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Tukaiz Announces Acquisition of Dr. Graphx


a leading technology and marketing services company, announced today the
acquisition of Dr.
, an environmental graphic solutions firm specializing in
design, production and installation. Venture10, an advisory and
consulting firm, advised Tukaiz in the acquisition.

Although the two companies have some common capabilities, together they
address an expanded market segment and customer base. The offering
combines a turnkey solution from strategy and design to production and
installation, which provides customers a full slate of options for their
environmental space and communication needs.

Commenting on the acquisition, Tukaiz managing director, Dan Defino,
said, "We are very excited to offer Dr. Graphx customers our
Tukaiz/Agenz creative and design capabilities coupled with our broad set
of production services, ranging from conventional offset, small and
grand format digital print and vast custom finishing, fulfillment and
distribution. Many of these services are powered by Tukaiz' proprietary
technology, Backstage. Tukaiz clients will benefit from Dr. Graphx's
deep domain knowledge and expertise around project management and
installation. Tukaiz provides environmental graphics to large global
clients who will benefit from greater capacity and world class project
management. The big winner in this is our mutual customers."

Mike Mages, president of Dr. Graphx said, "Throughout the past two
decades, we dedicated ourselves to ensuring customer expectations have
been met and exceeded. That dedication will continue into the next
chapter of our success with the resources and talents of Tukaiz. Our
combined customers can look forward to greater print and fabrication
capabilities, broader installation geographic reach, expanded marketing
and creative services and an overall deeper focus on project management
as a service offering."

About Tukaiz

Tukaiz is a results-driven technology and marketing services company
based in Franklin Park, IL. Founded in 1963, Tukaiz is a family-owned
and operated company providing products and services to organizations
nationwide. The infrastructure of Tukaiz includes services comprised of
creative and advertising, software development, print production,
inventory management and fulfillment and distribution services. For more
information, please visit

About Dr. Graphx

Dr. Graphx thinks big. We produce wall and window graphics,
environmental graphic elements, and many more specialty items to enhance
your brand and support your message. We can manage your project from
initial site surveying through final installation. Our clients are among
the most discriminating and demanding corporate, retail, B2B and
non-profit entities in the country. Located in the heart of Chicago with
certified installation teams, for more information, visit

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