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Phase 3 Marketing and Communications Acquires The FLM Group

ATLANTA (February 27, 2018) – Phase 3 Marketing and Communications, an end-to-end marketing, PR, creative, digital, print and marketing logistics service provider, announced today the acquisition of The FLM Group, continuing its steady growth in the printing industry. The company has also recently purchased an additional warehouse and distribution center in Atlanta, which will drive overall marketing logistics development for their clients.

The FLM Group is an offset and digital printing company headquartered in Fairfield, New Jersey. Over the past 47 years, the company has grown into a 50,000 square foot facility with nearly 60 employees and an additional office in New York City, New York. The company ensures the highest quality and most cost-effective services through their three key offerings: FLM Paravista offset and digital printing; Trucolor™ large format indoor and outdoor graphics; and Access Images interactive mobile technology. Last year, The FLM Group amassed roughly $14 million in revenue. The FLM Group will continue to operate under the FLM Graphics name in New Jersey.

“Today we move forward with Phase 3 as a strategic partner to offer FLM Graphics clients a wider variety in marketing services and our employees with more growth and career opportunities, said Frank L. Misischia, president and founder.  “I look forward to continue to lead the FLM family into the next phase of our company growth.”

The acquisition of The FLM Group was brokered by Peter J. Schaefer of New Direction Partners. Through the deal, Phase 3 aims to grow print offerings to include offset printing with multiple 40 inch presses and garner access across the Northeast, including the robust communications market of New York City. 

“This acquisition fulfills two important aspects of our growth strategy,” said Ken Holsclaw, president of Phase 3 Marketing and Communications. “By adding The FLM Group to our already fast-growing printing division, we will be able to increase our offerings and greatly expand our platform into the Northeastern market.”

Headquartered in Atlanta, with offices in Charleston, Charlotte, Dallas and Nashville, Phase 3 Marketing and Communications is a leading provider of marketing services and solutions from ideation to execution to corporations throughout the United States. With six centers of excellence; Branding, Marketing, Digital, Public Relations, Print and Marketing Logistics its integrated offerings provide the talent to ideate and the ability to execute clients’ needs all within one company. In 2017, Phase 3 produced $27 million in revenue.

Publication/Release Date: 
Feb 27, 2018

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