Consolidated Graphics has entered into a letter of intent to acquire St. Louis-based Universal Printing. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "Universal Printing is an extremely well run company which will further expand our capabilities and footprint in the Midwest as we continue to build on our industry leading position," said Joe R. Davis, chairman and CEO of Consolidated Graphics.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ June 2013 edition, featuring Anderson/LA, a Consolidated Graphics company; and Excell Color Graphics.
Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ May 2013 edition, featuring 4over Inc., Bolger Vision Beyond Print, FLM Graphics, Mossberg & Co., Team Services, Quantam Group and Sir Speedy, PIP and MultiCopy.
Anderson/LA, a Consolidated Graphics company based in Los Angeles, which provides leading national restaurants, retailers and Hollywood movie studios with offset print, digital print and fulfillment services, is one of the first companies in North America to operate three VUTEk GS5000r printers. The announcement was made at emerge 2013, Consolidated Graphics' annual customer solutions conference taking place April 30 through May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
HOUSTON—Leading, innovative executives from Nike, MGM Resorts International, United Airlines and The Leo Burnett Co. are featured keynote speakers at Consolidated Graphics' fifth annual emerge conference, to be held April 30-May 2 in Las Vegas.
It would be presumptuous to say that M&A activity, across the board, has taken a hit. There has been a fair amount of activity near the $5 million to $15 million range, situations where unions have taken place due to the complementary nature of their products and services, while others have forged working relationships in order to cross-sell off each other's platform. But what isn't receiving much attention—or ink—is the phantom tuck-in, simply because many companies just aren't trumpeting asset purchases.
Consolidated Graphics (CGX) has announced the 27 marketing and business leaders that have been named Crystal Award finalists in the third annual Encore Awards, presented by International Paper. The awards are part of emerge, Consolidated Graphics’ annual customer conference and business expo, scheduled for April 30 to May 3, 2013 in Las Vegas.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—PBM Graphics, a Consolidated Graphics company, will pay $334,000 to settle a “national origin” discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced.
CHAMBERSBURG, PA—Even in light of volatile marketplaces, private-sector companies that serve the printing needs of numerous federal government agencies and departments [procured through the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)] continue to enjoy a positive revenue stream, according to figures compiled for the latest “Top 50 GPO Suppliers” reports.
Automated Graphic Systems, a Consolidated Graphics company, and Kodak welcomed nearly 90 guests at an open house and networking event this Tuesday. The event was held at the AGS facility in White Plains, MD. Attendees learned about the trends that are shaping the print industry and saw the full-color Kodak Prosper 5000XL inkjet press in action producing live print jobs.