SOURCE: C2 Reprographics

C2 Reprographics

October 01, 2009 11:07 ET

Universal Reprographics Acquired by Regional Powerhouse C2 Reprographics

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - October 1, 2009) - San Diego printing company Universal Reprographics and its Color World and on-site subsidiaries have been acquired by Costa Mesa-based C2 Reprographics, expanding the company's strong regional brand and bringing a new name and numerous upgrades to San Diego-based Universal. The locations in Old Town and Sorrento Valley are now operating under the C2 banner.

Universal's 14 employees remain in their jobs at the two locations, with Sorrento Valley store manager Angel Leano, a 14-year company veteran, promoted to general manager to oversee the San Diego operations. Leading the business development efforts for C2 are sales representatives ShaSha Gideo and Soledad Ramirez.

Several new software technologies will be offered at C2 including Web-based services that help professionals in the design, building and engineering fields do their work more efficiently including PlanWell, BidMail, BidCaster, PlanCenter, and Buzzsaw. C2 will also offer extensive online document management services including online ordering, scanning and other digital document management tools. On-site services, printing and plotting equipment placed in clients' offices for maximum control and efficiency is a continuing service that C2 plans to expand. In addition, C2 offers clients a complete line of supplies and consumables.

Similar to Orange and Los Angeles Counties, C2 in San Diego will offer state-of-the-art equipment for their color, black and white, and finishing services.

C2 clients with projects that span the Southland can take advantage of a comprehensive Southern California network of locations. With a large fleet of service vehicles and the capability to print jobs close to their destination, C2 provides customers real vendor choice.

C2 President/CEO Gary Crisp remarked, "We are extremely pleased with the acquisition of Universal Reprographics in San Diego. The employees are experienced and customer-focused, and we're impressed with their dedication to fast turnaround times and premier quality."

Universal Reprographics was established in San Diego in 1988.

C2 Reprographics is the largest independent reprographics firm in Southern California, primarily serving the architecture, engineering and construction industries in addition to the general business community. Founded in 2002 by owners Gary and Julie Crisp and backed by a strong group of local business executives, the company now has locations in Orange, Los Angeles, and San Diego Counties. Among C2's ongoing charitable beneficiaries are Catholic and public educational institutions, the University of Southern California Athletic Board, Human Options, a battered women's shelter, Camp Pendleton-based members of the United States Marine Corps serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the Uganda-based African Child Foundation, an independent non-governmental organization that helps educate disadvantaged and neglected children whose parents have died of HIV/AIDS.

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