TOTOWA, NJ—Graphic arts distributor Pitman Co. has acquired National Graphic Supply of Albany, NY, which serves printers within a 125-mile radius of Albany, as well as 1,200 daily newspapers nationwide. Peter Schaefer of Compass Capital Partners represented National Graphic Supply in the transaction.
TOTOWA, NJ—July 14, 2008—Pitman Co., an independent North American graphic arts supplier, announced today that it has acquired National Graphic Supply of Albany, NY. National Graphic Supply, founded in 1927, serves commercial printers within a 125-mile radius of Albany. In addition, they serve over 1,200 daily newspapers nationwide including newspaper groups Gannett, Page Co-op and Scripps Howard. National Graphic Supply provides quality solutions for prepress, digital imaging, printing, wide format printing and supplies. Joe Demharter, President of Pitman Company, commented: “National Graphic Supply is a perfect fit for Pitman. They solidify our coverage of the commercial printing market in the Northeast, and their newspaper
TOTOWA, NJ— May 22, 2008—Pitman Co., a leading independent North American graphic arts supplier, has announced that Joe Demharter, who has been President of the company since 2001, will step down from the post at the close of the company’s current fiscal year on March 31, 2009. In accordance with the terms of his agreement with the company, he’ll remain on the Board of Directors and enter into a consulting arrangement. Peter J. Moore, Executive Vice President, Sales, has been named to succeed him as President on April 1, 2009. Commenting on Joe’s decision, Paul F. Schmidt, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
HUDSON, NH—June 6, 2007—Presstek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRST), the leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing business solutions, today announced that Pitman Company, one of the nation’s largest graphic arts market distributors, will now sell its Presstek 34DI and 52DI presses, further expanding its channel for Presstek Direct Imaging (DI®) systems into Pitman’s well established, large customer base. For Pitman, North America’s leading value-added supplier to the graphic communications industry, the DI presses help their customers effectively address one of the fastest growing segments of the print market – runs between 250 and 10,000 impressions. “We are excited to be partnering with
TOTOWA, NJ—Pitman Co. has acquired Charrette LLC, a digital and traditional imaging supplies, equipment and services provider as well as a leading wide-format ink-jet equipment supplier in the United States. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.The deal sees Charrette become a division of Pitman Co., maintaining its name. John Ford, president and CEO of…