Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ October 2014 edition, featuring Phillips Graphic Finishing, Graphic Edge Printing & Packaging, The Label Shoppe, Nino Press, Robinson Printing, Merritt Graphics, Media Graphix
RALEIGH, NC—AlphaGraphics of Downtown Raleigh has finalized its acquisition of 120-year-old Commercial Printing Co., a provider of visual communications and printing, also located in Raleigh. Commercial Printing Co. will now operate as part of the AlphaGraphics global franchise network of locally-owned printing companies.
AlphaGraphics of Downtown Raleigh, NC, has acquired 120-year-old Commercial Printing Co., also based in Raleigh. These complementary companies have combined at the Fairview Road location to focus on providing increased benefits to customers through a broader range of services.
SALT LAKE CITY—AlphaGraphics Inc. announced that Art Coley Jr. has resigned as the franchisor's president and CEO to spend more time with his family. Coley, who has been with the company seven years and CEO since February 2012, will remain as a part owner and continue working with the company as a full-time consultant.
After seven years at AlphaGraphics Inc., Art Coley, Jr. has resigned his role as president and CEO in order to spend more time with his family. He will still remain a part owner and continue working with the company as a full-time consultant. Gay Burke, executive chair of the AlphaGraphics Board, is now serving as interim president and leading the search with Coley for a new chief executive.
What does a former Coca Cola executive, a healthcare sales division leader and a director of operations for a high-fashion jewelry company have in common? They have all found success as a franchise owner in the AlphaGraphics network.
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A division of one of New Bern, NC's oldest printing companies has announced its partnership with a veteran Pamlico County printing group.
The announcement came at the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo last week, and Owen Andrews, president of AlphaGraphics of New Bern and Gray Winfrey, president of Village Graphics of Grantsboro, NC, formally cemented the partnership Wednesday under the AlphaGraphics of New Bern name.
Mike Linden, AlphaGraphics vice president, said the combined companies offer “an awesome opportunity for both companies to expand to do anything you can print or put your logo on.”
During its fiscal year 2013 ending June 30, 2013, AlphaGraphics has reported 41 franchise agreements. This unit growth is more than double its fiscal year 2012 signings. AlphaGraphics attributes these strong results to the successful implementation of its business strategy to evolve from a printer to a trusted, marketing communications franchise serving small businesses.
As part of its business strategy to evolve from a printer to a marketing communications franchise, and to help further its franchise growth, AlphaGraphics Inc. has promoted Dave Buzza to chief development officer, and has hired Darin Hicks as vice president of special projects.