Minuteman acquires Forrest Press business

Updated 4/1/2019 9:27 AM

BARRINGTON -- Minuteman Press Barrington has acquired the customer book of business from Forrest Press of Lake Barrington.

Terms of the acquisition were not announced.


Forrest Press owners Steve and Chuck Olker are retiring from the industry, according to a release from Minuteman Press.

"It is our goal to provide the past clients of Forrest Press a seamless transition of printing services," said Gary Kreuz, owner, Minuteman Press of Barrington. "With our experienced staff and the complete art files provided to us by Forrest Press, we will be able to do just that."

Forrest Press is an independent printing business founded in Lake Barrington in 1947 by Nick and Char Olker, and eventually included their sons Steve and Chuck.

"We are very proud of the success of our company over two generations of service to our customers," said Chuck Olker. "As we retire from the printing business, we are also happy to have worked out an agreement with Minuteman Press of Barrington where our customers will get the same great service from Gary and his team that they have come to count on from us."

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