The Ohio Art Company Sells Etch A Sketch ® Brand
to Focus on Lithography Business and Invest In Local Manufacturing

BRYAN, OH February 11, 2016 – The Ohio Art Company, a business and community leader for more than 100 years, announced today that it has sold its Etch A Sketch and Doodle Sketch brands in a move designed to allow it to focus on its metal lithography business and invest in its manufacturing operations in Bryan. Ohio Art’s first lithography press was installed in its Bryan, Ohio facility in 1912 and the company has since specialized in precision printing and beautiful color reproduction that is protected to withstand the rigors of stamping and fabrication.


A Tradition of Quality, Experience and Service

Metal Lithography truly is an art

At Ohio Art, we have taken this art form and translated it into business success for our customers for more than 75 years. What started in 1908 as the manufacture of metal picture frames, has become a business of precision printing, beautiful color reproduction, protected to withstand the rigors of stamping and fabrication.

We have the equipment and expertise to provide the service and technical excellence our customers require. Our Mailänder 122 4-Color Printing Press enables us to provide unsurpassed print quality to our clients. The press is automated and efficient. The Mailänder with inter-deck UV curing handles large format sheets with a maximum thickness of .016. It also features inline UV coating that provides excellent scratch resistance and fabrication properties.

We offer coating and decorating services to our clients on a wide of range of sheet sizes and base weights, including aluminum. Thermal cure or UV printing is offered. Scroll sheet, sanitary body plate and highly decorated tinplate production is available from Ohio Art Metal Litho. We service the country from our facility centrally located in North West Ohio. Ohio Art Metal Litho is known for a tradition of quality and service and is ISO 9001:2008 registered.

While consumers may know Ohio Art for our iconic Etch A Sketch, it is likely that those same consumers have Ohio Art metal litho products in their homes – and they don’t even know it. Ohio Art is one of the leading metal lithographers in the world. Our customers and our awards tell the story on their own. Building on a tradition of quality, experience and service, we know we can help you deliver on your business needs. Give us a call and see.

For beautiful color in metal lithography, call Ohio Art Metal Litho at 419-636-3141.


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