ColorGraphics, Inc.

Year in Review — Big Deals Make Comeback
December 1, 2007

BIG NAMES were on the move in 2007. It was a year in which major mergers and acquisitions jammed the headlines of our news pages. And some deals never quite got off the ground, while others are in a holding pattern. There was an explosion of headline grabbers to open 2007, led by a pair of major transactions and a political coup for the industry. Having been thwarted in his efforts to acquire Banta Corp. by RR Donnelley on Halloween 2006, Cenveo Chairman and CEO Bob Burton hammered out a deal to acquire Cadmus Communications for $24.75 a share, or a total of $430

Cenveo Swings Deal for ColorGraphics
June 18, 2007

STAMFORD, CT—Looking to solidify its West Coast commercial printing operations, Cenveo Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ColorGraphics of Los Angeles. Terms of the deal, which is expected to be completed in July, were not disclosed. ColorGraphics, a full-fledged commercial establishment with facilities in San Francisco, Seattle and Orange County, CA, as well as Los Angeles, ranked 48th on the 2006 Printing Impressions 400 with $147.25 million in annual revenues. A statement from Cenveo pegged ColorGraphics’ current sales total at roughly $170 million. Bob Burton, chairman and CEO of Cenveo, sees the acquisition as an optimal fit. “We continue to execute on our

Sappi Announces NA ‘Printers of Year’
May 26, 2006

SEATTLE—Eight North American entries were dubbed 2006 North American Printers of the Year gold award winners by Sappi Fine Paper during its gala awards ceremony held here last Saturday at historic Union Station. The eight gold winners will compete for the Sappi International Printer of the Year title, which will be announced in Budapest, Hungary, in October. The winners and categories were: Color Graphics, Los Angeles, annual reports; Graphic Arts Center Publishing, Portland, OR/Haagen Printing, Santa Barbara, CA, books; Cenveo Anderson Lithograph, Los Angeles, brochures; Allied Printing Services, Manchester, CT, calendars; Nahan Printing, St. Cloud, MN, catalogs; Meridian Printing, East Greenwich, RI, general print; Nahan