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Offline ebscreen

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Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« on: October 13, 2023, 03:14:00 PM »
Denco gets sold to Tubelite, operates as TubeliteDenco for what, almost a year? Now TubeliteDenco sold to Grimco.
At what point is something a monopoly? And what abomination of a name will they operate under?


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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2023, 03:19:19 PM »
Also whoever is making websites for these companies (they're all the same) is laughing all the way to the bank.
Terrible, just terrible.

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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2023, 10:24:38 PM »
Yep instead of 4 dist in Denver there is 3 and now only 1 that is in house caring union inks. GSG bought a company but not sure what they are going to carry in Denver. Didn't like Grimco when they bought Midwest Sign more digital than screen print so has me worried. They are the closest for me.

Sucks!!!!

Shane

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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2023, 09:25:10 AM »
and tex source and martin supply are combining. Have already had issues with that.

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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2023, 09:36:23 PM »
 I recently got a letter from my local supplier Garston.  They were bought out by Tubelite Denco

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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2023, 08:32:08 AM »
Simple really: Gartubedengrimco. Rolls off the tongue though might be a bit much for a biz card

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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2023, 11:05:56 AM »
I guess once one company owns all the supplies they can price whatever they want :o
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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2023, 01:35:20 PM »
Grimco is horrible, we used to use them for all our sign supplies since they are local but it was actually the worse place to order from. If you ordered 3 items, 3 items would come from 3 different locations, you could never get accurate information from them before ordering as to where everything is coming from. I use Beacon Graphics in NJ for all of our sign supplies and in ten years they have never let us down.
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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2023, 03:15:28 PM »
Had Rep in today from Denco/Tubelite/Grimco basically Denver wont stock much will have to ship from Kansas. Also they are no longer M&R dealers or Roland.
So i hope that GSG in Denver starts stock thing that need Union inks, 4" tape, spray glue etc... If they do i will be switching if the stock most in Denver.
Ugh....
Shane

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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2023, 03:29:23 PM »
It never ends, look at our blanks suppliers.

Sometimes when the combine it works out OK.

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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2023, 04:14:45 PM »
And ink manufacturers
Barth Gimble

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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2023, 05:21:12 PM »
and tex source and martin supply are combining. Have already had issues with that.

When did this happen? haven't heard this news.

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Re: Grimco buys TubeliteDenco
« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2023, 11:56:46 AM »
Avient conglomerate yep... If one is out of a chemical for making the ink now they all are out it for make the ink...
UGH!!!!
Shane