BURLINGTON, WA – Central Graphics, Inc. in Romeoville, IL has entered into an agreement with imPRESSions Worldwide, Inc. to acquire Central Graphics in an asset sale. Included in the sale is the parts inventory and other business assets.

The two companies have engaged in joint projects for over 25 years. When the owner, Jim Crivellone decided to retire, he offered to imPRESSions Worldwide President, Tom Loesch first right to purchase.

Loesch states that the organization will retain a footprint in Chicago and has hired on two parts and service persons (Ed Sellers and Gilberto Jolomna) from Central Graphics to continue to provide uninterrupted service to the current customer base.

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Crivellone remarked, “Those of you who are customers of imPRESSions Worldwide are already familiar with their excellent service and commitment to their customers. If you have not done business with imPRESSions previously, there is no other company in the industry that I would feel comfortable entrusting my customer base to. I can assure you that these are good people with high character and integrity.”

“We have great respect for Jim Crivellone and the company he has built over the last 30 plus years. We are honored by his choice to sell to imPRESSions and promise Central Graphics customers a seamless transition,” stated Loesch.For over 25 years, imPRESSions Worldwide has provided excellent value and quality as the premier company of second-hand single-wide newspaper and commercial presses and auxiliary equipment. imPRESSions’s team of experienced professionals has delivered on more than 1,600 press projects to over 50 countries.

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Operating from two U.S. facilities, imPRESSions offers a wide range of equipment and world-class services, including press removals and installations, equipment appraisals and liquidations, field service repairs, and press room upgrades. With global partners, Goss Graphic Systems China, DG press Services & Contiweb, imPRESSions is the most trusted source for superior quality equipment and customer service.

COVER PHOTO CREDIT: Darryl L. Flowers/Fairfield Sun Times