(Portland, Oregon February 24, 1999) — Creative Edge Graphics (CEG) announced today that it has purchased the assets of the Auburn, Washington-based Industrial Screenprint, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. CEG’s existing Portland, Oregon facility will move to the Auburn location, and the company will operate under the name Creative Edge Graphics, Inc.
Vince Miller, President of Industrial Screenprint, will serve as General Manager of CEG. As General Manager, Miller will oversee all day to day operations.
Creative Edge Graphics has been specializing in offset sublimation and providing printed and sublimated graphic services to the board sport industries since 1995. And, Industrial Screenprint has operated in the Seattle area for 18 years as a supplier of general graphics and imagery for the snow and water sports industry.
“We are very excited about this recent acquisition,” stated Matt Guthrie, President of CEG. “Industrial Screenprint has a developed a strong reputation with the snowboard and ski industry throughout North America. The facility in Auburn not only has state of the art equipment, but advanced techniques and employee depth as well.”
The combined equipment and capabilities of the two companies will allow CEG to offer digital, screenprint and offset sublimation, direct epoxy printing and general graphic services for the snow and water sport markets. CEG will also produce decals, nameplates, posters and other general and specialty printing services.
“We will continue to offer competitive pricing for the larger manufacturers as well as offering affordable services to the smaller companies in the industry,” said Vince Miller, CEG’s General Manager. “I am proud of what my employees and I have built over the years, and look forward to the new opportunities this merge will bring.”
Most of Industrial Screenprint’s employees have more than a decade of experience with the company, three of which have been on board since the Industrial Screenprint’s inception. CEG will continue to retain all Industrial Screenprint employees.