Cruisin' USA Acquires Victoria Printed Products

Supplier Firm Also Operates BowlingShirt.com

Supplier firm Cruisin' USA (asi/47743), which also operates BowlingShirt.com, announced that it has purchased the operating assets of Victoria Printed Products of St. Louis, MO. Operations for the new company will be consolidated into the 20,000-square-foot Cruisin' USA facility in University City, MO. With the acquisition, Cruisin' USA will employ 27 people and have the ability to operate around the clock.

"The combination of these two firms allows us to provide faster response to our customers and adds significant capacity to service our expanding customer base," said Alan Spetner, founder and CEO of CruisinUSA. "Victoria Printed Products has a long and storied history, and we are proud to add them to our company."

Victoria Printed Products will continue to provide contract printing for worldwide brands through Top 40 distributor Staples Promotional Products (asi/120601), servicing an extensive list of customers in the Missouri-Illinois region. Rob Spetner, current general manager at Cruisin' USA, will become president of the company and will directly oversee the expanded print operation. Myles Tenzer of Victoria Printed Products will stay on for a transition period to oversee production and sales of that division. Alan and Helene Spetner, who founded Cruisin' USA 37 years ago, will remain as CEO and president of the combined operation.