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Mitchell’s Speedway Press to Acquire The Phoenix Press

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Press release from the issuing company

Company to expand and extend customer reach

Oswego N.Y. – Mitchell’s Speedway Press a
leading provider of professional printing, signage &
marketing products today announced it has entered into
an agreement to acquire The Phoenix Press of Phoenix
NY.

“We are excited to welcome the The Phoenix
Press customers into the Mitchell Printing and Speedway
Press family,” said John M Henry President and Chief
Executive Officer of parent company, Mitchell Printing &
Mailing, Inc. of Oswego, New York. “We believe the
longtime culture of customer service Phoenix Press has
been based on fits perfectly with our customer centered
vision, and this acquisition will enhance our new and
current customer bases.”

Henry continued, “Barbara Reyes of Phoenix Press has
successfully built a model that focuses on small
businesses, and we feel that this model fits perfectly with
our goals for the future expansion of our company”.
Mitchell’s customers consist of local and national
businesses, in both the for and non-profit world, along
with design agencies and government institutions. What
distinguishes both business their history of long time
stable ownership with emphasis on an outstanding
personalized customer service level. This acquisition
combines the Phoenix Press’s strength of personal
customer service with Mitchell’s production innovation,
speed, technology and current manufacturing expertise
which is needed in today’s global market. “We anticipate
hiring additional people during the next year as we grow
again with this acquisition”, said Henry

Barbara of Phoenix Press added, “As it was time to retire,
we wanted to find a good partner for our customers. We
did not want to just close or let just anyone take over
accounts we have worked with for decades. I have
worked with John and Kathy for many years and know
they will be the right people to continue the work we have
done with our clients, as we share the same values and
commitments to our customers. Mitchell’s technology and
manufacturing expertise will ensure our customers are in
great hands and get to the next level.”

Kathy Henry, Vice President and director of Sales and
Marketing stated, “Phoenix Press has an incredibly loyal
customer base and an excellent reputation for value and
service. We are lucky and honored that Barbara would
choose us to entrust her business and her clients to. We
promise to serve them well”. Kathy also described the
acquisition Mitchell’s made of Speedway Press 10 years
ago, “The purchase of Speedway Press was a learning
curve for us, and I think that we did very well, with
excellent client retention and a seamless transition. I
know the customers and clients of Phoenix Press will find
the same with this transition as well, because there are
people at the head of our organization who truly care
about the client first and foremost. John and I personally
meet and handle the needs of our clients, and the
customers of Phoenix Press can look forward to the
same.”

 

 

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