Daniel Hanson, president of Ovation Graphics, has announced that Ovation Graphics, a privately-held company, has purchased substantially all of the business assets of Branch-Smith Printing. Terms of the asset acquisition were not disclosed.
As part of its purchase, Ovation Graphics obtained the rights to the Branch-Smith name, continuing a 102 year-old tradition while concluding over 100 years of Branch family ownership.
Branch-Smith, the oldest printer in Tarrant County and the third oldest in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex, had 2010 gross sales of $15.3 million and currently has 80 employees. The company specializes in providing high quality creative, commercial printing, binding and mailing services to a broad range of national publishers of association journals, catalogs, city magazines, business-to-business magazines, corporate newsletters, special-interest periodicals, and academic publications and books, as well as producing large-format packaging and retail marketing products.