Ennis Acquires All Royal Stock MIDLOTHIAN, TX—Printed business products specialist Ennis Inc. has acquired all of the stock of Arlington, TX-based Royal Business Forms for $3.7 million in Ennis stock. Royal Business Forms posted sales of $12 million for its fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, 2004. Royal Business Forms opened its doors in 1959. Dollco Purchases Roland 700s OTTAWA—Dollco Printing, one of Canada's largest privately owned commercial printers, has acquired a pair of MAN Roland 700 presses, a five-color and a 10-color unit, to complement its sheetfed, heatset web and coldset press arsenal. Integrated into the installation are an in-line sheeter, coater and perfecting. Dollco
CHANHASSEN, MN—IWCO Direct announced it will invest more than $4 million for new equipment in an effort to increase lettershop capacity by 35 percent and add capabilities to reduce cycle time. The investment is also being made to provide products and services to support complex personalization models for direct mail programs, according to Jim Andersen, president and CEO of IWCO Direct. "We have seen overwhelming evidence that the marketplace wants a single source that can provide all of the components of a direct mail package with a postal strategy that drives speed to market and substantial postage savings opportunities," says Andersen. "Our expansion is focused on
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CGX Tabs Xerox for Digital Gear HOUSTON—Consolidated Graphics (CGX) announced it has selected Xerox to provide digital color printing technology to its 65 nationwide commercial printing locations. As part of the deal, CGX has installed six DocuColor iGen3 digital production presses and six DocuColor 6060 digital color presses. Xerox will also provide marketing and business development resources to assist CGX in introducing these solutions to current and prospective customers. GPO Seeks $25M for Upgrades WASHINGTON, DC—Telling the Committee on House Administration and the House Legislative Subcommittee that the Government Printing Office had the groundwork in place to move the agency's transformation to the "next