CJ Graphics acquires the assets of ACME Ticket

CJ Graphics (Mississauga, Ontario), one of the most recognized and award-winning printing and communication companies in North America, has expanded its product offerings with the addition of the assets of ACME Ticket. ACME Ticket is an industry leader in the ticket-printing business and has been operating for more than 60 years. Its clients include MLB, NHL, OHL, WHL, QMJHL and many other professional sports organizations and events here in Canada and the United States.

Jay Mandarino.

“We’re extremely pleased to have added ticketing to our suite of services,” said Jay Mandarino, President & CEO of CJ Graphics. “This is a great combination and a huge win for Acme’s clients as well.” Powered by CJ Drive workflow, CJ Graphics will offer customized and variable ticket-printing capabilities to clients with the power to meet the demands for high-quality, consistency and fast turnaround times. “Combined with CJ’s services and the most up-to-date technology in the industry, CJ Graphics will be able to provide more high-level support, higher quality, and greater efficiencies to Acme’s customers, and to new customers who can benefit from our capabilities – including all our digital enhancement embellishments and online customization,” Mandarino added. “We’re also happy to have the Acme team led by Jerry Navarole – an expert in the ticket and related business products for the past 20-plus years, as the Senior Account Director overseeing this division. With this acquisition, CJ Graphics continues its business strategy to offer a broad array of services, reflecting a dedication to craftsmanship, partnership and responsibility.”

For years, ACME has been delivering high-quality service while producing season ticket books, ticket sheets, POS tickets, souvenir tickets, single tickets, bus passes, day passes, thermal parking tickets, wristbands & badges, and will-call envelopes. Some of the features offered include variable imaging and data programming, security printing, foiling, embossing and debossing, barcoding, security inks, coil and custom binding, stitch and tape, marketing services, mailing & fulfillment services, and a complete in-house art department.


Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.