Mergers & Acquisitions

Consolidated Graphics - Sykesville, MD

Original Press Release

Consolidated Graphics Acquires Pikes Peak Lithographing Co. in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Press release date: Jul 03, 2007

HOUSTON, July 3 -- Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:CGX) announced today that it has acquired Pikes Peak Lithographing Co. in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Pikes Peak is a boutique commercial printing company offering high quality large format sheetfed printing. The company specializes in printing banners, fine art reproductions, maps and point-of-purchase displays and can print on a wide variety of substrates, including synthetics and plastics of several inches in thickness. The company will continue to operate from its two existing facilities in Colorado Springs.

"The McLeod family and the employees of Pikes Peak have established an excellent reputation in the marketplace by consistently providing customers with high quality large format commercial printing," commented Joe R. Davis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Graphics. "We are very excited about the opportunity to further expand our large format printing capabilities with this acquisition, and we look forward to leveraging Pikes Peak's strengths in combination with the strategic and economic advantages that Consolidated Graphics has to offer."

Consolidated Graphics (CGX), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North America's leading general commercial printing company. With 68 printing facilities, 12 fulfillment and two technology centers strategically located across 27 states and Canada, CGX offers an unmatched geographic footprint with extensive capabilities supported by an unparalleled level of convenience, efficiency and service.

CGX has the largest and most technologically advanced sheetfed printing capability in North America, a sizeable and strategically important web printing capability, industry-leading digital printing services, a rapidly growing number of fulfillment centers and proprietary Internet-based technology solutions. CGX offers the unique service ability to respond to all printing-related needs no matter how large, small, specialized or complex. With locations in or near virtually every major U.S. market, as well as Toronto, CGX offers highly responsive service and convenient access to a vast capabilities network through a single point of contact at the local level. For more information, visit the Consolidated Graphics Web site at

Source: Consolidated Graphics, Inc.

CONTACT: Christine Mohrmann or Alexandra Tramont, +1-212-850-5600, both of FD for Consolidated Graphics, Inc.

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