Graphics Trade Publisher Purchases Lyons Media
Acquisition ‘perfect complement’ to ST Media portfolio, president says.
West Chester, Pennsylvania-based Lyons Media, publisher of Package Design magazine and RFID Product News, has been acquired by ST Media Group International, a publisher of six trade magazines for the graphics, hospitality and visual communications industries.
According to Tedd Swormstedt, president of ST Media Group, the acquisition “perfectly complements our existing products in the signage, graphics and design markets.”
Package Design magazine—which is published 10 times per year—its companion Web site and e-newsletter serve the package design and development industry. RFID Products News, which is published quarterly in print and has a weekly e-newsletter called RFID Reader, serves the radio frequency identification tagging and compliance market.
Cincinnati, Ohio-based ST Media’s portfolio of magazines includes Signs of the Times, Screen Printing and the Big Picture.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.