Hamilton Printing Co.
Integrated Book Technology (IBT Global) has joined forces with Hamilton Printing of Castleton, NY. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. [IBT is ranked #243 with $19 million in sales on the 2011 Printing Impressions 400 ranking.]
The new company will operate under the name IBT/Hamilton moving forward and will have more than 160 employees with revenues approaching $30 million.
(Press Release) Castleton, New York. (Nov. 9, 2010)—Hamilton Printing Company, New York's largest web book printer is expanding its digital book manufacturing services by adding a Xerox Continuous Feed 1300, a move that will significantly increase the company's capacity.
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