Vandalia, Ohio

Elise Hacking Carr is editor-in-chief/content director for Print+Promo magazine.

Jim Browning is a hands-on type of guy. In 1960, he began his printing career as an assembly man building business forms presses for the Schriber Company.

Midlothian, Texas-based Ennis, Inc. has acquired all of the stock of Printgraphics, Inc. as of Oct. 1, 2011. Printgraphics has two locations, Vandalia, Ohio and Nevada, Iowa, both of which will continue producing their current products and services. Printgraphics has been a leading wholesale manufacturer of fully integrated document solutions for more than 33 years and is now recognized as the 21st largest and 14th fastest-growing company in the industry.

The United States' financial situation has gotten so dire, President Obama recently called for the freezing of all federal salaries in an attempt to get a hold on the country's debt, which is expected to rise to $2.3 trillion by 2012.

In 2002, six suppliers joined forces to establish UnigraphicsUSA. Over time, the membership evolved and in 2008, the group changed its organizational structure, rebranded and formed the Strategic Print Alliance (SPA). Today, six member companies—with 10 plants coast-to-coast—remain aligned by friendship and the business philosophy, "Independent strength. United power."

EskoArtwork announced its North American headquarters has relocated from Vandalia, Ohio to a new 30,000 square-foot facility in Miamisburg, another suburb of Dayton.

Headquartered in Vandalia, Ohio, Printgraphics has been an expert in the manufacturing of jumbo rolls for years. But, the company has now developed a new product line that enhances its integrated card and label product expertise: a tension controlled roll.

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