SCG was founded in 1974 and has grown to establish itself as one of the finest commercial printers in North America. They have been recognized as top in class at the annual PIASC Print Excellence Awards, as well as named the Best Commercial Printer for Los Angeles in 2016.
Southern California Graphics‘ CEO Tim Toomey will stay on to continue developing the company’s growth strategy. “Joining GPA will create new and exciting opportunities in the world of packaging, further expanding on SCG’s large format capabilities, as well as logistics and distribution,” says Toomey. “Together, we will be well positioned to serve all aspects of our clients’ marketing needs as one complete solution. Packaging and digital services are the two fastest-growing markets in the printing industry today and we expect to grow together in both of these areas to meet our customers’ evolving needs and goals.”
For GPA Global, this move represents the third acquisition of a US manufacturing business, and the sixth acquisition to-date. The new site will significantly expand GPA’s west coast offering and contribute to its growth globally.
In the words of GPA’s CEO Adam Melton, “GPA is very excited to announce the acquisition of 100% interest in Southern California Graphics. The incredibly talented team fits neatly into our service offering and adds large format and commercial print manufacturing capabilities. It’s part of our strategy to help clients with the global supply chain migration back to North America and Europe.”
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