Alpharetta, GA – September, 2019 – Wise, a leader in business document and industrial label printing, announces the acquisition of Shawnee Systems Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio effective September 18, 2019. Selling through independent distributors primarily in the Midwestern U.S., Shawnee prints numerous products including business forms and direct mail documents and is a nice complement to Wise’s current business. Former Shawnee President, Rick Rogers, will continue his employment with Wise in a business development role working with Shawnee customers.
Bill Prettyman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Wise, commented by stating, “We are very pleased to add Shawnee to Wise’s offering of printed products. Shawnee provides the opportunity to enhance our product offering with additional capabilities to our distributor customers. With this acquisition, we will continue to be a market leader of printed business forms and documents in the Eastern half of the U.S.”
Wise is a leading trade manufacturer providing business document and industrial label printing. Its core business is primarily focused on relationships with independent print distributors, commercial printers, and other printers, tailoring its offerings to meet their unique needs. Wise is a supplier of a full range of printed products and services from individual short to medium-run orders to large multi-year print management contracts. Founded in 1969. Wise has five regional production facilities – Georgia, Indiana, Maine, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina – serving the eastern half of the U.S.
About Shawnee Systems
Shawnee Systems, founded in 1984 in Cincinnati, OH, is a printing trade manufacturer primarily producing business forms and other printed business documents. Our mission has always been to constantly strive to meet the ever-changing needs of our distributor customers by providing quality products at competitive prices backed by dependable service.