Cunningham, CGI Reunited JERSEY CITY, NJ—Michael Cunningham has returned to the organization he helped start. Cunningham was named CEO of The CGI Group, the successor to Cunningham Graphics International, which he founded in 1989. He will report directly to CGI Chairman Peter Furlonge. Cunningham has served as a professor at San Diego State and is a research professor at Cal Poly, as well as an adjunct professor at New York University. American Banknote Buys Firm FORT LEE, NJ—American Banknote, parent company of ABnote Group, finished a deal to obtain Arthur Blank & Co., of Boston, for an undisclosed amount of cash and stock. Arthur Blank & Co.
BY GEORGE J. WHALEN Process Graphic Services (PGS) of Grand Prairie, TX, is a finisher whose full-service capabilities and large facilities rank it as a truly "Texas-size" business. Family owned through three generations and now solidly established as the finisher of choice for many printers, packaging-makers and publishers, PGS takes pride in being able to handle virtually any kind of finishing work that its customers demand. Whether the printed sheets coming through its doors are to be converted into folding cartons, setup boxes, books, slip cases, sports trading cards, greeting cards, game boards, point-of-purchase displays or other printed merchandise, PGS has what it
DALLAS—R&D at Performance Printing, a $20 million supplier of point-of-purchase (POP) and promotional marketing materials based here, indicated that lenticular printing would be a promising and profitable route to business expansion. So, when Pinnacle Trading Card Co. went "belly-up" last year and was forced to put its renown lenticular printing division on the market, the acquisition of Grand Prairie, TX-based Optigraphics seemed to be just what the Performance R&D "doctors" had ordered. Having printed various jobs for Optigraphics in the past, and knowing its reputation for innovation and technical leadership in dimensional and special-effects imaging, Performance Printing enthusiastically put in a bid for