McKinnon Printing Assets Merged into Printing Concepts, Part of Traxium Family of Cos.
STOW, Ohio — November 4, 2016 — The executive management team of Traxium LLC is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of McKinnon Printing in Akron, Ohio. McKinnon joins Printing Concepts, Newhouse Printing, Marketing Concepts, Fulfillment Concepts, Packaging Concepts, Media Concepts and Serendipity Holdings as part of the Traxium family of companies.
This strategic acquisition is part of Traxium’s long term vision of bringing together industry leading printing and marketing companies to create the premier organization in Northeast Ohio and beyond. This is a merger of two well managed, growth oriented, financially strong and very profitable companies who are coming together to use their combined resources to better serve our rapidly growing client base within the Ohio region and beyond.
Sharing strengths to grow and succeed in a competitive marketplace
“Our valued customers can expect to receive the superior product and excellent service that is the trademark of both McKinnon Printing and our Traxium family of companies, as well as look forward to our continued expansion of both traditional and on-demand printing and marketing services,” says George Schmutz, CEO of Traxium. “What defines our company is the belief that every employee deserves the backing of a company that supports not just them, but their families as well, through excellent wages, respect, opportunity for growth, and a robust benefits package. Our goal is to positively impact our communities and to make sure that all of our families are given the ability to do so as well.”
Tim McKinnon, former president of McKinnon Printing, has transitioned to the role of Account Executive and will be charged with the successful transition of McKinnon Printing’s clients to the Printing Concepts location in Stow as well as assisting with the sales, marketing and business development efforts for all divisions. In addition, all of the McKinnon Printing associates have accepted positions with Printing Concepts in Stow, Ohio.
“Exciting innovations in the printing industry continue to develop. Most of these advancements are aimed at economically coordinating web-based marketing with both traditional and digital printing,” John Carpenter, Traxium LLC’s executive VP of business development states. “I believe that by merging McKinnon Printing with Printing Concepts, we exponentially increase our ability to better meet the needs of our rapidly growing customer base. This is a great move for everyone. Both companies have considerable quality printing experience and our growing menu of related services will help customers stay efficient and targeted in their marketing efforts.”
McKinnon Printing and Printing Concepts are award winning commercial printing and marketing services companies. As highly regarded members of the Ohio printing community, the companies provide effective marketing solutions through high quality printing, mailing and distribution services for clientele that include individual, retail, corporate and advertising agencies on both a regional and national level.