Ennis Signs Agreement to Acquire Folder Express

Ennis, Inc. announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Folder Express from Wright Printing Company of Omaha, Nebraska. The closing, which is expected to be on or before September 30, 2013, is subject to the completion of normal pre-closing items. Folder Express will continue to operate at its current location in Omaha, Nebraska.

The business generated approximately $20 million a year in sales during the most recent calendar year and will continue to operate under the Folder Express brand name.

Keith Walters, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Ennis, Inc., commented by stating, “We are very pleased to add Folder Express to the Ennis family of brands. With our other folder operations in Michigan and California, this expands our geographic presence as well as significantly increasing our sales in folder  products.  Although  these  products  are  sold  through  our  normal  sales  channel  of  independent distributors, Folder Express’ go to market strategy is differentiated from our other folder operations bringing many  new customers.    Overall  we feel  very excited to bring the Folder  Express  brand to our  existing distributor channel while delivering Folder Express customers access to the entire Ennis network.”

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