On October 29, 2019 Graphic Systems Services (GSS) purchased the assets of Global Web Finishing Inc. (GWF) and Scheffer Inc. The combined companies offer a complete line of finishing line solutions for traditional high-speed web presses and variable repeat digital presses. GSS will provide parts and service support for the GWF and Scheffer products as well as expand the existing GWF product line offerings to meet the needs of the high-speed digital, direct mail and packaging printing markets.
On October 11, 2018 GSS purchased the assets and customer data base of Select Machinery that are related to their Didde service parts business. GSS purchased the Didde business in 2009 and owns all the intellectual property. Select Machinery was an alternative source for Didde service parts and rebuilds.
On August 6,2018 GSS purchased the assets of Independent Press, an authorized distributor of Didde service parts. Independent Press has been a Didde parts distributor since 2003. GSS will continue to provide the same exceptional support to their customer base that they have been accustomed to for the last 15 years.
Kenneth Green, Chairman of the Board for GSS, died on August 19, 2017 at the age of 92. Ken was one of the founders of GSS along with longtime friend Fred Harding. Ken had a long history in the printing industry dating back to 1964 with Hamilton Tool Company. Ken was also co-owner of Hadronics, a plating company that services the printing industry.
Mark Pellman Joins Graphic Service Systems
Springboro, Ohio- Graphic Service Systems, Inc. (GSS) is pleased to announce the recent addition of Mark Pellman as Manager of Engineering and Product Development.
“Mark brings to us over three decades of experience in engineering, sales, and marketing in multiple markets. These markets include graphic arts imaging, bindery and finishing, mailing, metal stamping, material handling, and packaging. Mark’s experience enables GSS to continue to grow our current portfolio of inkjet solutions, web offset presses, finishing equipment, and web handling equipment while continuing to reach other markets with more solutions” stated John Sillies, Executive VP of GSS.
“Mark’s experience enables GSS to build on our success of offering our custom engineering, world-class manufacturing, and precision machining capabilities into many markets” states Dan Green President and CEO of GSS.
GSS is an American manufacturer conveniently located between Cincinnati and Dayton, OH in a modern 100,000 square foot manufacturing facility. GSS also provides parts and service for Harris, Schriber and Didde Presses.