Stuart, Florida —June 8, 2016—Southeastern Printing Company of Stuart has acquired the assets of Franklin Dodd Communications in Miami, Florida. The new company name in Miami will be Franklin Dodd Communications, a Southeastern company.
Both Franklin Dodd, founded in Miami in 1920 and Southeastern Printing, founded in Stuart in 1924, work with Fortune 500 companies, advertising agencies, graphic designers and artists. Client satisfaction, people first, equipment and technology are the foundation of their businesses.
The combined companies offer state of the art Digital Printing, Multi-Color Sheetfed and Web Printing Presses (large and small formats), Wide Format printing, a complete and wide array of Finishing equipment (Die Cutting, Foil Stamping, Embossing, UV Flood Coating) as well as a Full Bindery inclusive of Stitching and Perfect Binding (with PUR glue and state of the art Recognition Cameras). The Warehousing, Fulfillment, Mailing Distribution departments include a 40,000 sqft Mailing and Fulfillment facility being the largest Mailing facility of any printer in Florida. Both Miami and Stuart facilities will continue to operate as they are.
Southeastern’s industry-leading supply chain and inventory technology, “Store Front”, will combine with Franklin Dodd’s “Argosy” and allow clients to efficiently manage their unique requirements through its cloud-based suite of application softwares. An impressive and complete cadre of Promotional products rounds out their specialized offerings.
“Acquiring Franklin Dodd is a great opportunity to build on our individual strengths by offering our customers a broader platform of services,” said Don Mader, owner and CEO of Southeastern Printing. “We’re excited for our teams to come together and leverage our new scale and scope to deliver full-service solutions to our significant customer base throughout Florida and corporate headquarters in other states.”
Both companies are leading award winners in the annual Printing Association of Florida and the national Printing Industries of America print contests. The companies will be headed by Richard Sierra in Miami and Marc Loomer in Stuart, two print veterans with a determined people and client performance focus.