Cedar Graphics

Integrated Graphics Buys Seven Companies
March 1, 1999

NEW YORK—In a transaction valued at more than $100 million, and one that marks the emergence of another major consolidator in the graphic arts industry, Integrated Graphics (IGI) has purchased the assets of seven graphics, printing and digital output service facilities. Five of the firms—Cedar Graphics, Empire Graphics, JFB & Sons Lithographers, K2G Graphics and Tam Communications—are based in the New York City/Long Island, NY, region. The other two acquisitions are Houston-based Emmott-Walker and International Color Services, of Phoenix. "Integrated Graphics was created to capitalize on the growing trend among customers to buy from fewer suppliers able to provide them with full service and integrated