Consolidated Graphics to Acquire California Based American Lithographers
Wednesday, September 19, 2001
HOUSTON--Sept. 18, 2001--Consolidated Graphics, Inc. today announced the signing of a letter of intent to acquire the American Lithographers, Inc. division of Smurfit Packaging Corporation, a subsidiary of Jefferson Smurfit Group, plc. Joe R. Davis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Graphics, commented, "We are pleased to expand our presence in California with the addition of one of the state's top web and sheet-fed printers with facilities in both Hayward and Sacramento.'' Kenneth Bittner, General Manager of American Litho, added, "This is a positive step for American Litho. We are pleased to join a company that is fully committed to long-term growth in the commercial printing business.''