Gill Studios Acquires Barton Nelson - O'Keeffe and O'Malley

Gill Studios Acquires Barton Nelson

Aug 04, 2014

Lenexa-based Gill Studios Inc has acquired the assets of Barton Nelson Inc. Barton Nelson was a 53-year-old specialty advertising product manufacturer that had closed recently after defaulting on loans. The family-owned business, located in Kansas City, will become Gill Bebco, and will continue to operate from its current location. Products that will be produced include sticky notes, scratch pads and other related items.

Gill Studios is a family-owned specialty printing company that produces advertising-related items such as, decals, labels, magnets flags, bumper stickers, yard signs and other products. Gill Studios plans to rehire many of the people who had previously worked at Barton Nelson.

The selling price was not disclosed.