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Printing Industry M&A Commentary & Analysis

The Target Report: GPA Global Emerges as Packaging Consolidator—December 2021 M&A Activity

Southern California Graphics Sells to GPA, CJK Acquires Again; and more…

The Target Report: Slugfest Breaks Out Over RR Donnelley—November 2021 M&A Activity

Chatham Asset Management Victorious in Fight Over RRD, CJK Acquires; and more…

The Target Report: The End of the Dotcom Era—October 2021 M&A Activity

HH Global Acquires Noosh, Allan Creel Jumps Back In, PE Still Loves Labels, and more…

The Target Report: Private Equity Fuel$ Consolidation of Label Industry—September 2021 M&A Activity

Resource Label Group Acquires Ample Label, Kennedy Group Purchases Color Label Business, Postal Center International Buys Arrowmail, and more…

The Target Report Annual Review—August 2021 TTM M&A Activity

M&A activity returns to pre-pandemic levels, label companies are red hot targets for PE-backed roll-ups; new national consolidator in commercial print, direct mail is steady, wide format matures; and more…

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Printing Industry M&A Video

The Target Report Interview: Ed Cook of ECI Screenprint (Part 2)
The Target Report Interview: Ed Cook of ECI Screenprint (Part 2)

Published: December 1, 2021

Rod Bristol of Graphic Arts Advisors talks with Ed Cook, President of ECI Screenprint, a “boutique” industrial printer. Cook sold his business at the height of the COVID pandemic, and he talks about his reasons for, and experiences in, selling the company at such an inauspicious time. Watch Video

The Target Report Interview: Ed Cook of ECI Screenprint (Part 1)
The Target Report Interview: Ed Cook of ECI Screenprint (Part 1)

Published: November 2, 2021

Rod Bristol of Graphic Arts Advisors talks with Ed Cook, President of ECI Screenprint, a “boutique” industrial printer. Cook sold his business at the height of the COVID pandemic, and he talks about his reasons for, and experiences in, selling the company at such an inauspicious time. Watch Video

Allan Creel Returns to the Printing Industry with Acquisition of Fenske Media
Allan Creel Returns to the Printing Industry with Acquisition of Fenske Media

Published: October 27, 2021

Following the sale of his printing and publishing businesses last year, Allan Creel has decided to jump back in and found a terrific business opportunity in the acquisition of Fenske Media in Rapid City, S.D. The deal closed last week, and Allan is now President & CEO, with the four Fenske brothers staying involved as Vice Presidents. In this video interview, Allan provides the full story. Watch Video

Grossman Marketing Group: A Century of Success
Grossman Marketing Group: A Century of Success

Published: October 14, 2021

Grossman Marketing Group was founded more than a century ago as an envelope printer. In recent years, the company has focused on providing marketing materials to its customers, including collateral, event signage and promotional products. To continue expansion of its portfolio and customer base, the company has made eight acquisitions in the last several years. Co-President Ben Grossman tells the story. Watch Video

Shutterfly and Spoonflower Execs Talk about the Acquisition
Shutterfly and Spoonflower Execs Talk about the Acquisition

Published: August 10, 2021

When Shutterfly announced it was acquiring Spoonflower, we sort of said to ourselves, well, that makes sense. Now, Michael Jones of Spoonflower and Dwayne Black of Shutterfly share the entire story with our viewers—how the acquisition benefits both companies and their respective customers as well as the industry at large. An exciting move! Watch Video

Printing Industry M&A News

News about Printing Industry M&A and M&A deals and transactions.

Apollo Mailing Group and 1st Class Mailing form Strategic Alliance with Merger

AWT Labels & Packaging, Inc. Acquires MacArthur Corporation

Printing Specialist Joins Ironmark

Taylor Corporation Acquires Reindl Bindery Co., Inc. to Expand Corporate Graphics Commercial’s Capacity and Capabilities

Sun Chemical Acquires SAPICI to Expand Customer Offerings in Polymers and Lamination Adhesives Market

Sihl Group Acquires Dietzgen Corporation to Become a Leading High-End Coated Print Media Supplier in the US

Sole Source Portfolio Company I.D. Images Acquires Digital Printing Concepts, Multi-Action, and Valley Forge Tape & Label

Nano Dimension Acquires Global Inkjet Systems; Implements Its Vision for Specialized 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

eProductivity Software Becomes an Independent Company After Being Acquired by Symphony Technology Group (STG) From Electronics for Imaging (EFI)

Oliver Completes Fourth Packaging Acquisition

EFI Prioritizing Technology Investments in Inkjet Technologies; Sells Productivity Software Business

BR Printers Acquires Epic Labeling Solutions

CJK Group Acquires Tweddle Group

LBS Acquires FIM Headbands

Ranpak Expands Total Solution for Cold Chain Packaging with Acquisition of Recycold Cool Solutions BV, Makers of Cool Packs

Bitly Acquires QR Code Platform Egoditor

Moore Announces the Acquisition of Tri-State Envelope Corporation

Minuteman Press Highlights Year of Helping Independent Print Center Owners Sell Their Businesses

RRD Board Unanimously Determines that Chatham’s Unsolicited Proposal to Acquire RRD for $10.25 Per Share in Cash Constitutes a “Superior Proposal”

BOBST Consolidates Leadership in Gravure with Cerutti Acquisition

Domtar, Paper Excellence Merger Receives Canadian Competition Bureau Approval

Sydney Stone Acquires Philips Graphics Services Ltd.

BOBST Completes Acquisition of Cerutti

Pitney Bowes Expands Shipping Portfolio with Acquisition of CrescoData

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Announces Completion of AR Packaging Acquisition

CJK Group Acquires Times Printing, LLC, Adding to its Sheridan Family of Print Facilities

Hybrid Software Group Acquires ColorLogic GmbH

Allan G. Creel Acquires Fenske Media

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Announces Receipt of All Required Regulatory Approvals for Pending Acquisition with AR Packaging

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Announces Receipt of All Required Regulatory Approvals for Pending Acquisition with AR Packaging

Chatham Asset Management Offers To Acquire R.R. Donnelley For $7.50 Per Share In Cash

ARMOR and IIMAK Join Forces

Crawford Technologies Acquires Open Access Technologies (OAT), Provider of Document Accessibility Solutions

Cincinnati, OH Book Printer CJK Print Possibilities (The C.J. Krehbiel Company) acquired by BR Printers

ALPLA Acquires German PET Recycler

UK Prepress Specialist Expands its Global Network with New Zealand Acquisition

Tekni-Plex Acquisition Bolsters Food & Beverage Capabilities

GAA Announces Sale of Color Label, Inc. to The Kennedy Group

ALPLA Takes Over Spanish Bottle Manufacturer Plastisax

Tekni-Plex Completes Grupo Phoenix Acquisition

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., Signs a Letter of Intent to Sell Its Old Baptist Road Facility to Arlin Mfg. Co., Inc.

Lectra Announces the Acquisition of Gemini CAD Systems

Flint Group Announces Sale of XSYS Division to Lone Star Affiliate

Toppan Gravity Acquires the Government Identity Solutions Provider Face Technologies to Gain a Strong Foothold in Africa

Worth Higgins & Associates, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Taylored Printing

BR Printers Acquires Promotional Product Company Casa del Mar

Avery Dennison Completes Acquisition of Vestcom

Heidelberg Sells DOCUFY Software Subsidiary to Elvaston Capital Management and Raises EBITDA Margin Target for FY 2021/22

Allegra Acquires 150-Year-Old Goslen Printing

ALPLA Acquires Packaging Manufacturer Wolf Plastics

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