HOUSTON, Texas U.S.A. (Nov. 13, 2007) --- OutputLinks, the leading information and research resource of the high volume transaction output (HVTO) industry, in association with Output Investment Partners, today announced its acquisition of Graphic Communications World (GCW)---also known as "The Greensheet"---and its related publications. GCW will operate as an autonomous OutputLinks division with its own editorial and sales staff. OutputLinks media also includes OutputLinks.com, OutputLinks eNews, OutputLinksSearch and OutputLinks Journal.
"We are absolutely delighted to welcome Graphic Communications World to the OutputLinks media family," said Andy and Julie Plata, owners of OutputLinks. "Just as OutputLinks is the leading resource for HVTO professionals, Graphic Communications World is a treasured outlet for industry professionals and senior-level decision makers in graphic arts. With the addition of 'The Greensheet,' the OutputLinks media properties represent the premier voice for the document and printing community. We look forward to further elevating our portfolio of services, adding complementary assets and taking advantage of unique opportunities in the market."
Darin Painter, the senior editor at Graphic Communications World, said "Since 1968, Graphic Communications World has maintained a long-standing tradition of news excellence. Our subscribers find the twice-monthly newsletter and related publications indispensable for staying on top of critical news and analysis. I look forward to the next level of excellence that OutputLinks' global reach can help us achieve."
Graphic Communications World selects and publishes---for senior industry executives in the printing, publishing and converting industries---the most pertinent news, data, announcements, commentary and industry happenings. For almost 40 years, the publication has sorted through the avalanche of industry information to provide readers, many who have been subscribers for decades, with not just the facts, but the meaning behind them. Yearly subscriptions are available online at www.gcworld.biz/pages/subscribe.htm.
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