Mergers & Acquisitions

Mt. Royal Printing Makes Two Strategic Acquisitions
July 13, 2021 at 7:25 pm

Mt. Royal Printing, a Baltimore-based full-service print production company, has made tuck-in acquisitions of two Pennsylvania firms, Spectrum Printing Inc., East Petersburg, and Shuman Heritage Printing Co. LLC, York...

SOLV Acquires Centro Print Solutions
June 29, 2021 at 7:28 pm

Tressa McLaughlin, CEO of SOLV, announced that SOLV has acquired Centro Print Solutions as of June 1, 2021. The two companies have a lot in common—a decades-long history in the same industry, members of the same professional associations, providing the same types of products and services, working...

Smart Source Acquires Cornerstone Media
June 29, 2021 at 7:18 pm

Smart Source, Atlanta, has acquired the majority of assets of Spot Color LLC, doing business as Cornerstone Media, Birmingham, Ala. Cornerstone was founded in 2001 by Marc Robillard and offers premier document management services...

Delta Apparel Acquires Innovative Technology Company Autoscale.ai
June 15, 2021 at 7:48 pm

Delta Apparel, Greenville, S.C., has acquired Dallas-based technology company Autoscale.ai to further leverage its existing proprietary automated product workflow from design to fulfillment. Delta’s DTG2Go platform is a market leader in the on-demand, direct-to-garment digital print and fulfillment...

Corporate Development Associates Opens First International Office in the UK
June 15, 2021 at 7:17 pm

Corporate Development Associates (CDA), Scottsdale, Ariz., today announced the addition of UK printing industry veteran Mike Roberts to its deal-making team as its liaison to the UK. Roberts is currently the owner of print distributor PMG Print Management Ltd. in West Yorkshire, England...

Ennis Inc. Acquires Assets of AmeriPrint Corporation
June 8, 2021 at 5:08 pm

Ennis Inc., Midlothian, Texas, acquired the assets and business from Harvard, Illinois-based AmeriPrint Corporation, a trade printer specializing in custom-printed documents, barcoding, integrated products and business forms. The closing occurred on May 31...

John Michael Associates Acquires Creative Concepts Promotional Marketing
May 31, 2021 at 7:57 pm

John Michael Associates Inc., a Woman-Owned Enterprise and full-service promotional marketing agency, has acquired Creative Concepts Promotional Marketing (CC Promos). JMA’s current operation and organizational structure will remain the same as the CC Promos team and clients transition under the JMA brand...

Buying Power
May 25, 2021 at 7:55 pm

While the pandemic isn’t over yet, there’s a lot to learn from the past year. It’s well-documented that when most nonessential business halted in March 2020, so did a lot of print and promotional sales. And M&A followed suit, said Jamie Watson, chief operating officer for Certified Marketing Consultants, Huntertown, Ind. ...

Smart Source Acquires Superior Business Solutions
May 18, 2021 at 5:57 pm

Smart Source, Suwanee, Ga., has announced its acquisition of the majority of assets of Superior Business Solutions in Kalamazoo, Mich. The deal allows Smart Source to further increase market share in the Midwest...

Geiger Acquires Five Thousand Forms (dba GiveMeFive.com)
March 23, 2021 at 1:24 am

Geiger, Lewiston, Maine, has acquired Fogelsville, Pennsylvania-based distributor Five Thousand Forms, dba GiveMeFive.com. The acquisition is part of Geiger's continued expansion strategy focused on broadening its client base and services nationally...