Proforma Signature Solutions Announces Merger with Creative Image Advertising

CLEVELAND (December 5, 2016) ‒ Proforma Signature Solutions, a Brooklyn Heights-OH based global marketing solutions provider, has announced a merger with Creative Image Advertising, a Crowley-TX promotional products distributor specializing in awards and incentives. Proforma Signature Solutions will service Creative Image Advertising clients from its Arlington-TX location.

"I'm excited to introduce our clients to the vast marketing capabilities Proforma Signature Solutions will be adding to our product and service offering," said Linda Campbell, owner of Creative Image Advertising. "This partnership will give our clients access to more marketing resources than ever before, as well as a wealth of experience and knowledge from Proforma on how to create effective marketing solutions. Proforma was the clear choice for us as the right partner to set our business on path for significant growth for years to come." 

Creative Image Advertising has been in business for more than 30 years, providing advertising specialties, awards and incentive programs. 

"This is an exciting opportunity for both Proforma Signature Solutions and Creative Image Advertising," said Dennis Funk, co-owner of Proforma Signature Solutions. "We are confident that Proforma's extensive experience in creating hybrid marketing solutions that integrate print, promotional items, technology and awards and incentives, will bring significant value to our new client base."   

Proforma Signature Solutions was founded in 2000 and has appeared on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States five times. Specializing in creative marketing strategy, development, design and execution, Proforma Signature Solutions will introduce comprehensive marketing services including enhanced multimedia services, email marketing, video and website creation and more to Creative Image Advertising customers. 

This is the third acquisition Proforma Signature Solutions has completed over the past two years, with the help of Proforma's Mergers & Acquisition Team. Proforma has closed more than $16 million in merger and acquisition deals on behalf of its member owners in 2016. 

About Proforma

With more than 35 years of experience and more than $500 million in sales, Proforma remains clearly focused on its mission to help its Owners' dreams come true. Proforma's tagline is "We Make Millionaires." Only Proforma empowers its Owners with a full array of both printing and promotional products, 160 support center associates, and $4 million in sales and marketing programs, tools and support. Only Proforma has over 150 members in its prestigious Million Dollar Club and has a founder that built a $20 million distributorship, assuring Owners that only Proforma knows how to help them every step of the way. Proforma has received numerous awards and is recognized as one of the top two largest companies in its industry. Proforma serves approximately 60,000 clients through more than 750 member offices across the globe. www.Proforma.com