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Dallas Firms, Ussery Printing Company and Impression Graphics, Merge

Press release from the issuing company

Dallas, Texas -- Wednesday, February 11, 2004 -- Two local printing companies have merged. Ussery Printing Company, Inc. and Impression Graphics said on Wednesday that they joined forces to create one organization that will “better serve the broader needs of our customers.” “We will now have even greater capabilities to effectively handle both small and large format printing from one facility”, said Fran Ussery, President of Ussery Printing Company, Inc. Ussery Printing Company, Inc. has 56 employees and had revenue of about $8.5 million last year. Impression Graphics has 20 employees and averages roughly $3.2 million in annual sales. Both companies, long-time fixtures in the DFW Metroplex, have made their names synonymous with quality and each garner a multitude of printing awards every year. The merged company will operate under the Ussery Printing Company, Inc. name and Impression Graphics will move into Ussery Printing Company, Inc.’s 31,000 sq ft facility in Irving. When the merger of these privately owned companies is completed, Ussery Printing Company, Inc. will greatly enhance its printing capabilities, transforming it into one of the larger printing companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. "With the economic downturn, printing companies have faced many challenges. Now that there is a strong signal of growth in the economy we see a new set business conditions to meet. By joining forces, we’re complementing the existing business segments that we serve and ensuring greater business strength for the combined organization," said Fran Ussery. "It's great to be a part of this new team." "Customer service is what will set us apart," added Jim David, President of Impression Graphics. "With both small and large press equipment under one roof we'll become a one-stop shop for all printing and related services. And we have the best people in the industry to make that happen."