketing communications services company in South Florida,” comments Roland Garcia, founder and former CEO, Original Impressions. “The purchase further positions the company for growth and offers an ever-expanding portfolio of services focused on supporting our clients’ mailing and marketing priorities like never before. The new owners share the same unmatched client satisfaction and unparalleled attention to detail that clients have come to expect from us over the years.”
President of PCI Ismael Diaz adds, “This is an extraordinary opportunity to deliver long-term growth and value to our combined client base." He continues, “What first attracted us to Original Impressions is its tremendous success in evolving our industry with a full suite of services, in one place. That, coupled with our successful 32-year track record and our facilities in Broward and Orlando make us that much stronger to serve businesses across the tri-county area and beyond.”
Under the terms of the transaction, which was facilitated by Tripp Scott, a multi-disciplinary law firm with strong ties to Florida, Roland Garcia Sr., and Roland (Roli) Garcia Jr., will continue serving as business leads and key client liaisons to further strengthen both the company’s client base and employee culture. Operations at both the OI and PCI facilities will remain the same and operate as business as usual. The transition of ownership will be seamless to clients. The newly formed company will now employ close to 250+ employees and boast combined annual sales of approximately $60 million.
About Postal Center International
Since 1984, Postal Center International (PCI) has brought expertise and innovative facilities to South and Central Florida. With the growth in digital printing, the company has expanded into the national arena. Having low overhead and competitive labor rates offers PCI competitive pricing advantages in larger city markets (New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, etc.). Through the years, automated processes have provided Postal Center International with the resources necessary to help clients cut costs while improving its service on all projects. After more than three decades, the focus remains dedicated to high-volume, high-speed mail handling and digital printing solutions using technology that gets the job done while effectively controlling costs.
About Original Impressions
Original Impressions (OI) is a full service marketing communications company specializing in creative design, Web development, printing, mailing/fulfillment and marketing consulting for clients across a broad spectrum of industries, including banking, beverages, cosmetics, cruise lines, fast food, healthcare, hospitality and pharmaceuticals. Original Impressions is the first triple-certified Marketing Communications company in South Florida, authorized to purchase FSC, SFI and PEFC certified paper and print the certified logos. It is one of the “Top 100 Minority Businesses in South Florida” and one of the “Top 500 Hispanic Companies in the U.S.” It is also a Certified Minority Supplier at the local, state and national levels.
Source: Postal Center International.