Think Patented of Dayton, OH, will be awarded the Management Plus program’s highest honor, the William K. Marrinan Hall of Fame Award, in addition to a 2011 Management Plus Gold Award. “Management Plus Award-winning companies demonstrate clearly their commitment to excellence in every managerial and operational area of their business, including interactions with their employees, customers, suppliers, and the community at large,” said NAPL President and CEO Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D.
Classic Graphics has acquired certain assets of Henderson, NC-based Harperprints. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Mike Harper, president and co-owner of Harperprints, has assumed the role of executive vice president, Triangle Division, in the combined company.
CHARLOTTE, NC—Classic Graphics has acquired certain assets of Henderson, NC-based Harperprints. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Classic has enjoyed tremendous organic growth over our 28-year history,” commented David Pitts, co-owner. “Combining operations with a prominent, industry leading company like Harperprints will help us sustain, and hopefully extend, our growth ambitions.”
While 2010 was resplendent with major printing company acquisitions, its successor came and went with little fanfare. Asset sales and closures took center stage in 2011, and crime continued to play a leading role from a news standpoint.
David Pitts has wielded much influence over the success of Classic Graphics, which opened to $65,000 in overflow work in 1983 and has since catapulted to more than $50 million in sales. “Financial discipline is a big thing for me,” Pitts says.
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Classic Graphics has acquired Belk Printing Technologies for an undisclosed sum, creating what is said to be the largest privately owned commercial printing company in the Carolinas. David Pitts, co-owner of Classic Graphics, sees the acquisition as a good fit.
CHARLOTTE, NC—Classic Graphics has acquired Belk Printing Technologies for an undisclosed sum, reportedly creating the largest privately owned commercial printing company in the Carolinas.