London Litho Named to List of Largest Privately Held Companies
Press release from the issuing company
Lincolnwood, Illinois, May 2001—London Litho has been named by Crain’s Chicago Business magazine to its list of the largest privately held companies in the greater Chicago area. At 208th on the list published in the April 16, 2001 issue of Crain’s Chicago Business, London Litho joined companies such as Hyatt Hotels and printing press giant Goss Graphic Systems on the list. According to the article, London Litho grew 1.2 percent in 2000, with $84 million in sales, up from $83 million in 1999. London Litho employs 47 in the Chicago area and 130 throughout the Midwest. Said London Litho president Eric London upon learning of the listing, "Once again, London Litho has been recognized as a leader in the Chicago area. Moreover, unlike many graphic arts resellers and distributors, London Litho continues to grow as it serves printers, trade shops, graphic arts designers and corporate America throughout the upper Midwest."
London Litho is the foremost reseller and integrator of imaging systems, prepress and pressroom consumables, and value-added services to the printing, packaging, converting, and graphic design industries. A privately held company headquartered in Illinois, London Litho operates branch facilities in Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, and Minnesota. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, The OPUS Group, the company assists publishers, graphic designers, and print producers who demand the most effective use of color in print and related communications. For more information about London Litho, log on to www.londonlitho.com, or call or 847-679-4600.
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