About E & S Graphics

For over FOUR DECADES E & S Graphics, Inc. has delivered confidence, trust, and peace of mind through its in-house printing, signage, engraving, designing and mailing solutions.

Our job is to help customers succeed in the eyes of their clients, markets and audiences. We do this by providing fresh ideas and concepts, all while maximizing and measuring the impact of the marketing investment. This investment is not taken lightly and we understand the urgency in which they need to be executed upon. You have our promise to meet any reasonable deadlines.

E & S Graphics, Inc. invests in state-of-the-art prepress, printing, binding, wide format, engraving, CNC and mailing equipment to maximize operational efficiency. E & S Graphics is home to a team of highly skilled associates and professionals with over 75 years of combined experience. We go the extra mile to ensure that world-class quality is incorporated into each and every project we do. Your branding is a representation of our passion and dedication for providing marketing solutions that shine.

Meet Our Owner

Nick is a proud father, a devoted husband, and an active entrepreneur whose passion is helping others out.

A few of his specialties are business development, marketing, and sales, which he expanded on while consulting for numerous start-ups over the many years. He gained much of this experience over the development of his businesses. As a result, he can help out small to mid-size companies and Fortune 500 companies. Nick’s goal is to always offer the best available products/services, with ultimate value, which are all served up with the highest quality of customer service.

Nick also brings an out-of-the-box thinking attitude and drive to execute a goal/plan. In addition, Nick’s experience in social media marketing, website development/analytics, and sign/print management can provide you with cutting-edge information regarding developing a pinpoint marketing strategy and implementing it.

Nick personally extends his hand out to anyone who needs or wants advice/help. If you have a question, please feel free to contact him directly, and he will get back to you as soon as possible. Nick looks forward to seeing others succeed and grow as people and professionals.

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Nick Houghton Owner, E & S Graphics, Inc.

Team of Experts

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Krista Houghton
Owner/Accounts Payable/Receivable

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Brittney Fries
Promo Product Specialist & Supervisor
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Shannon Farr
Graphic Designer/Marketing Manager

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Kylie Slavik
Print Production

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Claire Allen
Graphic Designer/Signs

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Nate Reser
Sign Production

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Maxxton Jolls
Graphic Designer/ Direct Print

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Scott Grey
Mentor/Previous Owner/Courier

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Jon Baker
Business Development

E & S Graphics, Inc. Company History

December 3

“The Print Shop” Established

“The Print Shop” started with Eddie Horton and Scott Gray at 101 S. Jeffery Avenue, Ithaca, MI offering clients letterpress and offset printing (Chandler Price Handfed, Heidelberg Windmill)
January 1

Hired First Employees

The first employees were hired.
January 1

Purchased Clinton County News Printing

E & S Graphics purchases the printing division of the Clinton County News.
January 1

Purchased Reeves Oldsmobile Facility

Purchased Reeves Oldsmobile Facility on Center Street, Ithaca to accommodate new equipment and to service additional customer base.
January 1

Incorporated as E & S Graphics, Inc.

“The Print Shop” was incorporated as “E & S Graphics, Inc.” for branding purposes.
January 1

Eddie Horton retires, Doug Sias becomes partner

Eddie Horton retires from the company, and Doug Sias (Print Production Specialist) joins the company as a 50% partner with Scott Gray.
January 1

Current facility is constructed

Our current facility located at 300 Industrial Parkway, Ithaca, MI is constructed to accommodate a new 4 color offset printing press.
January 1

Switch to soy ink

E & S Graphics becomes one of the first commercial printers to switch to Soy Ink to better serve our clients in the agricultural industries (United Dairy Industry of Michigan, Michigan Conservation Club, Michigan Soybean)
January 1

Additional equipment investments

Investments of over $500,000 into additional printing equipment are made.
January 1

E & S Graphics goes digital

Our first digital press is put into commission.
January 1

Digital transition complete

Completely transitioned into digital printing, a major pivot made to keep up with market demand and changes in technology.
January 1

Nick Houghton purchases company

Nick Houghton (Business Development and Sign Background) purchases the company and Doug Sias retires to enjoy family and play golf.
January 1

Sign and Graphic Design services added

E & S Graphics Sign and Graphic Design divisions are launched.
April 10

Signs for the Times is acquired

E & S Graphics acquires Signs for the Times from Dan Dinsmore to better serve our client base.
February 15

E & S Graphics completes rebrand

E & S Graphics completes rebrand
E & S Graphics completes the rebranding process, including new logo, reorganization by division, updated services and pricing, and a beautifully redesigned showroom.
January 1

E & S Graphics acquires The Trophy Shoppe of Alma, MI