The 2015 Printing Impressions 400 Outstanding Performer Series: Primary Color Systems
As an extension of our annual Fast-Track Firms feature on printing companies among the PI 400 that showed solid year-over-year growth, we will be featuring (throughout 2016) additional snapshots of other performers who demonstrated outstanding growth. What follows is one of the original three firms profiled in the December 2015 issue.
Primary Color Systems
Costa Mesa, California
MOST RECENT FISCAL YEAR SALES: $64.5 million
PREVIOUS FISCAL YEAR SALES: $56.5 million
CHANGE: +14 percent
Primary Color Systems touts itself as a global visual solutions company that produces superior marketing products and solutions. Formed in 1984, it has dedicated itself to becoming a quality provider of innovation, automation and technology, quality and service.
The company’s primary clients include the retail, restaurant, experimental marketing, out-of-home and trade show verticals. Primary Color Systems prides itself on providing turnkey services across all premedia, print, display and Web-based technologies to enhance marketing execution.
Also among its toolbelt of solutions is the ability to analyze traditional workflows and recommend improvements, plus the development and implementation of modern, systems-driven solutions.
Some of the factors behind the company’s 14 percent sales boost are the expansion of its in-house design and fabrication capabilities, as well as its marketing automation division (PRIMARYCONNECT) and new Asia Pacific operation. On the equipment side, Primary Color Systems picked up two 16-ft. EFI VUTEk roll-to-roll LED wide-format printers.
According to Vincent Randazzo, CEO of Primary Color Systems, the business is committed to emerging technologies and state-of-the-art equipment to support its customers’ needs for low-cost solutions, faster lead times and improved quality,
“Primary is fully immersed and committed to continuous process improvement initiatives,” Randazzo says. “It is our firm belief that in addition to providing innovative and cost-effective solutions, we need to continually drive waste down (costs and lead times) in order to pass them on to our customers and to remain competitive and relevant in the market.”
The Printing Impressions 400 provides the industry's most comprehensive listing of the leading printing companies in the United States and Canada ranked by annual sales volume. Click here to view the 2015 Printing Impressions 400.