In a further consolidation in the printing field, the CJK Group has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Webcrafters.

Headquartered in Madison, Wisc., for over 150 years, Webcrafters is a leading supplier to the educational publishing and catalog markets and has about 270 employees. The company provides conventional off-set printing, digital printing, a wide variety of bindery and finishing services and fulfillment and distribution.

CJK Group is the holding company for a number of different printing and manufacturing companies, including Bang Printing, Hess Print Solutions, and the Sheridan Group.

Chris Kurtzman, CEO of CJK Group, said in a statement: “We are very excited about this transaction as it strengthens our ability to serve the educational publishing and book communities."