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Western Graphics Acquires Spectra Images

St. Paul, Minnesota - Friday, June 1, 2012 - Western Graphics, a leading commercial printing and fulfillment services company based in St. Paul, Minnesota, announced today the acquisition of Spectra Images of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Spectra Images, led by Owners Tim Golden and Joe Sexton, has been a leading provider of large format print solutions for close to 20 years.

Tim Keran, Owner of Western Graphics commented, “Spectra Images has an excellent reputation for quality, service and innovation in large format printing in the Twin Cities and will complement our own growth plans for that segment. The team at Spectra has been wonderful to work with during the transition, and we look forward to continuing the excellent customer service that Spectra has delivered to its clients.

“We are excited to join the Western family and offer our customers the wide range of additional products and services they currently provide while giving our employees the broadest career growth opportunities,” said Tim Golden. Joe Sexton added, “This truly is a great opportunity for employees and clients of both companies.”

Western helps its clients print less. Their 'Print Less' management programs utilize online ordering, automated workflows and just-in-time digital printing technologies to help corporations keep their cash in the bank and their print out of the landfills. They are changing the way print is purchased and produced, saving clients across a wide range of industries a great deal of time and money and giving them back the flexibility to change their printed messages more frequently.

Western Graphics is also very pleased to have recently been awarded the 2012 Best Lean Culture Award by the Manufacturers Alliance and is celebrating its 45th year in business.