Proforma Marcom Solutions, owned by Brian Kwiatkowski, has acquired Eastern Advertising Novelty. The distributor, based in Marlborough, Mass., will now operate as Eastern Advertising Novelty powered by Proforma. Financial terms of the deal were not released.
Proforma, Cleveland, announced record-setting expansion in 2009 with the addition of 150 new members to the company's network, bringing the total number of Proforma owners to 722. The number of new owners added in 2009 surpasses the company's previous best year when 118 new owners were added in 2004.
Print industry expert, Dick Gray joined the Independence, Ohio-based Proforma network as the owner of the franchise, Proforma XTI, based in Lake Forest, Calif. With nearly 40 years of experience in the document printing industry, Gray has established himself as an expert in document security, checks, check processing and Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR).