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Proforma Graphic Services Acquires Premier Graphic Solutions

Monday, November 03, 2014

Press release from the issuing company

Columbus, OH – Proforma Graphic Services has announced the acquisition of Columbus-based distributor, Premier Graphic Solutions. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

“This acquisition is a big step in our continued growth and we are excited to work with Premier Graphic Solutions to build on the years of dedicated service they have provided their clients,” said Jeff Skinner, Co-Owner of Proforma Graphic Services. “The guidance we have received from Proforma’s Mergers & Acquisitions Team throughout the acquisition process has made it practically effortless for us to significantly increase our customer base, sales team and profits. Now we are going into 2015 poised to experience multi-million dollar growth.”

Through the acquisition, Proforma Graphic Services will now offer enhanced eCommerce technology, direct mail and marketing programs and services to Premier Graphic Solutions’ clients. Premier Graphic Solutions was founded in 1990 and all employees will remain on staff, while giving one owner the opportunity to retire. This is the fourth acquisition Proforma’s Mergers & Acquisitions Team has completed on behalf of Proforma Graphic Services.

“It had become clear to us that to remain competitive in this market we needed to partner with a forward-thinking company with the resources to be a full solutions provider. Proforma was the clear choice,” said Don Forrest, Co-Owner of Premier Graphic Solutions. “We are excited to leverage the Proforma brand and present all our new capabilities to our clients. This acquisition is helping us to fulfill our promise to provide them with the best marketing products and services possible.”

Proforma Graphic Services, founded in 1996, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America for the past three consecutive years. Owners, Bill Hageman, Jim Shindler and Jeff Skinner, have been members of Proforma’s Million Dollar Club since 1997 and entered the Multi-Million Dollar Club in 2002.

 

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