The executive management team of Traxium LLC of Stow announces it has acquired the assets of R & J Printing Enterprises Inc. dba Newhouse Printing in Dover.

Newhouse joins Printing Concepts, Marketing Concepts, Fulfillment Concepts, Packaging Concepts, Media Concepts, and Serendipity Holdings as part of the Traxium family of companies.

This strategic acquisition is part of Traxium's long term vision of bringing together industry leading printing and marketing companies to create the premier organization in Northeast Ohio and beyond.

"Our valued customers can expect to receive the superior product and excellent service that is the trademark of both Newhouse and Printing Concepts, as well as look forward to our continued expansion of both traditional and on-demand printing and marketing services" said George Schmutz, CEO of Traxium.

"What defines our company is the belief that every employee deserves the backing of a company that supports not just them, but their families as well, through excellent wages, respect, opportunity for growth, and a robust benefits package. Our goal is to positively impact our communities and to make sure that all of our families are given the ability to do so as well."

John Carpenter, former president of Newhouse Printing, is a member in Traxium, LLC and has transitioned to the role of executive vice president of Business Development and will be charged with leading the sales, marketing, and business development efforts for all divisions.

"Exciting innovations in the printing industry continue to develop. Most of these advancements are aimed at economically coordinating web-based marketing efforts with both traditional and digital printing," Carpenter said. "I believe that by merging Newhouse with Printing Concepts, we exponentially increase our ability to better meet the needs of our rapidly growing customer base. This is a great move for everyone."

Newhouse Printing and Printing Concepts are award-winning commercial printing and marketing services companies. The companies provide marketing solutions through printing, mailing and distribution services for clientele that include individual, retail, corporate and advertising agencies on both a regional and national level.

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