Salem One Expands Market Presence with Strategic Acquisition of iTek Graphics

Salem One, a leading provider of print-based corporate communication solutions, proudly announces the successful acquisition of iTek Graphics, a prominent printing and graphics company based in Charlotte , NC.

Salem One recently expanded its board with strategic investments from Granite Creek Capital Partners, a private investment firm based in Chicago and a primary co-investment from Patriot Capital to fuel the company’s expansive vision of becoming a regional and national leader in complete corporate communications solutions.

The strategic acquisition of iTek reflects Salem One’s commitment to expanding its market presence in the Southeast, enhancing service offerings, and providing unparalleled value and results to a growing list of top regional and national brand enterprise clients.

The combination with iTek Graphics brings together two industry leaders known for their commitment to excellence, innovation, technology and customer satisfaction. Together, Salem One and iTek offer an unmatched and comprehensive suite of packaging, data-driven direct marketing, signage, and logistics services creating a powerful synergy that will benefit clients across a variety of industries.  The combined resources and expertise of the two companies will enable clients to streamline their print and marketing processes, ultimately driving greater efficiency and effectiveness in their campaigns.

The company will continue to operate as iTek Graphics (a division of Salem One, Inc.) and their talented team will remain in place in their state-of-the-art facility in Concord, NC ensuring continuity of the high standards clients have come to expect. Salem One is committed to preserving the legacy of iTek Graphics while leveraging the combined strengths of both organizations for future success.

“We are thrilled to welcome iTek Graphics into the Salem One family,” said Phil Kelley, Jr., CEO at Salem One. “We have known and admired the talented team at iTek for years and this acquisition aligns perfectly with our growth vision and strengthens our ability to deliver exceptional solutions to our clients.  iTek Graphics has a rich history of providing top-notch printing services, and we are excited about the opportunities that our joining brings for both organizations and our people.”

Founded in 2010, iTek Graphics has built a reputation for its state-of-the-art printing capabilities, innovative design solutions, and unwavering commitment to client success. The acquisition by Salem One is expected to amplify these strengths and provide clients with an even more comprehensive range of print and marketing services in the thriving Charlotte metro area and beyond.

“We see joining with Salem One as a win-win for our clients and our employees,” added iTek president John Rawlins. “Together, Salem One and iTek Graphics will deliver unmatched value, quality, and innovation. We are excited to be part of this growth vision and the positive impact it will have on our people and the industries we serve.”

About Salem One: Salem One is the largest independently owned packaging, print, direct marketing/mail company in NC and SC and one of the largest in the Southeast, delivering award-winning products and services to leading local, regional and national corporations and brands. The company is based in Winston Salem, NC and operates a full-service direct marketing division in Kernersville, NC. Salem One has been recognized by Printing Impressions magazine as a Top 300 printer, as one of the Top Workplaces in the Triad by the News and Record and as one of the Fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine. More details about Salem One can be obtained by visiting  For inquiries, please contact: Phil Kelley Jr., CEO or Tracy Brooks, Senior Vice President. or