Arthur Blank & Co., American Bank Note Company, and Keystone Plastics of Canada, three subsidiaries of the worldwide ABnote Group, are uniting under a new brand, ABnote North America.
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.
Fort Lee, NJ—May 9, 2007—American Banknote Corporation, parent of the ABnote Group, announced today that it has acquired Arthur Blank & Company of Boston for an undisclosed amount of cash and stock. The acquisition of Arthur Blank & Co., one of North America’s oldest and largest plastic card companies, nearly doubles ABnote’s U.S. operations, and provides the world-wide ABnote Group access to Arthur Blank’s rich set of capabilities, high volume capacity and intellectual property, along with the ability to offer new products throughout the six continents that it serves. In addition, ABnote announced that Stuart and Eric Blank, long recognized as major leaders in