Ennis Acquires Assets Of Major Business Systems

Ennis Inc. (asi/52493) announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has acquired the assets of forms manufacturer Major Business Systems, based in Hillsborough, NC. The subsidiary will now operate under the Major Business Systems name, and current Major Business Systems owner Jeff Russell will continue in his position.

“We are very pleased to add Major Business Systems to the Ennis family,” said Keith Walters, chairman, CEO and president of Ennis in an official statement. “Major provides some additional capabilities to our product line and their focus on value-added products in the health care industry is consistent with our desire to expand this product line throughout the Ennis network. We think this will enhance our current product mix and allow us to pursue more expansive product lines in the integrated document market.”

Ennis, one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States, produces business forms, presentation products, flex-o-graphic printing and more, as well as apparel in a separate business segment. With headquarters in Midlothian, TX, it operates production and distribution facilities throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Counselor ranks Ennis as the sixth-largest supplier in the industry after the company reported 2014 North American promotional product sales of $257 million.