Schawk Named One Of Chicagos Fastest Growing Public Firms
Thursday, August 23, 2001
DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 22 Schawk, Inc., North America's leading provider of digital imaging prepress solutions to the consumer products packaging and advertising and promotions markets announced that it has been named one of Chicago's fastest growing public firms by Crain's Chicago Business. Schawk, Inc., ranked 49th with a compound annual growth rate of 18.8%. The Company's revenues for 2000 were $206.5 million compared to $87.2 million in 1995. David A. Schawk, President and CEO of Schawk, Inc. commented, "Schawk has acquired fifteen businesses during this period and won many new accounts that have fueled our growth. Schawk has been recognized in the markets we serve as a leading global imaging and brand services supplier to the Fortune 1000 consumer products companies and major advertising agencies for almost 50 years. Client requirements for global brand consistency and speed-to-market are elevating the importance of the services Schawk provides. In short, we help our clients get their brands and products to market faster, thereby increasing our clients' sales and profits.'' The Crain's list includes publicly held companies with current revenues of more than $10 million and ranks companies by compound annual growth rate. Compound annual growth rate accounts for growth from 1995 to 2000. Data used to compile the list was provided by Compustat, a product of Standard & Poor's Institutional Market Services.